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    I am writing a book,

    but when I was halfway through writing the second chapter I realised that some of the ideas are a lot like 'Divergent' by Veronica Roth. But I am gonna keep writing anyway, PM me if you want to know the plot
    Kj802 Kj802 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    My Best Friend's Love-Chapter 24

    Chapter 24: Her Apartment We got in the cruiser, and I drove to the Honda car dealership on the NE Loop 286. "What are we doing here?" Ashley asked in confusion. "Buying you a gift," I said sweetly. "Which would be a car? Riley, I don't even have my license." "We'll get you a...
    karikaiba karikaiba 22-25, F Oct 31, 2012

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    New Book Release: I Am Mine

    Hi Everyone, My book, I Am Mine, was recently published and is now on Amazon. The book gave nearly 100 people (some from this site) an open forum, allowing each person to share his or her encounters during their unique and life-changing religious journey that brought them to...
    realwriting realwriting 26-30 Apr 8, 2013

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    Need A Book Cover

    Okay I'm writing a book and its call The After Dark and I need a cover if you could please send me some to my email wilsonlela@rocketmail.com it would be helpful. Here is what it is about : Rebecca was the bad *** girl that nobody dare to mess with her only has one friend , her...
    LunaRay LunaRay 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2013

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    Come On Guys!

    come on guys! i need to know if its worth writing a story about i need to hear constructive critisim...
    itsnothatbad itsnothatbad 16-17, F Jul 23, 2008

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    Ever Since The Sixth Grade

    yes ever since the sixth grade, it started with love letters, that I never had the courage to send, then I realized that I wasn't too bad at it, and found that I loved it, and I couldn't stop. I disovered, that I had strange fantasies or dreams, that were slowly developed in my...
    anonymouscutie anonymouscutie 18-21, F Mar 1, 2011

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    Excerpt From My Book.

    I haven't included the key point here because I don't want to give it away.  But this is a part of it nonetheless.         As the last bit of sun sank beyond the tall pine trees, Caroline sat on a rocking chair on her front porch gazing to the...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 2, 2009

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    It's Been Slow

    I'm still trying to work on my book. It's been hard and I haven't been able to find the time. I suppose I chose an inopportune time to be inspired to write this book. With my son still being so young, it's all about him right now. He is 20 months old now and becoming more...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Aug 5, 2013

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    Heaven And Hell With Paranormal Activity ~ Nonfiction

    I'm writing a book about moving into my last home only to discover it was haunted with 6 portals. The process of writing the book is actually pretty unnerving.  I'm starting to copy & paste all the emails between the paranormal team & myself, then I'll fill in the blanks between...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F Feb 10, 2013

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    An Except From "Salacia" (Working Title)

    ** Sorry for the weird spacing, it copied funny. This is about 50 pages in. The Coles Notes synopsis is that these are explorers on the first earthlike planet discovered outside our own earth. Overcoming obstacles from both the new planet and resistance back home, they begin to...
    ALLEVERWNTD ALLEVERWNTD 31-35, M Jun 25, 2013

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    How To Publish A Book?

    Actually, I am not writing the book myself. A person I know has the inspiration, I take the more practical part, correcting the pages. Now, the book is nearly finished, and I have a question: how must we do to et it published? Contact editors first or send the...
    luxxy luxxy 36-40, M 4 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    Trilogy

    So... I had this idea. Then wrote a 96,000 word novel in six weeks. Don't get mad, it took me over 6 months to edit! I just kept plowing through the story. Out of that came a sequel. And now I'm working on my third to complete the trilogy. The last two are taking much longer...
    ALLEVERWNTD ALLEVERWNTD 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 20, 2013

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    Fiction Or Not...

     A choice I just don't need to make, since I am writing two books! One, I have put years of work into - designing a completely original world down to the smallest detail for it to take place in. Got an outline of the plot, got it all in my head! Three chapters...
    VincentValentine VincentValentine 31-35, M Sep 13, 2009

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    "please Don't Leave Me."

