Guidelines for Guest Bloggers

PoolHistory.Com Accepts Submissions for Guest Posts.

We accept guest posts. Interested in a historical pool match? A famous player from yesteryear? We pay a standard fee of $50 for accepted submissions upon publication.

We consider completed posts, as well as original pitches. Send queries to R.A. Dyer 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 American pool, historic players and matches. Have an idea not listed here? Send us a query and we can discuss. Journalistic and historically factual reporting only. Submissions typically run approximately 400 words.

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

Payment and General Terms

Our standard fee for accepted blog posts is $50. Unless otherwise stipulated, payment is made via PayPal upon publication on this website.

Send your submission or proposal, via email, to R.A. Dyer at

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