Hey everyone! I have been charged to find writers for a popular website that is in the process of expanding it's reach into The Spoils. I can't say what site right now, but it is a well known one in the TCG community. If you join up, you will definitely be well noticed in the TCG community for your work.
As part of recruitment, I need writing samples from you. There are two different tests to be considered for two different positions. Both positions have multiple openings, and you can submit for both to be considered for both positions, and some candidates may be chosen for both positions.
The recruitment goes out as a solicitation for pro-bono work. I can not promise that something may not happen in the future to allow for staff writers to be paid for their work (many people working for this website have been paid for their work), but you should consider these non-paying positions as to insure you're not let down if that doesn't change.
Here are the two tests:
Choose any card in the game. Write between 100-200 words over this card. Discuss it's positives and negatives as well as any uses you think it might have.
Pick one of the following topics, or choose one of your own:
A) The use of Gearsmith in Constructed Play
B) How to choose the right resource mix for a deck
C) A little background on the Spoils universe
D) Killer combinations
E) How to properly utilize the mulligan rule.
If you don't like any of the suggested, you may come up with one of your own, or even modify any of the above (say, substitute Gearsmith for Rogue, etc...).
Write 700-1000 words over the subject.
Please send all submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org Do NOT reply to this thread with your submissions. Only e-mailed submissions will work. I suggest a return receipt on all submissions so you know when I have received them.
Positions will be filled on an ongoing basis and all positions are subject to closing at any point - once we have who we need we may close the door to further submissions or hold your entry on file.
There is no opening or closing date on submissions. Again, we will fill them on an ongoing basis, so while I don't recommend speed writing so much that you turn in poor work, the faster your submission is in the more likely we will have positions open when it is received.
Work will be judged on content, fluidity, spelling/grammer and overall writing skills. Once your work is reviewed, you will receive a response either telling you that you have been accepted and give further instructions, you have not been chosen, or inform you that your submission will be considered later for future openings.
Any questions may be posed in this forum so everyone can read them.