Submitting a personal epilepsy story on Living Well With Epilepsy can have a positive impact on you, the storyteller, and the many people who will learn from your experience. We publish personal epilepsy stories as well as interviews, book reviews, event previews, updates in epilepsy care and more.

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Epilepsy Story Submission Guidelines

  1. All epilepsy stories should be between 500 and 600 words (about 1 page).
  2. We only accept stories that relate in some way to the epilepsy experience.  This can include personal stories from caregivers, living with epilepsy, researchers, providers, etc. Or it can include interviews, book reviews, event previews, updates in epilepsy care. All are acceptable as long as they are relevant to those living with epilepsy.
  3. Be sure to include a photo. Any photo you submit, you must own or have the rights to share.

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Thank you sharing your story with Living Well With Epilepsy. Living Well With Epilepsy shares reader stories on the site to increase epilepsy awareness and reduce stigma in society at large. From time to time Living Well With Epilepsy may be called upon to share stories and experiences of those affected by epilepsy in other formats. This will always be done with attentiveness to the privacy of those who have shared their personal experiences. When you share your story here your story may be shared in multiple ways such as on our website, social media, prospectus, and other collateral material. By clicking submit you give Living Well With Epilepsy LLC your full permission to share your story and photo. We thank you for sharing your experience. You are helping to raise epilepsy awareness.