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I Have Been Rejected By A Publishing House

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 11 People

    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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