    "You're bleeding." he pointed out the same second I felt the blood trickle out from under my hair. "Please don't leave me." I said automatically, remembering the blood ... Luke ... The Nights ... Cedric ... gone forever. "Why would I leave you?" Peter asked as he took off his...
    britzagrimesgleek britzagrimesgleek 18-21, F Jun 13, 2012

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    Ki's Blood-Chapter 9

    Chapter 9: Traveling To appear normal, they bought horses in Ki's eastern region. Rion had a backpack on that contained a tent. Two sleeping bags were tied to his horse's saddle. Cara had a backpack filled with food and bottles of water. There was seven miles between them and Zu...
    karikaiba karikaiba 22-25, F Dec 7, 2012

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    Giving You a Little Bit.

    i'm writing a book thats about-- you know what? i gonna just paste the little thing that tells you about the story. Tell me what you think. If you like it i willl paste more. Comment comment comment and tell me how you feel about it. Thanks. Oh and please give me honest opinions...
    itsnothatbad itsnothatbad 16-17, F Jul 17, 2008

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    Selling A Children's Book...apparently Difficult

    A few years ago, I have created a character for children (and for adults, depending on the project), one who would motivate them to not only exercise and healthy eating, but to engage in teamwork and fair play. Thought it would be ideal as a mascot for certain organizations like...
    Renaissance68 Renaissance68 41-45, M Jun 5, 2012

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    Looking For A Close Knit Small Group Of Writers To Critique Each Other

    I am writing a novel and already have one sent to a publisher.I would like to have a small group,idealy 5 people to motivate and be critical of each others work.Its simple if you see a flaw with it then a publisher deffinately will.So I dont want people who are too afraid of...
    HOLLYZ HOLLYZ 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 21, 2011

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    Prologue For A Story I Was Writing.

    MIDNIGHT The steam horse did not whinny or rest. It did not frighten easy and it certainly did not stop unless made to. All the above reasons made it the perfect option for a carriage that neither wanted to stop or be stopped. There was only one steam horse, it stood higher than...
    NofaceMichael NofaceMichael 16-17, M Feb 2, 2013

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    Writing A Book

    Ok so I finaly found a place where I could post to other authers, I am so happy. I am working on making a graphic novel and a book to coincide with it as well, The Summy is this A young women (about 24) is hired to help in a lab where they do testing on Chimps, She soon finds...
    mariasher mariasher 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2013

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    Here Is Morre of My Book

    Wednesday October 15th Dear journal: Oh my Goth! Something extremely strange happened today. This idiot jock asked me out. His name is like Tom or Tim or something and he asked me if I wanted to go see this stupid chick flick on Friday. I told him no, of course but it is very...
    UndefinedLabelessStrangeChick UndefinedLabelessStrangeChick 18-21, F Aug 24, 2009

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    When Opposites Attract

    I am writing a funny fictional and romantic book about how two complete opposites end up falling in love with one another. It's my first one, but why not check it out? I have a website for it: http://when-opposites-attract.tk/ and also a forums section http:http://when-opposites...
    davidfrnks7 davidfrnks7 18-21, M Nov 7, 2012

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    Ki's Blood-Chapter 8

    Chapter 8: Curse Of The Necklace There was a small box in the center of her porch. "What do you think it is?" Cara asked him quietly. "There's only one way to find out," Rion said, bending down to pick the box up. They went to the kitchen after he locked the front door. When they...
    karikaiba karikaiba 22-25, F Dec 7, 2012

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    frozenfanatic frozenfanatic 13-15, F Jan 28

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    Here Is Morre of My Book

    Wednesday October 15th Dear journal: Oh my Goth! Something extremely strange happened today. This idiot jock asked me out. His name is like Tom or Tim or something and he asked me if I wanted to go see this stupid chick flick on Friday. I told him no, of course but it is very...
    UndefinedLabelessStrangeChick UndefinedLabelessStrangeChick 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2009

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    " I Swear I Have It All Up Here"

    I am writing a book.  I have about 20 in my head.  I have started this particular book so many times that I am embarrassed to say. I have had writers block for about a year now since a messy break-up with a wonderful lover. I am now looking for inspiration in every...
    lotusqueen1967 lotusqueen1967 36-40 3 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    Chapter Twenty-two In My Book

    I am finishing up the last chapter of my first book. I hand wrote the book a few months ago, three composition notebooks with black ink tattoos on every page. Now I am moving the handwritten part into Word. It is very exciting but I am very sad to let it go. I am in love with my...
    FullMoonBrunch FullMoonBrunch 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    Professional Editor Critique Troll On The Loose!!

