Are you considering sending us your love piece? Here’s what you need to know. 

All pieces must be connected to love. We are currently accepting: poetry, short stories, creative nonfiction, essays and articles.  Send us the beauty and the chaos.

Submissions are OPEN. We aim to publish new love stories monthly. Our next story release will be on June 30, 2024.

Submissions Open: June 1, 2024 – June 15, 2024. 

We prefer new times roman, double spacing and 12 pt font. 

  • Poetry: 1-5 poems, no more than 100 lines per poem. 
  • Short Stories/Creative Nonfiction: 1 piece up to 3000 words.
  • Articles/Essays: up to 3000 words. 1 article or essay. Please include a brief synopsis of what the piece is about in your email.

Note: All accepted submissions will be promoted on Discretionary Love’s social media platforms.

Sound good? Alright, you’re almost ready to send!

Send submissions with a third-person bio to: We accept .pdf and .doc(x).  Social media handles are encouraged. 


*Any submissions received outside of the submission period, will not be considered. 

*We do allow simultaneous submissions.

*Original work only.

Discretionary Love reserves all rights to the author. Please credit us if work is republished after appearing here at Discretionary Love. 


We strive to connect our writers and readers where it matters most. If you feel so inclined to contribute to our efforts here, we appreciate your support! Thank you!