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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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    I have been rejected by guys just because I'm catholic like is that a good enough reason in this day and age it pure sickens me
    sjpatton sjpatton 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have been reject, linked over numerous times. Some women are definitely cool with the wheelchair and everything and can see beyond it. But a lot of times I've gotten weird looks...
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    I moved to a new state 7 months ago and have been going on casual dates that felt pretty good. I just got ignored for the 4th time in a row, and I know I shouldn't ask what's wrong...
    Lsigh Lsigh 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    I am mainly rejected by guys at my school.
    randomart4lives randomart4lives 13-15, F 5 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    All my life I've been ostracized, rejected and bullied for being autistic. Even by family. I never get that bond or sense of belonging that most people seem to have.
    UnwantedPup UnwantedPup 31-35, T 23 hrs ago

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    Well, first I get rejected, usually by my parents, but I continue being myself anyway, so it's all good.
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    My whole family has gradually come to reject me and ostracize me. I haven't done anything to them, but I stick out as different and they dislike me for that. I'm the awkward...
    UnwantedPup UnwantedPup 31-35, T 23 hrs ago

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    Rather recently which makes the 120 th time. so i'm done trying. and no matter what people say i'll always be single. girls will never like me. so whats the point in trying...
    Sladetgx57 Sladetgx57 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I lost count. I can write a book about this.
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M Apr 2

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    I've overheard people say not to get involved with me because, 'He looks like trouble.' Idiots.
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    By my mother. But it's all fine and good when I act like a "normal kid."
    SuicideMind SuicideMind 13-15, M 5 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Hello my fellow EP members.I would like to share a personal experience that recently happen to me.I recently have been going threw some personal issues with my Family.I have been...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 10 hrs ago

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    Have any of you fully Gained your trust back up ? Is it truly worth working out ? I have read where some marriages are stronger after the apocalypse , how fu..ing long does it...
    jocu123 jocu123 31-35, M 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I have been cheated on by 3 people (that I know of, it could be more) One was a relationship of 2 years and he had cheated on me for 5-6 months, pretty much had a new girlfriend...
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    I loved singing for as long as I can remember. Momma says I was singing along with my Sleeping Beauty record when I was 6 months. Obviously, I can't confirm that. Anyway, just...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    I have been so embarrassed many times but one of the most embarrassing times is when I was a kid and my mom would hang our clothes on the clothing line. It was nice out side all...
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    So after 3 hours of text fighting with my 'soon to be ex' he finally agreed to move out AGAIN and this time for good by the end of May. I honestly don't know why I let him back in...
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    Okay Im pretty much done with my friends. Like seriously I am really upset. I have always been the one to text my friends first so I decided it was their turn. It's been two weeks...
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    I've honestly never had friends, not even as a small child. I was always that one quiet kid that everyone thought was creepy or weird that played alone in the graveyard while...
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    It's really been a while hasn't it? I have been behind on everything though so I guess I should update on some stuff. I have been going through a lot of stuff lately and I am...
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    I recently started therapy for self-esteem issues that I should have sought help for many years ago. What started as a journey of self discovery has opened my eyes to the...
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    There have been several groups monitoring his improvement, and there have been reports that Incarnati0n has already decided to a cope with Northern United states group Cloud9...
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    I was bullied all throughout middle school, and most of high school. I've always been small and weak, I've been shoved into trash cans, I've been thrown over tables. I've been...
    wking225 wking225 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    Never for anything bad. I have been picked up at a bridge once when I was going to jump off it and other times when people have been concerned that I was suicidal.
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F Mar 25

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    The man I love is abusive and I have been with him for about a year now see he is a alcoholic abusive guy but he is 36 I am 21 almost 22 I am also paralyzed and have epilepsy but...
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    Ok. So I have been having some pretty weird dreams. I don't remember the first dream because there have been a few but it's with this guy named Ben, I have no idea who he is in...
    Timbre4 Timbre4 16-17 1 Response Mar 28

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    We wonder at almost a constant basis and every living adult has asked themselves this question a million times by the time they're 50. We beat ourselves over this most complex...
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    I've been so stupid. I was the victim of catfishing. Honestly, I was looking for a hookup. I didn't want anything serious. I just wanted someone to look at me and appreciate my...
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    I have been single since 2011, which means I haven't got a serious relationship for nearly 4 years. I have dated some girls in those years, but they didn't wanted strings attached...
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    It's been over a month since I have been on here and I apologize to those who've messaged me and had no response.
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    I have been to Japan. Its a beautiful place. The people are so friendly and very eager to share their culture. But the communism is sad...
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    I have been in a psych ward a few times. Most of the times I was only in for just over 2 weeks but my last admission was for 12 weeks. I have never minded being in hospital, it's a...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I have been in many ambulances, mostly for deliberate overdosing, self harm, or mental health crises. I was also in ambulances a lot as a child when my Mum was unwell.
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F Mar 25

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    Hong Kong, South Africa, Italy, France, Austria, Spain, Norway. Wales, Eire. I hadn't realised I had visited so many places until I listed them out. I feel privileged to have been...
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    Doing it My way! In restropect I wish I had not I would have heeded my Parents advice and not married young or married my first wife. I worked too hard for the family only to...
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    So let me get this straight.. I have been cheated on and tried to work it out. We both went to counseling and things were better for awhile. Then it happens again. This time it's...
    slim156 slim156 41-45, M 5 Responses Mar 28

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    sometimes I question this. I am a big what if person but then I always think it could have been worse had I made a different choice. kind of hard sometimes
    tellmeyourstory tellmeyourstory 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I have been hearing it a lot more this year, so I guess a thank you to puberty is in order lol :P
    BraedenPhillips BraedenPhillips 13-15, M Mar 29