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    I'm still waiting on my sister,

    my editor, to edit my story... Though, I don't know why I'm rushing so much... I don't plan on publishing my book, until the Spring!
    Triforce184 Triforce184 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I haven't posted many identifying statements on

    EP, with only one exception until now. I'm a journalist by trade, and I believe I've been blessed with one of the best jobs on earth. But that's not what I mean when I say I'm a writer. I write to bare my soul, to say things I don't know how to express aloud. I recently fell...
    ashadams244 ashadams244 26-30, F 9 Responses Sep 11, 2015

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    "Two-Faced" written by me Why are people

    so quick to hurt Someone who’s different Attack their character worth I am saddened by humanity’s lack We are supposed to be better Than a two-faced thumb tack It has a smooth edge on one side With a dull view It has a silver, shiny, pretty look on the other With a thorn...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    A good one. Not a great one,

    a consistent one, and definitely not a published one - but it's my greatest passion and I will chase after it for the rest of my life.
    vagabondthrone vagabondthrone 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 7, 2015

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    My book made my friend cry!

    I like that! That's what I was looking for!
    Triforce184 Triforce184 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 6, 2015

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    I started out writing a book

    but I'm starting to write it as a script for a show. I feel like it has a lot of potential.
    ADLpz ADLpz 16-17, M Jan 27

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    hey guys, just putting this here in case

    anybody is interested. I have an etsy shop called NiftyNotebooks14 where I sell unique, homemade pocket notebooks please consider checking it out and you can use the code 'tumblr' at checkout for a 10% off discount please consider checking it out ❤️
    ghostscircuit ghostscircuit 18-21, F Jan 20

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    I got to interview a NY Times bestselling

    author today at work. Surprisingly, I haven't much enjoyed interviewing authors as, in all my experiences, they tend to go on and on about themselves long after your interest has faded. I'm inclined to believe it isn't so much that their...OUR...species is arrogant, but rather...
    ashadams244 ashadams244 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2015

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    “Hollow” A cacophony of emotions flood

    through my crimson veins. A sting of sadness burns the capillaries inside my chest suffocating my lungs from the oxygen needed for survival. Second by second, my internal clock is running out of time. The grief forces me to shed my scaly dry skin like a snake cleansing itself...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 9 Responses Nov 22, 2015

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    If anyone has wattpad,

    please look for AmarisMarx and read my books
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 24

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    There are days, weeks

    and sometimes months when I do not follow my passion to write. Thankfully these days are not upon me and my words are attacking the page with great fury. I feel blessed, lucky and thrilled that my raw passion is once again flowing on to the page. To any out there who use the...
    lostsoul8844 lostsoul8844 36-40, M 4 Responses Nov 18, 2015

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    This is a tiny portion of a poem I wrote before.

    My friend knows who he is He will get my very first kiss He will get the key to my heart He will get the improv script that writes our art He hacked into my head I gladly gave him my heart He hacked into my life I gladly co-star and play my part
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    "Judgment" by me There’s a lot of hate in

    this world It happens from the snooty To us boys and girls Wear this, wear that Too skinny, too fat Why can’t we all love one another Get along Harmonize differently with the same song Congregate here Listen to this You’re a wuss if you fear So many find a reason to diss...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jan 26

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    All I do is write what comes to mind how I am

    feeling.. one day I will share this journal with you :)
    yasminesaleh00 yasminesaleh00 18-21, F Jan 13

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    This is a tiny part of a poem I wrote

    after someone called me the B word. I am a beauty I am an incomplete I am a treat I am a chandelier whose light doesn’t deplete I am a heroine to myself and others
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    Whispers softly spoken,

    words rarely heard, a lullaby sung sweetly as the tide begins to turn It was something that was said, one of the things I heard inside my head Sing to me a bitter sweet melody, whispers of what wasn't meant to be
    MrMobos MrMobos 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 17, 2015

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    "You must stay drunk on writing

    so reality cannot destroy you." ...Ray Bradbury
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    You know what the most hurtful thing is?

    Is that I really wanted him to love me. Love me deeply and mean it. I wanted him to tell me that I meant something to him. But I suppose I didn't think that what I needed was for myself to be honest. Be honest... What does he mean to you? Everything! Or maybe not... But he meant...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 15, 2015

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    Days like these kill me!

    I'm working at my IT nerd day job (which I'm very thankful to have) and my brain is getting bombarded with writing ideas. And the ideas don't come in the form of a soft breeze and a gentle thought, they come like I just smashed a hornet's nest with a flaming baseball bat...
    lostsoul8844 lostsoul8844 36-40, M 4 Responses Sep 8, 2015

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    I started writing when I was 11.

    I wrote poems and fanfics and posted some. I was surprised when I got so many reviews and readers. When I was 14 I tried writing a book. It was badly written but my readers loved it, and then I kept doing it. I'm 18 now, I have a few books finished, some unfinished ones and a...
    Writerannie Writerannie 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 21, 2015

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    Let's face it. We're writers

    because we love words. We love the way they build worlds and convey emotions. We love the way they roll off our tongues like succulent morsels and flow from our keyboards in an ever streaming river of thirst-quenching ideas. Words are our babies and one of the toughest things we...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 4, 2015

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    I love writing. I want to meet more writers.

