Here are a few things to keep in mind when posting for Church And Mental Health:
- Your article is completely original and not published anywhere else.
- The Senior Editors have the final say on the publication’s quality and readiness; we decide if and when it goes live.
- Your article must be completely finished, with images, when you go to submit it (specific guidelines below).
- Your article must have a correct citation on all copy, content, and media (specific guidelines below).
- Your article may be edited and/or revised to match the tone and culture of the site.
- You grant a license to Church And Mental Health to be the exclusive publisher of the article online. You may republish extracts online, such as your own blog, however, the full article in its entirety should not appear anywhere else. All content submitted will become the property of Church And Mental Health.
Don’t forget to complete your author profile. You may include links in your bio.
Please, follow these guidelines when submitting your post:
- Draft and keep a copy of your post on your local system in case of a system glitch.
- Check grammar and punctuation.
- Capitalize “Church” when referring to the collective Church, lowercase “church” when referring to the local congregation.
- All outbound links must open in a new tab.
- Cite your source at the end of your post in this format: [via LINKED-SOURCE-NAME]
- For acknowledging someone/somewhere for bringing something to your attention: [HT: LINKED-NAME]
- Typos? Spell-check before submission.
- Place a MORE tag around 100 words (If you’ve placed a graphic at the head, then less. Also, do not write before the head image.)
- No outbound links before the MORE tag.
- Use <h1> for headings and be sure to capitalize as done with titles.
- Avoid superfluous italics, bold emphasis, trailing “…” ’s and UPPERCASING of words. Italics can be use for tonal emphasis, and bold emphasis may be used occasionally.
- Place quotes in block quotes.
- Add [Infographic], [Video], [Images] and [Comic], respectively, at the end of the title. If a video, infographic, or comic is only a peripheral to the piece, then do not.
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