Information for Authors & Contributors

The Historical Times Magazine and the associated website are managed by a group of dedicated authors of historical fiction. Our aim is to make the community a thriving hub of history related content, while providing a safe platform for authors and contributors to interact with their fans. 

 

If you would like to be considered for a place on the contributors' team and benefit from some of the perks, please take a moment to peruse the options listed beneath. If you feel you can commit to one of the suggested roles for twelve months or more, please complete the relevant form and we will be in touch with you shortly.

For authors and publishers who would like to advertise in our magazine or on our website, please refer to the fees and terms below.

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HT Guest Contributor

The Contribution

As a Guest Contributor, you would be agreeing to participate in:

  • At least TWO activities from a list during a year, such as writing an article or appearing on a video interview (full list available from the link to the application form)

  • PLUS promoting our magazine and website to your social media followers and mailing list subscribers at least twice a year.

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The Benefits

  • You will receive a promotional profile section for 12 months with links to your books' sales pages, website and social media profiles (longer if you continue to help and contribute)

  •  free advertising in our magazine during our beta stage of development and a 50% discount on advertising after our beta phase.

After you have completed the Expression of Interest Form, we will assess whether your work is a good fit for the magazine and be in touch shortly after.
All advertising is subject to availability. Book covers and advert artwork must be of professional quality and standards. We reserve the right to refuse to promote content that contravenes our Terms and Conditions.
HT Resident Contributor

The Contribution

As a Resident Contributor, you would be agreeing to participate in:

  • At least FIVE activities from a list during a year, such as writing an article, appearing on a video interview, moderating a couple of forum threads, writing an exclusive story, participating in exclusive events, donating books for prizes (full list available from the link to the application form)

  • PLUS promoting our magazine and website to your social media followers and mailing list subscribers at least twice a year.

The Benefits

  • You will receive a promotional profile section with links to your books' sales pages, website and social media profiles for your length of service.

  • Free advertising in our magazine and on the website for the duration of your role as Resident Contributor, providing sufficient notice is given.

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After you have completed the Expression of Interest Form, we will assess whether your work is a good fit for the magazine and be in touch shortly after.

All positions are now filled. If you'd like to be considered when there is an opening, please get in touch:

sam@historicaltimes.org 

HT Founding Member

The Contribution

As a Founding Member, you would be agreeing to participate in:

  • at least FOUR activities from a list during a year, such as writing an article, appearing on a video interview, moderating a couple of forum threads, writing an exclusive story, participating in exclusive events, donating books for prizes (full list available from the link to the application form)

  • PLUS taking on at least one administrative role for the year.

  • PLUS promoting our magazine and website to your social media followers and mailing list subscribers at least FOUR times a year.

The Benefits

  • You will receive a PERMANENT promotional profile section with links to your books' sales pages, website and social media profiles.

  • FREE PRIORITY LIFETIME advertising in our magazine and on the website, providing sufficient notice is given.

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All advertising is subject to availability. Book covers and advert artwork must be of professional quality and standards. We reserve the right to refuse to promote content that contravenes our Terms and Conditions.
After you have completed the Expression of Interest Form, we will assess whether your work is a good fit for the magazine and be in touch shortly after.

All positions are now filled. If you'd like to be considered when there is an opening, please get in touch:

sam@historicaltimes.org 

HT Sponsors
For Authors & Publishers who just want to advertise their books

The Contribution

As a Sponsor, you would be agreeing to participate in:

  • Promoting our magazine and website to your social media followers and mailing list subscribers during the month of your sponsorship at least ONCE.

  • Pay a fee (beta phase discounted prices)

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The Benefits

  • You will receive a promotional profile section for 12 months with links to your books' sales pages, website and social media profiles.

  •  A quarter page advert in our monthly magazine.

  • An advertising spot on our homepage for one week. 

All advertising is subject to availability. Book covers and advert artwork must be of professional quality and standards. We reserve the right to refuse to promote content that contravenes our Terms and Conditions.

Historical Times Magazine reserves the right to invite Special Guests to participate and contribute under separate arrangements deemed to be in the best interests of our project.

If you are already a contributor and would like to update your book covers or profile text, please complete the form from the link and we will make the changes as soon as possible.

PLEASE READ THIS FIRST BEFORE SUBMITTING

Articles and features for the magazine must be original content. Do not submit anything for which you do not own the copyright. Breaches of copyright laws will be passed to the contributor submitting the material.

We reserve the right to refuse articles that go against our terms and conditions. Acceptance will be based on space available, quality and relevance to the editions' topics. Articles, features and media content may be diverted to the members pages of the website in the event that the magazine content is filled.

 

We cannot give any financial remuneration for the submissions, but it is acceptable to include book banners of a professional standard at the bottom of articles.

Submitted features or articles must be exclusively published with the Historical Times for a minimum period of 3 months from the date of release, at which point authors are welcome to publish elsewhere, with the attribution that the material was first published with us. This is to avoid future issues with copyright laws. Many thanks.

Magazine Submissions

Issue 001 - Romans

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th July 2021

Issue 002 - Tudors

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th August 2021

Issue 003 - Vikings

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th September 2021

Issue 004 - C20th War Stories

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th October 2021

Issue 005Christmas

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th November 2021

Issue 006 - January

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th December 2021

Issue 007 - February 

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th January 2022

Issue 008 - March

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th February 2022

Issue 009 - April

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th March 2022

Issue 010 - May

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th April 2022

Issue 011 - June

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th May 2022

Issue 012 - July

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th June 2022

Issue 013 - August

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th July 2022

Issue 014 - September

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th August 2022

Issue 015 - October

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th September 2022

Issue 016 - November

Article/feature submission deadline: 15th October 2022

 
HT Website Article Submission

Submission of text, images or media for inclusion on the HT website

Do not submit anything for which you do not own the copyright. Breaches of copyright laws will be passed to the contributor submitting the material. We reserve the right to refuse articles that go against our terms and conditions. Acceptance will be based on space available, quality and relevance. We reserve the right to make editorial changes including omission or substitution of images to fit the space available or improve the post. We cannot give any financial remuneration for the submissions, but it is acceptable to include book banners of a professional standard at the bottom of articles.