At FWWR, we believe that storytelling can help heal the world and this publication is mic drop for that. Thank you for roaring with us. 

Submission Guidelines: You can submit up to 5 works for each category within the volume period for our online magazine. From these submissions, we will select our favorite features for our annual print in 2020. These can be non-fiction, photography, art, poetry, interview format, as well as narrative audio and narrative video. Maximum words is 3000. Minimum words are 50. All submissions are now through our submittable portal. You can submit words docs, hi-res images, video, and audio submissions.

This is a platform for authentic story telling and art. Please no soliciting or self promotion. Your work will not be accepted for publishing. 

If submitted work has been previously published, there needs to be a 3 month window of when it was last live. Please note we give preference to work that is unique to FWWR. FWWR holds first publication rights for three months after publication. Authors agree not to publish, nor authorize or permit the publication of, any part of the material for three months following first publication. For reprints we ask for acknowledgement of its publication in FWWR first.

Author Bio: Please include the name you want featured in the magazine. If you are on social, include your handle so we tag you in promotion of your work! Also, feel free to include photography of yourself for a possible feature. These images need to be as hi-res and quality as possible in order to be featured. For Women Who Roar LLC has the right to not select photography if it does not meet requirements. 

Copyright Information: Please note, you will retain all ownership rights to the copyrights to your work. We only accept articles written by the author or copyright holder. For Women Who Roar LLC adheres to all local, national and international copyright laws. By submitting an article to our site and/or publication you are granting permission for its use on the website in our resource library (articles), in our member resources area and/or in our magazine and newsletters. If the article is for inclusion to a specific area or for a specific purpose, please state as much when you make your submission.

As a contributor, all the images you submit for any issue of For Women Who Roar LLC must be copyright free. The submitted works must be all created by yourself and you must be the authentic copyright holder. If which ever submission(s) get involved with any copyright entanglement because of the above, your eligibility will automatically be revoked. You will be responsible for all the legal consequences under all circumstances regardless of For Women Who Roar LLC awareness or not.

In order to achieve a better page layout design, For Women Who Roar LLC also has the right to use, enlarge, reduce and/or crop the original photograph.

Payment: While we are small storytelling organization with a robust following, we do not have the funding to pay contributors for online + print publications. You will be awarded in credit and publicity through our amazing platform. and all participants will be given a free digital + print copy of their published work. For selected authors whom we publish chapbooks and select works, they will receive a print copy, 6% royalties, and a discounted rate of print issues. 

Perks: Your name will be credited along with your submission. Having your work included in our publications and online is a great way to gain exposure to new people and markets. Having your articles appear on our site can give you greater visibility, credibility and help you build your own promotional lists and maximize your exposure both online and offline. Print issue of your published work + discounted rate if published in anthology or chapbook.

Thank you so much for taking time to read and submit. I so look forward to experiencing your work and sharing it with the world! 

Keep roaring! 

Founder, Megan Febuary + FWWR team

We are excited to welcome your contributions for our growing media platform! Through writing for FWWR, you can share your unique voice with the world, all while helping us expand the movement with each published post on our Blog + Medium pages. Our editorial team will work with you to polish your writing and sharpen your message. We welcome womxn+ writers from all over the globe regardless of color, sexual orientation, and tradition. The only requirements are the desire to listen, witness, connect, and learn.

Some guidelines:

We are a storytelling media platform focused on elevating womxn’s stories and experiences with an emphasis on creativity, mental health, sexuality, body, trauma recovery, and entrepreneurship. Do any of these topics make you roar? We’d love to hear from you! Submissions may include: nonfiction, poetry, interviews, essays, articles and opinion pieces. We even love monologues! 

Keep in mind:

  • Share your voice and expertise: Passionate about the healing process, womxn in the workspace, the creative process? You know what you have to offer and we’d love to hear your pitch!
  • Be original: This must be your original work. You own your writing, so work that has been published on your personal platforms is acceptable, but we ask to not submit work that has/will be published elsewhere. 
  • Source all health claims: If you mention a statistic or a study in your piece, include a link to that source. Use links to peer-reviewed scientific papers, academic journals, and/or credible news outlets. 
  • Come up with a catchy title: Write what you would want to read and then put it to paper. What will draw more readers to your work? Submit that and grow your audience. We will tag and promote you on our social channels!
  • Minimum word count: 150 words. Maximum word count: 3000. 

Ready to submit?

These online contributions are unpaid, but you will gain writing recognition for a feature on our site. Please note our annual print magazine is paid. You can submit as much as you’d like as often as you like. If your work is a good fit, we’d love to have you as a regular contributor for our online platforms.

Please include your bio (50 words or less) with links to your website, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter pages. Feel free to include a hi-res photo of yourself. (we hold the right include or not include the photo if it is not quality)

We read every submission we receive but we are a small staff and can’t respond to every submission. If your post has been accepted, we will respond within 30 days.

By submitting to For Women Who Roar LLC you acknowledge that you accept our terms and any form of editing that the FWWR editorial team deems necessary.

Have questions? Email us at hello@forwomenwhoroar.com

For Women Who Roar™