Submit Your Story

Do you have a story you want to share on Learning to Take Up Space?

We accept submissions on stories of abuse, traumatic experiences, bullying, loss and grieving, and any story where something happened to you and it haunted you and chronic pain/illnesses.

Try and keep the focus of your story about how you survived it.

Please try to keep submissions between 400-1500 words but shorter/longer submissions are accepted if the story needs to be told in more/less words. Our word count is a guideline, not a demand.

If you would like to submit your story send an email to All stories can be posted anonymously or with your real name or a nickname. Please specify what name you would like to use in your email.