Two-Minute Memoir focuses specifically on a personal story of growth. Typically told in first person, the selected essays should have a beginning, middle and end. Like most good essays, selected essays feature important internal change or revelation. As mentioned in the March/April 2015 issue of Writer’s Digest magazine: “Write something unusual.” Not the usual: mental illness, grief, divorce, falling in love, etc . . . unless there is something “distinctive or unusual about the story to make it work.” How to submit: Past your 1,500 word essay (or fewer words) in an email to: jennifer.blyer -at- psychologytoday.com Include a brief introduction and a one-sentence summary.