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I Am In the Process of Writing a Book

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    It Can Be Done.

    I have been writing for almost 18 years. In first grade through fifth grade I was in a program called Young Authors in which we had to write and illustrate books. I never won the main prizes, but I loved the process every year even as a kid. I also just enjoy telling stories. I...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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    Untitled, 3rd Installment~ |The Second

    Year|part one| I am now a sophomore in highschool. I've managed to officially cut ties with most of the group I had been spending time with last year (otherwise known as Group A). The people belonging to said group had diminished greatly over the summer, and now there were only...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I Am Writing A Book

    I had came up with an idea but I need some help. The idea of the story is about a musician in the 1920s or 1930s that is dating a singer he works with. A producer finds out about the girl and how's she's a good singer but he only wants to sign her and not her and the guy. The...
    Slw1992 Slw1992 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    Untitled, 10th Installment~ |Greece| Over

    spring break, I was to fly to Greece with a school-organized tour of the country. We would be there for a little over a week. When I was a young girl, I suffered from severe anxiety whenever I was away from my mother. I could barely even go to sleepovers, and for years, even...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F Jul 13

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    Mi Vida Loca!

    My friends and family have often asked me to write the chapters of my life for all to read.  I have, indeed, lived a colorful and varied life filled with love and laughter, heartache and pain.  But no, I will never publish my life for all to read.  I am not a...
    giggles4488 giggles4488 56-60, F 15 Responses Feb 22, 2010

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    I've had two projects

    before that I dropped. The first one was a vampire novel but I dropped it when a copy of Twilight came to me, and then the movies started. The second one was a Sci-Fi novel about a main character that crossed over to alternative realities and killed his other "me's" to extend...
    GCWhiskey GCWhiskey 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I Am A Writer...Or At Least I Used To Be

    I take that back, I am a writer. I have been and always will be a writer, it is like breathing for me. My world fell apart two years ago and I haven't been able to write a word since. It is an excuse I know. I need to write every day and it will all come back. Real life tends to...
    Amy947 Amy947 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 8, 2013

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    I started writing a dark fantasy series about a

    year ago. Sadly, I only have five chapters done for the first installment. It's a slow work in progress but as time goes by, I continue adding more and more into the world, story, and characters. I wanted to ask to my fellow fantasy writers out there, do you ever feel fully...
    TheWanderingWriter TheWanderingWriter 18-21, F Jul 10

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    http://www.wattpad.com/story/8561320-beastly-guardians-the-sannemuri-epic This story is a work in progress. I plan to finish it this December and later make a manga graphic novel series in mid 2015. Feel free to read the story thus far. Note:This story is for teens, young adults...
    RedArtist1664 RedArtist1664 18-21, M Oct 16, 2014

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    Untitled, Closing Statement~ At last,

    we have reached present day. "Todd" and I will have been dating for three months on July 18th. He is my best friend, one of my most trusted companions. I feel safe when I am with him, and that is hard for me to come by nowadays. As for next year, Todd and I are looking forward...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F Jul 13

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    Untitled, 8th Installment~ |Jordan|part

    two| I broke up with Jordan in September. It was now October, and the play about the Salem Witch Trials had been a success, although the actor's hearts were still heavy with the struggle it had been. I went to the homecoming dance alone that year. Todd had asked a beautiful...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Still At It

    I have been writing as long as I can remember. I have a poem book that I have made about 3 years ago and I have sold ten of them. That makes me happy to know that some people still like to buy books. I am writing a story about a man without a name. It is taking me a long time to...
    wildandlovit81 wildandlovit81 26-30, M Jan 26, 2012

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    I want to start writing!

    ! But could someone message me with help on how to have a good start. Its a book based back in times when pirates ransacked ships. Ill give more details later
    Imactuallyareallyhappyperson Imactuallyareallyhappyperson 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Aren't We All?

