We are always looking for history buffs that can write authentic well researched and engaging articles, whitepapers or long form publications. Any other logistical or operational help in arranging speaking events, fundraisers or panel discussions is also most welcome.
If you are sending us a draft for publication please have a look at our style guide below and make sure your draft adheres to it. All decisions taken by our editorial team will be final for publishing any article and management reserves the final decision. The topic is however restricted to history of Bharat only.
Submissions made in this category must be between 750 to 2,000 words. These submissions must be made exclusive to FACT and they can be hosted on personal blogs only after a week of its publishing on FACT.
FACT Museum accepts book reviews of books relevant to Indian history. These submissions too must be exclusive to FACTand can be hosted on other sites after a week of its publishing on FACT. Ideally, these reviews are expected to be less than 3,000 words.
FACT welcomes output in the field of history, and would publish such works under the category of ‘Longform’. The author can choose to present his work either as one single article – in which case the article must not be more than 10,000 words or as a series of posts – where each post is no more than 3,000 words long.
Do’s and don’ts
- Keep the summary/plot/argument clear and crisp.
- Do not write personal negative unsubstantiated rants against a person or an organization.
- Basic grammar and spelling is non-negotiable.
- Data and quotes must be cited. No article based on unsubstantiated source material will be published. If the source is private, mentioning it should be reconsidered.
- Foul or unprofessional language is absolutely not permissible
- To the extent possible send us plain-text drafts. Submissions in other formats like .pdf, etc. makes our job of publishing your draft slightly difficult.
- Use British spellings.
- Single indent all quotations that are longer than 3 lines or words that are not in English.
- While quoting from a source, identify the source in clear terms and also provide a hyperlink if the source is available online.
- All abbreviations – including the common ones must be expanded at its first occurrence.
- Images used can be in jpeg, png or gif formats. Images must not be copyright restricted.
- Provide a caption for all the tables and images used in the article.