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Behind every childless woman, there’s a story. We make sense of our world through stories. Your voice is important to us, and we want to hear — and share — your story. If you don't tell your own story, someone else will. We’ve built a global community for childless women to tell their own stories, share experiences and find inspiration. Tutum Global is about giving childless women a platform to share their stories of inspiration, heartache, love, triumph, experience and wisdom. Here childless women can own their voice and know that their words are giving someone else the hope, knowledge and motivation they need. It is about making a difference in the lives of as many women as we can.
To be published by Tutum Global you must either be a subject matter expert or a woman who's childless/childfree not by choice, and/or by circumstance.
Breaking The Silence: Is there anything more powerful than feeling welcomed to break your silence, to speak the words that you’ve buried within, which you feel no one could understand? Tell us your infertility journey, how you have faced being childless not by choice, by circumstances and/or share something positive that has helped you along your journey.
Life Inspiration: Submit your stories about life lessons and advice, mental well-being, social stigma, interpersonal relationships (romantic, family, friends), quieting negative self-talk, reflection, gratitude, inspirational wisdom, and the power of living beyond childlessness.
Working While Childless: What impact has infertility had on your career? Has someone tried to lessen your worth as a childless employee, made a sideways reference about your childless state or pushed one too many demeaning buttons while in the corporate world? Have you experienced workplace trauma, biases and prejudices?
Navigating Aging: Exploring topics, gaining new perspectives, advice, and relevant information associated with women aging without children.
Subject Matter Experts: Are you an expert in infertility, female childlessness, women’s health, wellness, relationships, and issues that affect childless women? Share your expertise and insight. Childless women appreciated, but not required.
Op-Ed: Personal or explanatory essays, commentary on news events related to childless women, and reflections on socio-cultural trends with a fact-based viewpoints.
What happens after I’ve submitted my story for review?
After you submit your story, it will be added to our queue and reviewed by our editorial team.
How long will it take for my story to be published?
We try to publish stories as quickly as possible—our average turnaround is between a 7 - 14 business days. However, our approved magazine submissions will publish each quarter.
Can I publish stories that I've published somewhere else first?
Yes, if you have permission to reprint from the original publication. Please just add link where article was originally published.
Yes, for our blog if you have permission to reprint from the original publication. Please just add link where article was originally published. **original submissions only for magazine without prior approval**
Can I remain anonymous?
Yes. We respect your choice to be anonymous, choose an alias or you can opt to use your first name and last initial or full name. The choice will always be yours. All anonymous writers for Tutum Journal will be part of our Anonymous Voices section.
Can I submit a video?
Absolutely! You can send video along with your article, or video only. Just send a link from YouTube or Vimeo.
Where will my article(s) be published?
All articles will be published on Tutum Global site, or Tutum Journal and may be shared on our social media pages.
Why was my headline changed after I submitted?
On occasion, our editors may update your headline to make your post as social and search-friendly as possible.
How often can I write?
As often as you'd like!
Reader submissions: There’s no topic that’s off limits here. Just remember any idea you pitch should be well thought out and offer a unique opinion on the subject matter suggested. For factual articles, research must be cited. Pieces on blog should be 500-800 words, submitted in body of email or Microsoft Word doc, and thoroughly checked for spelling and grammar. For Tutum Journal, 500-800 short and 800-1,200 feature.
Please include your bio (120 words or less) with links to your website, and social media pages, if applicable. We read every submission we receive, but we are a small staff and can’t respond to every submission. If your post, topic suggestion, question has been accepted, we will publish within 14 business days.
By submitting to Tutum Global blog or magazine, you agree that your submission can be published free of charge along with granting us permission to edit wherever deemed necessary. You can rest assured that we will not change the original story and that changes will be for story structure, if applicable.
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