The Bigger Picture Submission Guidelines

Tips for getting your writing published in TBP

Please make sure your story includes a header image, accompanied by the source — like this one. (Photo by Suzy Hazelwood from Pexels)

My motto has been: If you don’t have a new story to tell, at least find a new way to tell it.

What we like to publish

Life lessons

Politics/current events



Writing prompt responses


What we don’t like to publish





Blog posts

What to include

In your piece

In your email

How to format

Tips for formatting

See? Sometimes, a pull quote does the trick better than an unnecessary image.

How to submit

Submitting to TBP

Publishing with TBP


Do I get paid if TBP publishes my work?

How long does it usually take you to respond?

Can I submit something I’ve already published on my blog?

Can I remove my story from TBP after it’s published?

Why didn’t you accept my submission?

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