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Making a Story Submission

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We reserve the right to select a title for any work published in Pulse.
(650–1500 words; pieces will be edited to 800–1200 words)
Please include your primary academic/ professional affiliation(s). Please also include a sentence or two about how you got interested in writing, what role it plays in your life and work or something else in that vein.
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EDITED We welcome your  nonfiction Story submission. Use this form to submit an attached Word document.

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If you are writing about a patient, please read the Terms and Conditions and be sure to change identifying information.

After submitting your piece, you’ll receive an immediate email acknowledgment; we will then notify you after we’ve reviewed your piece, generally within eight to twelve weeks.

If you have questions about your submission or problems using this form, use the Contact Us form to query our Story editors.

We look forward to reviewing your piece.

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