Curious Submission Guidelines

Updated March 2021

Elizabeth Dawber
Mar 10 · 9 min read

What We’re Looking For

Lastly, only submit to Curious if you can answer yes to these 4 questions:

Formatting Rules

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Kickers

Extra Hints and Tips

Headlines

Intros

Conclusions

Read time

These Things Make Us Sad

Diary entries

Absolutes, hyperbole, and sensationalism

Overdone topics and common advice

CTAs and self-promotion

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Elizabeth Dawber

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English literature & creative writing grad. Editor @ Start it up (Medium’s largest active publication) + Curious (all things self-help)

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Curious

A community of people who are curious to find out what others have already figured out // Curious is a new personal growth publication by The Startup (https://medium.com/swlh).

Elizabeth Dawber

Written by

English literature & creative writing grad. Editor @ Start it up (Medium’s largest active publication) + Curious (all things self-help)

Curious

Curious

A community of people who are curious to find out what others have already figured out // Curious is a new personal growth publication by The Startup (https://medium.com/swlh).

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