About The Stellar Blog
Thank you for your interest in writing for The Stellar Blog. Whether covering casual interest stories or serious human rights issues, the articles in Stellar appeal to women who appreciate substance and wit in their reading. Our target reader is a smart, spiritual, stylish, sophisticated human who takes interest in the world around her.
Stellar’s editorial style, voice and tone
The goal of Stellar is to first and foremost, captivate our reader. The tone of the articles seen on Stellar may vary depending on the topic at hand, but our goal is to create casual, funny and relatable content while demonstrating our serious commitment to journalistic integrity and excellence. The editorial voice of submitted works should be friendly, relaxed and conversational– even sarcastic. Where appropriate, we invite you to insert your own flavor and personality into your writing. We want to know your point of view, and hear your voice.
Article length and expectations
We suggest that feature articles be no longer than 2,000 words in length, while departments and special interest articles may be as short as 150-300 words.
How to submit
Submit articles and story pitches to firstname.lastname@example.org with the words “EDITORIAL SUBMISSION” in the subject line and indicate the article category. We accept Microsoft Word, TEXT and HTML files. If we select your article for publication, we will contact you regarding images and visuals.
Information authors should provide
Please include your full name, phone number and website (if applicable). If we select your article for publication, we will also invite you to contribute a 150-word bio about yourself.
What to expect after submission
We do our best to respond to all editorial inquiries, but be aware that this is a small project operating on a shoestring budget, so please be patient. Allow at least three weeks for a response. In our commitment to quality and consistency, please understand that we will not accept all submissions, however, we will do our best to at the very least, send you a brief explanation as to why your piece was rejected.
Topics we are interested in receiving
Stellar is interested in receiving submissions on a wide range of topics including:
- Emotional or physical well-being and accomplishment
- Motivational and inspirational pieces
- Personal experiences, true stories and confessions
- Sustainability, organic and eco-friendly initiatives
- Spirituality and self-discovery
- Love, sex, relationships and self-empowerment
- Interviews with female leaders, business owners, artists and entrepreneurs
- Political and/or social issues
- Entertainment or pop culture commentary
- Book, music, restaurant, event, festival or film reviews
- “How to” stories
- Family and parenthood
- Business advice
- Money and finance
- Women’s history
- Food and recipes
- Art and design