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PENTON is always on the lookout for content writers and regular bloggers. If you’re a writer / blogger, have a point of view on any subject, and would like to write for PENTON or contribute your work for publication, contact the editor at editor@penton.co.za or submit an article for publication using the form below.

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Submission Guidelines

What Penton wants…

Topical opinion pieces: These are articles on current issues including coverage of recent events(corresponding photos are welcomed) and opinion pieces on trending topics internationally.

Philosophical essays: Insightful pieces that argue points of view in an informed and balanced manner.

Informative articles: Articles that are information heavy should explain the details to the reader in a neutral and easy-to-understand manner.

How-to guides: This covers a broad range of topics from meditations and rituals, to DIY crafts and recipes. If you have a how-to guide, please pay attention to detail and note that only original works will be accepted. Instructional images will be appreciated to accompany articles.

Reviews: Penton publishes reviews on books, film and music. Reviews should provide the reader with enough information, balanced with opinion, so that they can decide whether to seek out the work being reviewed.

Q. & A. Interviews: Interviews are welcomed.

Article Length

We live in a fast paced world and readers are no different in that they want to get as much as information in as little time as possible. Ideally articles should be between 600 and 1000 words in length; however articles of a higher word count are always welcomed.

Compensation

Penton does not generate any income from its publication. As such contributors and regular bloggers volunteer their time and works, and do not receive monetary compensation.

Rights

All contributors and regular bloggers retain all rights to their work and are free to cross-post and republish their work. Penton does not require electronic rights to its contributors’ works.

Editing

While your writing is something unique and special to you, it is sometimes necessary for Penton’s editor to make corrections to grammar, punctuation, syntax and article structure.

Response Time

A response to submissions and queries (both general and article queries) can be expected within 24-48 hours.