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GUIDELINES

At Paper & Scissors INC, we gladly publish written content about DIY ideas, projects, experiences, and any useful tips and hacks that can aid our readers in their crafting ventures. You can write about the following categories:

  • Home Decor & Repair
  • Crafts
  • Food & Drink
  • Gardening
  • Fashion & Beauty
  • Holidays

Authentic content

We must stress the importance of original content. The article you write mustn’t be published anywhere else online. Feel free to use any online plagiarism checker to make sure your work is 100% authentic.

Show us your perspective

Your personal experiences fuel the narrative so tell us your real-life stories to bolster your message. Remember, our goal is to provide practical tips, insight, guidance, and hacks to readers who are eager to learn how to be a DIY kind of guy or gal. Keep it informational, casual, and fun to read. Additionally, make sure that the topic you want to cover hasn't already been covered by someone else on our website. Scan the content in our category list to get a better sense of the topics that have been covered so far.

Show us your perspective

Your personal experiences fuel the narrative so tell us your real-life stories to bolster your message. Remember, our goal is to provide practical tips, insight, guidance, and hacks to readers who are eager to learn how to be a DIY kind of guy or gal. Keep it informational, casual, and fun to read. Additionally, make sure that the topic you want to cover hasn't already been covered by someone else on our website. Scan the content in our category list to get a better sense of the topics that have been covered so far.

Article structure

Headline

Intrigue your potential readers with a catchy headline, which sums up everything you are going to analyze and solve. Keep it short, enticing, and on-point. Also, feel free to use formulate the headline into a question if you have a specific problem you want to address.

Length & body

Unless you feel like your topic requires a thorough approach to writing, try to keep the article between 600 and 1200 words. The introduction can make or break the reader’s will to keep on reading so make sure you send a message at the very beginning that will resonate with your target audience later on throughout the text. The body should be optimally divided into 3-5 parts with subheadings. Each subheading should reflect your arguments that will support your final statement on matters at hand. Finally, each story needs a proper ending so make sure your concluding paragraph includes all the promised takeaways for your reader.

Links

You are allowed to insert up to 2 in-article links that will lead to pages relevant to the topic you are covering. Once the article has been published on Paper & Scissors INC, feel free to add a link to your website or social media, too.