If you have an interest in being a guest columnist…
To give voice to the people of Birmingham & Alabama.
Possible subject matter:
- How our Birmingham region might better collaborate?
- What’s great about our Birmingham region?
- What’s unique about metro Birmingham?
- What’s broken in our Birmingham region—how can we fix it?
- Ideas to move us forward
- Interesting story or stories about growing up in Birmingham
- How the State of Alabama is impacting Birmingham
- Word document (Not Adobe PDF)
- a jpg head shot–minimum size 200 X 200 (make sure you have permission from photographer)
- a short one or two sentence bio
- e-mail to David Sher at firstname.lastname@example.org
- I don’t count words
- Some of most popular blogs have been short–others much longer. (Best under 1,000 words–but not mandatory)
- Short paragraphs–plenty of white space improves readability since many people view on smart phones or tablets
- Not all pieces accepted because of abundance of submissions
- Can’t guarantee publication date on time sensitive material
- Reserve right to approve content
- No previously published pieces (or pieces submitted to other publications)
- ComebackTown will determine title–though you are welcome to suggest
- We provide no editing or proof reading
- Not appropriate to promote business or event
- Guest columnist agrees submission can be republished in any and all media including al.com.
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