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A note on Letter to the Editor Submission

The team at Oasis Living magazine is always happy to hear from our readers and is grateful to receive comments that will help us to better our work.

Before your submit your entry, we appreciate you will take a minute to read our guidelines below:

When emailing your letter, it must include your first and last name, as well as your contact number. Emails without a verifiable number will not be considered.

The editorial board may decide to publish a letter without author's name under extreme circumstances.

The editorial team will edit letters for clarity and to fit space requirements. We suggest that your letter does not exceed 300 words.

We do not publish the following type of letters:
Consumer complaints 
Soliciting letters on matters related to potential legal actions 
Event announcements (please contact our or
Mention of business names or promoting commercial activities 

We reserve the right to accept or reject letters based on good editorial standards.

Oasis Living invites a variety of contributions

General comments
To comment on our stories in the magazines or to express views in general topics related to our community, contact letter to the Editor.

Event listings
We welcome community groups and organizations to utilize our event listings, both in print and online. Our online Event Calendar gives publicists, organizers and venues the ability to submit their own listings to, and some of the events will be considered for publication in our print magazine. You can ensure the timely inclusion and accuracy of information listed by entering them yourselves at to submit an event).

It is free to add an event to our database for Oasis Living's advertisers and sponsors. You may simply register an account with us and proceed with your entries. To be considered for inclusion in our monthly print magazine, you must enter your listings at least three weeks in advance of publication. The listings are printed on a space-available basis at the discretion of our editors. Our online listings cover all Emirates. Because of space limitation, we often don't have room to include events in areas other than the emirate of Abu Dhabi.

We welcome images of your events as well, but only in jpeg format – one image per event.

Please send the jpeg file in 300 dpi or more to, and in subject line write (in this order) Event Listing Photo for Name of Event/Date of Event. And do include in the message – caption of the image, photographer's name (for credit), a short PR release with information for the event, plus media contact details. We will only accept submission with all requested information.

Articles and Photographs
We are always looking for refreshing thoughts and offbeat views that will give originality and variety to our magazines.

If you like to see your articles or photographs published on Oasis Living magazine, please read the guidelines before your submit!

Original contributions become the property of Oasis Living magazine upon submission. Your submission may be used in print and digital media, and it may be edited to fit our editorial standards. Previously published material must be provided with the name of source, date and page. We do not accept simultaneous submissions.

Please submit your article in Word document without insertion of clip arts or image files. We only accept articles that need minimum editing for grammar and punctuation, and house preferences (AP Style). Our creative team will place it into a layout fit for our house style.

Contributions cannot be returned or acknowledged – it will take times for your submission to be considered and due to various reasons, usable items may take up to three months or more to be published. Your item may be used in any section of our publications. By submitting your contributions, it creates no duty or obligation on the part of Oasis Living to post or use your items.

On the occasions when we do publish articles from freelancers, it is on our standard copyright terms and payment at our normal rates (based on the number of words published, between 50 to 1000 dhs based on subject matter and word count of edited text), unless agreed otherwise before publication. We rarely accept articles in exchange of space to promote organizations. However, we are happy to review your proposal.

Most of our articles run from 700 – 2500 words in length. Writing fees depend on the complexity and final word counts of the published article. Oasis Living assumes exclusive worldwide rights for one year from date of publication in both print and digital media and after the exclusive period, Oasis Living maintains the non-exclusive worldwide rights. Payment will be released 30-day after publication.

For story ideas that you like to pitch or explore our works for hire – email and include the salient points of your writing style, proposal and relevant experiences for consideration.