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WRITE FOR US: Life Starter Blog Submissions

We are looking for people who have turned their loss (whether from death, divorce, loss, break up, abandonment, isolation, depression and loneliness) into a brand new start. If you have a story of personal transformation to share, please read our submission guidelines below and submit your story to be featured in our Life Starter Blog series. We can’t wait to read your powerful stories and share them!

Word Count: 250-800 words. Please stay under 800 words.

Tone: Accessible, inclusive (no hate speech tolerated/accepted) and uplifting and positive in nature.

Original content please: We do not accept previously published content.

  • Please add 2-3 sentence bio with social media links
  • Please send your story submissions to Danielle at – send your story in the body of the email
  • Please attach an image no smaller than 500×500 (must have rights to the image or any images that are not your original property should be credited by hyperlinking the site origin of the image).

Acceptance terms: If we accept your story, you agree to share with your friends via email, your website, Facebook, Twitter, and any other social media. We will do the same.

We love hearing from you and connecting with new contributors. Please note that we are a small team, and as such, sometimes we don’t have the opportunity to respond to all submissions. We can assure you however, that we carefully read every single submission that we receive. If your post has been accepted, you will be notified within 5-7 days. You’re welcome to submit again with a different post.

***By submitting your story to SecondFirsts and The Life Starter Blog, you acknowledge that you accept our terms, and any form of editing that might occur on behalf of our team.





Christina Rasmussen

  • "I'm alive because of your help, Thank You!
    Once again I can breathe."

    - Sylvia Taft Ramirez