    Hey all, I wrote a story and got some weird feedback that wasn't critical of the writing but of me. The story was semi-autobiographical and I suppose he was treating it as such and questioning my motivations. It was not the sort of story that invited criticism really, it was...
    jllong jllong 46-50 1 Response Jul 16, 2013

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    Experiments

    I am writing a book called "Experiments" I have been working on it for awhile now. It is a science fiction book. This is what it's about. In the year 2020 the world is very diffrent. Canada has been taken over and the USA is putting military patrols on the boarder to prtoect the...
    FreedomFighter10 FreedomFighter10 13-15, F 2 Responses May 1, 2012

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    My Book

    my book is true but not.  
    Ichigo Ichigo 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2008

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    WEST Jesus

    Last June 2007, while living on a ranch in South Texas, I witnessed a 15 year old girl being dragged behind a moving van. She was attending a girl's teen boot camp out of San Antonio, Texas. The trial ended in a mistrial. My book, WEST JESUS, starts with the crime and goes into...
    Bobbiegreer Bobbiegreer 61-65 3 Responses May 27, 2008

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    Ki's Blood-Chapter 10

    Chapter 10: Tragedy Cara screamed for a fraction of a second as she looked up before Rion's hand covered her mouth. "You don't want to attract attention to us," he hissed. "And don't touch anything." Rion followed Cara's gaze and looked up at the banister of the stairs. Tied to...
    karikaiba karikaiba 22-25, F Dec 7, 2012

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    Writing a Book Is Not As Simple As I Thought It Would Be

    I've always enjoyed to write (I started to write short stories at the age of 7). I like to write everything; poetry, articles (on my blog), stories and books. I first wrote a book when I was 12 and even though my book was simple and not so good, it was easier to write one than it...
    Bgirlsd Bgirlsd 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    An Imperfect Bride

    Hello! I'm doing some research on the issues faced by brides to see if there would be enough interest for me to write a book. I now have a website with a brief explanation about what I'm hoping to do and a questionnaire. The questionnaire has twenty questions - some may not be...
    dragonfy12 dragonfy12 26-30 1 Response Jan 28, 2009

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    Finally Stepping Up!

    I've had several people, here and in other places, suggest that I write a book. I have thought about it for years but lacked a confidence in my writing and communication skills. Well I'm finally stepping up! With 20 years of research and study of Witchcraft, I feel like I just...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 18, 2013

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    Ki's Blood-Chapter 7

    Chapter 7: Feeding The Youngling "Do you want me to leave?" Rion asked Cara. "No, darling," Cara replied lovingly. "You live with me now." She sounded possessive, and Rion liked that. "Works for me, baby," Rion said as he kissed her. "You are a youngling now. Are you ready for...
    karikaiba karikaiba 22-25, F Dec 7, 2012

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    A Website Dedicated To Writers Only.

    For those who want to join a great writer's site go to www.storywrite.com. There are a lot of professional writers, people who will critique your writing and give reviews. There are forums to answer your questions, groups to critique and review and authors who are willing to help...
    Firewalker001 Firewalker001 51-55, F Nov 14, 2013

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    The Blood Moon

    This is a chunk taken from a book that I am writing. If anyone wants to read the whole of what I have written, or whatever, just message me and ask. :) I'm looking for some good constructive criticism, so please feel free to let me know what you really think. :) This is something...
    sing4him2479 sing4him2479 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2008

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    The Wheels Keep Turning

    I am writing a book about my journey from the beginning of when I became a paraplegic of how it made me who i am today, how my friends took part and how as soon as I walk again i'll help others with whats going on in their lives. Things have changed completely sense I had...
    SilverRain583 SilverRain583 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 24, 2012

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    I Am Writing A Book!!!

    Friends have been telling me for years to write a book. I finally decided after years of taking classes and wanting to write poetry, I am going to write this book. My friends will tell you I am a strong person. It's only because they know what I've been through. I was emotionally...
    CPLWYNNLOVE CPLWYNNLOVE 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 25, 2010

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    I am writing several books at the moment.

    Two novels and three guides and refernce books. I think books are amazing and I find people are amazing and combine the two as often as I can. One of the books I am compilling is about "serial killers", as a therapist I find them a wonderful topic. I have been interested in...
    AX5625 AX5625 31-35, M Feb 28

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    First Timer

    well its my first time writing a serious book that i feel passionate about and the feeling is both exciting and scary, i am not sure i am as good as i thought i would be at this because i have a good imagination and loved english in school and thought i would be coming...
    baffed baffed 22-25 1 Response Jul 11, 2010

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    she wouldnt like to give herself a name.

