BoLS is growing and we are looking for some new community writers to help us out. We currently have some spots in a variety of fields to fill including:
-Hobby Correspondent (Warmachine/Flames/WFB/DUST)
-Tactics Editorialist (Warmachine/Flames/WFB/DUST)
What does this entail you ask? Well, his or her duties are as follows:
BoLS News Correspondent
-Scouring through blogs, Youtube videos, and forums to find news-worthy information across a variety of assigned wargames systems, and general gamer gear.
-Discerning true “news-worthy” pieces vs. unsubstantiated rumors
-Writing short summaries of news pieces and submitting them to BoLS on a regular basis
-Citing news back to its original source
-Maintaining and upholding a neutral and professional tone in news articles
BoLS Hobby Correspondent -We are looking fro some of the best painters/converters/terrain makers out there. You will be:
-Working on short-form original pieces highlighting all aspects of the painting/converting (non-playing) part of the hobbyr hobby and or tutorial pieces and submitting them to BoLS on a regular basis.
Samples of hobby work will be requested
BoLS Tactics Editorialist We are looking for the best players out there. If you have the best kung-fu for your favorite game system we want to hear from you. You will be:
-Writing short tactics and gameplay pieces and editorials across a variety of assigned wargames systems and submitting them to BoLS on a regular basis.
Credentials, wargaming experience and history will be requested
In all cases, the ability to take and submit quality photos or upload Youtube videos is a plus.
If you think you have what it takes and would like to join the BoLS crew, please fill out the questionnaire below and email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Subject line: BoLS CREW
We’re looking forward to your applications!
-Avatar or Forum Name:
-Location and Time Zone:
-Days and Times Available to post Content:
-Instant Messaging Name and Protocol (MSN, AIM, etc.):
-Tell us about any previous writing experience. Do you have your own blog? Worked for a paper? If you have no previous writing or editing experience, tell us why you are perfect for this spot?
-Writing a “beat” is never an easy task. What qualities do you think a “BoLS Correspondent” needs to possess?
-What sources do you generally use to get the latest news about Wargames? What RSS feeds have you subscribed to?
-How would you typify your attitude or “style” as a writer?
-Tell us why you want to be a contributor for BoLS.
-What game systems do you play (WFB,WM,FoW,DUST)?
UPDATE: OK Gang, we have a ton of applications to sift through so no more please. Thanks for everyone who emailed us and please be patient while we work through them. We will be in touch as soon as possible.