Editorial Policy

The Fifth Draft adheres to strict editorial guidelines when publishing work on the website. These guidelines will be constantly updated and revised please take a look at them when submitting work. Kindly read carefully our policy on various matters:


All content must be original and any evidence of plagiarism will lead to the deletion of the work from the website.


All content must be correctly attributed to the owner of the content.


Copyright of the work rests with the writers. However, The Fifth Draft will retain the exclusive right to publish and distribute the content and this is not transferrable to another publication.


No work that defames a person will be published on the website. Any evidence of direct targeting of an individual, organisation or company will not be posted.