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Ready to become a contributing author?

When you're passionate about a trending topic, unpopular opinion, or personal experience, meddle with us. Our platform is always open for guest writing, photography, lists, original narratives, and more — regardless of your skill level!

Submission Guidelines

Original Content

We will only accept original content (not previously published anywhere else, including your own site).

Contributing Author Details

An author picture and bio is required.


We encourage you to submit images to accompany your post. Please ensure that images are high quality, have a source citation or link, and that you have permission to use them.

Recommended Length

Posts should aim to be 750-2000 words in length.

Internal Links

Browse our site and feel free to link to any relevant posts from The Medley.


Break up your content, so it’s easy to read. This means including headings, subheadings, lists, bullets, etc. to increase the readability of your piece. Include examples and relevant images to illustrate your point.


The Medley reserves the right to edit content as needed prior to publishing.

External Links

No external links are allowed in the post body (one to your website and one to an additional outside source). Promotional links are not allowed. Links will be placed behind anchor text. We reserve the right to review, alter and remove links as needed.​

Contributing Author Benefits

  • Build your brand through exposure of your work

  • Develop your writing skills and expand your portfolio

  • Gain more visibility by linking posts back to your platform(s)

  • Promote your work to a wider audience and extensive social media channels

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I Receive Compensation For My Post?

No, we do not pay for guest contributions as we see this as a form of promoting your work to a new audience.

How Will I Know If My Post Will Be Published?

Post requests are not guaranteed. We will do our best to respond quickly. Our creative team reviews submissions in the order received. We unfortunately cannot respond to all requests. If we decide to pursue your idea, we’ll let you know.

Can I Share My Post Once It's Been Published?

Of course! We strongly advise you to share your post through your personal network along with any blog sites you may run or own! When sharing on social media, be sure to tag @thankthemedley!

What Kind Of Content Will You Not Publish? 

While we welcome stories of all kinds, we want to ensure that all content is consistent with our tone and brand messaging. We likely will not select content that:

  • Has been shared or published elsewhere.

  • Includes promotional or affiliate links.

  • Is judgmental and may make readers feel attacked. Aims to divide instead of connecting and unifying people.

What If My Post Is Not Accepted?

We unfortunately cannot respond to all submission requests. If we decide to pursue your idea, we’ll let you know. Please allow our creative team up to 4 weeks to review and decide. If you don’t hear from us after 4 weeks, your submission was not selected.

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