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I Have Been Rejected By A Publishing House

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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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    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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    Umm i have been rejected to 8 girls. My social life sucks.
    ilovecats564 ilovecats564 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Havent we all been rejected its sooo bitter sweet but time heals all things., and know " this too shall pass"
    Janeysunshine Janeysunshine 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I've been rejected for who I am, but I will never change because I'm not perfect and never will be
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I have just started coming to terms with the fact I am a transgenedered woman , and my wife has rejected me for it. My heart is be ripped out of my chest. I feel so empty right...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T Aug 9

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    I know that I'm young, and probably stupid, but I thought we had something. I shared things I had never shared with anything, and he said he cared. But today, when I finally asked...
    LoserLibs LoserLibs 13-15, F Jul 26

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    But. I still have a crush on her. And others. Which is weird. But gave love since 1988.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    Yeah u love her but she has a boyfriend.Ive never told her until last 2 years ago.I believe in love at first sight.People believe that saying is for looks but I fell in love with...
    GingerSlimSTL GingerSlimSTL 13-15, M Jul 24

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    Friends, where are you? Not one stood by my side. Why? Is it because I am different from you. After All the effort and time I've placed in relationships it has all gone to waste...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I have never been rejected cause i have never asked anyone :D
    mahdiraza mahdiraza 16-17, M 6 hrs ago

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    A Bridge Across the Pain. I remember one morning when I was three and sitting across the table from my father at breakfast, just he and I, when for no reason I could think of he...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm only 21 years old but can happily say that me and my younger sister have had the most idyllic childhood with many of our fond memories being spent with our grandparents. My...
    deathfromabove1066 deathfromabove1066 22-25, F Aug 1

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    I'm sharing this with you because I want to know how I can move forward from this. I do love my husband but I feel so betrayed by his actions. And not just him his family and...
    2011dolly40 2011dolly40 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I don't understand what I did wrong . he would come home angry from a long day at work and take it out on me . every little thing I did set him off , and he would hold me up...
    abbyhh25 abbyhh25 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 25

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    I have been suspicious of ghosts in the home that my husband rent, since we have been here. (6months) I have felt like there was always someone else in my home even when it was...
    mthomsen415 mthomsen415 22-25 2 Responses Jul 25

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    ever since i was little me and my siblings have been abused by our oldest brother. our parents left a lot and went on a lot of vacations and left us home alone with him. he moved...
    whatyourheartisfor whatyourheartisfor 16-17, F Aug 11

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    Yes. I have been told I was younger than I look. What you think?
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response 57 mins ago

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    I have been bullied before I been bullied but I haven't told a lot of people I love EP because it's like a journal and I can show how I really feel and how I really am Back to...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I think I've been told a few times even though I personally don't like my voice since my voice is a little deep and I have been called, "Sir" and "Bro" over the phone a few times...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F Jul 24

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    I feel as a 30 year old woman I should be more accomplished I did everything right I've always been there for my family as they have been for me but sometimes I feel like I'm doing...
    feelingstuck30 feelingstuck30 26-30, F Jul 27

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    New to this. I'm 26 and have been with my fiancé for almost 8 years and we have a 3 year old son. My son's father started taking percocets and moved to smoking crack and shooting...
    Danielle727 Danielle727 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    :) on the outside but :( in the inside!I've been through a lot of pain physically as well as psychologically so i've been through hell and been through a lot more than a average 21...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I have been married to my husband for 5 years. When we first got together during our last year of college, we liked to party as any young kids do. We would drink and smoke and...
    youaremystrength youaremystrength 26-30 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Bringing relationships to completion and walking away with loving detachment: exerpt from Ch. 18 of Oneness Acceptance, unconditionally, of whatever has been presented, without the...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 4 Responses Aug 7

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    So, I have not long come out of a private hospital here in the UK as an NHS patient (state funded to you American folks) and it's gone fairly well overall. I went in in a state...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Sorry i havent been on much lately, i was going through some stuff and i started a new job last week~ and dont think im ignoring you if i dont reply to messages :( i just have had...
    Jessiesgirl98 Jessiesgirl98 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Okay this is something sorta crazy I know. Back when I was 13 I was raped on my way home from school and I didn't tell anyone and it broke me and ripped me apart still today I...
    Finniees Finniees 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I have been to France, Italy , Russia , Indonesia , Korea , Japan , Australia , Israel , Egypt , Kuwait , Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Spain, Canada, Panama, Columbia...
    gunnerysailor gunnerysailor 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I have been to France,Spain,Malta,Greece,Bosnia,Turkey, India,Sri Lanka,Burma,Malaysia,Thailand,Japan, USA,Mexico,Brazil,Bolivia,South Africa,Botswana,Swaziland,Egypt,Ghana, DRC...
    Smeeg2911 Smeeg2911 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I have been to india and malaysia
    babagaga123 babagaga123 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    well that's a lie. i think to be cheated on, you have to have been in a seriousness relationship so I guess it's not even a possibility that I've been cheated on fml
    amyrobbyy amyrobbyy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I have been cheated on. I walked in on my fiancé' and what I thought was my best friend. It was the BEST thing that has ever happened to me! I moved out I found myself, I started...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 11 Responses Jul 26

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    I have been a lot of times. ;o I think my first was to NC from NJ when I was 3? Then I went to Dominican Republic, Disney World, Michigan. Probably NC more, but I don't really...
    njgirll njgirll 16-17, F Jul 27

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    I have been married for 5 years but we've been together for 17. There was a significant age difference between us (she was older). Long story short, over time, I got extremely...
    vladi7 vladi7 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    We all have scars, I'm nothing special. I neither need help nor support. I don't ask for pity or advice. I understand the pain in your eyes before I see your bruises. I have been...
    JaneBloodyAusten JaneBloodyAusten 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 28

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    I don't know. Maybe I wasn't....it's just I thought we had a connection. Perhaps it was a weekend romance, but I just wish he would tell me if he didn't want to be friends. I...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F Jul 28

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    I have been, great place to meet new friends, talk to existing ones. Vent, share experiences, learn about the world around us.
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M Jul 29

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    Well, I have been seen naked by everyone in my immediate family and all but one of cousins (a girl.) I have been seen by most of my close male friends at the gym or camping and...
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I have been with my bf for 4 yrs. I found out he cheated once just because the other girl found out about me and confronted me about it. They've been going out for 6 mos. He left...
    justmezel justmezel 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 29

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    I have been asked several times. It was weird at first but a lot of fun when the woman really got into it. I usually only done it with a woman I got to know. Not as good as the...
    lonewolf2060 lonewolf2060 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I am 12 and I have been to: Bahamas Curaçao (A Caribbean island) Panama Jamaica Ecuador Dominican Rep. Many more that I cant remember and I have been to most of them multiple...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Often I go walking along the secluded part of our beach,and I always go naked.Believe me,I have been said a few times.One night I slipped out and went walking through town asked...
    barefootb barefootb 46-50 Aug 2

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    I have been to Spain, Jamaica and the Bahamas!!
    mahogony31 mahogony31 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Ep is a n a site now I have been blocked for the last time for nothing if people like you or your questions they get mad fuckkk this site
    KINGOFDARKNESS27 KINGOFDARKNESS27 70+, M Aug 2

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    I have been to France, Italy, Spain and China. All beautiful in their own unique way but France was my favorite
    isitpossible83 isitpossible83 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    was a very dramatic stunt, played by my mother. At one point, I 'wanted' to be admitted. At least then, I'd have been comfortable. She was a lying, stubborn, idiotic, selfish...
    s0undgarden s0undgarden 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 4

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