Stories from the DE Community



  • The story post should be no more than 800 words.
  • It is the title that grabs the attention of the reader. Limit your title to no more than 10 words.
  • Please use section headers in bold font to break up the text for the reader.
  • Include captions / alt-text for multimedia content such as images to improve accessibility of the post.
  • Please use APA or MLA format when citing references.

Editing Process and Publishing

  • Submitted stories will be reviewed by the DE Workgroup leadership/editing team. Please expect a turn-around time of 7-10 days.
  • Editorial feedback will be provided on readability and accessibility of the post and multimedia contents.
  • Content is usually posted after a brief back-and-forth between the reviewer and the author.
  • Once the story is finalized, it will be sent to communications for the final approval before publication.