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How Long Submissions Take to be Approved

December 6, 2009
By Anonymous

It seems that when you submit something, it takes weeks, perhaps even months for it to be approved. Everything is always published on the website, is it not? Has anyone ever received a letter saying your article was not approved and will never will be? I don't think so. Why not just post everything up right away so we no longer have to wait and wait to see our work up online.


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on Mar. 23 2011 at 6:49 pm
aspiringauthor_ BRONZE, Fairfield, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that." - MLK Jr.

Why would you post something if it wasn't your absolute best? You wouldn't want to be embarrassed. And that's what TeenInk assumes. And, to be frank, they are assuming correctly. I don't know anyone who would put a bad piece of writing on the Internet for all to see, even if it is anonymous.

on Mar. 23 2011 at 2:15 pm
praveen.Trichy PLATINUM, Thirchy, Other
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cruel leaders are replaced only to turn other leaders cruel

dude,how long it take for your work to aceepted by teen link?

2200 said...
on Mar. 22 2011 at 7:15 pm
Um, it's "writing"...

2200 said...
on Mar. 22 2011 at 7:14 pm

Seriously? It's a website...it's basically a blog. The magazine doesn't take just anything, that's where the real competition happens. 

And I think it's ironic that you're commenting about how Teen Ink needs to be stricter on how well things are written on one of the most poorly written articles on here.


TheJust ELITE said...
on Mar. 22 2011 at 7:11 pm
TheJust ELITE, Ellenton, Florida
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"I feel that a hero is somebody who will stand up for their values and what they believe in and that can take any form. People that have values and have thought them through rather than those who just do what they’re told."-Skandar Keynes

"When it’

They don't publish everything, just post it. There is a big difference. The website is like a blog, the magazine is the real deal.

on Mar. 22 2011 at 2:02 pm
praveen.Trichy PLATINUM, Thirchy, Other
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Favorite Quote:
cruel leaders are replaced only to turn other leaders cruel

wow..nice to hear it will take only 1-2 weeks to publish on site

on Mar. 18 2011 at 6:30 pm
inspiredbytheworld BRONZE, Rockford, Michigan
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I agree with karstarr13. I mean, my work doesn't take too long to be put on the site, maybe 1-2 weeks, but I agree that entries should be carefully looked over to make sure they're not substandard.

on Mar. 16 2011 at 10:59 am
karstarr13 BRONZE, Swansea, South Carolina
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it took me SO long for my stuff to get on here! it was so aggrivating. And.. i mean, they pretty much take everything, which makes this not competetive at all. I think they should pick and choose what they publish.... but, thats just me LOL

poptart said...
on Mar. 14 2011 at 10:20 am
i dont like to wait and i agree with loms good righting

loms said...
on Mar. 14 2011 at 10:11 am

good job on the righting

 


on Mar. 9 2011 at 4:13 pm
Authorgal98 GOLD, Frankort, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"Let your mind sart a journey through a strange new world..."

Sorry, I didn't mean to call you rude. Just a little... frank? Sorry!!!

mikey2.0 said...
on Mar. 9 2011 at 1:09 pm

Then if you're in "Accelerated English" then shouldn't you not have trouble with your spelling? Really people, I'm sorry if I sound rude, but if you all are so great at English and spelling and what-not, shouldn't it be your responsibility to make sure your stories are written properly? Especially when Word document and Open Office Writer all have word check and will tell you if your sentences are not correct.

No one has an excuse and no one should blame Teen Ink for something that is their own responsibility not the websites. I think that was thisisme's point.

P.S And "purposely being sloppy"? Really? We can't even take the effort to write two sentences correctly? Come on people.


on Mar. 8 2011 at 10:46 pm
IluvJesus BRONZE, Stone Mountain, Georgia
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I so totally agree!!! I've been waiting forever. At first I was scared maybe it wasn't good enough to get published but I seriously doubt that.

on Mar. 8 2011 at 4:19 pm
Authorgal98 GOLD, Frankort, Illinois
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"Let your mind sart a journey through a strange new world..."

Hahaha ^.^

on Mar. 6 2011 at 9:46 pm
SparrowFeather GOLD, La Crescenta, California
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"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live."

I love akward friendships.

on Mar. 4 2011 at 7:07 am
I agree sister!

lyssa28 BRONZE said...
on Mar. 3 2011 at 5:06 pm
lyssa28 BRONZE, Las Vegas, Nevada
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yeah of course :D

on Mar. 2 2011 at 9:11 pm
Authorgal98 GOLD, Frankort, Illinois
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"Let your mind sart a journey through a strange new world..."

Aw, thanks! That means a lot. Hey, cna I check out your work?

lyssa28 BRONZE said...
on Mar. 2 2011 at 8:32 pm
lyssa28 BRONZE, Las Vegas, Nevada
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nah, ur really down to earth, supportive, and positive

on Mar. 2 2011 at 8:27 pm
Authorgal98 GOLD, Frankort, Illinois
17 articles 0 photos 194 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Let your mind sart a journey through a strange new world..."

No, you didn't. We're all writers on here, so most of us know how great that is and feel happy. :) Wow, I sound realllly stupid....