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A quick guide on pitching articles for Tabletop Micdrop and becoming one of our writers!

Tabletop Micdrop
Feb 14, 2020 · 4 min read
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What we’re looking for

Here are our categories and everything you need to know about them:

  • DIY: A general guide on how to become proficient in a specific skill, tailored for the RPG podcaster, or how to create specific content or physical space
  • Events: A perspective on a podcast or RPG event you’re attending (or recently attended) that you want to write about
  • Games: A perspective on favourite/unique games to play, especially on podcasts; Advice for GMs, such as how to improve your game/improv/storytelling/etc, especially for podcasts; How to play/run games specifically meant for podcasting
  • Interviews: Q&A with interesting RPG [pod] folks
  • News: A perspective on something new in the TTRPG and/or podcast industry that you want to talk about
  • Op-ed: A perspective (typically long-form) about the industry/community
  • Reviews and Recommendations: Your reviews and/or deep dives into a show or individual episodes
  • Playlists: Pod Playlists (themed), Song playlists (for character creation/game prep/etc)
  • Other: Have an idea that doesn’t fit one of the above categories? Submit to us and suggest it

We especially want to hear about content that highlights diverse and marginalized voices, and the exploration of work and creators outside of the mainstream.

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What you get out of writing for us

On top of the stipend, we’ll also publish your work to our site, include a link to your writing in our monthly newsletter, and give you special access to the Tabletop Micdrop discord channel. We’ll also include your bio on the publication where you can promote the work that you do elsewhere!

Ready to write for us? Send us your pitch!

Step 1: Pitching Your Idea

The outline shouldn’t be more than about one page (it can be as short as one paragraph!) and should include the category, main topic, the points you’d like to hit, who your target audience is, and what you hope the audience will get from your article.

If we like your article idea and we think it’s a good match for Tabletop Micdrop, we’ll work with you! You can expect to hear from us within about a week from the date you send your pitch with our answer.

Step 2: Writing Your Draft

Step 3: Editing

Step 4: Publishing

Tabletop Micdrop is a publication about tabletop roleplaying games (TTRPGs), storytelling, and the RPG podcast industry. We want to share our passion for the TTRPG audio medium, introduce folks to new shows, and explore the RPG podcast industry together.

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Tabletop Micdrop

A publication about tabletop roleplaying games (TTRPGs), storytelling, and the RPG podcast industry.

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Tabletop Micdrop

A publication about tabletop roleplaying games (TTRPGs), storytelling, and the RPG podcast industry.