I Am An Aspiring Writer

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    I'm a writer with a day job.

    I've optioned a screenplay, wrote for indie companies, demo reels for producers etc but I'm still waiting on my big break. My high school English teacher gave me the best compliment via my mother, she said "Out of all the kids I ever taught I knew two were bound for greatness...
    ChampionNme ChampionNme
    31-35, M
    Feb 27, 2014

    I am a twenty-seven year old ineffectual

    intellectual who tries to pen down all the thoughts that keep him up at night. As an aspiring writer, I write everything from fiction to nonfiction, Carlin-esque type humorous pieces about how the world is going to hell in a hand basket to Hemingway type heart-wrenching stories...
    thesontheheir thesontheheir
    26-30, M
    May 21, 2015

    Writing: The Pro's And Con's

    Recently I graduated from a reputable university in western Canada with a bachelor's degree in psychology. Although relieved to be finished--I do not feel as though I have accomplished anything. Perhaps this is because graduating from university does not enable me to obtain a...
    suppressingadulthood suppressingadulthood
    26-30, F
    Apr 30, 2012

    I usually write short stories,

    and I think they're good, but I'm still working on my own individual style. The last story I wrote read almost exactly like it was written by J. D. Salinger. Whoops.
    ZABBM ZABBM
    22-25, T
    Dec 29, 2014

    Writers Block

    So I am an aspiring writer who is down in the dumps. I am taking an online class and am in the middle of an assignment that was due many moons ago. I've got the outline done I just can't seem to actually sit and write it down. I know that once it's down it'll be wonderful but I...
    abkitsme abkitsme
    36-40
    Jul 18, 2008

    Negative People

    I've been writing stories for some time now, ever since I can remember...but there are always people who bring me down when I tell them what I want to be when I'm older, they say that it's impossible and that I shouldn't dream of such silly things, but I believe I can be...
    EverlastingRain EverlastingRain
    16-17, F
    Oct 3, 2009
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 3, 2015

    I like to write random pieces on things I'm

    interested in, I'm not quite sure what I wrote here. Either on the Phoenix, Reincarnation, the Fire Element or all. This is called: World Like Eyes of Fire --- They die; it's excruciating and with immense waves of pain yet relaxation. Released from the cage that keeps you...
    CerriVane CerriVane
    13-15, F
    Oct 16, 2015

    I am currently writing 4 books A book on my

    beliefs on morality, politics, and beliefs A sci-fi about us all living on planets in a medieval future like place A drama about kids who go through things like depression, poverty, family troubles, school troubles, and more A book about superheroes
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Oct 17, 2015

    Coping With Cancer

    As a student I apply for a lot of scholarships.  One scholarship that I am currently applying for is the James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship.  This application requires and essay about what steps I would take if I were given a dire cancer prognosis...
    LaNinjita LaNinjita
    36-40, F
    Oct 6, 2009
    deymichelle deymichelle
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2015

    It isn’t the content of what we write

    that is so important. It is that we write at all. To be a great writer one must do whatever anyone does to become great. Practice. We practice and we hope that somewhere in all of the mindless writing that comes from our hearts and our heads is something great. Where is the...
    suppressingadulthood suppressingadulthood
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2014

    Writing my first book entitled "Age of Women"

    describing a society in which women become the socio, politicoly dominant.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 1, 2015

    My English teacher told me

    that I got 100% on an assignment called 'Then & Now' and that she was incredibly impressed. Apparently I was the only one, and I didn't it would even get in the 90's at most. She wanted to present it to the class and I agreed to it, the whole idea was inspired by something I had...
    CerriVane CerriVane
    13-15, F
    Oct 16, 2015

    Coping With Cancer

    As a student I apply for a lot of scholarships.  One scholarship that I am currently applying for is the James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship.  This application requires and essay about what steps I would take if I were given a dire cancer prognosis...
    LaNinjita LaNinjita
    36-40, F
    Oct 6, 2009
    BeautifullyTwistedChaos BeautifullyTwistedChaos
    26-30, F
    Mar 28, 2015
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