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Call for Submissions: Cataclysm zone reviews

Alex Ziebart

This week's guest post assignment is for the Cataclysm beta testers out there. Our apologies to those of you not in the beta; we'll have a fun assignment that will include everyone next week.

Beta testers, we're looking for reviews of the newly renovated zones in Cataclysm. All of the sub-80 zones that have been heavily renovated are up for grabs, with two exceptions:

The two reviews linked above, written by our very own Michael Sacco, are the rough examples you should follow for content. For full details on this assignment, follow us behind the break.

Your article should run between 750 and 1,000 words (which is shorter than the sample articles, so be brief and on point.) Please specify whether you're approaching the zone as an Alliance player, a Horde player or both. We will not accept proposals submitted under player names or pen names; please use your full, real name and email. Please include your email address again at the bottom of your synopsis in the body of your submission. Links should be included as full URLs in the body of the copy; no active links, please.

Artwork is not mandatory and you do need not complete the galleries included in our samples. However, if you wish to include images to accompany your written work, all images must be exactly 580 pixels wide and no more than 350 pixels tall. If you do include artwork or screenshots, you absolutely must follow the instructions above to include your email address at the bottom of your submission.

The Seed program currently only accommodates submissions from individuals living in the United States. As much as we love sharing our readers' voices on a broader scale via guest posts, submissions outside of the context of Seed are simply not a viable option for us at this time. We appreciate your enthusiasm, but sorry, no exceptions. If you live outside of the United States and would like to comment on Seed's availability or keep tabs on the status of international submissions, please visit

To submit an article, read up about our guest post program, then sign up for Seed. WoW Insider articles are not listed among Seed's publicly listed assignments; click here to view this assignment and submit your article. (You won't be able to see it unless you have a Seed account.) We'll accept submissions for this assignment until 12:00 midnight EDT on Wednesday, Oct. 13. You may submit more than one article to this assignment. If you have further questions about this assignment, drop us a line at Good luck and good writing!

Have you ever wanted to write for WoW Insider? Your chance may be right around the corner. Watch for our next call for submissions, and be sure to sign up for Seed, the Aol guest writer program that brings your words to WoW Insider. The next byline you see here may be yours!

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