Welcome To The Bitchery
Welcome To The Bitchery
This is a platform for User Generated Content. G/O Media assumes no liability for content posted by Kinja users to this platform.

Something I wrote was published somewhere

I submitted an article to an online magazine. They were interested in it, so I filled out their editorial guidelines for heading, subtitle, keywords, etc., and sent them a photo to go with it. I never heard back. I followed up once, but then I got busy with life and assumed they didn’t publish it. I also wasn’t reading their site all that often.

I also have a blog, and was writing something about this article on there (a tangentially related text conversation with a friend that was humorous and I wanted to put on my blog). I went to link my blog to the site and I found that they HAD published my article! Back in July. I had no idea.


I really don’t want to read the comments. But I read a few. The commenters had good points about why I did certain things the way I did. I was in college and it was a learning experience. I’m not going to jump on there now and answer every question, because it’s been so long, but sheesh. What a weird way to find out your article was published.

For those who are published authors, do you read what commenters say about you? Is it weird?

Share This Story

Get our newsletter