1. becca
    Offline

    becca New Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2009
    Messages:
    0
    Likes Received:
    26

    Poems Published

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by becca, Jul 24, 2009.

    Hey all, I know I haven't been around much lately, but I have been busy. Writing a BUNCH! I have some good news, I have two poems that are pending publication.

    On is going to be in the Irish Story Playhouse, I signed the contract yesterday and it said that it should appear on August 15, 2009. It's a e-zine for children. Here is the link to the site, if anyone wants to check it out. They are not a paying market. The poem is entitled, "A Friend For Me.'
    Link: http://irishstoryplayhouse.com/

    The other is a poem that some of you have read, considering it was entered in the poetry contest on this site. I withdrew it, because it was accepted for publication in joyful! a Christian e-zine. I haven't heard back from them as to when it will appear, but I am watching for it. They are a paying e-zine.
    The poem is entitled, 'Break the Thread.'
    Link: http://www.joyfulonline.net/

    When I have the direct links to the poems, after they are published, I will post them in this thread.
     
  2. Lavarian
    Offline

    Lavarian Contributing Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Mar 23, 2009
    Messages:
    4,562
    Likes Received:
    93
    Congratulations, Becca. That's exciting!
     
  3. hiddennovelist
    Offline

    hiddennovelist Contributing Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2009
    Messages:
    10,256
    Likes Received:
    161
    Location:
    Fabulous Sin City
    Congrats on getting your poems published, Becca! That's awesome! :D
     
  4. Cogito
    Offline

    Cogito Former Mod, Retired Supporter Contributor

    Joined:
    May 19, 2007
    Messages:
    35,935
    Likes Received:
    2,043
    Location:
    Massachusetts, USA
    Congratulations, becca. Good work!
     
  5. Torana
    Offline

    Torana Contributing Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2007
    Messages:
    9,659
    Likes Received:
    128
    Congratulations, Becca! I was really excited for you when you sent me the PM's about your publications. It really is wonderful to see members of this forum taking the next step with their writing and getting published.

    Way to go on the paid publication!! Now is time to start submitting to more publishers that pay and keep working on the next piece.

    Big hugs!

    Sherie
     
  6. M9A8E6S4TO
    Offline

    M9A8E6S4TO Senior Member

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2008
    Messages:
    180
    Likes Received:
    1
    Location:
    Mississippi
    That's awesome, Becca! Congratulations. :)
     
  7. LordKyleOfEarth
    Offline

    LordKyleOfEarth Contributing Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2009
    Messages:
    3,249
    Likes Received:
    80
    Location:
    San Antonio, TX. USA
    Congrats Becca! The one from the comp was quite enjoyable.
     
  8. becca
    Offline

    becca New Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2009
    Messages:
    0
    Likes Received:
    26
    Torana, I have like close to 20 pieces submitted, between poetry, children's nonfic, adult short stories (mostly Scifi), etc. I haven't been sitting back, I just haven't had that many acceptances yet. I have been collecting rejections and sending stuff to different places though.
     
  9. Torana
    Offline

    Torana Contributing Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2007
    Messages:
    9,659
    Likes Received:
    128
    A good thing to do is to keep a log book. Jot down the date subbed, who to, what it was and then jot down what the outcome is when they get back to you. Then you aren't sending subs back to the same publishers and annoying them. It's what both Dan and I do. A good way to keep track of things.

    Good luck with the subs Becca and I look forward to hearing of more successes in the very near future. :)
     
  10. becca
    Offline

    becca New Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2009
    Messages:
    0
    Likes Received:
    26
    I already do that to, otherwise I would go crazy trying to remmeber them all. I save the rejection letters too, as a double precaution, and learning tool. But, since I have been accepted, I now have another envelope for contracts and acceptance letters. :D
     
  11. eliza490
    Offline

    eliza490 Member

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2009
    Messages:
    58
    Likes Received:
    2
    Location:
    Georgia
    Awesome, Congratulations!! Is it your first publication or have you been published before?
    ~Eliza
     
  12. becca
    Offline

    becca New Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2009
    Messages:
    0
    Likes Received:
    26
    I have had an article and a poem in my local newspaper, previously. So, it's not the first time.
     
  13. becca
    Offline

    becca New Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2009
    Messages:
    0
    Likes Received:
    26
  14. becca
    Offline

    becca New Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2009
    Messages:
    0
    Likes Received:
    26
  15. Torana
    Offline

    Torana Contributing Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2007
    Messages:
    9,659
    Likes Received:
    128
    It's a very sweet poem, Becca.
     
  16. becca
    Offline

    becca New Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2009
    Messages:
    0
    Likes Received:
    26
    Thanks. :)
     
  17. Anabella
    Offline

    Anabella Member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2009
    Messages:
    33
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Zagreb, Croatia
    Congratulations.
    What is interesting in that poem 'A friend for me' I can completely identify myself with the boy. I just got a new puppy. A little newfoundlander girl (well not so little :D). This is truly a poem for me. (Does that make me a kid?)
     
  18. becca
    Offline

    becca New Member Contributor

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2009
    Messages:
    0
    Likes Received:
    26
    Most of us are kids at heart. Our parenting side sometimes sends us to our rooms!
     

Share This Page