Thursday 5 October 2023

Contributor guidelines

We welcome short pieces on items relevant to Leicestershire and Rutland's past: news, thoughts, book and exhibition reviews, etc.

Title: keep it short and specific, a single sentence without colons and subclauses. (NB A 65-character title will be displayed whole in a Google search).

Word Length: 500 to 1200 words.

Images: 1 to 3 images are needed, copyright cleared for web publication. Images need short captions.

Style Suggestions: keep sentences short; one idea per paragraph; 4-5 sentences per paragraph. First paragraph of a blog should be the conclusion. The message should get across in 3 sentences.

Subtitles are useful.

Your name and, if wanted, a contact email or website address.

If you would like to see an example, try: 

If you would like to write a blog, or have an idea to explore, then please contact us at:  

Background image: Anstey Packhorse Bridge

Anstey Packhorse Bridge