    I usually have two or three manuscripts in various stages of development at any time, though the ratio of “developed” to “destroyed” is disturbingly low. Despite the arithmetic, the brain churns, the keyboard clicks, and the words scroll.It’s the journey, right? Besides...
    OverWritten OverWritten 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 19, 2012

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    Untitled, Sidenote: Just a few minutes ago,

    I completed the second Installment of this chain of stories I'm sharing. Unfortunately, there was something in the content that was apparently "flagged" by EP, and it is now being reviewed (so I'm told.) It has up to 30 days to be reviewed, and I am very disappointed that it can...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F Jul 11

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    Hematomania And Asylums

    I recently got an idea for a new story about a girl who has hematomania (an obsession with blood) and lives in a psychiatric hospital. The plot will basically be about a college student trying to reform her and get her back into the world. The problem is, I know basically...
    Hillbillygirl11 Hillbillygirl11 13-15, F Feb 22, 2013

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    Well, it's more like a series of short stories.

    .. But I hope to publish my memoir one day.
    pipess pipess 13-15 Jul 10

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    Hey fellow writers, so I'm currently working on

    a book. I've been looking for people that have a passion for writing and that are just starting—like me. The goal would be to work with a group of awesome writers in which the object would be to get a good promotion, recognition. I don't mean necessarily working on the same...
    BasicWritingInc BasicWritingInc 18-21, M Sep 1, 2014

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    Untitled, 4th Installment~ |The Second

    Year|part two| At this point, my sole concern was to protect Sammie. What Benjamin had done to her had scared her, badly, and her fears overpowered my own by tenfold. I now took it upon myself to act as her guard, and remained as close to her side as I could. Now it was...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    So excited about my first eBook I am working on

    at the moment....and also thankful to a wonderful woman who is my mentor and accountability partner...
    danielaecostea danielaecostea 46-50, F Jun 14

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    I Would Like To Get A Book Completed.

    But i am struggling to find inspiration to get one completed. If there is any one out there who likes to write as well, please tell me ways that you inspire yourself into writing and completing a story that you are proud of. (i don't even care if it's strange).
    4 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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    I am currently writing a book.

    I'm looking for original words from people that I can add into the book. I need answers to the following questions: Where was your first date? Did you break up with someone and if you did, why? Did you feel your relationship with someone was a romantic comedy? Did you ever...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 31, 2014

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    I am in the process of selecting what stories I

    have written , of course i am refining them and creating my own book. If it can be done I will do it. I want it done. The problem I want it done right so it will attract some of the reality shows like a talk show, like OprahWinfreys book club or ther Ellen Show. I wrote her...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 4 Responses Jun 14

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    is it still a writer's block

    if 10 years has passed already? i need to find my soul...
    imdaper imdaper 26-30, F Jun 5, 2014

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    Untitled, 9th Installment~ |Jordan|part

    three| The day after Brandon and I spoke at the cafe began the hardest week of my life this far. Never have I prayed so much in so few days. Never had I had a greater test of faith, than when I begged my god for an answer that week. I loved Todd. I did, I truly loved him...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F Jul 13

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    Untitled, Sidenote; This is the part of the

    story where my actions may become controversial. I know, while there are few of you who may read these accounts anyway, that what I did in the coming installments - my thought process, the way I ultimately decided what to do, etcetera - will be found, by many, somewhat...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F Jul 13

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    Actually Seven...

    I am writing seven books right now! All but I think 2 are romance books. The one is about two guys dating and the one has cancer. Another is about a boy who is very interested in the arts, and acting, and his family works on a bee farm making honey. Another is about a seventh...
    Emofox Emofox 18-21, T Apr 29, 2012

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    Seeking Submissions For My Book

    I’m soliciting the help of all of my friends with a book project. The working title is “Letters to My Twelve Year Old Self”.  I am seeking submissions from adults of all ages, genders, and ethnic backgrounds.  What do you wish you knew about life as you entered your...
    dawinla dawinla 51-55, M 1 Response May 20, 2013

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    So I Have Always Wanted To Write Novels

