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
-Scouring through blogs, Youtube videos, and forums to find the best hobby, painting, and conversion pieces across a variety of assigned wargames systems
-Working with the original artists to write hobby and or tutorial pieces and submitting them to BoLS on a regular basis
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 [email protected]
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. Have you written a blog? Worked for a paper? If you have no previous writing 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 GW and other Wargames? What RSS feeds have you subscribed to?
-You’re handed a topic that really makes your blood boil. How would you handle writing a piece that makes you emotional?
-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 (40k,WFB,WM,FoW)?
-Most importantly : Plasma, Flamer, or Melta?
UPDATE: THANK YOU all for the applications. We are all good for 40K and WFB at this time. If you are a skilled Warmachine of Flames of War enthusiast, we are definately interested in hearing from you. We will be contacting the finalists this week, and I want to personally thank each of you who took the time to apply! You guys are great.
-Larry Vela (bigred)