Contribution guidelines

OTW is a collaborative project in which the plurality of the voices would offer a broad panorama of the values and significances of travelling beyond the simple recreational activity. We are convinced that collaboration is a key value to improve our personal creativity and the content of this web zine. This makes us constantly look for contributions both by publishing and sharing at OTW the works of others and contributing ourself to other interesting projects, especially related to art and travelling.

Our works and ideas are shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. to give our contribuition “to build a more equitable, accessible, and innovative world“.

You could send us just one of your work or join the crew on a more regular basis. You find a contact form to send your work and a licence agreement at the bottom of the page.

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Writing

At the beginning of every page of OTW you find a brief introductions that will tell you which kind of words we are looking for. Please read our presentation too. Generally our articles range from 200 up to 2500 words. Nonetheless a good writing has no boundaries. We are open to publish longer works.

We do not use an automated system reply. We write you back as soon as we have read your work. There are thousands of valid ways to write about travelling and we do not think there is the best to do it. That’s to say: refusing your work is not a judgement of its quality. We would only publish content in-line with OTW’s philosophy, to keep its special flavour (too much ingredients taste as nothing…)

Use the form at the bottom of the page to send us a zip folder containing:

  • the text in .pdf
  • at least 1 significant quality picture in .jpg format
  • brief author bio plus picture unless you want to be an anonymous writer.
  • Link to your web/facebook or whatever else you would promote buy submitting your article
Photography
An awesome subject captured with a perfect technique will produce a picture of great beauty but without a strong message it will remain an aesthetic exercise. We look for picture that can melt with our words, not to show but to enlarge the significances as that stone falling into the lake makes wider and wider circles. Challenging and fun is the other way round: send a picture and we will write a story for it.

Every month we publish a gallery about related to travel’s topic. The galleries go with a short text to enlighten the topic and give to our readers food for thought. You can propose a topic, or write the text for the gallery, or collect the pictures, or send the complete job (much nicer).

Use the form at the bottom of the page to send us a zip folder containing

  • your pictures in .jpg format
  • brief author bio plus picture unless you want to keep yourself as an anonymous.
  • Link to your web/facebook you would promote buy submitting your picture
  • In case of a gallery the text in pdf format.
An English Grammar Nightmare
Nobody of us is a native English speaker. If you are, and you feel you could improve our writing, don’t hesitate to contact us at info@ontravelwriting.com.
Css squirrels
We constantly strive to improve our website. The layout you see now it is just the beginning. We are already planning big changes. If you are one of that smart, quick, squirrel of wordpress, please contact us at webmaster@ontravelwriting.com. We have a big tree full of nuts.

LICENSE AGREEMENT

By submitting your work you and On Travel Writing (OTW) agree as follows:

1) You are responsible for any material (“Work”) you submit and guarantee that you are the copyright owner’s of any Work you send to OTW to be posted/linked/stored on the website www.ontravelwriting.com. You further acknowledge and agree that OTW shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content made available at www.ontravelwriting.com.

2) You grant to OTW, a non-exclusive, non-transferable licence to make your work available at www.ontravelwriting.com for a period of 6 months from the date of publication on the website www.ontravelwriting.com. As soon as the 6 months period expires the agreement is renewed on a monthly basis until you request to the following email address “info@ontravelwriting.com” the will to extinguish this agreement. In this case OTW shall remove your work from the website www.ontravelwriting.com within 1 month from the date of your email.

3) OTW may use the Work in accordance with the terms of this Agreement for general advertising materials and to promotional and internal business purposes. Any other use made by OTW shall only occur upon the receipt of prior written approval from you.

4) OTW does not intend limit circulation and use of your work. OTW would not bound creativity. You are free to publish/use your work at your discretion. You are free to accept others agreement with other parties. OTW would be glad to be informed only. “Would be glad” means that it is not an obligation to you. All the agreements between you ans other parties shall not affect this agreement.

5) OTW must state yourself as the Author of the material in the way you explicitly request at the time of the sending of your material. OTW could link your work to any link/social provided by you. OTW will totally refuse to refer to the links you provide in case the links contain: violence, pornography, privacy’s violation, illegality, danger for the users, or that can offence the reputation of OTW. What is considered an offence to OTW’s reputation is at OTW discretion only.

6) You agree to receive no loyalty from OTW. This means you grant to OTW a licence for free.

7) Upon termination or expiration of the licence granted under this Agreement by operation of law or otherwise, all rights, including the right to use the Work, privileges and obligations arising from this Agreement shall cease to exist.

8) This Agreement (including, without limitation, the licence granted hereunder) is personal to OTW and shall not be assigned or transferred by OTW.







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