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I Want to Get Published

What do New York literary agents,editors and publishers look for in new writers? 130 People

    Harder Than It Seems...

    I started writing when I was 9. It wasn't until I was 27 I decided I wanted to publish anything. I've worked really hard since then to refine my work, polish it, and prepare it for agents. I've written two very different query letters in hopes to grab someone's attention. I've...
    amikety amikety 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 9, 2011

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    When Shadows Meet

    A 2nd generation Douglas, AZ horse rancher finds himself and the towns folks of Douglas involved in a personal battle with Mexican Illegals crossing the Border. A ruthless young Mexican hired as a Drug Mule by the Drug Cartel. Struggles to cross the desert to freedom. Forced to...
    wymonia wymonia 66-70 Jul 20, 2013

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    Already Am

      In fact, I usually have something published at least once a month.  What I'd really like, though, it have something that finds its way to the New York Times bestseller list.
    gladiate gladiate 51-55, M 1 Response Oct 22, 2009

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    The Quickest Rejection Yet

    This place only took a week to send my story around to four editors who all said no. Eight more will give me 16 and I will then learn to play "Hospital Roll Call" on the guitar and sing it like Lanegan. I'm starting to feel the discouragement at 7 rejections...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 16, 2009

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    2nd Edition Of Fantasy Mash Up

    The 2nd edition of The Inheritance Vol { a mash up between LOTR and The Last Airbender} is being LIVE edited by the author.. Not only is the book already for sale through Amazon, J. Charmaine has agreed to revise and edit the book in segments, offering a new insite the writers...
    Ellinn Ellinn 18-21 1 Response Mar 9, 2013

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    willowknight willowknight 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I would love to get my stuff published

    but don't know where. I live in Northern Ireland And also is don't know how you get your articles into magazines any know ?
    willowknight willowknight 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've already written three books.

    Two are in a series, with my longtime friend, and the third is all me. I want one of them to get published so badly!
    DauntlessRavenclaw DauntlessRavenclaw 16-17, F Jun 29

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    American Taxis

    are all taxis yellow in america or is that just new york?
    AshleighGough5 AshleighGough5 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2012

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    Writing to Get Published

    For years my family has been giving me blank journals and telling me to write. Longhand? Uh....no thanks. I got a computer a while back and found that stories flow from my fingertips. I love to write but I needed some help to realize my full potential and get published...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 7 Responses May 18, 2008

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    Writing.

    I have written a lot here. I write a journal as well. I'd love to write a book about everything I love and for it to be published.
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    NON Fiction

    I'm writing a book on health and fitness- I really want to get it published...a literary agent told me it was a great book- well written- good principles BUT- I'm not famous enough to get published...How messed up is that!
    Hellthraiser Hellthraiser 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2008

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    Writing

    I write alot of songs, poems, stories, qoutes etc and I want to get my work published. I plan to become an accomplish writer and I can't wait to see my work up with my name under and that copy write logo.
    sleepingangel sleepingangel 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2009

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    HOW

    Anyhbody got any ideas how to do this with no money??? All ideas wanted Thanks
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 18 Responses Jun 26, 2008

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    Request For A Partial

    I got a request for a partial this week!!! My first positive reply from an agent after 45 tried! I'm keeping my fingers crossed.
    amikety amikety 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2011

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    6 Rejections And Counting

    Recently got my 6th rejection letter. This is the second time this magazine has rejected me - different story both times. I hate that this place is like the New Yorker and just gives such cold rejections. I can't expect warm ones every time and from what I hear I've been given...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    Horror Markets?

    It seems a lot of magazines that publish short horror are on backlog. And there aren't a lot of magazines that seem to publish short fiction without being an established writer anymore. An endless struggle this seems. -Endless
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 16, 2009

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    Yes I Would

    I've been writing since I was in High school and have written a couple of really great children's books, a novel, and unlimited short stories and poems.  I am currently working on a historicaly based novel, but as of late I do not have time to write as much as I would like...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses May 18, 2008

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    Never Enough.

    I quote this Cure song all the time to my boyfriend when he jokingly accuses me of being high maintenance. The rejection slips I've received are either flat and cold or are telling me they just don't have enough space. There's never enough space. -Endless Meghan
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 21, 2009

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    Have a few ideas, been messing with them for years. Not got anything published yet not even a short story online. My creativity comes in fits and starts mostly from dreams. I've...
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    1. I have had a poem published in a book. 2. I have been suspended from school. 3. I can speak little Italian.
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    1. I have two published poems 2. I'm half German 3. I speak Afrikaans
    BornInTheWrongEra72 BornInTheWrongEra72 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    So I'm getting ready to have my first book of poetry published. And I'm worried that everybody is going to think it's a heap of manure.
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    I fall in love once in my life and it is so hard for me to try again, because I don't want the feeling of being rejected, but now that I want to risk even if it means that I could...
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    I really want to pierce my ears and my nose on the side. Maybe even get a lip piercing.
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    I want ears that listen instead of eyes that read.
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