    ..not quite yet...for she has a lot more to share than her name..a name that will come handy when she would have shared a tad too much and would want to hide behind a fake name.. its 3.30am ...she is restless..for Iam restless...either way Iam a 'she' to you...and as she...
    Nishitaa Nishitaa 22-25, F Apr 2

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    Karma Always Stalks

    THIS IS THE FIRST GLIMPSE OF MY WORK _ "you reap what you sow" HOPE YOU LIKE (: "Mr Harrison, a lady is here to see you, she says its urgent" reported Silver, "send her in" said a stern serious voice, George Harrison was a man of great conduct the owner of Times Gazzete, the most...
    Blue25Bell Blue25Bell 18-21, F Feb 2, 2013

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    Ki's Blood-Chapter 12

    Chapter 12: Searching For The Enemy In the morning they left the house at around eight a.m. Their plan was to knock on every shop, house, or other building and ask whoever they came in contact with if they knew of Brice, and if possible, find out exactly where he lived. "Maybe we...
    karikaiba karikaiba 22-25, F Dec 7, 2012

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    They All Think I'm Crazy

    I'm writing a book about my experience with, and surviving severe childhood abuse. it also focuses on the fact that I have Dissociative Identity Disorder, formally titled Multiple Personality disorder.  I've been writing this book for years. Writing is a release and great...
    Felish Felish 31-35, F 2 Responses May 24, 2008

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    Dragon Eye

    I am writhing a novel about the world of mutha and magic in modern day life. The only cross overs, are the lerarras. Letarras are half mortal, and half beast with amazing powers. There are five main characters that are half dragon of each of the 5 (out of 10) elements. Leo- a...
    Shog88 Shog88 13-15 May 27, 2013

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    What Title?

    Actually I'm writing a book with my mother. Neither of us has ever written a book before and I think it helps to have someone to bounce ideas off of. We started our book 3 months ago and have written about 3 chapters. It is slow going but I feel like the...
    chloedancer24 chloedancer24 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2007

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    I've been trying to start a book with a windows

    app called ZenWriter. It's really good.
    triskelionitis triskelionitis 16-17, F Mar 5

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    I Love To Read, Therefore I Write!

    Several years ago, during a period in which I had lost my job and had no immediate prospects for another job, I had the luxury of time to read. One long weekend, I read "Three Weeks With My Brother", a novel by Nicholas Sparks. After reading it, I discovered that he had received...
    JRinaldo JRinaldo 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 2, 2013

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    A Brave Soldier

    A brave soldier. I shall write about a brave soldier,fighting for his country. Falling in love. Being the best he can be. This story will inspire. It will show how much a friend of mine cares,how much he lost,gained,and loved. This will be his story. His story,a brave,fighting...
    Goldpaw Goldpaw 13-15 1 Response Oct 27, 2012

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    My Interwoven Stories

    I am working on a stand-alone YA fantasy book right now, but between working on this one, I am plotting my next project - a four-book series. The stand-alone is about a girl whose family is suffering because of her twin brother's death. Her grandmother, who also lost a twin...
    PewterFantasy PewterFantasy 31-35, F Jul 23, 2011

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    I've always wanted to be a writer.

    I loved to read, even as a child. There is just something so magical about books. They can take us to places we'd like to visit, some that we never will visit, and some that never were at all. I feel I have many stories inside me striving to break free. For a number of...
    Transluminal2010 Transluminal2010 41-45, M 5 Responses Mar 5

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    I Need Tips On How To Bulk My Stories

    Hey there, I'm in the process of finishing one story and starting another. Before starting the second I need to feel good about finishing the first. They aren't connected at all, they're just two stories I've been working on since high school. My main issue is I tend to write...
    wildsunflowerpetals wildsunflowerpetals 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    Help!

    I am writing a book with my friend. I think its pretty good, but we're having trouble with the publishing part. Does anyone know about any publishers in Maine that will deal with teenagers? This is driving me crazy.
    Randomization13 Randomization13 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Review for the book Dark Wishing Well By Lucian Wilde. If I had to describe this book in one sentence: Looking upon the Dark Wishing Well is like looking into the vampires' souls...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F Apr 10

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