    We can share ideas and whatnot. We can be immortal through our words
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 22

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    I like to write. I started to write

    since 2013 year and still do it. I really want to show the World the love romantic stories with some spicy things.I would be really appreciate if somebody will help me with edit my book. To find maybe some grammar or punctuation mistakes.If anyone intrest, PM me :)
    OlgaGOA OlgaGOA 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    "You are the protagonist of your own story,

    the antagonist of someone else, and the possible love interest of some others." -from yuffie :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 10, 2015

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    I have had evolving opinions on the notion of

    "selling out" as a writer. Being someone who has gone from more than a little snobbish about the matter to the classic definition of a sell out, it's something I know about. It was one of my happiest and proudest moments when I was accepted to a prestigious creative writing...
    Gladhander Gladhander 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 13, 2015

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    Would anyone be willing to look at my

    deviantart page and give me some feedback on my work? It's not perfect, but I'm working to improve. http://ztun7856.deviantart.com/
    Ztun7856 Ztun7856 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    Are you a thinker? Do you think like me?

    Are you the thinker of the thinker? Can you think clearly? Perhaps you're just a mind-reader.... And that's okay. If you can't think straight then what else is there to say? You could be the talker? The one who says things... But talking isn't cheap, Unless your voice sings...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 26, 2015

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    I've been here for only a short time

    and I am exceptionally impressed by those who are able to post daily or even regularly. I have no idea how you all are able to keep up so well. It's a bit inspiring that people have so much they are willing to say and share so often. The writer in me wants to do a study on it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 7, 2015

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    This is one of my older quotes I wrote before.

    No peach comes without pits No rainbow comes without the rain You have to find out about insanity to know you are sane No silver lining comes without a cloud Too much sun gets a cloud for cover Not all rain floods the world Some of it is good for one another There are diamonds...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jan 13

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    Really, A Writer?

    Writers are carnal bastards that talk with their fingers. We live to tell everything. We live to expose our soft under bellies because we are all shameless exhibitionists. We are profoundly sensitive and we care too much, but, oddly, we won’t answer the phone when our best...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 14 Responses Feb 27, 2012

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    "People Matter" by me People say hi People say

    bye People stop and stare People get adventurous and go there People welcome with open arms People listen to or ignore their inner alarms We laugh, we cry We know, we wonder why We have faith and fly We give the do another try We work, we laze We shirk, we get amazed We travel...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jan 26

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    "Humans" written by me Humans in nature Flawed,

    yes you and me Individuals making up society In global and family trees We have our differences and struggles How we deal is how we juggle Have your try and I’ll have mine We can party on, we don’t need wine People may stop and stare We continue on and go there Our fingers...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Well, the good news is,

    my sister is finally going to edit my story! I sent it to her last night! Next up is for me to get the cover done!
    Triforce184 Triforce184 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    As a writer, I admit

    that it’s entirely possible to romanticize a person to the point where they no longer seem human. Scientifically, everyone knows that the neck of a lover is not a lavender field, and that their smile does not, in fact, hold the moon, the stars and the sun. But do you choose to...
    SabaKeeyan SabaKeeyan 18-21, T 1 Response Jan 13

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    I love how people respond to posts

    and say, "I'm a writer," or, "Published author here" as if it gives more validity to their words. Anyone can get published and you're not any more immune to being an idiot than the next person.
    N0VERA N0VERA 70+ 3 Responses Aug 9, 2015

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    I wrote this before about some people

    who liked engaging in sexually abusive behavior towards others. They used to have the potential to be positive power houses in society; but somewhere along the way, evil wanted to dance with them. Instead of saying no, they said yes. They have to become strong enough to let go...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Feb 2

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    I have on average two to three decent story

    ideas a day. From a creative standpoint that looks good (at least in my view) but I am a go big or go home kind of guy and if I can't turn that idea into a minimum three book series I don't have the will power to even start. What I hate even more is trying to get these ideas...
    DegenerateCrow DegenerateCrow 13-15, M Jan 20

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    PassiveActivist PassiveActivist 70+, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Recipe For HappinessEditorial Note:I am glad to

    share with you edited and improved version of my almost two moths old book: How To Be Happy Recipe for Happiness.You can see full content on:howtobehappy2015.wordpress.comI hope you will like it.Copyrighted; Coping and Redistributing without acceptance of the writer - forbidden...
    BolekBis BolekBis 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 9, 2015

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    NayaToo NayaToo 31-35, F 17 Responses Dec 25, 2015

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    "Barbed wire" Shaken up,

    stirred and entirely dismantled. Every time my phone lights up with your name, every muscle in my frail body tightens and my ribcage automatically constricts depriving any oxygen from entering my lungs. My face usually rosey red flushes ghost white and cold sweat beads lather my...
    writingmyrelease writingmyrelease 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 15, 2015

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    Tonight, I just finished the first draft of my

    first novel, "Grey Ice"! ^_^
    Triforce184 Triforce184 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 24, 2015

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    My Writer's Manifesto

    Whether its exploring experiences sexual or platonic, writing must be detail oriented and character driven. The secret to truly inspirational writing is immersion. The reader must be transported wholly into the work. Smell the odors, consume the tastes, feel the textures, hear...
    GwydionFrost GwydionFrost 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 31, 2012

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    This is from one of my poems I wrote

    before called Bold. Don’t silence the drum Its beat is its voice Don’t silence the rap Its flow is its choice Don’t silence the river’s flow Its current is its dance Don’t silence the blogger Its post is their freelance Don’t silence the fashion Its art is a...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F Jan 18

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    I LOVE writing. But since my depression I have

    been having a really hard time finding the motivation to write. I have about three different stories, two of which I have outlined into future books as well. But I can't get out of this funk and start writing. I hate seeing this awesome story I have written and being too afraid...