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I Have Been Rejected By A Publishing House

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    Three Strikes And You're Still In

    I've been writing children's picture books for a couple of years now. I know that I'll continue to write for a long time. It's too much fun to stop. Anyway, I've submitted my work to more than a few publishing houses. So far I've been turned down. It's dissappointing but...
    jlyoung2007 jlyoung2007 31-35 1 Response Dec 3, 2010

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    What Sparks Your Ideas For Stories?

    Most of my stories come from what my kids say, do and even watch of tv. I love writing humor and adventure stories. Sometimes I'll have the best ideas in the car. So, I always keep a little notepad and pen in the consol.
    jlyoung2007 jlyoung2007 31-35 1 Response Dec 3, 2010

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    So...my boyfriend and i met online. We have been dating for 6 months. We have Skyped several times. Ever since the begging of our relationship, I've always felt like he doesnt care...
    erixaz erixaz 26-30, F 4 hrs ago

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    Wow I don't even know where to start….but in a nutshell, my father has been emotionally manipulative and abusive for his entire life. I did not really feel the wrath of his evil...
    kimalee77 kimalee77 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Wow I don't even know where to start….but in a nutshell, my father has been emotionally manipulative and abusive for his entire life. I did not really feel the wrath of his evil...
    kimalee77 kimalee77 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    But you know what? I'm starting to see that it's a million times better than being rejected or accepted for someone you're not. When you are being authentic and get rejected, even...
    FittingUsername FittingUsername 22-25, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've been to several other countries to be honest. I can safely say that, so far, Malaysia and Indonesia have been my favourites!
    ctstranger ctstranger 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    But hey if you don't like me don't interact with me instead of walking my way just to glare at me cuz really,I could care less of your opinion of me :)
    XavierSenpai XavierSenpai 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am a woman who, even trying different things, has been rejected over and over for my looks, or lack thereof. Beauty may be only skin deep, but if you don't have it, no one cares...
    LonesumnTx LonesumnTx 51-55, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am Natari, and this is my world. My full name is Ahmes Natari Yugen. Take that name and cherish it, ignore it, or spit it in my face. I do not care anymore. Eleven is my...
    natarisworld11 natarisworld11 13-15, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have been married for four months but we have been together for 8 years. I knew going in he was an addict but he was clean. he had a few relapses over the years but got clean...
    vanillasparkles vanillasparkles 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have been married to my husband going on 3 years however we have been together for 6. We have a 4 year old daughter together and the last 9 or so months have been complete...
    magsssmae magsssmae 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Dear Friend. Indeed, I did think of writing an experience... The ONLY reason I have thought about it is the 'invisibility' You have mentioned. I am a very introverted person now...
    becomeinvisible becomeinvisible 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I live in Central Florida, not too far away from a couple of fine nude beaches. My point with this post is to give you, who haven't visited yet, a little insight into Playalynda...
    Dave002 Dave002 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    lately i have been down a bit hate the middle of summer and i hate my Bday oh well i'll be back to all awesome...
    noshamenoblame noshamenoblame 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    a crush deleted me after I told him how I felt. I had told him last year but 2 days ago I told him everything. Numerous times I felt lead on , he'd complement my pictures well I...
    NamzyNayNay NamzyNayNay 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    So I go to the same place every day before work, I get a coffee, sometimes I get lunch there, and I buy my cigarettes there, I have been going there since they opened, well on...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F Jul 19

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    I told my "best friend" more like a "sister" what I truly am and she straight up called me crazy, that I was being stupid and dangerous and she did not support me at all and told...
    ShysietheVampiric ShysietheVampiric 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 18

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    I am 50 years young and loving it! I am always mistaken for being in my late 30's. The profile that is posted was taken July 4th 2015. Personally my youthful look comes from...
    womanofblessins womanofblessins 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    After 3 years of being manipulated, guilt tripped into things I didn't want to do, and made to feel like **** constantly, I finally broke up with my boyfriend a few weeks ago. I...
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    My life is awfull place. But i dont know who to blame to . Myself or others? I was growing up in abusive family. I went to school and i had friends as i was 8 years old. Then my...
    lonely4560 lonely4560 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    I have been suicidal in the past and i am slowly creeping that way again i cannot get **** off my mind and it is leading me there
    Declanx Declanx 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 17

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    My boyfriend of 6 years cheated on me in January and I barely found out about over a week ago... The only time he met up with the girl was when the cheating happened. But he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 16

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    i have been to the moon and back!!
    Vegdamone Vegdamone 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    I was abused until the age of 24 (almost 25), and when I left the house my mom was finally able to have the courage to divorce my dad. She tried to get custody of my younger sister...
    LyraAlluse LyraAlluse 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    My mother and I are like oil and water. My father kept my mother and I settled and not too much at each other's throats. With my father gone, my mother now feels completely...
    sillysweetlil sillysweetlil 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    There's something I don't understand. I have been chatting to someone on a different website, we were getting along fine then one day she blocked me. I was always nice to her...
    Accg23 Accg23 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    In my childhood, l was physically abused.......as in kicked, punched, slapped. I don't want to go into details at this time, though, don't know if l ever will. Writing this has...
    MistyGoddess MistyGoddess 41-45, F 17 Responses Jul 14

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    Being a singer makes it easier to have a nice voice ... when i talk or sing i have been told i have a nice, soft and sexy voice.
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    I have been to the Philippines when I was a baby and back to the United States then I went to the Philippines for a vacation when I was 7 years old and again when I was 9 years old...
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I have been to El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, the Dr, and Nicaragua all for mission trips. The picture was when I was like 16
    Bleach1443 Bleach1443 18-21, M Jul 13

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    Well kinda more been stuck in the middle of them. For the past several months I have been stuck in an odd situation where I know one of my siblings was in an abusive relationship...
    Sportser Sportser 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    ...and have been kicked out. Twice.
    MrsTran06 MrsTran06 26-30, F Jul 13

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    I have been to; Spain x4 France x2 Greece x2 Andorra USA Italy Scotland Wales Ireland
    HMC17 HMC17 13-15, M 14 Responses Jul 13

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    Well, I'm in kind of a pickle right now. My ex who cheated on me and broke up with me is staying with me like every day for the past week. We plan on spending the entire Summer...
    StillSurprised StillSurprised 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 12

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    I met this chic through a chat site called "downelink" and we video chatted then eventually started talking on the phone. She was gorgeous and had this personality that just...
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    Meuy2005 Meuy2005 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    umm theres really not much to say other then theres 2 reasons for this im disabled an i have been taught to hide an not show emtion an feelings i practice it i practice reading...
    beme1a beme1a 41-45, M Jul 8

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    I live in the US and have been in London England, Paris France, Switzerland, Austria, Venice Italy, Germany, and Canada.
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