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Eight Million Stories In New York

💡 8 Million Stories Meaning: The saying "There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them," came from a 1984 TV series based in New York City, titled "Naked City." At the end of every episode the narrator would say the above tagline. What's the meaning behind the tagline? There are over 8 million residents living in New York City (8,467,513 as of July 1, 2021 according to Each one of those 8 million residents have a story to tell.


Creative NYC Writing Gig


There are eight million stories in New York, and we'd love to hear yours! New York Stories is interested in hearing personal stories and opinions from New Yorkers of various backgrounds and experiences. The stories should be captivating and opinions honest and passionate. All of the stories will remain anonymous unless you choose to use your real name. The stories should also be based on real events/non-fiction.We accept submissions from experiences both positive and negative. Authenticity is best.


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Submit Your Story

Please provide your name, email, story title and a brief description of the story or opinion you want to share. We will try to respond within 48 hours. Response times may be longer based on number of submissions.