Dear Everything Shortform writers: please take note.
There are no secrets about formatting requirements at our publication. It baffles me why new writers here do not take the time to read our ABOUT page or pay attention to the way stories are presented before submitting stories.
You have the freedom to express yourself on any subject here, but you must follow our simple formatting guidelines. I have expressed these guidelines repeatedly in private messages to you and short-form stories in our publication.
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Dear Medium writers and aspiring writers at Everything Shortform, we are adhering to format rules you should educate yourself with to avoid having your submission for publication dismissed. These are the basic rules, and you should follow them to be published in Everything Shortform.
No title or use of the Title placeholder. In fact, delete the Title placeholder.
Medium people, be advised since there’s no obvious method to join us here at Everything Shortform, here’s the new update on everything you need to sign up fast, so don’t be alarmed when we grow this pub faster than sup Drake sells albums.
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We’ve come far in reducing the stigma surrounding mental illness by openly talking about it. But the stigma will remain as long as we keep apologizing for the way mental health affects our lives. Remember this is just an illness like any other physical illness.
It’s okay if you want to stay in because you are too anxious or depressed to go out — you don’t have to be sorry or feel guilty about it. You don’t need to apologize or feel shameful for taking a mental health medication in front of someone.
Would you feel guilty if you have a broken leg and you can’t make it to go out? Or would you feel shame for taking paracetamol in front of someone?
Apologize for the actions which are brought by the mental illness like being rude, showing anger, frustration, etc but not for the illness itself.
Our little Tennessee town’s mayor, a Republican in the manner of Howard Baker, Fred Thompson and Bill Frist, who stayed with the party more out of loyalty, habit and a feeling of no better place to go, has decided to retire after four seasons in the majors.
He was doing well until he met with an apolitical opponent, a virus, against which he could not succeed, especially since most of his base — 80 percent of the constituency — was rooting for the virus to win.
Against all odds he continued to work to have people wear masks and get…
Why do our cats try to trip us up?
What’s up with that? I can’t tell you how many times throughout the day, one of our beautiful furkids will plant their little body right in my path so that I either have to step over them or go around. The latter is usually my option as I don’t want to accidentally trip and hurt them.
My favorite is when I’m trundling down to the basement and there’s Lorna (who especially loves this move), laying at the bottom of the staircase. Now, if I’m not looking where I’m going the result…
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