Submit a Guest Post

Submit a guest post to the Book Smuggler’s Den! Here in the Den, we are always looking to help authors and bloggers reach their audience by promoting guest posts and original work. We also enjoy promoting businesses with backlinks or with our online tools page.

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Guest Post Submission Guidelines

All guest submissions should be emailed to

There is no limit to the number of times you can submit a guest post. As long as it is well-written and fits our site, we will publish your post(s). This is a book blog, and we are looking for book reviews and resources for authors. Book reviews can be about your own book published under Dani (the Book Smuggler) or written under an alias. We do prefer you help promote your fellow indie authors and write a review about their book. Description

  • Submitting a guest post is free! We do ask that you add us as a backlink on your website, blog, or promote us on your social media accounts when applicable.
  • Guest posts must be 300 – 1,000 words
  • Guest posts are book reviews.
  • Guest posts will be live on the blog within 30 days
  • Guest posts will be reposted on Goodreads
  • If you are a business looking to promote your product or service via a guest post, please see our options for listing your business on our online tools page.

Guest posting for the Book Smuggler’s Den offers you the following benefits:

  • Gain and maintain relationships with others in the indie author community.
  • Unlock business/marketing opportunities for your book or business
  • Gain backlinks to your blog or website
  • Increase traffic to your site, book, or business
  • Grow your social media
  • Increase brand reputation and trust
  • And to have fun!

Save the Cat! Personal Script Coaching

Every author could use a second pair of eyes to ensure you are writing a world-class novel, or screenplay. No matter if you are brainstorming, troubleshooting, pitching, or producing, the Save the Cat! Personal Script Coaching is designed to keep your ideas organized, inspired, and well-structured. You send in your script (must be 120 pages or less) and an expert writing coach will review it and give you feedback. Click the link to learn more.

While waiting for your feedback from Save the Cat! submit a guest post. It is a fantastic way to break out of your usual circle and reach an audience that may have never heard of you before. We are ready if you are! Send us your best work and remember to tell us about yourself and give us information as to where readers can reach you or purchase your book/services/goods.

Please note the Book Smuggler’s Den does not pay contributors for their guest posts. What you write you own and can reuse however you please.

Due to the volume of submissions, we can’t respond individually to submission status queries. We will do our best to respond to your submission within 7 – 10 business days.