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Submission guidelines

Our aim: to explore, promote and share experiences

Pitch your articles, photo essay, or short films, to Written From Travel! We’re looking for creative, insightful and impactful travel works for all sections of our site.

Using the form below, please submit your pitch with a working title and a couple of paragraphs explaining your idea and introducing yourself. If you have any examples of previous work (URL) please include them in the form.

  • Articles in the Explore, Diaries, Tips and Inspiration sections must be minimum 400 words.
 
  • Investigative, research-based and long-narrative pieces in the Long Read section must be at least 1,500 words.
   
  • If you are submitting photo essays or cinematography, please include a short written accompaniment that is minimum 200 words.
  We ask for a preliminary Written From… [location] signature, however we understand that this may be subject to change.

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Copyright terms

By submitting your works to Written From Travel, you adhere to the following Contributor Terms which take effect immediately upon acceptance of your pitch:

  1. Contributors retain copyright of their works
  2. Written From Travel withholds copyright of the unique Written From signature associated with every work, which is not freely available for reproduction.
  3. Contributors grant the following rights to Written From Travel:
    • i. exclusivity for the publication of the works contributed for a period of 20 days, after which contributors can freely reproduce their works;
    • ii. a worldwide non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, sub-licensable license to:
      • a. edit, amend or translate contributed works as we may consider appropriate;
      • b.  reproduce contributed works in any of our publications; and
      • c. reproduce contributed works for commercial purposes, of which contributors will be notified;
      • d. reporduce the title, format and author information of contributed works;
      • e. reproduce the works and author information, including images, for publicity and marketing purposes
  4. Contributors retain the right to use works submitted as part of a portfolio within the period of exclusivity and thereafter
  5. In any reproduction of the works contributed, after the period of exclusivity, contributors will acknowledge and link back to the original publication on Written From Travel
  6. Written From Travel is not obliged to publish contributed works following acceptance of a pitch. If a work is rejected, of which contributors will be notified, the terms outlined in sections 1, 2 and 3 will not be applicable
  7. Written From Travel reserves the right to place Google Ads in any contributed works