One of my articles has just been rejected by Constant Content for using the "I" word. They reject wholesale everything written in the first person singular (even comedy). Any ideas on this?
Have you tried another word like "My" or "Myself?".
I guess I'm fairly new to writing. So I don't know much.
But, I always try to help whenever MY head tells me...
They're pretty strict about that. You have to write in the second or third person.
"If you want to learn how to...."
"If they want to learn to..."
"I want to learn how to..." will get you rejected quicker than you can blink an eye.
eye just want to say that eye cant believe that eye can have a hub shot down because eye use to many eyes in it. and eyed like to also state that eye am upset about it. lol hows that ?
I understand that they want informative articles, and they do explain in detail why they don't allow first person singular, but to have a blanket ban is short-sighted.
For example comedy is often more effectivce when told from personal experience (and my article was a comedy piece).
Does anyone know of a site which is keen to accept comedy and creative stuff (apart from Hubpages)?
by David Hinerman2 years ago
Well, I have been writing for Constant Content for several weeks now. I actually got a dozen articles approved, but I am getting rejected for wordiness a lot! Quite frankly, I do not agree with 100% everything that the...
by David Hinerman2 years ago
I got accepted to a few websites that I can now write articles for. One of those places is Constant Content. Thankfully, I got approved after taking a short grammar test and submitting a 250 word sample (which IMO is...
by suziecat77 years ago
Hi all - no matter what I do, my articles keep getting rejected at Constant Content. The first time they said I sent a blank file. The second time they said they couldn't accept content with the type of address I put in...
by Sherry Hewins6 weeks ago
Over half of my 47 hubs have already been moved, and every hub I've submitted (until now) has been accepted. With the new policy allowing us to submit one hub every two weeks, it's not SO bad. Still, I'd like to see if...
by Susannah Birch6 years ago
I'm currently in need of some spare cash and I know there are plenty of sites that offer up front one of payments for articles. I'm willing to write on anything, however I was just wondering which sites are the best for...
by charliegrumples5 years ago
I've been using textbroker for some article sites I've done (not HP don't worry).. I write some of my articles myself but when I'm doing one for a subject I find tedious I outsource it there. I'm thinking...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.