you have something you'd like to share with our audience?
Although the Walden Effect
is primarily a personal account of our own journey toward
sustainability, we like to spice it up from time to time with tidbits
from our readers. Here's a quick rundown on what we are and
aren't looking for.
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sum up everything you want to say in one to five paragraphs? If
not, you're probably trying to cover too much ground for one blog
We do publish lunchtime series of five related posts on extremely
interesting topics, so that's a format to consider if you have more to
visuals are key.
Whip out that digital camera and document your story with relevant,
personal photos. You may have noticed that every one of our posts
has at least one photo included, and longer posts tend to include two
or more photos. We don't accept posts that completely lack
looking for first person experiences.
Write about your own garden, your experience meeting a permaculture
guru, or some other personal account. Our readers want to know
about something you've actually tried and are excited about. That said, failures are
just as interesting as successes, so if your pedal power project
tanked, let us know why.
We don't publish
If your primary goal in writing a guest post is to sell a product,
please look elsewhere. However, we are quite willing to add a
short biography of you at the end of an information post, with a link
to the website of your choice.
subject matter is homesteading and simple living.
We can and do include a lot of sub-headings within that subject matter,
such as gardening, permaculture, alternative energy, urban foraging,
livestock, mushrooms, and much more. However, we're less keen on
greenwashing --- alternative cleaning products aren't going to interest
Read our blog and you'll see what we
write about and how we write it. Think short, fun, and
informative, and you're halfway there.
you have an article you want to share? Drop
me an email
with the the article in the body or attached in any regular format, and
include photos up to a total of 4 MB in size. I'll get back to
you within a couple of days, unless we happen to be on our annual