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I Am An Aspiring Novelist

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 10 Responses May 26, 2008

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    First of all, I’m a closeted lesbian with Christian values who happens to be utterly confused concerning the reconciliation of both my sexuality and religion. I’m from...
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    Happy 104th in heaven to one of my favorite actors of all-time Jack Carson. He was a special person and died way too young of stomach cancer at the age of 52. I really miss him...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    I want to be a full-time novelist someday. I'm a fairly smart person, definitely someone who will be financially successful in the future given the path that I'm currently on...
    Kurokagi Kurokagi 18-21 Nov 4

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    ...Small wonder he's my favorite novelist.
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    When modern women discovered the ****** it was, combined with modern birth control, perhaps the biggest single nail in the coffin of male dominance. Eva Figes~novelist & feminist...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 5 days ago

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    I love to write. Rachel Grate wrote an article on September 15th of 2014 called Science Shows Something Surprising about People who love to write. "You don't have to be a serious...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1. I am a girl thus, I have fancy lady parts that I will not send you pics of, so stop asking. 2. I am a Jr. 3. I love olderish movies and music particularly: Ferris Bueller's...
    lindseysway lindseysway 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 22

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    When I was 18 I got hit with a double whammy on my body. I was pregnant and diagnosed with gall bladder disease. Ultrasounds showed a growth along the inside lining of the pesky...
    flypiggie flypiggie 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    Helen carries a private drama: at age eighteen, experienced an abortion in Trade for your agreement of Global fashion. Luciana is a spoiled brat and aspiring supermodel, Helena's...
    Daniel3434sfb3 Daniel3434sfb3 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 24

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    Helen carries a private drama: at age 18, experienced an abortion in Trade for a deal of Worldwide style. Luciana is really a spoiled brat and aspiring supermodel, Helena's major...
    Daniel3434sfb3 Daniel3434sfb3 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 25

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    On top of that, Epi-LASIK claims better success when paired with the Wavefront Laser Correction, another variety of eyesight correction remedy that may be compromised if there is a...
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    REAL VAMPIRES DO NOT HAVE ALL THE ANSWERS: Some of us who've been around longer have simply learned to ask better questions and hone our skills of observation. Chronological age...
    Nightowl2012 Nightowl2012 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I just want to close my eyes, go to sleep and die sometime in the night... I feel like there's nothing worth doing, or aspiring to and there's no point anymore... I feel useless...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I don't know what I want to do with my life I am currently in a glam punk band and am a semi pro stuntman/daredevil. I also want to be a pro wrestler again (I used to be in the...
    MTBlake33 MTBlake33 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 2

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    1) I'm an aries 2) I love kids 3)Animal lover 4)Favorite color is blue (any kind of blue) 5)I'm shy (at first) 6) I love Italian and Mexican food 7)Avid Reader 8)Aspiring writer 9...
    ALostSiren ALostSiren 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 5

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    Growing up I realised that we live more for others than to live for ourselves, well talking about my case in particular as I am from India where Academics is of utmost priority...
    Tushar96 Tushar96 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 6

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    As all stories seem to begin, there was a girl. A sunglasses indoors, aspiring writer kind of girl who ****** everything up. I spent so many angsty words on her, no. Not her but...
    Britts1997 Britts1997 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 10

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    I write poetry. Not pretty poems, but the kind that should probably be said aloud in one of those quaint coffee shops in London. I'm an aspiring author, but I've never really been...
    Britts1997 Britts1997 16-17, F Nov 10

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    Any aspiring pastry chefs present? c:
    Yeaena Yeaena 16-17, F Nov 13

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    What a cool story !!Separated at birth, reunited on FacebookBy Kelly Wallace, CNNNovember 13, 2014"Anais Bordier and Samantha Futerman have the same laugh and the same freckled...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    HUGO I watched A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Cinema many years ago on BBC America. It consisted largely of Martin Scorsese sitting down talking about the...
    thelovingdominant thelovingdominant 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    No, they're not screwed. No, they don't "don't deserve me." No, they weren't abusive. Harsh maybe, but no, never abusive. But looking at them, I am gripped with a fear for my life...
    FryyM FryyM 22-25, M 1 day ago

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