I Want to Get Published

What do New York literary agents,editors and publishers look for in new writers? 152 People

    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
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    Sep 21, 2009

    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

    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

    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

    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
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    1 Response Jun 16, 2009

    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
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Sep 19, 2014

    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


    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

    I am writing a novel in teen friction.

    ..and I am desperately in need of editor. Guys whose English is fluent and Who are intrested please msg me asap. Its not some great book or something.I just update it on wattpad But i want editor for it.
    Rutuja05 Rutuja05
    18-21, F
    Jul 19, 2015

    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
    5 Responses Nov 16, 2009

    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
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 29, 2014

    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
    Dec 18, 2011
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 3, 2014

    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
    Jul 20, 2013

    American Taxis

    are all taxis yellow in america or is that just new york?
    AshleighGough5 AshleighGough5
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2012


    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

    Guys, take some time off

    and read this The Fluttering Hearted Flirt - http: //wp.me/p67thY-C May give you a fresh look at your own vision. I write to inspire.
    whatishappening15 whatishappening15
    26-30, F
    Aug 4, 2015

    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...
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    2 Responses Nov 9, 2009

    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
    46-50, F
    3 Responses May 18, 2008
    willowknight willowknight
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Sep 21, 2014


    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2009

    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
    1 Response Mar 9, 2013
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