# Writing posts

## Workflow for writing posts if your name is Rafa/Jeff/Roger

To write a new post follow these guidlines.

1. Update the repo
2. Go to the folder _posts
3. Copy the example post: https://github.com/simplystats/simplystats.github.io/blob/master/_posts/2011-09-01-examplepost.md to a new file with the format: YYYY-MM-DD-a-relevant-title-separated-by-hyphens.md
4. Write your post in markdown.

## Workflow for writing posts if you are a contributor

To write a new post you can either contact Roger/Jeff/Rafa first to ask if you can guest post (preferred) or just send a pull request (less preferred).

1. Update the repo:
2. Go to the folder _posts
3. Copy the example post: https://github.com/simplystats/simplystats.github.io/blob/master/_posts/2011-09-01-examplepost.md to a new file with the format: YYYY-MM-DD-a-relevant-title-separated-by-hyphens.md
4. Write your post in markdown.
5. Add a line at the beginning that says: Editor’s note this is a guest post by … with your information.