I Am Trying To Write A Book

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 397 People

    My Dream.

    My dream is to become the next Stephenie Meyer or J.K. Rowling.  I want the whole works.  Book series, merchandise, movies...  I want it all.  The only problem is that I have to find a theme that will turn into a craze, like Twilight and Harry...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Nov 24, 2009

    I Have Been Working On 3 Now For A Few Years

    The first book I hope to some day post is about love of a child and the girl who became my wife at age 13 it is about how we became best friends at age 11 and how easy it would have been to just over look her. I guess it talks of many things as we grew up over the next few months...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    May 21, 2013

    14th Floor

    the re on the 14th floor, her sad red leather box jacket hung on the coat stand, she looks at the skyline, she thinks there must be more to life than this. This?!! what was this? sad weekends and empty evenings, longings and stirrings for things she couldnt even recognise anymore...
    literarylover literarylover
    41-45, M
    Jun 30, 2011

    I am gonna tell a short story now,

    tell me if you want more! :) The Sun and the Moon Not so long ago, there was a girl, happy happy girl. Her name was Sun, and people admired how she shines on the sky of happiness. She was happy cause there was a boy she loved so, so, so much. There was a boy, a...
    Dramhunter Dramhunter
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jul 19, 2015

    My Books

    I'm writing 2 books, because I love writing, I write poetry too. But I want to tell about my 2 books. But the writing isn't going fast, with one book, I'm writing for 3 years now, and it has only 47 pages, of the 200 I want to write, and my other, which I'm working on for 9...
    littlewolf1 littlewolf1
    16-17
    1 Response Oct 12, 2012

    Relapse, Part One. (it'a Crappy! You Have Been Warned!)

    Suicide is man's way of telling God, "You can't fire me - I quit." -Bill Maher ---------------------------------------------------------- There was a pause, just before she took that last step off the building's edge and into oblivion. That's what she wanted, right? In the...
    sayonaranow sayonaranow
    18-21, F
    Nov 29, 2012

    The Journey So Far

    It's been tough with all that's happening right now. We are still looking for a new place and getting ready to move. Daddy and Baby have been sick, and I'm not getting much sleep. We also had family visit from out of state, and lots of snow keeping us pretty much stuck at home...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2013

    Written In Cold Blood.

    I've been trying to get inspired to write something really creepy and up until now i just had no luck. But OH, DIVINE CONSPIRACY!!!!!! Msi never fails me . NEVER EVER EVER. I recomend you listen to them, if you wanna. And please don't comment to tell me how horrible my tastes in...
    sayonaranow sayonaranow
    18-21, F
    Jan 13, 2013
    orcabelly orcabelly
    22-25, F
    May 3, 2014

    Trying Is The Key Word Here

    I am trying to write a book. I am better at keeping journals though. Reality is easier to comment on than fiction. Fiction is challenging! I have written about 40 pages typed so far of the first draft and I am going to keep going. My influences are; Oliver Sacks, Robert Crumb...
    palepinkchick palepinkchick
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 17, 2010

    About Writing A Book

    I AM 66 YEARS OLD, WROTE MY FIRST WORK WHEN EDITOR OF HIGH SCHOOL WHEN I WAS 12.. LET US REMEMBER YOU NEED TO WALK RATHER THAN RUN, NEVER MIND IDEAS OF WRITING BOOKS-START OFF WITH SHORT STORIES- YOU HAVE TO CHOOSE FICTION-NON FICTION OR OTHER. IN MY 50+ YEARS AS A PUBLISHED...
    proudkiwinz proudkiwinz
    66-70, M
    Feb 9, 2012

    I Want To Be...

    I find it completely amazing that there are people in the world like Rowling and Tolken who have created such complete worlds that they have their own rules and boundaries. Tolken even created a whole language to make his world more believeable. I want to be able to do that. I...
    LadyCornier LadyCornier
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2011

    New Blood: The Legend Of The White Tiger

    Prologue Four Councils gather together to talk about some matters they have received from a covenant and about four teenagers who have extraordinary abilities, headquarters’ on a search for humans like of the teenagers they've discovered. “We have the four perfect weapons...
    xiiamville xiiamville
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 12, 2012

    Ugh...

