The Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blogs Network is open to all bloggers who are survivors of spiritual abuse regardless of what faith tradition they come from or where they are at now spirituality-wise.
Part of the success of the SASBN is our willingness to cooperatively work together and cross-promote the blogs and blog posts of other network participants. Individual members are encouraged to post links to the SASBN member blogs on the sidebar of their blogs and link to, crosspost, or discuss SASBN articles as a source of blogging material and discussion topics.
It is not required, however, to link to every blog in the network. We are aware that the diversity of the Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blogs members guarantees that we will not all agree with every member on every issue. Participation in the SASBN does not imply endorsement of every member blog – it is only a way of bringing spiritual abuse survivors together for networking and mutual support.
If you wish to have Time magazine online to publish your writing there are a few rules you need to keep in mind. It’s a possibility because Patheos is owned by Time.
This is what Patheos/Time is looking for:
1. Approx 700-900 words (TIME readers are the general public, so think short(er) attention spans
2. Timely/trending topics
3. Unique/intriguing topics
4. Not preachy or advice-giving
5. Not insider-y to any one faith/belief system
6. Written for a general audience that might not know anything about the faith/belief tradition or the topic/issue
Now for the unpleasant bit. One of the few rules we have for SASBN writers is that if you use the research or a unique topic/posting from NLQ or any other site you need to link back to the source and give credit to that page. SASBN authors that repeatedly fail to do so will be removed from the network.
NLQ Recommended Reading …
‘Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment‘ by Janet Heimlich
‘Quivering Daughters‘ by Hillary McFarland
‘Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement‘ by Kathryn Joyce