General Information for Authors
Recoveryview.com is seeking articles from recovery industry professionals that reflect each professional’s area of expertise. We welcome articles on a variety of recovery-related topics including, but not limited to addiction, dual diagnosis, mental health, industry news and trends, pain, trauma, diet/nutrition, spirituality, recovery, personal stories, and stress management.
Proposals for Articles on New Topics
If there is an unlisted topic that you would like to write about, you may need to send us a proposal. Please send a brief description for the following elements of your proposed article:
- What is the idea? Why is the idea important?
- Who is the audience for the article?
- How are you planning to communicate your idea?
Copyrights & Duplicate Web Content
Those submitting articles must hold all the rights to the work being submitted. If there is a co-author, the co-author’s written permission is required for RecoveryView.com to publish the article. Please note that RecoveryView.com does not publish duplicate content. If your article already appears somewhere on the web, we cannot publish that content on the website. Finally, if you submit an original, unpublished article to RecoveryView.com and would like to publish it somewhere on the web in the future, be sure to add this line (with the correct information, fill in the blanks) at the beginning of your article: “(Name of Article) was first published on RecoveryView.com, an Online Journal on (type the date of publication).”
Technical Guidelines for Authors
The technical aspects of writing can be quite a chore! For that reason, we have compiled a list of tips and guidelines that will help you with common writing mistakes. We mostly adhere to APA Format.
- - Word count should be in the ballpark of 1500
- - Use Times New Roman or Arial Font
- - Cite references in-text
- - Use double-spacing between sentences
- - When beginning a sentence with a number, always spell out the number as a word.
- - Unless a specific exception, numbers below 10 are written out (example: five).
- - Unless a specific exception, numbers 10 and above are Arabic numerals (example: 76).
- - When discussing percent, use numeral followed by % sign (example: 12% not 12 percent)
- - When discussing percentile, spell out word percentile
- - Direct quotations fewer than 40 words must include quotation marks “ ” surrounding phrase/sentence.
- - Direct quotations 40 or more words have the entire quote as a block quote (all lines of quote indented at paragraph indent).
- - Remember that punctuation usually goes inside of quotes !
Please note that if you are writing a creative piece that requires breaking one or more of the above rules, please note that at the TOP of your submission.