Are you an experienced writer who knows your way around the Linux terminal? We are looking for someone like you to write Linux tutorials here on How-To Geek.
What we are looking for
We are looking for experienced writers who are fluent with the Linux command line. The ideal candidate knows his or her way around Bash and can explain these geeky things to ordinary people.
We are not looking for a writer covering Linux news, and we are not looking for someone who has only experience with the graphical Linux desktop. You may or may not stop writing some Linux news and tutorials on Linux desktop applications, but we see someone with serious Linux terminal chops. If you had experience with Raspberry Pi, it would also be a plus.
This is a freelance position where you will be responsible for writing topics that are assigned to you, but you can also upload your own interesting Linux
Here is what we are always looking for in new authors:
- You must be a nerd in the heart, always looking to learn more about technology and make your gadgets work better.
- You must be able to explain complex topics in a way that is clear and easy to understand, even for non-experts.
- You have to be creative and have the opportunity to create article ideas, suggestions and make topics interesting and exciting.
- You must be at least 1
- You must have solid English writing skills. It's a shame we even have to mention this one.
- You should have some basic screenshots and image editing slots. HTML skills are a plus.
To give you an idea of what we can expect, here are some examples of what kind of work we are looking for:
How to apply
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject Linux Writer and include the following in your email:
- Explain why your geek competencies are worth hanging to millions of readers every month. 19659008] Your name and location.
- All previous experiences you have with writing and / or blogs, especially related to Linux.
- Whether you are employed or not, if you are.
- A brief overview of other topics you are familiar with and which operating systems, computers and devices you have access to.
- Most important: We want a writing test. If you have previous writing to show, especially relevant Linux pieces that you are proud of, include a link to it in your email. If you have a personal blog, a forum account or an commented account, anywhere, please bring it as well.
We do not have normal office hours – or even an office – so you can be located anywhere. This is strictly a telecom play.
Bonus points if you can find the grammatical error in this post.
So what are you waiting for? Email us already!