    I have always enjoyed writing. I remember hearing in a movie or something a long time ago a character saying "If its the first thing you want to do in the morning, the last thing you want to do at night and its all you think about all day, then baby you are a..." the word she...
    MisaNicole MisaNicole 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    I am so happy, I hope it ends up good,

    its going to be about an abused boy but the story comes with a wicked twist
    loneleyboy loneleyboy 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    Untitled, 6th Installment~ |Mathias| Before

    continuing with the second part of Jordan's story, I must digress to another situation that parallels. As previously mentioned, I was trained under one of the finest Martial Artists in the world. He takes very few students, and alongside Todd and myself, there was another older...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F Jul 12

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    Untitled, 2nd Installment~ |Benjamin| When I

    began highschool, I immediately fell into the theatre crowds. They were a safe haven amongst the other students, a group of individuals in one spot that would defend anyone from harm. That is the beautiful thing about theatre, is that you are who you are, and the stage doesn't...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F Jul 11

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    Untitled, 5th Installment~ |Jordan|part

    one| Around this same time, just as my dear of Benjamin had finally be eradicated, I began to date a young man, Jordan. I did enjoy his company, and he was truly one of the kindest people I believe I have met/ever will meet. His background was rougher than some, but that did...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F Jul 12

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    Untitled, 7th Installment~ This segment has no

    title, because the only true purpose it has is to branch on chapter to the next. In short, Jordan knew very little of Mathias and Benjamin, for several reasons. The first: I did, in fact, try to tell him of Benjamin. Perhaps I wasn't entirely clear, because it has always been a...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F Jul 13

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    Now this can be at once an enjoyable

    and stressful thing. It's fiction, and it's a story of what happens on and to the Earth and a small group of people, when the Sun shoots off a hugely powerful burst of EMF. The burst kills every electronic device on earth and fries all power generation and distribution plants...
    wordsareforever wordsareforever 66-70, M 4 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    Untitled, 1st Installment~ |Introduction| I

    suppose before I start, I could describe myself, so you have some image of who I am. I am almost eighteen years old, and I live in America, with both parents, my sister, and our dog. I am Caucasian, small in size, and I have brown hair and grey-hazel eyes. The reason I can...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I started out on this journey with the purpose

    of healing my soul. It's working. I'm so proud of myself, and I just wanted to tell someone.
    Queena007 Queena007 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2014

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    Nonfiction Paranormal Activity

    Everybody tells everybody to write a book based on their life.There are so many out there, that horrid truths aren't unusual anymore.So I've started a book on a lot of paranormal activity in my home that is documented by an investigative paranormal team in .The book starts with...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 20, 2013

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    Untitled, 11th Installment~ |Resurrection|

    I find it ironic that this happens to be the eleventh installment - the number eleven has always held great significance to me, and it seems fitting. This will be the finally chapter to my immediate backstory, and therefore perhaps the most important. Upon returning home...
    hallowedground hallowedground 16-17, F Jul 13

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    A Closet Writer

    I have been writing since i was in high school, many, many years ago. I have written several stories and kept them in my closet, as i have not yet tried to publish anything. mostly, i don't have the time to write anymore, trying to work a full time job. what i have written, i...
    alekatz alekatz 46-50, M Feb 21, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    I'm yet in the process of working on another book but I'm worried I could be getting ahead of myself. The ideas as far as plot, characters, emotions, names and the ending are still...
    Cloe89 Cloe89 22-25, F 33 mins ago

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    Tickets to my Book Launch are $10.00.
    mysteryoutlaw mysteryoutlaw 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    An Invite to my Book Launch Party: www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8a6AdmZc8
    mysteryoutlaw mysteryoutlaw 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    I read the best book. it's called unspeakable and its by Abbie Rushton. it's about a girl who has become a mute after her best friend dies. it's so good but has so many twists I...
    isolatedgirl123 isolatedgirl123 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    So back in 2011 one of my childhood friends moved back to the area after being in the midwest for over a decade. He and I bonded when we were kids over Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles...
    oncemoreuntothebreech oncemoreuntothebreech 36-40, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Sometimes you think of writing something but you can't figure out words. Your mind rushes through a lot of things at one time and that's when it strikes that you should pen these...
    uselessguy uselessguy 36-40, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago