Submission Checklist

To submit a conversation to Land Talk, collect all of the required content. Submissions include basic information about the place, interviewer and observer, and:

For the complete list of required content, look over the Submit Conversation page. If you’d like, you can print out the Submit Conversation page to use for reference during your conversation. To avoid losing your work if the submit form reloads, we recommend writing your responses in a word processor, then copying and pasting the responses to the submit form.

Recording Tips

Land Talk aims to host high-quality recorded content, and you can help. If you record a conversation on your phone, viewers will be able to hear best if you record it in a very quiet place without wind or background noise. You can also record the audio and the video separately and edit the two together in YouTube or with your favorite video-editing software.

If the observer is not comfortable being filmed, recording just the audio is a great solution. You can record a video of the location your observer is talking about separately, then edit the audio with a photo to offer viewers a visual aid to the spoken content.

You are most likely to hear good stories by asking open-ended questions starting with who, what, when, where, why, and how. Ask follow up questions about things that sound interesting.

Content Standards

Land Talk will host conversations that meet all the following quality and appropriateness standards:

Any conversations that do not meet Land Talk’s submission standards will be removed. If you come across an inappropriate conversation, click the Report link to flag it for removal. Thanks for your help!

You can submit your conversation on the Submit Conversation page. The Submit Conversation page contains additional tips for filling out the form.