Terms of Service

Author Terms of Service

  • You agree that you are the original author of each story or photo you submit. If you have hired a ghost writer, you agree that you have exclusive rights to each story or photo you submit.
  • There are no guarantees that your story or photos will be accepted for publication in our directory. It is at our sole discretion whether or not to include your story or photos. If published, we reserve the right to remove any story or photos at any time.
  • We reserve the right to choose a more suitable category for your story or photos if we find them to be classified wrong.
  • By submitting your story or photos to ApplachianFolk.com, you agree to allow us to:
    • Publish your story or photo on ApplachianFolk.com and any of its story or photo directory partners.
    • Publish your story or photo in RSS format for other websites to syndicate.
    • Publish your story or photo in our real time, daily, or weekly newsletters.
    • Publish your story or photo in any medai format we see fit, including books, magazines and digital compilations.
  • You agree that ApplachianFolk.com is a free service for authors. You will not be paid for submitting your story or photos to our site and you will not be paid if and when your story or photos are published. You will receive all credit for your work and your resource box will be left in place.
  • You agree to not include any affiliate links in the body of your story or photo. If you are trying to promote an affiliate program, please set up your own domain and link to it in your resource box.
    ApplachianFolk.com may at any time translate your story or photo into various languages for our sister sites. Your story or photo will remain complete with your resource box.
  • We reserve the right to change these terms of service at any time. We will generally notify the
    community of changes via our site blog.
  • We reserve the right to include advertising on pages with your story or photos.

General Terms of Service

  • You must not change, edit, or reword any part of any story or photo not written by you.
  • You must agree to keep hyperlinks â??liveâ?? so that users can click on said link and be taken to itâ??s destination.
  • You agree to never use any story or photos obtained from ApplachianFolk.com in any form of spam or onsolicited mail.
  • You agree to not publish any story or photos on sites that contain hate, racist, warez, porn, or any other illegal material.
  • You agree to never sell any story or photo obtained from our directory without written consent from the author. This includes selling story or photos individually or in a compilation.


You agree to not hold ApplachianFolk.com liable for the accuracy of any story or photo on the site or on any partner sites. ApplachianFolk.com is simply a hub for authors and publishers to meet. If you have an issue with someone stealing your original work, please contact us and we will remove the story or photo in question immediately.

ApplachianFolk.com does not endorse any author, website, or product mentioned in any story or photos not written by the Article Directory team. All story or photos published by ApplachianFolk.com are not meant to be used for legal, medical, or any other type of advice. All story or photos are for informational purposes only.

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