Guidelines for the Submission of Articles to

How to Submit your Article   ~  International Liaisons

Send a Word document or a link to an online document. We do not accept PDFs, WordPad, .pages, NotePad, or JPGs. accepts high quality articles on mediation and dispute resolution. Our primary focus is to educate and encourage the public to use mediation. We also accept articles that serve as educational resources to ADR Practitioners. Articles of any length are accepted for review on an ongoing basis. Please only submit documents created in Word.

If we select your article, we will include your biography and a link to your email and website at the bottom of the article.

When submitting your article, please also attach a .jpg or .gif picture of yourself and, if accepted, we will post your picture with your article. — If we have a current bio for you, there is no need to submit this information again.

We reserve the right to format submissions and to edit for length, spelling, grammar, and readability.

Your article submission acts as your agreement that your article may be electronically published by and our on additional web sites and client web sites, without limitation, on an ongoing basis and, to this extent, the article is copywritten by Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc. (RIS), home of Authors further retain their right to additional publication of their article(s) and to personally utilize their article(s). Once placed online by RIS, it is understood that all articles will remain online and are not subject to withdrawal.

If your work has been previously posted or published, we are pleased to acknowledge this prior publication and to provide a link to the original publisher.

Your submission verifies that your work is original (not someone else's). In the event of a dispute regarding the originality of article content, see our dispute resolution policy.

How to Submit Your Article:

Please email your article as an "attachment" to the Managing Editor at Word file format (.doc or .docx) is preferred. Please do not submit a PDF, a JPG, or a Wordpad article. Please use in-text citation instead of footnotes.

Please again also attach a quality head and shoulders photo that we can use with your article.

In the body of your email, please indicate:

  1. Title of Article
  2. Abstract: a paragraph that summarizes your article
  3. Biography: a paragraph that describes your background and experience.
  4. Email: indicate your email address.
  5. Web site: indicate the web site url, if any, you would like us to link to.
  6. Information about any other publication of the article, permission granted to republish, and, as relevant, any desired acknowledgment and link.

All accepted articles are topically categorized and are searchable through our search tools as well as general Internet search engines. In addition, articles may appear in one or more of our specialized sections and may be promoted through our email Weekly Newsletter that is distributed to over 20,000 opt-in subscribers. In submitting an article for publication, you grant and its affiliates a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display your article in any media. We hope to provide the widest possible distribution of your submitted article.

Book Reviews is pleased to publish book reviews. will not, however, write reviews. will also not accept book reviews written directly by authors. It is the responsibility of authors to find reviewers.

International Liaisons is pleased to have the following liaisons: 

India: Jonathan Rodrigues

Canada: Bruce Ally

Latin America: Alberto Elisavetsky

Our international liaisons seek out knowledgable dispute resolution professionals and authors in their community, who are excellent authors, but also who have their finger to the local pulse. Their purpose is to ensure that includes a variety of rich and diverse viewpoints. Please reach out to your international liaison if you would like to submit an article from your community, as they can best advise you what pieces they are currently considering. 

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