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I Am An Aspiring Novelist

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    Just Published

    My first novel, New Life, was published online this past weekend. With that in mind, I am still an aspiring author, since I have yet to make a living at my writing. Surprisingly to me, this novel, which I always thought would be something along the fantasy or horror genres...
    NewLifeAuthor NewLifeAuthor 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 7, 2011

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    The Write Stuff

    In May, I went to the Pennwriters’ annual Writing Conference. It’s a fairly big deal, some 250 writers, editors and others, our keynote speaker being Joyce Carol Oates, and agents and editors falling out the cracks to find their Next Big Thing. Of course, I...
    Awalkabout Awalkabout 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 16, 2008

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    Finally Back In School.

    I've always wanted to be a writer. After 10 plus years in a field I hate, I finally gave in and applied to a writing program. I got in and I'm loving it. If you think it's something you might want to do, do it. Life is too short to spend precious time unhappy.
    VictorianPrincess VictorianPrincess 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 25, 2008

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    Darn Tootin'

    Writing is in my blood, words circulate through my veins. That is how I write from the heart. I speak because I have something to say.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 8, 2012

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    Dedication

    I've been writing for more than ten years now. Started just before high school and have always managed to find the time for it. Mostly I write fantasy, but my current project is suspense/thriller. Writing is my biggest passion in life---there have been times when I have been...
    midnightsdaughter midnightsdaughter 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2008

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    I Love to Write

    I love to write and do so at every opportunity. I consider myself a hobby novelist because I do it in my spare time.  I would love to publish my first book.  Not necessarily for everyone else to read but for myself.  I put a lot of work, heart, and soul into it. It...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 8 Responses May 26, 2008

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