FAQ

Wondering ‘How do I sell my story and keep 100% of the cash?’ — you’ve come to the right place!

Take a Break and that’s life! are Britain’s biggest-selling weekly women’s magazines, publishing true-life stories all about YOU and YOUR life. Every week we print real-life stories, which often involve tributes to loved ones and stories that raise awareness or expose crimes — with even more great content in our monthly editions and our brand-new magazine, Simply You.

Our guarantee is that you’ll always get the best deal by selling to us DIRECT, rather than going through an agency sales person who will take a large cut of your fee. Cut out the middleman and earn earn the full lot by selling us your story today.

We’re always on the lookout for all kinds of true stories. Perhaps you have a cheating ex you’d like named and shamed? Or you have an inspirational story of survival that our readers can relate to? Maybe you want to raise awareness to help others, so they don’t suffer as you have? Whatever the topic — we want to hear from you!

Even if you’re unsure, just give us a call and we can explain in more detail what it involves, helping you decide. At no point will you be pressurised to go ahead.

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CAN I SELL MY STORY TO MORE THAN ONE MAGAZINE?

Our magazines pride themselves in featuring exclusive stories, so we ask that you appear in one magazine only. Then 7 days after the magazine hits the shelves, you are free to resell your story if you choose to do so.

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WHEN WILL I GET PAID?

You will receive a payment 4 -6 weeks after publication

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HOW MUCH IS MY STORY WORTH?

Click the pink button on the left to fill in our quick 5-minute evaluation form and find out.

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WHY CHOOSE OUR MAGAZINES?

Take a Break and that’s life! are Britain’s biggest-selling weekly women’s magazines, publishing true-life stories all about YOU and YOUR life. Every week we print real-life stories, which often involve tributes to loved ones and stories that raise awareness or expose crimes — with even more great content in our monthly editions and our brand-new magazine, Simply You.

All our journalists are highly qualified and experienced, making telling your story easy and comfortable. We also read all of our stories back before going to print to make sure it’s how YOU want it to be read.

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WHY SHOULD I GO STRAIGHT TO THE STORY PEOPLE?

Our guarantee is that you’ll always get the BEST DEAL by selling to us DIRECT, rather than going through an agency sales person who will take a large cut of your fee for selling your story to us. They’ll often claim they can get you a higher fee than if you went direct but that’s simply not true. Cut out the middleman and keep ALL the cash by selling us your story today.

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WHAT STORIES SELL BEST?

Our readers love HEART-BREAKING and HEART-WARMING stories that they can relate to.

Examples of stories that our readers enjoy in particular include… love rat and relationship stories, true crime stories, health and survivor stories, stories of abuse and domestic violence, stories about miracle babies and inspirational children, and extreme weight-loss or life-transformation stories.

Whatever the topic — we want to hear from you!

Complete our 5-minute form or call us now on our

STORY HOTLINE: 0203 879 2794