Yes, you. We are always open to new authors. We want to hear from you if your idea will be a challenge for our readers and propel our industry forward. You don’t have to wait to develop an idea that will change web design. You should give your readers a new perspective on a topic that keeps them awake at night.
Although we’re being honest with you, writing for ALA requires effort. We want your article to be the best it can be and will push you to do so. After acceptance, you will receive extensive feedback from our team. You can also work closely with an editor to make revisions.
It can also be very rewarding. Your work will be read by thousands of peers, potential clients, publishers, and employers. You’ll also learn a lot about writing and communicating ideas. When you first start, you may not know everything you need about your chosen topic.
What are we looking for
Who may submit a rough, partial, or brief pitch? This summarizes your argument and why it is important to our readers. It can also include an outline. We will give you more feedback if your submission is complete. Remember that we accept only original content. We don’t publish any that has been published elsewhere (including on your ).).
We ask that you do not send us sales pitches or press releases. They make us sad.
Look at our style guide and most recent articles to understand how to structure and format your piece.
- This thesis has a thesis. It is not just a list of tips and tricks.
- A voice. Be bold, intriguing, and human.
- It is written for designers, developers, content strategists, information architects, or similar audiences.
- Convincing arguments and not only opinions should support it. It is important to verify facts and cite them where possible.
- Follows our style guide.
To get some wisdom on writing, read “Writing Is Thinking.” to see how to avoid common pitfalls in article submissions.
What do we publish
We publish articles ranging from 600 to 2,500 words depending on the subject matter. 700 words are the average. A custom illustration is often included in articles. Articles can be informal in tone and content, which is great for posts and tutorials that are less intensive. Or they may be structured and edited to a high standard. It is important to explore current and emerging topics in the web industry.
How to submit and what happens next
You can email us your submission. We prefer submissions that are Google documents. This allows editors to give feedback easily and provide guidance within the draft. You can also send us plaintext files, Markdown files, or links to HTML documents. (Unless an editor requests, please do not send us a ZIP asset file. )
After you hit Send, here’s what happens:
- Your submission will be reviewed by an editor who will decide if it is a good fit. If your submission is accepted, an editor will review it and decide if it is a good match. The entire team will then discuss the matter. This occurs once per week.
- The editor will gather feedback from the team and send you messages. (We don’t always accept articles the first time. However, we will let you know if we are interested. )
- After you have addressed our concerns, could you send us your revised draft? The team will discuss it again, and Who will notify you if it is accepted.
- If we accept, an editor will work with you to organize, argue, and style your article.
- After all, revisions are completed, we’ll schedule your publication. We cannot give you a publication date until the article has almost gone live.
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