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"When we read, we start at the beginning and continue until we reach the end; When we write, we start in the middle and fight our way out."
-Vickie Karp

2TheHeart's Writer's Guidelines: 
--All stories and poetry must be grammatically correct, checked for spelling and punctuation, and free of typos PRIOR to submitting to 2THEHEART. Stories and poetry must also be free of inappropriate language. --We are looking for TRUE stories that are: Inspirational, uplifting, funny, touching, stories of courage, tales of triumph, and testaments of kindness. Stories that are religious in nature are wonderful, and we are open to all religious beliefs, as long as the story has a positive message. Please, no sermons or fiction.

--Length: Maximum 1,000 words. Submit in the body of the email - NO ATTACHMENTS.
If we receive work with errors or unacceptable content, we will not print it.

-- At the BOTTOM of your story, include your email address, name, and a brief (three or four sentence) bio, including all previous 2theheart work. We will no longer accept stories omitting this information. Feel free to add a photo of yourself or one pertaining to your story!! We love this!
--All stories published on 2THEHEART will go into our archives, and will be accessible from the day it is published to anyone who visits our site. Story archives are here:
 --If your story is selected to run, we will notify you via email. If your story is not selected, PLEASE do not feel badly! Make sure it follows the format and if you'd like to try and improve it, feel free to re-submit it!

IMPORTANT!!Email all stories with the subject line STORY SUBMISSION:

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