CPTSD Foundation Call for Writers
If you’re passionate about writing and inspiring others, we want to hear from you!
The blog here at CPTSD Foundation focuses on all aspects of complex trauma recovery, as well as educating, inspiring, and raising awareness about the mental health struggles that survivors of trauma face on a daily basis.
If you have a knack for writing and want to make a difference in someone’s life, through the power of the written word, then please read on to learn more about writing for us, and fill out our contact form at the bottom of the page.
We look forward to collaborating with you!
Staff Writer Guidelines and Information
TOPICS WE COVER:
* Sharing your personal story. This is a format that some guest bloggers prefer; talking about your own life and story as a complex trauma survivor. You can include things such as the struggles you faced while the traumatic events were actively taking place, how you coped, your support system (or lack thereof), what it was like on a daily basis both then and now, etc.
* You might also consider writing about a particular mental health challenge you are passionate about, or perhaps one you advocate for. Examples: CPTSD Symptoms, CPTSD Awareness, Suicide Awareness & Prevention, Anxiety Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, etc. As long as it pertains to healing from trauma.
* Research you’ve done in a particular area of complex trauma recovery.
* If you are a spouse, partner, friend, or sibling to a complex trauma survivor, and you have an active role in their lives; your insight and experiences could help others who are in a similar role and looking for support
* While we do not have a set word count, typically anywhere from 700-1500 words is average. However, feel free to write more to sufficiently cover the subject of your article. The key is to be thorough, accurately credit any sources you reference, and keep our readers engaged.
* Please submit your initial article to us in a document format such as Microsoft Word, Apple Pages, or a Google Doc. We will not accept submissions written in an email or a text pad doc.
* Be sure and run your article through spell and grammar check before submitting it. When you send it, it should be ready to go for publishing (although we will also check it over thoroughly during our review process).
* Include a short 1 paragraph bio at the bottom of your article, and any social media accounts you have.
* You can remain anonymous if you like, however for the purposes of the review process, we will need your first and last name, as outlined in the contact form.
* While we cannot guarantee we will use your submission, we will review it and let you know either way.
You will always be given full credit for each one of your submissions that we publish on our blog. In addition, you’ll be given a contributor account on our website.
Reach a Large Audience
Your article will appear on the front page of our website for 3 weeks and listed permanently on our blog page: searchable by the thousands of our website visitors each week.
We may also use your article as a reference on one of our Daily Recovery Support Calls. If we do, we’ll contact you, and give you the option to join us and talk about your work.
Making a Difference
You can feel good knowing you are making a difference in someone’s life. Your dedication to writing can help educate, validate, and encourage someone who truly needs it.
Ready to Get Started?
Fill out the informational form below, and we’ll be in contact with you soon.