Got something to say? Write it up! And if you want to write it up for the Recap, we’d love to hear from you. We’ve even created this cute form at the bottom of the page for you. So please don’t send along an article. Just send along your idea, in a few sentences, and give us a couple weeks to get back to you.
What are we looking for?
Anything that you think might be of interest to motivated, engaged high school-aged teens. You’ll find examples of the kinds of things we’re looking for in each of our categories: Your Life, Your Future, Your Money. Or maybe you’ve got an idea we haven’t even thought of yet. If it has anything to do with empowering or motivating teens, we want to hear it!
What aren’t we looking for?
Linkbait, and the sort of stuff we see everywhere else. So we’re not looking for stuff on cosmetics, dating, sex, fashion, celebrities...unless it's got an angle you think we really and truly won't have seen anywhere.
Now before you go and fill out this form, hear us out on a few...
Rules of the road.
DO. Be passionate about your idea. If something’s got you really mad, or really happy, or even shocked and perplexed, odds are, a lot of other people are going to feel strongly about it, too. (Not that they’ll agree with you, necessarily.) And do give us enough information about your idea to evaluate it. It’s not just what you’re passionate about, but also how you plan to approach the topic.
DON’T. Spam us. Don’t splatter us with generic robo-pitches, don’t troll for links to your blog. We know spam when we see spam. So if you send us spam, we won’t respond (because we don’t want to encourage you). And we’ll put your email address in the spam can.
DO. Become a Google verified author. It’s good for you. Good for us. Maybe even good for the environment! (Getting carried away there.) Bottom line: We’ll take you more seriously if you’re Google verified. (And if you’re not, here’s where you need to go to find out more.)
DON’T. Plagiarize. We’ll find out and we’ll never speak to you again. Sorry.
DO. Tell us if you’re submitting your idea, or one a lot like it, anyplace else. That’s OK, just as long as you’re upfront about it. Fair enough?
DON’T. Submit an article to us currently being considered somewhere else. If you pitch us an idea, and we say “GREAT,” you agree that the submission is exclusive to 60secondrecap.com, and that you will not reproduce the article, in whole or in part, on any other venue for 90 days after its publication on this website.
We’ll take special note of submissions from our peeps, people who know 60second Recap, get what 60second Recap’s about, and want to be a part of it. So if you follow us on Twitter, become our fan on Facebook, include us in your circle on Google+, or comment on this site, be sure to let us know. Because this website is here for you.
Now go on: Get ranting!