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Some of our frequently asked questions.

1. What kind of stories is The Wordspaces looking for?

They can be any style and on any subject as long as they are good. We are looking for stories that leave readers feeling satisfied and are strong enough to stand alone.

2. Does The Wordspaces accept previously published material?

No. The Wordspaces is looking for previously unpublished material. However, if a writing has been published in print outside of Malaysia, it will be considered. Writing previously published online on blogs, personal websites, online literary magazines, or forums will not be accepted.

3. Does The Wordspaces accepts simultaneous submissions?

Yes, but please notify us immediately if your submission is accepted for publication elsewhere.

4. What file types can I submit?

We accept PDF and Word doc files that are less than 500KB. Please include the article title and all writer contact info on the first page of the submitted file.

5. Do you consider translations?

Yes. Please include the name of the original author and language, as well as the name of the translator on the first page of your submission.

6. How do I submit to The Wordspaces?

Submit to

To make sure you receive our response, set your spam filter to allow emails from Please include your name, contact information, and cover letter in the body of an email.

Please make the subject line of the email “SUBMISSION, [your name], [submission category].” For instance, an article submission from Sofea Rose would have the subject line “SUBMISSION, Sofea Rose, Article.”

7. Do you accept emailed or paper submissions?

We only consider email submissions from individuals.

8. When can I submit to The Wordspaces?

We accept submissions all year round. Check our ‘Call for Submissions’ page for our latest updates.

9. How soon can I expect to hear about my submission?

We do our very best to respond to submissions within 3 months after they are received. If you do not hear back from us within that time, please be patient! It is our goal to make sure that each submission gets a good read.

10. If someone has a question, how can they contact you?

We can be reached either though the comment section at contact page or, by emailing to

11. What is my writing rights?

Articles published on The Wordspaces are owned by The Wordspaces. To help your article rank as high as possible, we do not allow writers to publish these pieces elsewhere as it would cause duplicate content issues. Contributors’ and authors’ names will always be displayed on their writings, and they will receive a bio section on the Authors Page for the life of their article, with links to social media pages and personal website, if applicable.

The Wordspaces reserves the right to use or not use your article, and we do have the right to unpublish your piece at any time in the future for any reason. If your article is ever unpublished/removed from The Wordspaces, online publishing rights will automatically be transferred back to you and you may then automatically have the right to republish the article online wherever you choose.

12. Do I get paid?

The Wordspaces does not pay for article contributions at this time, but offers author credit, a bio section, and links to promote our contributors’ personal websites and social media profiles.


Statements of fact and opinion in the articles in The Wordspaces are those of the respective authors and contributors and not of the editors of The Wordspaces. No representation, express or implied, is made of the accuracy of the material in The Wordspaces. The Wordspaces cannot accept any legal responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions that may be made. The reader should make his or her own evaluation of the accuracy and appropriateness of those materials.

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