FORMAT

  • Length: 700-1,000 words
  • Please include any necessary trigger warnings
  • We do not accept submissions that include triggering images, descriptions of suicide, self harm, blood, gore, over used sayings such as “squash the stigma”, or self promotions
  • Optional: Include an author bio (3-5 sentences about yourself), a photo, and any social media links you want people to follow you on.
  • Writing must be submitted in Word Doc format
  • Please credit any outside sources of information and provide links when necessary.
  • Submissions will be edited for grammar, spelling, and clarity. Your own voice will be preserved in the final product.
  • Please be thorough with your story and do not feel obligated to wrap the ending up in a nice bow. We’re more interested in the truth than an empty platitude.

PROMPT

We are looking to feature stories about the following topics:

  • Depression, anxiety, DID, PTSD, etc.
  • Post traumatic growth
  • Topics related to trauma (and/or working through trauma) that aren’t commonly talked about 
  • Inner child work
  • Self development 
  • Realistic depictions of the healing process
  • Your artwork and the stories behind it/use your art to tell a story, etc

FAQ

  • When will my submission be posted?
    We cannot provide you with an exact date. We appreciate your patience!
  • Can I submit a story that has been published elsewhere?
    Of course!
  • Can I submit something via DM?
    We do not accept submissions via DM.
  • Is there anything I should avoid writing about?
    We recommend avoiding using cliche or over-generalized sayings such as “you are enough” or “fight the stigma”. (We encourage you to write your own version). We also do not accept submissions that include triggering images, descriptions of suicide, self harm, blood, gore, or self promotions
  • Why wasn’t my submission published?
    It was likely due to not following the above format and guidelines. 
  • Can I submit multiple pieces?
    Yes please!
  • Can I submit something to be featured on your Instagram?
    Tag your posts with the hashtags #howamifeeling or #howamifeelingg! Themes we are currently looking for include: personal development, self awareness, healing, and growth.
  • I have another question I’d like to ask, how can I contact you?
    Click here or Email us directly: Contact@howamifeeling.org

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