Have a story you’d like to see end up in one of myDSHS’ numerous publications? Fill out the Google Form here:


Your stories are more likely to be selected for publication if they adhere to AP style.

It is assumed that most articles submitted will be a column of some sort, or persuasive in nature. Here is some information on editorial writing, which is similar in many ways to column writing:

Editorial Writing

However, if you would like to try your hand at writing a news or feature article, here are some resources on how those should be structured:

News Writing

Feature Writing

As well as some information/examples on writing leads (your first paragraph, usually one sentence long) and nut graphs (your second sentence, also one sentence long):

Leads and Nut Graphs