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Old 11-19-2009, 07:09 PM   #151
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Congrats, Irish. That's awesome!
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Old 12-28-2009, 10:50 AM   #152
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I recently became a contributor to one of the national newspapers. I just sent a query letter on a whim and now I write film and book reviews. Now, I'm going to try get some work with regional magazines.
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Old 03-26-2010, 03:41 PM   #153
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I had an article about Bangladesh published in an Asian travel magazine

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Old 10-12-2010, 02:54 AM   #154
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I finally finished the last round of edits on a piece about Charlie Chaplin that a mag in the UK required before they'd publish it (cuts, cuts, cuts)! This thing has been languishing in the editor's email archives for a long, long time - it'll be so good to have it printed. And to finally get that cheque!
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Old 10-12-2010, 02:56 AM   #155
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I recently became a contributor to one of the national newspapers. I just sent a query letter on a whim and now I write film and book reviews. Now, I'm going to try get some work with regional magazines.
Hey - that's great, Saba! I am sure the newspaper lines on the CV will help elsewhere. WTG!
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Old 10-13-2010, 03:24 AM   #156
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I had a couple of articles accepted by a content site. Yes, I know that's not a huge accomplishment, but it does move me into the realm of professional writer, since it is the very first time I've gotten paid for anything. So I'm happy.
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Old 01-11-2011, 02:22 AM   #157
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Sent a pitch to Games magazine and had a positive reply the following day. It's going to be a good year!
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Old 01-11-2011, 08:57 PM   #158
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Old 01-14-2011, 04:34 AM   #159
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I have a story in the newspaper about some local martial artists who make low-budget kung-fu films:

http://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/kung-...nt?oid=2150983
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Old 01-19-2011, 07:39 PM   #160
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Just got an acceptance from Curve magazine. That's two magazine acceptances this January. My query blitz is paying off!
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Old 06-07-2011, 11:25 PM   #161
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Last week, I got my first story published as a stringer for the regional newspaper, over the Wakarusa music festival. It isn't much, but it's completely professional! It kept my smiling through 6 hours working fast food
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Old 06-10-2011, 08:06 PM   #162
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Well, it was published a couple of weeks ago, but I just got my check from Bankrate.com for my article on how to financially prepare to live abroad. Sweet!
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:34 AM   #163
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You are entitled to blow your own horn!
It's not bragging to toot your own horn - after all, you're the only one who knows the tune. : )

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Old 07-30-2011, 05:06 AM   #164
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Cleopatra, may I ask where you query for ideas for bankrate.com?

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Old 11-01-2011, 05:14 PM   #165
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it's just something small, only 713 words (by demand), so it almost seems silly to want to brag about it, but I was one of 8 who were selected for this month's Kazka Press 713 prompt.

http://kazkapress.wordpress.com/flas...efore-sunrise/

They put the wrong name up, it should be my writing name "Ramsey Kingston", but I emailed them already to fix it so... pft. But yeah. It's the first thing I've ever submitted for publication so having my first sub get accepted is exciting, even if it's not in my preferred writing style. and if people like it enough I can get into the quarterly print anthology. :]
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Old 11-15-2011, 09:59 AM   #166
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:51 PM   #167
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Let's revive this thread! Let us congratulate you!

Okay, folks--it's been a while, but I think this thread is uplifting and would be incredibly helpful for a lot of us.

Soooooooo...tell us! Have you had a query accepted lately? Broken into a market you've never been able to crack before? Gotten a first-ever paycheck?

Tell us about a recent success (no matter how big or small)--you deserve some props, and we love to see how perseverance pays off!
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Old 10-26-2012, 05:49 AM   #168
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Ok, you asked... one day last month I sent out 4 queries-- and got 4 acceptances! It was a truly awesome feeling. By now, all four articles (three different magazines) have been written and submitted. They're just waiting publication time!
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Old 10-26-2012, 11:27 PM   #169
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Melina is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsMelina is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsMelina is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsMelina is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsMelina is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsMelina is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsMelina is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsMelina is so great that we've run out of appropriate complimentsMelina is so great that we've run out of appropriate compliments
That is fantastic! That's what I like to see!!

Let us know where we can find them, when they're published.
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:37 PM   #170
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Finally made it into print with one article I had a lot of fun researching and writing:

http://www.thehomeschoolmagazine-dig...e/201301/#pg91
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:26 PM   #171
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Way to go, Jeffo!



Thanks for sharing--that was a good article!
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Old 03-25-2013, 05:03 PM   #172
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Woohoo! Just landed my first buck-a-word. I've been banging my head against the wall for the past month on a 1000-words-for-$50 piece so this is quite refreshing (especially considering the article will be a piece of cake to write)
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Awesome, congrats, Rennet! That is really great news.
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:49 PM   #174
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My essay, "I worked as an online tarot card reader despite not knowing how to read tarot cards," is on xojane.com. Thanks to everyone who helped critique my essay over in the SYW forum.

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Old 04-22-2013, 09:59 PM   #175
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Yay! Way to go, nerdyglam!
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