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I Am Trying To Write A Book

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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    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 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 12, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 1 Response Jul 19, 2015

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    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

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    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 6 Responses Jul 4, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    orcabelly orcabelly 22-25, F May 3, 2014

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    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

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    Related Experiences

    Alright. Yesterday started off great. I was so exhausted that I didn't wake up at all until my alarm went off at 1pm. Then I saw my friend had messaged me asking if I'd like to...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm trying my best not to lose my mind. I'm under so much stress right now, I worry it's only a matter of time before I completely lose it. I just want some peace and quiet. I just...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    ...i used to keep a journal in a text document program like Word or Text Edit...i have deleted many of them. i threw out so many journals all the way back from age 5. i have had...
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 9 hrs ago

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    I am 17 and I have believed in mermaids ever since I could remember. I love reading books about them and I did watch H2O when I was younger but that isn't why I feel the need to...
    mermaidmixi mermaidmixi 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    It's getting to the point where I'm writing more stories than normal, but I just can't help it. There are so many crazy things going on in my life. I suppose I'll just describe the...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I love to write stories but k can never finish them I start and write for a long time but I don't know why I just stop and start on a totally different book!?!
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Friday by moi Music: Biutiful soundtrack - Vitaliy Zavadskyy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5EpnbziteY Sighing with relief Made it again. Comfort, freedom Time to play, Time to...
    Yeronlyman Yeronlyman 41-45, M 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    the thoughts go to the keyboard, not to my tongue, and when I see it I can edit it if it isn't what I meant to say. I love refining, and being precise, usi g the exact words I need...
    goodwitchofthenorth goodwitchofthenorth 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I absolutely love to read books! I read King. Patterson ( most of his genre's), Dean Koonts. and that is just a few. once I find a good author I try to read everything they write...
    krazykitten420 krazykitten420 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    1. Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kristin Cronn-Mills. This book was, was, was, the reason I had the courage to come out to my Mom as Transgender. Parts of it still make...
    ProcessOfBecoming ProcessOfBecoming 18-21, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    All my life I've searched for words that will somehow manage to convey a meaning beyond the material and will leave a lasting impression. Yet, the more I think about it, the less...
    dearstranger dearstranger 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    What I write is a pain. Maybe it's like child birth then? That will have to constitute as positive thinking at this point. Keep the writing with personal or public. No more for the...
    Deafning Deafning 36-40, M a week ago

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    “You really must read,” my tutor has said, But ‘things’ always got in the way. “Pick up that book,” his voice would command, “You must read a chapter a day!” I...
    pennynoodles pennynoodles 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I started out writing a book but I'm starting to write it as a script for a show. I feel like it has a lot of potential.
    ADLpz ADLpz 16-17, M Jan 27

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    I finished two of The Hallows books, and wish I had the next book. I have the last book written so far, but it is 5 book gap right now. It took me forever to open The Outlaw...
    TellyLuv TellyLuv 22-25, F Jan 26

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    Feelings and being able to express them is something unique to humans I think in the terms we can write books about them. Processing experiences is also something we need to do...
    Ducostrinity Ducostrinity 18-21, F Jan 25

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    It occurs to me that I've always been a writer. It's intrinsic, a trait passed-down to me by my writer-mom. I wrote a children's book when I just 10. I've written everyday (in...
    PassiveActivist PassiveActivist 70+, F Jan 24

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    It's quite interesting the response you get from people when you tell them that you write and you write ero fantasy and fiction (as wells as poetry and short stories). The...
    SapioT SapioT 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Seeing as I skipped yesterday's entry, it's safe to say that I'm a commitmentphobe. I went out drinking with some friends who said it was going to be girls' night out only for two...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23 <