Submit your story

Submit your story

Stories on Opensource.com

We welcome submissions that tell a story about how open source software, hardware, and/or metholodogies were used to create, build, design, and/or inspire an open source project.

Article submission

If you would like to submit your article for review by our editorial staff, email your submission, including your Opensource.com account username, to osdc-admin@redhat.com. If you have not yet created an account, register here.

Articles are typically between 500 - 1000 words.

The content on Opensource.com is licensed under Creative Commons ShareAlike. If you do not wish to do the same for your work, please note your preference.

The Opensource.com editorial team provides copy editing as well as more robust editing services as needed.

Editorial process

  1. Send your submission to osdc-admin@redhat.com. Include the license for your work and your username for your Opensource.com account. To register for an account: http://opensource.com/user/register
  2. The Opensource.com editorial team will review your submission and respond with next steps.
  3. If your submission is approved for publication, revisions may be needed. The editorial team will make copy edits and more in-depth suggestions if needed.
  4. Author to make any needed revisions.
  5. Article ready for publication, typically within 2-3 weeks of final revision.

Submit your story

Monthly contributor

If you have successfully published an article on Opensource.com, consider becoming a monthly contributor.

  1. Email your request to osdc-admin@redhat.com.
  2. Include your username and link to the article(s) published.
  3. The Opensource.com editorial team will contact you with further instructions.

Community Moderator

As an established monthly contributor, you can be awarded the role of Community Moderator.