Become a Contributor

Are you passionate about spreading hope, love and helping others succeed in their work of faith? Have a personal story that would be perfect for our community of readers to relate to? Do you have something to say that is greatly inspirational and nobody else is saying? Vistas of Hope selectively accepts articles, stories and letters from guest contributors for publication.

If you’re interested in contributing to the Vistas of Hope blog, please read the following guidelines for a little bit about how that works. You are encouraged to complete the form that’s linked to at the bottom of this post.

WHO WE ARE
Vistas of Hope is a community of men and women who are sold out to the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ with the sole purpose of sharing a daily inspirational words of faith, hope and love, curated for every season and story. We do this hoping that whoever stumbles upon them will surely find the words that expresses their deepest and strongest emotions, no matter what the circumstances. As a Guest Writer, you will play an integral role in changing people’s lives through your meaningful content.

AUDIENCE
Vistas of Hope is still growing but it is doing shockingly well with those that have found themselves at home here in our tribe. We are now almost at 40k followers on Facebook, over 14k followers on Instagram, and with a combined 500+ email subscribers and bloggers are subscribed to our site via feeds, we get an average of 2k page view per month. We’re always looking for great posts that speak to our followers and subscribers. Our readers are always interested in new inspirational words of faith, hope and love, as well as practical ways of enjoying everyday life through the Grace that God has freely given everyone of us.

WHAT WE WANT
Articles/Letters/Stories submitted for consideration which must be 600–1500 words, should be of interest to Vistas of Hope Community of readers, and not some abstract or blanket assertions. We like articles/letters/stories that introduce new inspirational words of faith, relentless way of hope, undying ideals of love and advance conversations around topics that can engage our community. We also appreciate and encourage that your
article/letter/stories is drawn from your own experience or real-world examples that will help illustrate your point of view from the Word of God.

If however your article/letter/stories does not meet the required writing style or standards of Vistas of Hope or if it is filled with over-the-top self-promotion (of yourself or your blog) or has been published elsewhere or if the idea is not appealing enough or has been covered in detailed already, it will not be published.

WHAT TO EXPECT IF WE ACCEPT
Submissions are reviewed approximately once in two weeks, and the process is selective. Due to high volumes, we’re unable to respond to all submissions. If you don’t receive a response within two weeks of submitting, it’s safe to assume that your piece was not selected for publication. Like any publication, we’re unable to give feedback or respond to all queries about why a submission may not have been selected for publication. For articles, stories or letters we do choose to publish please know that the following terms and conditions do apply:

  • All articles/letters/stories are subject to editing.
  • Headlines/subjects and subheads are subject to change.
  • Content may be edited for style, tone, or substance.
  • Links may be added for context.
  • Art will be added at the discretion of Vistas of Hope staff.
  • Vistas of Hope requests that contributed articles/letters/stories remain exclusive to our site, print materials, books, and social media feeds, but can be referenced in part on other sites, with a link back to the original article/letter/story on Vistas of Hope.
  • By submitting an article/letter/story to Vistas of Hope, you give us copyright ownership of the article/letter/story.
  • WHAT YOU GET
    If your article/letter/story is approved, we will create a brand new guest author profile page for you at the discretion of Vistas of Hope staff with links to your work and social follow buttons – making it easy for readers to find more of what you do.

    We cannot offer to pay for contributed articles/letters/stories, but if they’re engaging to read and useful to our audience, we will energetically promote them across Vistas of Hope’s family of sites, and via our social feeds, just like any other article that runs on our site.

    Additionally, we may already have ideas or articles/letters/stories in progress that are similar to yours, and we are not responsible for any similarities between your submission and our current or future content or actions; any such similarities are purely coincidental.

    READY TO GET STARTED?
    If you have read and understood all of the guidelines mentioned above, your article/letter/story which can be sent via email must be complete, unpublished and intended strictly for Vistas of Hope at info@vistasofhope.org with the following information:

    A bit about you: Tell us about yourself by providing a short personal or professional bio to give us an idea of who you are.

    Your idea: Pitch us your full and final draft of your proposed article/letter/story (500-1500 words) which must include the title.

    Links: Send us 2-3 samples of your previous writing. (If you’ve never written before, consider the pitch above your writing sample.)


    PITCH HERE

    To pitch to us, please fill out all of the required fields in the form below. One of our editors will be in touch to discuss your post idea.

    NOTE: We publish posts under your real name. We don’t allow pseudonyms. If you have a valid reason for publishing anonymously, please let the editor know ahead of time.

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