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How to Submit

Guidelines welcomes your articles about any aspect of writing, publishing and selling books and related works, such as ebooks, booklets, audio programs, etc. We do not publish general articles or articles about the topic of your book, unless it is somehow related to publishing.

Articles should be at least 300 words. There is no set maximum, but they generally should not exceed 800 to 1000 words.

Any articles you submit must be your original work, and you must hold the rights. The article may be previously published in print or online. By submitting your articles, you grant the right to publish the works here. You retain the copyright on your work.

Articles should be informative, not promotional, and should not include self-serving links. You may include an author bio paragraph where you may promote your book, Web site, services, etc. Please, no more than three links in the author bio. (Anchor text links are allowed.) may make minor edits to your works (e.g., spelling, grammar and style issues) and may change the title slightly to make the article easier for readers to find it in searches.

There is no fee paid for use of articles on this site, and no payment is required to have your articles featured with links to your site.

If you have a site that includes resources for authors and publishers you may link to us, but a reciprocal link is not required in order to have your articles featured here. You may link from your site directly to your articles on if you wish.

We are happy to promote you and your book or company when you provide quality content, however, the purpose of this site is to provide information on writing, publishing and marketing books to authors, publishers and others interested in the subject, not the promotion of individual books or authors.

To submit articles, you may email them to cathy (at) idealady (dot) com. Putting the article in the body of the email is preferred, but they may be submitted as attachments if necessary.

After submitting an article, allow seven days for the article to appear on the site (it may appear sooner).

There is no limit on the number of articles you may submit.

When your article is posted, an account will be set up for you. When you return to submit additional articles, simply log in by clicking on the Administration Login link at the bottom right of any page.

Thank you for your support of We look forward to receiving your articles. Help us make you look good by making us look good!