I thought I’d try something new and go for an incredibly easy way for users to submit articles to MedSchool Hell. I’ve finally got all of the kinks worked out and the contribution page is now up. Please note that this is only in beta at the moment, and depending on the outcome and user interest, may or may not continue in the future.
Who Can Submit
Anyone can submit posts or articles to MedSchool Hell. Even if you have your own blog and would like to make a guest contribution, I encourage you to do so.
- Any blatantly obvious spam submissions will not be published under any circumstances. This includes relevant content with numerous irrelevant links back to a site or blog that do not contribute to the content of the post. If your plans are to submit spam content, don’t waste your time. It takes me 2 seconds to delete a post.
- Submitting a post does not guarantee that the information will be published. I want to keep the quality of the content at MSH as high as possible. If your submission is not published, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it sucks. Please do not take it personally as there are a lot of criteria that will determine whether or not a post is published.
- Please pay attention to spelling, grammar, sentence structure, etc. Any submissions that need to be mass-edited will most likely not be published. A firm grip on the English language is a huge plus.
- Please keep submissions relevant to medical school, residency training, tips for medical students, medical school humor, etc.
- A name and email address is required to submit posts. You have the option of including a URL that is linked to your name. You may use whatever name you wish, and I encourage you to use a pen name for your writing since your name will show up as the author of the post. Your email address will never be shown.
- When contributing content, it’s a good idea to include a short introductory paragraph so that readers can learn who you are early in your article.
- User-contributed posts will be prefaced with “This post is a user-contributed topic” as the first line of the post in order to distinguish contributed content from content written by the regular MSH authors.
- Everything will be 100% guaranteed anonymous if you use a fake name. Don’t worry about anybody finding out who you are. You can even use a fake email address. It doesn’t matter to me.
- These rules are subject, and highly likely, to change.
- Most importantly, have fun! I want MSH to become an excellent source of information from various authors, so don’t be shy. =)
I guess that’s about it. Please feel free to contact me if you have any further questions. I look forward to seeing some of your contributed stuff!