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I Want to Get Published

What do New York literary agents,editors and publishers look for in new writers? 141 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2014

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    willowknight willowknight 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 21, 2014

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Sep 19, 2014

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    Will Smith, The Super Bowl and Fake News .After the CIA recruits a 15 year old girl to lie to congress about baby killers from Iraq, celebrities across the U.S. rally for war...
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    U S CITIZENS DISAPPEARING at SECRET CIA BLACK SITES . How have we come to this. I do not mean that we have come to CIA black sites. I mean how have we come to allowing this...
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    I have my second book in publication and I am feeling so loved and want to make sure I return all my talents and gifts to those I may bless with the good news of GOD'S LOVE!!!! Is...
    takieaa takieaa 41-45, F May 1

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    gentlewarrior1 gentlewarrior1 66-70, M 3 days ago

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    I'm expecting a response this week... I hoping, praying, wishing and dreaming it's a positive one from a publishing house! I told them I have nothing published and am hoping they...
    slimmmerman slimmmerman 41-45, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    1. Scuba diving!! 2. A pet bird 3. Martial art or self defense 4. Book published 5. Go to Germany 6. Meet a celebrity 7. Lead someone to Christ
    kRypt0lite kRypt0lite 22-25 1 day ago

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    I have always been told that I'm pretty. I hear about my endearing smile, or gorgeous eyes but what I want is to have a beautiful soul. I believe we all have room for improvement...
    onebrokegirl onebrokegirl 18-21, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    There's a friend of mine that I value very much, despite only meeting him in person once. I feel like I could call him at some unholy hour and he would gladly listen to me rant on...
    astateofdisarray astateofdisarray 18-21, F 11 hrs ago

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    I think childhood is the time when one's thoughts are most open. I have a cartoon that I want to create, and I want it to teach the next generation that their thoughts are free...
    KingLaserDestroyer KingLaserDestroyer 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    never done it want to swim with sharks one day and hopefully that one day is gonna come soon i want to touch them go near them feel them i am not afraid of they are gonna bite or...
    Mdesires Mdesires 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    When people ask what do I want to do with my life I find it almost impossible to pick out a job/career cause there are no jobs that appeal to me. I want to be a mum and I think it...
    Imjusthereforadvice Imjusthereforadvice 16-17, F 5 hrs ago

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    I'm tired of falling in love and having my heart ripped out.. I just want to fall in love with someone who really loves me.. I want to go to college and become a teacher... Then I...
    2Thoughts 2Thoughts 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I always thank military staff for their contributions to making my world a safer place. Always in the form of a simple "Thank you for your service." I'm not trying to make a big...
    DisappearIntoSilence DisappearIntoSilence 31-35, F 5 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I want someone that understands me I want her on me, touching my lips, rubbing me.. I want to feel that. Is that weird?
    AvalonJames AvalonJames 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    i think every single person wants to be loved but not all get it i dont know when i am gonna get loved all i can say currently still awaiting in the line of people who want...
    Mdesires Mdesires 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I want to breast feed a man. I want to begin inducing lactation. I am in ct I need someone close by. I have nursed twice before and loved it! I am very serious about this and...
    Caitvoss Caitvoss 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I miss being held and cuddled I want to be able to curl up beside someone and just look up and smile knowing I'm not alone. I want to be able to hug and kiss and just loved. I'm...
    2Thoughts 2Thoughts 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I've experienced loosing many friends, mainly due to my despression and not wanting to go out. not just that but I seem to get along better with males. I'd love a friend who cares...
    aimsdisneyox aimsdisneyox 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Hello, Beautiful People Ok, I am not here to have the largest circle of acquaintances. I want true genuine friends. In general I am happy to add most people. But there are...
    000timep 000timep 51-55, M 12 hrs ago

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    Should I cuck my best friend?I feel he wants to see if Im trying to cuck him but is very uneasy about confronting me also and has never told me soo,but he is quiet when Im in their...
    cuckersimple cuckersimple 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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