We always encourage upcoming writers, historians and enthusiasts to contribute to the project. If you have an idea for an article we would be delighted to publish your work and give you space and a platform to promote your ideas. Any work does not have to be the finished article or argument but can instead be used to test your thoughts and instigate debate online.
The purpose of the project is to encourage people to craft their skills as historians/commentators and contribute to the broad debates about politics, culture and wider society. We welcome submissions on any topics that would be of interest to our readership.
For an article pitch, please include:
The title you think would work best for the article. (This title should be the subject of your email to us)
A broad idea of your topic and why it is interesting
A rough estimate of what you think the length should be.
Any relevant information about yourself
Unfortunately, we cannot pay writers for their work at this stage as this is a voluntary project but we can help edit your work, support your research and give you exposure via the @labour_history twitter page, which has over 28,000 followers and has a broad media profile.
We would particularly like to help those making their first steps into the world of work and education – who will not have access to internships within politics and the media – but would like to have a writing credit to put on a CV and some experience of writing to a mass audience. We need more working class voices and the site would be grateful to hear from anyone who would like to contribute to this
Please send any ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you