How to submit content for consideration:

Offbeat Home & Life is about sharing the voice of nontraditional types, and so we're always looking for words and photos from folks from a wide range of backgrounds, lifestyles, and experiences. If you've ever read this site and thought, "But there's no one here who reflects MY life…" then it's time to get submitting!

Alternately, if you've ever read a post here and thought "That sucks, I could do better…" then it's DEFINITELY time to get submitting. ­čÖé

General guest post

If the categories listed up there inspire you, or you want to ask an advice question…
 Submit a guestpost!

Home or room tour

If you'd like to give us a guided tour of your living space…
 Fill out the tour form!

Travel report

We love to share stories of nontraditional travel……
 Fill out the trip report!

Just photos

Instagram_Icon_LargeIf you've got quick snapshots you want to share with us, you can always hashtag your photos #offbeathome on Instagram, and we might regram, or feature your images on the site! Or you can also submit photos of your home or projects in our Flickr pool too.


If you have general questions about the site.
 Email us!

Submission disclaimer

  • When you submit work to us, you grant your consent to let us publish it. You also grant your consent to let us edit it for length, tone, and clarity.
  • We can't publish everything we get. Please don't take it personally — there are lots of factors that go into how we choose content to feature, and none of it has to do with how awesome you are.
  • Offbeat Home & Life is about inspiring, communicating, supporting, and cheerleading. We're not about venting, ranting, bashing, or complaining.
  • While we don't have a budget to pay our guestbloggers, we do link to your personal website (but your NOT businesses website — we do not accept guestposts submissions from SEO marketing firms, or writers representing commercial websites)
  • We do not consider submissions that come to us in ways OTHER than those on this page.

The five most common reasons for submission rejections:

  1. Written by social media marketers or writer representing a commercial site.
  2. Reveals overly personal issues, perhaps without other people's consent.
  3. Too narrow in personal focus; doesn't relate to enough of our readers.
  4. Too similar to a recently-run post, or a post that we are planning to run.
  5. Fiction, poetry, or otherwise not a format we publish.