Please submit poetry, short stories, non-fiction essays, memoirs, and blog posts. We only accept 2 entries every six months. Writing must be by Solo Moms and an original work. Poetry guidelines include: 1-2 poems per submission, maximum 2 pages each poem. Non-fiction essays, memoirs, and blog posts should not exceed 1,500 words. Short stories should be no more than 8,000 words. We do not offer payment for creative writing showcased on ESME, but you retain full rights and showcased writing is considered for recognition in ESME's Annual Showcased Awards.