Welcome to the Authentic Messengers Blog/Article Submission page. Thank you for your interest in sharing with our readers. We’re honored you’re considering publishing with us.
We’re a new kind of media. Our parent company, Positive Media Ventures, was founded on the concept that the world needs more positivity. We strive to provide positive inspiration for everyday life and counteract the negativity that is rampant in today’s media.
We believe every single person has a story to tell, and we give them various platforms to share that message with the world to make a positive impact.
We love Positive Media! We want to give your article and you a voice. We want to give you a place to make a positive impact in the world.
So, open up your heart. Find your voice. Share it with us, and we’ll help the world to hear what you have to say.
Thank you for sharing. Your words will help us in igniting a SPARK in others to share what is burning within them.
Your SPARKS of Inspiration Team
Tami Blodgett, Allison Saia, Denise Beins and Dan Saia
All guest-submitted content must adhere to our standards and our unique voice.
- Remember our name. That means that we are looking for authentic content that inspires, empowers,and ignites our readers. The world isn’t sunshine and roses all the time, we understand that. But, for our platforms, we are seeking to provide a positive respite from all of the dark and depressing stories on the news today. Stories about overcoming obstacles, facing darkness and finding the light, etc. are all stories that we want to tell. We realize that to get to the light, we have to go through dark times.
- Establish a connection with your reader. It’s your article and your voice, but write in a way that unifies the writer and the reader. Take our readers on a journey with you, step by step.
- Know that your article might be edited for grammar, punctuation and readability.
- We will decide which submitted images we will use. We reserve the right to pick and choose what we publish for space, aesthetic, or copyright issues.
- 600-800 words is the magic number for articles on our site. It may be longer or shorter than that, as long as you feel it represents you and your message.
- Poetry submissions are not only welcomed, but encouraged!!
- We ask that you let us know if any of your work has been previously published. While we welcome articles that have been published before, we ask that you switch it up a little bit to fit our audience, and make it unique. Maybe you can change the title, add some additional content, or move around the content that you have.
- Tell us about you! Include a short, inspirational, and fun third person bio in the signature box section. Let us know your websites and social media accounts as well, so we can tell people where to go to find out more about wonderful you!
- Stop and think before you hit submit! Remember, once you send us your article and we accept it, there is no going back! We will not un-publish that which already out to the world. So, make sure you are comfortable with what you are sending us!
- By submitting, you are giving Positive Media Ventures, LLC the “use rights” forever.. And that’s a mighty long time! You can, of course, use our edited and published article with credit in anything that you own, such as your own website.
- We don’t want to upset anyone, so make sure you understand the concept of libel. http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/libel-vs-slander-different-types-defamation.html
- Make sure your words are your words. Understand plagiarism. If you want to cite someone else, make sure you do it correctly. Give credit where credit is due. This is a great resource for all that stuff: http://www.plagiarism.org/
- Get by with a little help from your friends! Please proofread your article before you send it to us and have a friend read it over for readability and honest feedback.
Share your SPARK in the SPARKS of Inspiration Magazine
- We have various columns where we are looking for your story.
- SUBMIT YOUR SPARK FOR A MAGAZINE COLUMN HERE
- Articles will be posted based on content, relevance and availability
Advertise in SPARKS of Inspiration Magazine!
Advertise your business, products, services, book or event. All ads must meet our guidelines as positive and inspiring to our readers.
Submit Your SPARK
- If this is your first time submitting with us, use the below form to Submit Your SPARK
- If you are a returning writer and have previously submitted content for publication, CLICK HERE to Submit your SPARK.
Thank You for your submission. You will be directed to a confirmation page. If you are not, check your form for completion and be sure to click the "SUBMIT MY ARTICLE" button.