Submissions | Rights and Restrictions

Rights and Restrictions

  • You must be at least 13 years of age to submit items to this website.
  • Any writing or standalone artwork that you submit to us must be primarily authored by you (with proper attributions of any quoted material) and not restricted from publication by another's rights. We cannot accept writing or standalone artwork submitted by you on behalf of another person.
  • For previously published work, you must retain the rights to the work and provide the publication acknowledgements.
  • Artwork accompanying a writing submission and custom borders do not need to be authored by you, but you must have permission from the author to submit these to us.
  • We have the right to publish your submissions on our website (http://www.outwardlink.net) and promote your work on our associated Outwardlink.net Facebook Page (http://www.facebook.com/outwardlink) and on our Twitter account (http://www.twitter.com/outwardlink) without compensation to you, any person who contributes artwork or custom borders submitted by you, or any person who is depicted in images submitted by you.
  • You retain all other rights to your work, including the right to submit it to others for publication. This includes simultaneous submissions.
  • You have the right to have us remove your writing or artwork from our website at anytime. Please contact the webmaster if you need to remove items from our website.
  • Due to the nature and accessibility of our website, we cannot accept writing or artwork that contains:

    • Libel.
    • Defamation.
    • Personal attacks or flaming.
    • Threats towards individuals or groups.
    • Enticement to commit a crime or engage in an illegal activity. Exceptions to this are depictions of peaceful acts of civil disobedience.
    • Words or language inappropriate for persons under 13 years of age. We may be able to accept a certain amount of strong language (as with a PG-13 movie rating).
    • Written depictions of sex, violence, or subject matter inappropriate for persons under 13 years of age.
    • Visual depictions of nudity, sex, violence, or subject matter inappropriate for persons under 13 years of age.
    • Advertisements or commercial content.
    • Chain letters, pyramid schemes, or other similar forms of solicitation.
    • Spam.
    • Viruses, worms, Trojan horses, spyware, or other malware.
  • We reserve the right to reject submissions without reason or explanation other than a rejection notice. We also reserve the right to remove previously submitted work from our website at any time and for any reason. In the event that we have to remove your work, we will notify you.
  • The opinions expressed in the works of the contributors to the website are the views of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of other contributors, Outwardlink.net, its editors, its webmaster, or its web host provider.