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How Long Submissions Take to be Approved
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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... (more »)
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What's The Harm In Electronics During School?
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Why is it a rule that students are not allowed to listen to their I pods and use their cell phones in school? What if these electronic devices are for a good cause? Here’s a better question, why can’t we use electronics at certain times during... (more »)
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MySpace, Facebook, who needs them?
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In the article 'Not In My Space' by Sara B. it says that MySpace and facebook could ruin your future. I totally agree with her in this article. People are being bullied, harassed and sexually harassed on these social networking sites.... (more »)
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AP Classes: Worth the Sacrifice
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In response to “AP Classes: Worth It?” I must say that they are. I myself am a sophomore enrolled in three AP classes, going to one of the most highly regarded public high schools in the country. It’s true, my friends and I are... (more »)
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What's The Point of Critique? This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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To whom it may concern, There are many aspects of Teen Ink that I cherish. For example, I enjoy reading the brilliant submissions that are promoted on the site. I appreciate being able to write about anything that is on my mind, and getting... (more »)
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Limitations
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Dear Editors, Everywhere teens go, there are limitations. Limitations on how long we can work at our jobs, what age we can vote, when we can get our driver’s licenses…need I go on? Since Teen Ink is a site for CREATIVE writers, I thought... (more »)
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Happy Endings This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I have noticed that many of the fiction and nonfiction works published in Teen Ink have a positive outlook, a happy ending. While these are pleasant to read, one has to ask, when is optimism too much? I'm all for positive thinking, but readers... (more »)
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Concrete Poems are a must-have!!! This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Teen Ink has a wonderful website, magazine, and book series. However, I think it is missing something: concrete poems. This is a type of free verse poem that is shaped like the object it describes. Teen Ink should consider including this type of... (more »)
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Begging for Feedback This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Many of you who are reading this also post your writing on TeenInk.com. When I'm looking at pieces on the site, I often end up reading the comments too. Unfortunately, I often find pleas from other Teen Ink users asking the writer (and others) to... (more »)
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Getting Published This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I have come to acknowledge that getting published in your magazine has to be the hardest thing that has ever come my way. I am more than sure it is harder than getting into Harvard, which definitely means something. I yearn to be published and... (more »)
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Am I Really a Bad Writer? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I just checked my e-mail and found that another one of my articles on TeenInk.com got a bad rating. This is probably the tenth time this has happened. Don't get me wrong – I'm all for constructive criticism, and I know I have room to improve.... (more »)
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how teen ink brings people together
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Ever since 9th grade in writing lab when Ms Young told me about TeenInk, I have loved the website. TeenInk is a website where teens can publish their creative writing, videos and photos. I submitted many of my poems to this website. TeenInk... (more »)
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Abuse of Power on Teen Ink This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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A few weeks ago, I submitted a story to Teen Ink and I was thrilled to see that in the first couple of days of being online, it was rated and commented on a lot more than most of my other pieces. I worked really hard on this particular story and... (more »)
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Best Thing For Children? This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Right now in the United States, there are extreme pressures to redefine the meaning of matrimony. Specifically, Pennsylvania is being sued by the federal government because it has not changed its laws to legalize same-sex marriage. Marriage... (more »)
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Where Are the Boy Writers? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Since 1989 Teen Ink has been a place for teens to share their experiences, voice their triumphs, and convey their failures. But it may not be all it seems to be, because almost 90 percent of Teen Ink is written by girls. I first noticed this... (more »)
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Ditch That Black-and-White TV This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I read an article in the Points of View section called “Ditch That Black-and-White TV” that discussed how many TV shows still depict American families with only white couples or black couples, instead of interracial ones. Honestly, while I... (more »)
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