welcome intelligent and observant travel articles from around
the world and review pieces (film, literature, and other arts).
We have a policy of rejecting defamatory material or work that
would offend. There are other places for that material.
Hacks exists to aid writers experimenting with their craft and
share their experiences with others. We do like people to read
the current issue and be aware that other people may also be writing
about the topic you have chosen to write about.
Submitted material should be written in Word and between 1000-2200
words, spell-checked and where possible be factually correct.
(If submitting travel journeys it is useful to state airlines,
hotels and useful contacts at the end of the piece and include the odd pic 72 dpi)
If writing fiction, do check our section in Dreamscapes
to see what we consider suitable material. (No poetry for example) It is widely varied
but we do reject horror or excessive foul language and/or explict
sexual content which is adequately catered for elsewhere on the
www. Please add your name, email address and blog or website to any article as well. We are happy to link to your other work.
the guidelines for submissions
before sending us an article.
We do not pay for articles
- this is a portfolio building site and it exists for professional
and emerging writers.
Please add your name and email address to the actual submitted piece attached and a link to any blog you may have. Finally when accepted an on-line share your piece using the links at the bottom of the article! Good luck.
Nominated for NATJA Travel Writing Award 2015
Four NATJA Travel Writing Awards 2014
Two NATJA Travel Writing Awards 2013
Two NATJA Travel Writing Awards 2012
Four NATJA Travel Writing Awards 2011
Digitally Catalogued by the British Library 2009
Nominated for New Statesman Education Website 2006
Media Award Winner 1999 (As Bloc)
Guardian Media Award Runner Up 2000
Skylines Travel Writers of the Year 2001
New Statesman Community Website Nominee 2004
Linked to the The Times Higher/Writers Guild/Writers Handbook