ASLAN Hub is designed to feature articles from a range of authors and contributors, to provide a breadth of different perspectives and feature new information as it comes to light. Therefore, we welcome the submission of articles for publication.
Why contribute an article?
So what’s in it for you, the article author? Well, having your material published on ASLAN Hub helps to share your knowledge and insights on a particular topic. This can help showcase your research and reach new audiences.
Articles are also viewable in the WordPress blogging platform, and we share links with our Twitter followers. At the end of the article, there is space for a brief biography, including a photo (or other image/icon) and any contact details (or a link link to your website).
Just to be clear, ASLAN Hub is run on a not-for-profit basis, so we are unable to offer any payment for your article. However, if it is of interest, we may be able to display a banner publicising an event, conference or tour you are involved with.
What to write about?
We welcome articles on our areas of focus that are of interest to our readers. Our preference is for articles to offer greater insights or a new angle on a particular topic, compared to existing information available online (e.g. the Wikipedia page for that topic).
Your article may relate to existing expertise you hold, it may represent your research into a new topic of interest, or it could follow your own visit to an ancient site. Alternatively, your article could introduce a book that you are publishing, or review someone else’s book.
What are we looking for?
We’re looking for:
- well-informed and researched articles, normally between 450 and 3000 words in length;
- articles that are your own work, with the work of others in quotation marks, and with sources or references supplied at the end;
- original material – although sometimes we can feature work already published elsewhere, if we have permission to do so;
- if possible, images to accompany your article, which should either be your own work, or public domain / creative commons (with attribution).
So what happens next?
You can initially get in touch via our contact page. Once we have replied, you’ll have our email address to send the article to.
Please note that the article author will retain ownership of their article, and should they request that their article is removed from ASLAN Hub for any reason, we will do so.
Likewise, we reserve the right to remove articles from the website without notice (although normally there would be a good reason for us doing so).
Any other queries?
Should you have any other queries, please get in touch via our contact page.