    Writer's block.... big time. And not the block where you don't know what to write. The block where you have an idea but can't put it on paper. That block is worse I think. Becuase at least if you have the block where you don't have any idea what to write then you at least have an...
    Kaity5 Kaity5
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2012

    When all sounds leave me.

    ... I am still there as an echo.... And even after all forms vanished... I remained there as a shadow... Life has tricked me into exile in a land of uncertainties... But I have left my heart intact inside a small bird... At a place where no one can hurt...
    jithutopian jithutopian
    36-40, M
    Jul 18, 2015

    My Book

    So, I just wann a know what you guys think about my book idea. There aren't many like it on the market, especially well known ones. So, I've already written a bit of it, and I have a good amount planned out, and it's a story about a high school girl who develbablyops very strong...
    MickeyGrl MickeyGrl
    16-17, F
    Jul 6, 2012

    Writing A Book

    HiI have been writing a romance novel for the last 3 years.  I Have finally finished and have a complete manuscript hoping to get it published. 
    caroleshane caroleshane
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2011

    Short Story

    A resounding crack echoed off the wall as her head began to swim with vertigo. A wicked smile crept across the face of this soulless being. His victim a lonely college student trembled and clutched her arms to her body. Smiling inwardly while his face masked in horror, he...
    Standing4life Standing4life
    18-21, F
    Nov 7, 2011

    Iiiintroducing Soul Clay!

    This is the plot of my book. Enjoy. In this land, art is everything, the beauty and magnitude of your art is only measured by the strength and pureness of your soul. The wise and ancient earth golems and the also wise celestrial wind and ice dogs, the skylores discovered soul...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Jul 4, 2012

    You Need To Just Do It!

    First you write, then write some more. Out of that writing an idea may form. Once the idea forms, just keep writing until you have all the ideas and details you will need for writing an outline. Especially if you are writing a plot your outline should be outlining events that...
    mtiff mtiff
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2013

    Writing About Vampires

    Since I was 14 I've been writing about vampires. It's been six years now since I discovered how wonderful is to create a character. They grow up just like children, sometimes like very STUBBORN children, and I love them like if they were my kids ^^ Their story is about an...
    KateSales KateSales
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 13, 2011

    I Think That Will Never Happen

    well... i write alot of stories but never finish it, i don't know why... once i wrote long story but never found the right end, and almost my stories are not good enough to be read... i like to write stories and i would like to finish one at least but i don't know how to get the...
    fogottenangel fogottenangel
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2013

    It's What I Do

    Whenever I'm bored, or upset, or whenever I'm suddenly struck with inspiration, I turn to my pencil, and I write. Lately I've been focusing on a few different stories. I'm seriously considering turning these into novels, but I honestly have no idea if they're going to make it...
    Writing4Life Writing4Life
    16-17
    4 Responses Apr 15, 2011

    I have had this idea

    for a book for about a year or so. It's about a future apocalyptic event (no zombies,) and at least partly about mankind's reaction to the news of the event. The event will be something like an asteroid on the way to earth, but we have 50 - 75 years, or more, to prepare for it.
    randybear randybear
    41-45, M
    1 Response May 13, 2014

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    I am such a perfectionist that I think it will take me longer to write my book then it took Axl Rose to release Chinese Democracy
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    26-30, M
    Apr 20
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    wherehorizonsmeet wherehorizonsmeet
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    Cassiewales0 Cassiewales0
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    I wrote both of these poems to my moms address so she could read them Dear mom : If you rejected me out of your life this time I won't come back or give you another chance mama...
    LucidxxShivery LucidxxShivery
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 15
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    22depth 22depth
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    DonJuan71 DonJuan71
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 12
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    toniyl toniyl
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 12
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    Smileydork Smileydork
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    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend
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    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
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    nevets68 nevets68
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    deleted deleted
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