How Do I Submit My Story?



In order to get off the ground, this project needs your writing! We are looking for stories from ordinary people like you.


We are accepting 5000 to 7500 word autobiographical (non-fiction) stories about one day in the life of you, an ordinary person. The story may be about any type of day: happy, sad, tragic, or uneventful. The only requirements are it must be interesting, and it must be something others enjoy hearing about.


Please use the form below to submit your story. Once submitted an extract will be published on our website for voters to vote upon in after the submission deadline of 31st October 2017


The Rules

We want to keep the rules simple, so when submitting a story, we ask you to agree to the below:

  • The story must be unpublished
  • It must be a true story, not fictional
  • It must be about ONE DAY in YOUR life
  • You are welcome to change peoples’ names.

 What do you need to submit?

  • The full story of between 5000 and 7500 words.
  • A 500 to 700 word synopsis about your story, which will be published on our website for voters to vote for
  • Full name, address, contact details

Please use the below form to submit your story

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About Our Project

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How It Works

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The Voting Process

The concept of this project is to recruit volunteers to write a story about a day in their life.

After the closing date of 31st October 2017 a summary of the best short stories will be available on our website for you to vote for your favorites. The 20 with the most votes will be put forward for inclusion in the published book – A British Story.

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Not a writer, but want to get involved?

We seek talented people like you to help in the “A British Story” film project.

We need devoted volunteers for this project to succeed. If you work for a company, charity, organisation or are an individual, they/you will be included in the book credits when over 75 hours of your time is donated. If you think you can help us out, please sign up and we will contact you as soon as possible.
We need a pool of talented volunteers for this fundraising project who will be able to work from their own location. When you sign up for the volunteer category, please indicate what special talent you have. Your assistance is invaluable in our efforts to support our project.

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Read Some of our Latest Submitted Stories

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Laura – Written By Simon Macbeth

This time Laura knew I, Simon Macbeth Roundhay was calling the police, probably because I told her. So I was talking to the police on my mobile and she was calling them too on the landline. She dialled 999, started crying and told the police that I’d raped her. She told the police that she’d locked me in her house to keep me there until the police arrived. I was still on my phone giving line by line commentary on what Laura was saying and doing. About five minutes later the police were at the house and they arrested me.