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I'm exactly new, but...

Started by Ellie, September 21, 2023, 09:04 PM

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...back after a long hiatus. I've published stories and poems in a few kids' magazines, but my two best markets (Pockets and Devozine) are now out of business. I've also written a YA novel and worked on several more, but I got discouraged and bogged down and have never so much as looked for an agent. In the meantime, my kids have grown up and I have made forays back into the workforce. My job at a middle school was recently eliminated, and in addition to looking for work I've started writing a bit again. Since I'm getting back into the mood to actually submit things, I decided to seek out this website, which I haven't visited in years. Nice to see that it's still going! BTW, when I joined years ago I was living in suburban New York, but now I'm way over on the other side of the country, just outside Seattle.


Starred Review, School Library Journal
NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book for 2024
Oklahoma's Donna Norvell Masterlist 2025


Welcome back, and best wishes on getting back into the writing groove!  :stars3


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Welcome back, Ellie! Glad you remembered us!
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Glad to have you back on board, Ellie!  :yippee

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