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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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    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    I dated a diagnosed psychopath. He showered me with love and affection and showed so much interest in me from the start that I was smitten. Also he was very charming and handsome...
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    sambular1313 sambular1313 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Last week I told my mom I had done all my chores and I was going to my boyfriends house Well she came home and I didn't do anything she waited till I got home Then that's when she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 31

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    My family always expected I be there for them and do it all. I'm feeling so tired I need to get away. Hard when your a mom, work and keep a household going...
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    Day 2.. Rejected 2.. Don't ever entertain who says "love you" with in one day.. Hehe.. **** happens..
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    boldtimer boldtimer 66-70, M Jan 28

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    I got rejected thrice today.. Let's see what happens tomorrow.. :)
    zmilenseor zmilenseor 31-35, M Jan 28

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    I've never really talked about it except to people I'm closest to, so here goes nothin. When we started dating he treated me like I was precious and gave me attention i had never...
    SnowWhite87 SnowWhite87 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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    chockywhockydoda chockywhockydoda 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Tonight he threw my dinner at the wall. I have been snowed in without access to my car as it is BURIED in snow. On my boyfriends way home I had asked him to pick up something...
    dcp1058 dcp1058 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 27

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    I have been in an age-gap relationship for almost eight years. I'm 27 years old, my wife is 48. I love her very much, and I'm looking forward to many more years with her.
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    kimlys kimlys 18-21, F Jan 26

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