Write For Us

We’re always looking for new authors. If you’re interested, you can either send us a proposed article that you’ve already written or send us a pitch for one you think would be a good fit for History On the Net. We are only accepting articles related to history (that means no articles about your SEO company or supplement pyramid scheme).

Read the instructions below. If you do not follow the instructions your message will be immediately deleted. Do not bother contacting us if your guest post is not about history. 

What we’re looking for

We like interesting takes on history. Not just a point-by-point chronology of a well-known event, but articles that can offer interesting takes about major topics in history, discuss lesser-known events, or provide clever introductions to historical topics.

Take a look in our archive to see what we have published. Here are some of our major topics:

  • Ancient Greek/Roman History
  • Middle Ages
  • World Wars One and Two
  • Military History
  • American History
  • World History

You may submit a rough draft, a partial draft, or a short pitch (a paragraph or two summarizing your argument and why it matters to our readers) paired with an outline. The more complete your submission is, the better feedback we can give you. Keep in mind that we only accept original content—we do not publish anything that’s been published elsewhere (including on your blog).

We prefer original works but can also  syndicate work that you have posted elsewhere, as long as you have the right to post it on our site.

We publish articles of anywhere between 500–2,000 words, depending on subject complexity. 1,500 words is about average. Articles may be casual in tone and content or written more formally.

We are also interested in infographs, especially if you have interesting stats and pictures on a topic in history in a nice visual format.

Do not email us if your blog post is not about history.

What You Get In Return

History on The Net is nearly 20 years old and get 1.5-2 million visitors a month. Our readers include secondary and university students, professionals, and history aficionados of all ages. When you write for us, we will let you backlink to your site, sending thousands of visits and the favor the SEO gods in your direction. For new and experienced writers, this is a fantastic way to get exposure.

Please don’t send us press releases or sales pitches. They are deleted immediately and a giant waste of everyone’s time.

For an article pitch, please include:

  • The title you think would work best for the article. (This title should be the subject of your email to us).
  • A rough estimate of what you think the length of the article will be.
  • Any relevant information about yourself.  If you’ve been published elsewhere or have examples of your work, those are always a plus to send along with a link.

Send your article or pitch to info@historyonthenet.com.  Sometimes it takes a while for us to get back to you, so please be patient.

*Legal disclaimer: If your article submission is accepted, you agree that History on the Net has the full right to publish your article and that you are the author of that article. Furthermore, you agree that once your submitted article is published on historyonthenet.com, then historyonthenet.com becomes the sole owner of all copyright, publishing, and other rights related to the article’s content.

One last time, Do not email us if your blog post is not about history. If you still email us with a guest post pitch that is not about history, then you are exceptionally committed to wasting your own time.

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