guest authors wanted!

Aspiring authors & journalists – we want you to write for us!

If you have a way with words and are looking for some extra exposure and publicity, then we may have just the opportunity you’re looking for! No experience or qualifications are needed, as long as you are able to craft a unique, interesting and well-written article. If this sounds like you, then why not submit a guest post?

What can I write about?

Pretty much anything you like! The Independent Collective covers a broad range of topics, including (but not limited to):

  • Entertainment & Culture
  • Lifestyle
  • Travel
  • Health & Fitness
  • Technology
  • Motoring
  • Finance, Careers & Business
  • Opinion
  • Society & Politics
  • Science & Environment

Guest post submission guidelines

Before you submit a guest post, please take some time to read through our guidelines:

  • Articles should be well written – in English – using excellent spelling & grammar
  • As a very rough guide, your article should be around 300-2,000 words in length
  • Your article has to be unique – once we have approved & published your article, it cannot be re-published on other websites. We can’t accept article that have already been published elsewhere.

Some frequently asked questions

Q: Can I include links in my article?
A: Yes. We usually allow up to 3 backlinks to other websites. Any links will be ‘dofollow’.

Q: Can I include an author bio?
A: Yes. If you can provide your name and a short bio, they will be included at the end of the article.

Q: Can I include images?
A: Yes. Please make sure you are the copyright owner or you have permission to use any images you include with your article. If you don’t include any images, we will select an appropriate stock photo.

Q: How long will it take for my guest article to be published?
A: We tend to upload articles as soon as they are approved – usually within 2 business days.

Q: Is there anything I can’t write about?
A: Your article should be appropriate for a family audience. We cannot publish guest articles that promote or link to adult or illegal content.

How to submit a guest post

For more information, please send an email to