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Teenink Edited My Work

Cutey-Beauty posted this thread...
May 1, 2013 at 1:57 am

It wasn't such a big deal. They just changed two things that I wrote about...a person's name and something where I wrote "Author's Note" which they removed. But it is a bit weird. Has this happened to anyone else?!

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readaholicThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
May 1, 2013 at 2:08 pm

Weird!  I don't think so, but then again, they probably could've changed a lot of my stuff and I wouldn't notice.  Did they give you any notification that they changed it?

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Gryffindor replied...
May 1, 2013 at 10:47 pm

They have the right to do so, if you post on this website.

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Cutey-Beauty replied...
May 2, 2013 at 8:58 am

Not at all...which is why it's weird...

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MckayThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
May 2, 2013 at 2:31 pm

I've never had anything edited. But definitely rejected for not being wholesome. 3 times. It sucks. 

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May 2, 2013 at 4:58 pm

One of my author's notes was removed once. At first I thought it was a glitch and I have no idea why it was removed.

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Cutey-Beauty replied...
May 2, 2013 at 11:19 pm

@McKay...not being "wholesome"? Seriously? What are the rules for that anyway?

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heathersgone32This teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. replied...
May 3, 2013 at 10:48 am

not to me ever and i have alot of things up..

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May 3, 2013 at 11:48 am

I wrote an article about drug withdrawal once, and they edited a lot of it and then tried to print it in the magazine. The whole point of writing that was to show that addicts aren't entirely drug dependent, they're pain dependent because they are so ashamed of themselves and their ways they believe they need to be punished. All they want is to feel better, for at least a small amount of time, and at all costs. Teen Ink edited it and exaggerated everything to be anti drugs. They entirely twisted my words around. It's frustrating. 

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Gryffindor replied...
May 3, 2013 at 5:01 pm

All materials submitted become the property of Teen Ink. By submitting your work to us, you are giving Teen Ink and its partners, affiliates, and licensees the non-exclusive right to publish your work in any format, including all print, electronic, and online media. Teen Ink may edit or abridge your work at its sole discretion. Teen Ink is copyrighted by the Young Authors Foundation, Inc. However, all individual contributors to Teen Ink retain the right to submit their work for non-exclusive publication elsewhere, and you have our permission to do so.
 
 
 
 
Scroll down to the bottom of your page, under Submit your work/Get involved, Submission guidelines.

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dragonsandthree replied...
May 27, 2013 at 9:27 am

Well, TeenInk has never changed my words, but they did change the picture that I put with one of my stories. I can't remember what it was before, but it was not an Indian chief.

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