Guidelines for writing submissions to the College’s
1. Deadline -
Submissions must be received by Deborah Hart by
the 15th of the month preceding publication (i.e. 15
January for the February eNewsletter). Submissions received on the
16th or later will be considered for the subsequent
Length - Except for the invited leader article, all
submissions should be less than 150 words. Longer submissions will
be edited down to 150 words at the Editor’s discretion and may not
be returned to the author for approval.
Linking - Where possible and relevant, submissions should
contain links to other web pages. These may be external (to other
sites) or to other pages on the College’s site, but preference
should be given to linking to other pages on the College’s site.
This will encourage readers to ‘stick’ to the College’s website
before ‘bouncing’ elsewhere.
Subsidiary pages - When lengthy items cannot be condensed
(e.g. list of new Fellows), these should be created on a separate
web page; the eNewsletter item should be simply: ‘Fellowships
awarded this month [link to URL where list is published]’.
Images - Use images where possible but please avoid
animated gifs, which can look commercial and may take too long to
load; avoid using images of other people unless you have their
written consent; if you have an idea for a picture, but no actual
image, make this clear and the website staff may be able to source
a royalty-free image – e.g. ‘New helpline launched [picture of