I Want To Get My Writing Published

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    Another First Draft Done

    Last Friday I closed a file having finished a first draft for my latest book. It is a non-fiction work titled: Prostitution: Recent & Unstoppable. Very short (less that 100 pages) it presents a theory for how sex work got going and where it will end (or not end). The draft has...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    May 21, 2013

    Hey fellow writers, so I'm currently working on

    a book. I've been looking for people that have a passion for writing and that are just starting—like me. The goal would be to work with a group of awesome writers in which the object would be to get a good promotion, recognition. I don't mean necessarily working on the same...
    BasicWritingInc BasicWritingInc
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 1, 2014

    Moving Ahead

    I am really working hard at this. I just finished 3 30 line poems in two days for a few journals I am interested in. I am working on a ten poem package, 30 lines to begin to send around. I also bought a special book to keep track of who I sent the poems too, and which ones.
    woodlandwench woodlandwench
    41-45, F
    Jun 2, 2012

    Maybe E-pub Is The Way

    Two disconnected, but possibly auspicious things have confronted me through the media in recent days. In a television interview with an Australian author John Birmingham, he talked at length about the future of books and the role of digital in the future of publishing. That was...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    1 Response Mar 11, 2012

    I wanna be able to publish my own work

    but I also wanna make money off of my work. What route should I go?
    KansanTrucker KansanTrucker
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 11, 2015

    Looking For Readers For My Historical Fiction Novel/poetry

    Hi, my name is Bill, and I'm a writer of historical fiction and poetry in North New Jersey.  I've written my first novel set against the era/events of the Norman Conquest of England in 1066 and would like to have someone read it and offer constructive feedback.  I've...
    wh965 wh965
    41-45, M
    Nov 13, 2010

    I'm working on a new draft of my masters thesis

    and I need some readers to let me know if what I've got so far is moving in the right direction. Comment or shoot me a message if you're up for reading a "hot off the presses", Craig Newman original.
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman
    41-45, M
    Feb 18, 2015

    I recently launched my website

    for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, scripts, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer. Please come visit it and let me know what you think of it. www.acraignewman.com
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 20, 2014

    Drawbridge & Portcullis

    This is one for the true believers. And there must be many of you out there, given this Experience and the many other Experiences relating to writing and books. It's a bit of a ramble rather than a coherent story. It is mainly concerned with the rottenness of the tactics and...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    Apr 12, 2012

    I Want To Get My Writing Published

    I am a short story writer. I write about my personal life experiences, fantasy stories, and romantic stories. My stories are five to ten pages long. I am currently working on a long novel, and plans to publish it. It will be my biggest challenge. Most of my friends say that I am...
    dave0903 dave0903
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 18, 2010

    2000 Never

    Not a princess till you fine one.princess princess not a princess but a lady in waiting.waiting on brides maids a best friend till time ever ends,whose to wake me up to colour as I blink blindly optimistic as my prince walkes in.
    lostentranslation lostentranslation
    1 Response Feb 17, 2013

    Please Give Me Feedback ...

    I'm a novice is not lousy poet but perhaps one day i will write something average. I recently did a compilation from the lots of lose scraps i have lying around here and there and i came up with a 10 poem ebook around the theme in my head, Love Love and Loss. I would...
    VaguelyOutThere VaguelyOutThere
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 1, 2013

    When Beach Met Joyce

    It seems hard to believe now, nearly 100 years on, but the great James Joyce was no immediate winner with the publishing fraternity. They were not exactly falling over each other in the queue knocking at the Joyce front door. Even though sections of the Ulysses manuscript were...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    Dec 16, 2011

    Years Gone By - Lesson Learned

    I always loved reading and writing. Almost as much as art. I did well in school in those subjects. When I was 22, I ordered that 'write at home' course. It was fun, but I never finished it. When I was 23 I went to Jr College and took English and Creative Writing. I got A's...
    LeisaWolf LeisaWolf
    51-55, F
    1 Response Dec 17, 2009


    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 27, 2014

    I Want To Get Children To Read About Values

    I was a teacher with the bushmen (San) community in my country for 14 years before I retired.In South Africa this community lived in a military camp for more than 10 years in a tent town enduring bitterly cold winters (minus 13 C) and extreme heat during summer (well over 50 C...
    kitsgamesandads kitsgamesandads
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Jul 25, 2011

    Anyone Know Firstwriter?

    I am looking for a literary agent. I have made enquiries with and been rejected by every agent in Australia who deals with adult literary fiction (novel). All 8 of them. Yes, Oz is a small literary fishbowl. I tried one in the US but was rejected by her immediately (Peter Carey...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    1 Response Dec 4, 2011

    I'm a new writer looking

    for some feedback. Growing up in a small lousiana town, every boy grows the same. Same hobbies, same interests, same skills. I didn't grow up that way, I didn't spend time with those boys. I spent time dreaming, sticking to my close circle of friends and no one else. I was never...
    rydermatherne rydermatherne
    18-21, M
    Apr 8, 2015

    Babies In The Sun

    Bring My Babies Home to Me,in Mind Body and Spirit.Deliver them Home so They can Cook Dinner for Me.Sitting on the Front Porch with Me drinking cool tea.As the Bright Bright Sun beats down on the Soles of our Feet.Play Tic tac Toe with Me,as You Explain Your Strategy to Never...
    lostentranslation lostentranslation
    Feb 20, 2013
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