How Long Submissions Take to be Approved

December 6, 2009
By , Hainesport, NJ
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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francinejar said...
Mar. 1, 2010 at 8:30 pm
i am new and still waiting
Zazawish777 replied...
Mar. 2, 2010 at 7:34 pm
it takes forever!
alwayswriting14 said...
Feb. 27, 2010 at 4:21 pm
I agree. It does take a long time to upload the articles and art.
mary_blue356 said...
Feb. 25, 2010 at 1:34 am
I submitted an article here for the first time and it was approved after about 6 days.
Not bad, though.
It was just recently posted about yesterday.
I don't know why to some other people, it takes too long.
Shrimps1995 said...
Feb. 18, 2010 at 9:47 am
I think that they should just review faster, though I believe they should still review. You never know what someone will put up just to see if they can get away with it. I think they should also let us edit it even after we've submitted it. Oh, and that they shouldn't have a number of words requirement, because things like haikus don't need to be 100 words
BlackHoleHighAlumni This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 12, 2010 at 5:53 pm
I don't think they have a word requirement. I've posted things with three lines. They have a word max. (2,500) but just because these are supposed to be short stories and not novels.
writer24/7/365 said...
Feb. 15, 2010 at 7:16 pm
I agree partly. I think it takes way too long to review submissions. For examples, I tooka picture and uploaded it several months ago. IT STILL IS BEING REVIEWED!!! But things should be reviewed, like the previous user said. They should just be reviewed quicker.
<невидљив> This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 15, 2010 at 4:43 pm
I understand them because they can't just let articles be posted without reviewing them, once I reported one article because it was clearly written by someone who is a racist and it got deleted, so everything needs to be reviewed. But one thing I would suggest is that there should be an option such as "edit article" because while you proofread you really can't make sure if you missed a comma or not or some other mistake so, it really takes long for an article to be deleted an... (more »)
mary_blue356 replied...
Feb. 25, 2010 at 1:35 am
I agree with you. They should have an "edit article" menu so we can correct the mistakes of our submissions.
notebookgirl said...
Feb. 13, 2010 at 4:15 pm
but it varies from article to article, I have about ten articles written in the two weeks I've been on teen ink and most of them are already posted. I haven't had to wait a month
notebookgirl said...
Feb. 13, 2010 at 4:12 pm
Unless they decide which articles go in the magazine at the same time they are posting them...
If that isn't the case then I agree with you
alexisabbott said...
Feb. 12, 2010 at 7:20 pm
i ahven't poosted anything yet...... but you know like i think that it should just be posted right away i mean if there is cusing i mean what is wrong with that? alot of teens cuse now so get over it. like i mean what is the deal?
Jaquie This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Mar. 19, 2010 at 4:06 pm
The 'big deal' is that this site is for posting literature. True literature. If you want to talk trash there are many other places to do so.
BlackHoleHighAlumni This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 12, 2010 at 5:50 pm
Completely agree Jaquie!
RukiaKuchiki123 said...
Feb. 9, 2010 at 11:08 am
You are right, it does take them really long to approve work!!! My picture that is my scree-name pic is the piture that I put up.
casey261 said...
Feb. 9, 2010 at 7:54 am
I'm telling the truth and supporting my opinion. I'm not out to ruin the site or anything. I just believe that other websites get work up uch faster than teenink.
HeadshotM said...
Feb. 9, 2010 at 4:19 am
if some guy swore on their essay and write bad things..... the submissions would display these things which R NOT GOOD
AngelGal07 said...
Feb. 7, 2010 at 8:45 pm
i know!!!! i sent a poem in but i havent got a responds yet if it will go up or not. i really do wish things would go faster but i guess that they have alot to read so i shouldnt complain much.
CSJS! said...
Jan. 30, 2010 at 5:23 pm
I submitted a review two days ago and it got in within four hours. (Howl's Moving Castle, check it out and rate, y'all!) I also submitted an article two days ago that's still waiting. I really hope it gets in soon. Also, I think there should be a word minimum here. Not too much, maybe 200 or so because a lot of the 'articles' here are super short and pointless. I think I read somewhere that there are only 5 people checking submissions. Can't remember where, but I�... (more »)
Laughternchoclate said...
Jan. 28, 2010 at 2:59 pm
No! Are you serious?? I just posted three, sorry four, things within a span of four days and I REALLY wanted to see them up on the wall. Agh!!! Hoping that what you say isn't true... how long did it take to get this in??? Crossed fingers!!
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