Write for Your Voice

Our blog submissions policy

Welcome to Your Voice, Bath and North East Somerset’s community mental wellbeing blog, run by Bath Mind.

We welcome all sorts of articles, including poetry, prose and photography. Please make sure that everything you submit is your own work. We are not able to publish, for example, images you have found on the internet.

Please note that the name you submit your comment under will be displayed on our website. You are very welcome to post under a pseudonym.

Please be aware that there are a few ground rules you must acknowledge when submitting, to keep the site welcoming and interesting to everybody.

All submissions will be reviewed and edited by a moderator before they are published. This may take 2-3 days. We will not publish any submissions which violate our guidelines.

We reserve the right to not publish submissions that:

  • Make personal attacks of any nature or that are disrespectful.
  • Are unlawful, harassing, defamatory, explicit, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, triggering or offensive.
  • Advertise for commercial products or services.
  • Include material that the poster does not own the rights to.
  • Includes contact details of the poster, or anyone else, in the body of the post (phone number, email address, etc.).
  • Are off-topic, repetitive or excessively long.

If you would like to contribute to Your Voice, please email us at Voice@bathmind.org.uk.

Our blog commenting policy

Above all, be respectful of other commenters and bloggers.

We reserve the right to not publish comments that:

  • Make personal attacks of any nature or that are disrespectful to the writer.
  • Are unlawful, harassing, defamatory, explicit, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene, profane, triggering or offensive.
  • Advertise for commercial products or services.
  • Include material that the poster does not own the rights to.
  • Includes contact details of the poster, or anyone else, in the body of the post (phone number, email address, etc.).
  • Are off-topic, repetitive or excessively long.

Please remember that blog posts and the comments sections form a conversation between writer and readers. We reserve the right not to publish comments which attempt to hijack conversations for a personal or irrelevant agenda, for instance by posting comments that are off topic, repetitive, or vindictive.

Submitting your comment

All comments on the Your Voice blog are moderated by Bath Mind. For this reason, comments will not be published immediately after submitting and may take 2-3 days to appear.

Data

Bath Mind reserves the right to republish comments on our blog in other material, such as leaflets, booklets, reports or elsewhere on the Bath Mind website. If we do this, we will not publish your name or any identifying information without your permission.

Bath Mind complies with the 1998 Data Protection Act.

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