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How Long Submissions Take to be Approved

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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karstarr13 said...
Mar. 16, 2011 at 10:59 am
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
 
TheJust This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Jul. 1, 2011 at 1:03 am
Meaning they only edit for content. Not if the piece is actually well written or not.
 
andromeda13 replied...
Jul. 27, 2011 at 11:35 pm
well you gotta figure that about amillion people are submitting stuff i bet it takes a long time too look through it all, as long as it isn't extremely inappropriate it will prob get posted sooner or later :)
 
poptart said...
Mar. 14, 2011 at 10:20 am
i dont like to wait and i agree with loms good righting
 
2200 replied...
Mar. 22, 2011 at 7:15 pm
Um, it's "writing"...
 
loms said...
Mar. 14, 2011 at 10:11 am

good job on the righting

 

 
IluvJesus said...
Mar. 8, 2011 at 10:46 pm
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.
 
Unless-She's-Hot said...
Mar. 4, 2011 at 7:07 am
I agree sister!
 
flyingpinkgiraffes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 2, 2011 at 3:23 pm
seriously.  isn't it a COMPUTER PROGRAM that checks it for plagarism?  then shouldn't it be done imediatly?
 
seriouswritersblock said...
Feb. 12, 2011 at 12:59 pm

My first submission was posted almost immeadiately but any other ones have taken months!

 

 
ambermoore replied...
Apr. 5, 2011 at 7:32 pm
Same with mine!!
 
leafy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 12, 2011 at 9:04 am
dang it, i didn't know it could take so long. oh well....i can just hope that it'll get through quickly
 
B-star7 said...
Feb. 9, 2011 at 5:38 pm
I agree completely!! :P
 
iamawsome said...
Feb. 9, 2011 at 9:42 am
THiS is great!  who else thinks so? let me know...HIT ME UP!!
 
hannybanana replied...
Feb. 9, 2011 at 9:45 am
I agree.(:
 
eileentotheleft said...
Feb. 7, 2011 at 5:54 pm
Poems tend to take longer to publish, whereas nonfiction stories don't take long at all. I think it takes so long so someone can look through and make sure you don't use innappropriate content. And there are more poems than nonfiction stories submitted, so...
 
BornAgain26 said...
Feb. 2, 2011 at 9:13 pm
I agree, it has been a week and they have not published my story yet.
 
Norma-Bernard said...
Feb. 2, 2011 at 3:34 pm
I am new to Teen Ink, and I was wondering, how long does it take to get your piece approved? I am dying to know how people feel about my piece, and it seems like forever!
 
Littlecupcakedancer said...
Jan. 24, 2011 at 7:18 pm
I agree!!!!!!!!
 
lyssa28 replied...
Jan. 26, 2011 at 7:25 pm
they dont ever fix grammar errors & stuff, they just post them after making u wait an agonizing amount of time
 
thisisme replied...
Feb. 28, 2011 at 8:10 pm
yup, and that comment is all the proof needed to back your statement...how did you ever get through English??
 
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