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I Want to Get Published

What do New York literary agents,editors and publishers look for in new writers? 128 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I am hopeful that i can find a 20-30 year old female counterpart that would be interested in writing a novel with me. I am not a published author, however i am not new to writing...
    jbmorales jbmorales 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I've been writing ever sense I could hold a pencil and print. I've come a long way and hope to get published.
    AnimeHalfBlood63 AnimeHalfBlood63 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    As I stated before, I’m the author of six published books; five under my name and one under a pen name. The truth of the matter is I haven’t released anything since 12/2013. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 13

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    I've been writing stories for like forever now and I just want someone to read them and give honest feedback. You know tell me if my story is publish worthy
    hellokitty224 hellokitty224 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I had longed for Canon EOS C300 since the Canon news was published. Last month, I finally bought it! In a word, this camcorder is truly amazing and didn’t let me down. It is a...
    fxks323 fxks323 22-25, M Aug 14

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    1. I am a natural blonde 2. My eyes have every color in them but most would say they are green. 3. I have one older sister and two younger brothers. 4. I love to sing 5. I paint 6...
    kristin8227 kristin8227 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    If ur lean loving, want to be loved, don't want to get in my pants right away, live in Califonia and are somewhere around 15 years old (I'm 15) msg me that u want to talk and give...
    LoveBound15 LoveBound15 13-15, M 25 mins ago

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    If I ever get a tattoo, it would have this word. Freedom. Or versions of it. It is what rules my life, my desires, my thoughts.. I believe everyone should be free. Free to live...
    TheNextSin TheNextSin 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I want you to come talk to me because im too shy to talk to you. To break me out of my shell so I can do all the things you want me to. I want to stop seeing you in my dreams but...
    sickofbeingshy sickofbeingshy 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I want to be someone pet, I'm young yes but it's my dream I want to be kept as a pet and never realised really, I want an owner preferably female or tranny can be male though to...
    giantsword18 giantsword18 13-15, M Jul 27

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    Dang. I want someone I can just connect with. I want someone I can cuddle with and watch netflix. I want someone who'll go to the gym with me. I want someone who I can go for...
    IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 13-15, M 4 Responses Aug 10

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    Dang. I want someone I can just connect with. I want someone I can cuddle with and watch netflix. I want someone who'll go to the gym with me. I want someone who I can go for...
    IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 IDontEvenKnowAnymore1 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Every day that I have no contact with my crush, I'm going to upload a song. ;-)"I Want You to Want Me" by Cheap TrickI want you to want meI need you to need meI'd love you to love...
    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F Aug 14

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    I want to meet that one person who comes into my life and explains everything I've given up on understanding. Someone who will show me how to see the world differently. Someone who...
    KaylaNicole9311 KaylaNicole9311 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Who always has something bothering them.. Who's always stressed about one thing or the other.. Who's always mithering. . That one person who never copes with anything.. Always has...
    Quanitta Quanitta 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I was 14 or 15 ,,I am not really sure but I believe 15 ,,,I had broke up with my girl friend (a short time later became my wife) and I was staying at Mom and Dads ,( my girlfriend...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    Since I was a little kid there were some dreams had that I knew couldn't come true. That I couldn't learn how to fly, that no matter how much I learned that I would never be smart...
    NegroLeo NegroLeo 18-21 Jul 23

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    I'm so different from other people and i like to match in. Its like hell looking so different. I don't like having yellow and dark skin, like my brother. [I JUST WANT TO BE...
    SunniBunni101 SunniBunni101 18-21 Jul 23

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    I love punk rock. I want so bad to be a part of that scene. I feel so out of place where I am right now, and I just want so bad to move to Los Angeles or Philadelphia or Florida so...
    punkrockisfreedom punkrockisfreedom 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I just want one ******* human being to talk to and them not judge me by what I say .. I want to be able to tell them about my life and them not be in shock or pitty me for what I...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 24

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    In this life, normal boring existence just doesn't do it for me. I want to meet the most beautiful girl in the entire world and be together. I want to go to college and meet new...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M Jul 24

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    I want a Fairy Tale love story. I want the endless love and crazy memories. My prince charming won't be perfect and I don't want him to be. I want someone to romance me like Henry...
    LittleMsGreenEyes LittleMsGreenEyes 16-17, F Jul 24

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    I would really like to get a better understanding on this. I can only read so much before I want to talk to those that have experience on the subject. I've been in a relationship...
    matt0030 matt0030 22-25, M Jul 25

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    i keep trying to tell my mum that i don't know any more. when i was little i always wanted to be a nurse but after being rejected from university 3 times and 3 other ones not even...
    makeitsomeday makeitsomeday 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    this is 41 things because i'm not trying to stay on this site that long, lawl >~> but i'm bored so, yyuh. 1 - Who was the last person you texted? this dude 2 - When is your...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F Jul 25

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    This is actually 150 things about me. This was made by Nathan something from tumblr "150 cute questions" 1. Who was the last person you held hands with? -no one? 2. Are you...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F Jul 25

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    Ever since I was younger I knew I wanted to do something big, something that would change lives. I have started with just helping others and volunteering my time, but I can't help...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I want to meet someone that understands why I do the things I do and what I want in life. Someone that encourages me to do all the things I've ever wanted to do, to be all the...
    newgirl52 newgirl52 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    Mr. Right, you like me. You enjoy my presence. You get my humor. You get that I have a rich inner world inside me that is full of thoughts and emotions and stories and memories...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F Jul 26

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    Over the course of my life I've only met one girl who I can say that I've actually fallen in love with. That ended badly and left me feeling empty. The summer of that year I met...
    TravTru TravTru 18-21, M Jul 26

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    You know that feeling when you want a boyfriend but you don't? Iv had those feelings a lot but now I'm tired of being alone and single and have been for ages, I still have feelings...
    TargetAimShootKill TargetAimShootKill 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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