We love to hear from our readers and know you all have stories to share. Stories of hope, love and kindness. Life lessons, joy, getting through the tough times… Here are a few guidelines to help with your submission.

400 word max for a ‘short’ story or 1000 word max for a ‘grande’ piece.
Please consider sending a photo to include with your story.
Sign by using either your full name, first name or initials.
Please read About Hope Café if you haven’t already, to give you a sense of what the site is about.

Many people worry about grammar/writing skills – please don’t. We can offer minor edits if that helps (you would approve prior to posting, of course)
Feel free to contact us with any questions.

Email your story by clicking  here.
In the subject field type “reader story”. We’ll be in touch prior to posting.

Thank you for your submission!