Publishing Opportunities

I have your editorials to give back to you.  Overall, I am impressed with the passion you show for the topics you wrote about.  Now it’s time to let the rest of the world hear what you have to say.  Of course, you will post your editorial on you blog.  Before you copy and paste it, change the formatting to single space.  I also learned another trick to help it look better on your blog.  Copy your editorial from Open Office Writer.  Then click the far right button (Show/Hide Kitchen Sink) on the tool bar at the top of the new post box.  This will show a second row of buttons.  Click on the Paste from Word or Paste as Plain Text buttons (in the middle).  Follow the directions on the box that appears.  This should clean up any formatting issues from copying and pasting.

Where else can you shout your ideas to the world?  You might enter a contest.  Creative Communications offers an essay contest as well as poetry contests.  The essay deadline is not until July 15, so you will want to enter your home address for contact information.  There is a word limit of 250 words for the essay.  Of course, you can also enter a poem in the poetry contest. 

As you know, Teen Ink also publishes editorials.  Submit yours and see what happens.  I think that most of yours are as good as, if not better, than the ones you found on there.  Follow the directions on the website. 

If you would like a more local audience, submit your editorial as a letter to the editor at the North Vernon Plain Dealer and Sun.  You can mail your letter to Plain Dealer and Sun, PO Box 988, 528 East O & M Ave., North Vernon, IN 47265.  You will need to include your name and phone number.  You can also try submitting it on their Feedback from on the website.

Leave a comment telling where you submit your writing.

23 Comments on Publishing Opportunities

  1. 7brianasjcms14
    May 5, 2010 at 2:05 pm (4 years ago)

    mine is on creative communications

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  2. 7cammisjcms14
    May 5, 2010 at 1:56 pm (4 years ago)

    I put mine on creative communications

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  3. 7shelbybjcms14
    May 5, 2010 at 1:44 pm (4 years ago)

    plain dealer&sun

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  4. 6hannahrjcms14
    May 5, 2010 at 1:21 pm (4 years ago)

    i posted mine on teen ink!!!!!

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  5. 6toriwjcms14
    May 5, 2010 at 1:09 pm (4 years ago)

    I posted my essay on Creative Communications.

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  6. Shelby Hahn
    May 5, 2010 at 1:08 pm (4 years ago)

    I published mine on Creative Communications! :)

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  7. 6clairemjcms14
    May 5, 2010 at 1:06 pm (4 years ago)

    I published my essay to Creative Communications.

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  8. Taylor
    May 5, 2010 at 1:05 pm (4 years ago)

    published on Teen ink.

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  9. 5jessesjcms14
    May 5, 2010 at 12:39 pm (4 years ago)

    Im on and its on 1 of the contest things

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  10. 5melinamjcms14
    May 5, 2010 at 12:35 pm (4 years ago)

    mine be on poetricpower.com

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  11. 3savannacjcms14
    May 5, 2010 at 10:25 am (4 years ago)

    i left mine on teen ink..

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  12. mistakes&.me?.
    May 5, 2010 at 10:24 am (4 years ago)

    I published my editorial on Teen Ink.

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  13. 3bradleysjcms14
    May 5, 2010 at 10:20 am (4 years ago)

    I submited my work to the Teen Ink website

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  14. 3nathanbjcms14
    May 5, 2010 at 10:18 am (4 years ago)

    Published mine on Teen ink and the creative writing website. Didnt read there was a 250 word limit so its on both… and im in your third period.

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  15. 3taylorhjcms14
    May 5, 2010 at 10:16 am (4 years ago)

    teen ink.

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  16. josh
    May 5, 2010 at 10:14 am (4 years ago)

    i published at Creative Communications
    josh fugate period 3

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  17. .abby/ :)
    May 5, 2010 at 8:50 am (4 years ago)

    i published mine on teen ink :)|abby alcorn|period 1♥

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  18. /\/@TH@/\/E@L
    May 5, 2010 at 8:49 am (4 years ago)

    This is marty and i published on poetricpower.com

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  19. 1devingjcms14
    May 5, 2010 at 8:48 am (4 years ago)

    i published mine on teen ink

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  20. #36Flynn#36
    May 5, 2010 at 8:45 am (4 years ago)

    Mine is on teen ink

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  21. jesus loves you
    May 4, 2010 at 11:04 am (4 years ago)

    i posted on teen ink vanessa spicer period 8

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  22. Kelby:)
    May 3, 2010 at 2:50 pm (4 years ago)

    mine is on teen ink:)

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