Guidelines for Guest Writers

The Austin Séance accepts guest Articles.

The Austin Séance accepts guests articles for its website and for The Austin Séance Quarterly Journal. Interested in an historical spiritualist figure? An historical event? We pay a standard fee of $75 for accepted submissions, upon publication.

We consider completed articles, as well as original pitches. Send queries to Jake Cordero at Writers should check all facts before submission and have documentation available.  Please include your name, telephone number and email address with your submission.

We pay for content relating to the history of the American spiritualist movement, spiritualist devices, documented hauntings and descriptions of spooky travel destinations — especially those in Texas. Have an idea not listed here? Send us a query and we can discuss. Journalistic and historically factual reporting only. Submissions typically run approximately 500 words. We do not pay for AI-created content, which, to the best of our ability, we have banned from this website and from The Austin Séance Quarterly Journal.

Keep in mind that we also will need a high-resolution public domain image to illustrate your article, or some other high-resolution image for which we will have demonstrable reproduction rights.

Payment and General Terms

Our standard fee for an accepted articles is $75. Unless otherwise stipulated, payment is made via PayPal upon publication on this website or in The Austin Séance Quarterly Journal.  The Austin Séance retains all reproduction rights for accepted articles.

Send your submission or proposal, via email, to Jake Cordero at