I’ve Published a Poem and So Can You

Lissywrites/ September 15, 2019/ Writing Posts/ 0 comments

Support Yourself and Other Writers

No words are more exciting than these: my poem has been published. My goal for the year was to publish something by the end of the year. Lo and behold, I have done it:

If you’re interested in checking it out, click the link above. Of course, you don’t have to, but you don’t need me to tell you that. If not for me, I do encourage everyone to take a peak at Z Publishing House. It is one of the few publications that I can actually make money with them, which is a great privilege and an honor. So, if you do end up making a purchase via my link above, you won’t only be supporting the publisher, but me, as well.

If you are interested in any of my other publications, please check out my publications page.

The lesson to be learned

I’ve submitted many poems and short stories this year. Some have been rejected and some I am still waiting to hear back on. As a new year begins and drags on, it can be hard to maintain the same level of motivation from the beginning when you’ve received very few results.

This is a reminder to persevere. Getting published takes time. Unfortunately, it takes more time than we might like. Don’t be afraid of the wait. Keep writing. Keep submitting. I published a poem, but you can publish much more. You just need to keep trying and be patient.

Thank you so much, as always, for your support.


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About lissywrites

As an avid writer and poet, Alyssa Hubbard explores the earthly and spectral talismans that carry us from life to death and back again through her work. As the darkness within makes its way from pen to paper, she finds room for more joyous activities, such as sampling new ice cream flavors, singing in public, and geeking out over the latest anime. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English, works in Digital Marketing, and has been writing (professionally) for 8 years. Her work has been featured in literary journals and magazines such as Adanna, The Coffin Bell, and many others.

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