Submission Guidelines

Thank you for choosing to publish your story with us! Let’s keep our storytelling genuine by following these guidelines.

  1. Theme: Submissions should revolve around personal experiences or those shared by others during their 20s, capturing the challenges, wins, and life lessons unique to this period. These stories can be either real-life accounts or fictional narratives, but we suggest sharing genuine personal experiences whenever possible.
  2. Word Limit: Stories should be between 500 and 2,000 words, allowing for depth while maintaining reader engagement.
  3. Originality: Only original, previously unpublished work will be considered. We encourage writers to share authentic, personal narratives.
  4. Formatting: Submissions should be provided in editable document formats such as Word documents, and include the title and author’s name on the first page.
  5. Biography: Include a brief author biography (up to 100 words) with each submission, sharing relevant details, age, and social media handles if desired.
  6. Submission Window: The publication is open for submissions year-round. We will review and respond to submissions within 7-14 days.
  7. Simultaneous Submissions: While we understand writers may submit work to multiple outlets, please notify us promptly if your work is accepted elsewhere.
  8. Editing Process: Selected submissions may undergo minor edits for clarity and coherence, with the author’s approval.
  9. Language: Submissions should be in English, but we welcome diverse perspectives and voices.
  10. Rights: By submitting your work, you grant The20SomethingPub the non-exclusive right to publish, edit, and distribute the content.
  11. Attribution: We value proper attribution. If your submission includes quotes, images, references, or external content, ensure to credit the original sources appropriately.
  12. Submission Email: All submissions should be sent to 
    with the subject “Submission: [Title of Your Story] “.

Thanks again for choosing to share your stories with us! We can’t wait to read and publish your exciting stories!