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I Am Writing a Book

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    I'm hoping to publish

    before graduation. Got at least a five-book series, not sure how it'll do. Still need to edit, still needs a lot of things... but I'm hopeful. I thought I would try to put up one of my more loquacious paragraphs... see if you guys like it: (From Book Two, Chapter 20: "Desire...
    whytfng whytfng 13-15, M Apr 27

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    I am writing a scifi fiction called the Nobles,

    it is about this group of five superhumans with incredible power who travel the world gathering students, protect the innocent, and keep the darkness from rising. But lately a mysterious man has been stealing the five shards of darkness, to revive the star of darkness, if this...
    Thehawk14 Thehawk14 13-15, M Apr 14

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    I will never understand what leads people to

    break other people's hearts
    Chelsea56 Chelsea56 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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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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    A few days ago I decided

    that I want to write a book and thought that I should see what people like to read these days. please comment and tell me what type of books you have read and what you would like from the author to present in the upcoming book :)
    Razor00Edge Razor00Edge 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    "My younger self would've told you

    that my childhood was bad, but I look back on it now as more of an adventure that I learned many things from. I lived in a cruel world that revolved around things beyond my understanding at the time, and I didn't realize until much later how cruel things actually were. You...
    Chelsea56 Chelsea56 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    And I need your help.

    I'm trying to come up with a side story. I want it to be about the grandmother to another of my characters. at one point he has a heat strike and ends up in the hospital where she is eventually murdered, for an item he possesses. I need to come up with something for he in the...
    Datfurr Datfurr 22-25, M Apr 26

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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 am working another format

    for my novel. this one is designed so the reader never has to assume who is talking. it is also for optimal organization. Please answer these questions in good or great detail. 1.what does the format make you feel? 2. How understandable is it? 3. Is it fluent with the reading...
    Soulburst Soulburst 18-21 1 Response May 18

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    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F Aug 15

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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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    Its been a while since I posted here

    but I recently published my first book! Its called Detective Kids. You can buy it on ALL e-readers. Or I can mail u a copy if u like.
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M Jun 2

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    I'm struggling with my book at the moment.

    I'm worried that when I write it, it won't even be long enough to publish. :/
    clandastine clandastine 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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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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    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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    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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    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 just started and is on the third chapter

    writing a book is very hard
    iamalonewolf iamalonewolf 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 13

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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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    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 2 Responses Mar 5

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    It's called tough love

    and it's about a girl who likes a boy who doesn't like her back 😪... Or does he? I KNOW ITS SUCH A CLICHÉ DONT JUDGE MEH PLES!!!!
    oliviedog oliviedog 13-15, F Jun 30

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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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    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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    frozenfanatic frozenfanatic 13-15, F Jan 28

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    Hey everyone, I am currently writing a book

    and it has been going really well on the internet. If you want to read my book just go here: http://www.wattpad.com/user/aidankriesch Thanks!
    waytoonice waytoonice 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    Ever since I was little,

    I would write stories and poems. Since I can remember writing has been my passion. I started full on writing my book two years ago and then took, two semesters off because I'm also finishing school. My plan was to have it completed by the time I was 25, which would be at the end...
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F Apr 24

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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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    Not like I want to...

    but my mom is insistent on me being a children's book author. I created some characters in art class, and my mom is insistent that I create stories with them NOT because I'm passionate about writing children's books, but because she thinks we can make a quick buck off of it.
    Boulier Boulier 16-17, F Apr 27

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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 1 Response Nov 14, 2013

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    I've had that story for about a

    while now. I had the idea of it when I was about of falling asleep and I decided I should write it down before I forget it when I wake up. I've been working on it weekly -- I don't have much free time -- and I've already come up with most of the important events of the story. I...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 1 Response May 10

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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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    Okay here is a little snippet of my book.

    Please give me as much feedback as possible. And yes this is copyrighted! She looked at her arm. Her poor, sore, blue and purple arm. Yet another nights demons leaving a reminder of its visit. Between the bruises was the start of a nasty little scab. The small scab was a...
    clandastine clandastine 18-21, F Jan 28

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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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    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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    So i'm currently writing a tragic romance

    and i need some opinions message me if you wanna help!
    BoshiYoshi3 BoshiYoshi3 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I'm writing a story for FanFiction.

    Net and I need ideas for the Main Characters Femme Girlfriend's name. She has long blonde hair that's slightly wavy and touches her elbows. She goes for a more natural look and is a real, not fake, type of girl. Her usual style of clothes would be skinny jeans or denim shorts...
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F Aug 8

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    I started writing a book.

    .. It hasen't been easy. I realized that every writer has his own way of writing a book that tells alot about his personality. Like my grandmother is a writer too, she just starts writing without planning anything. I tried that method and I practicly gave up on every book I tried...
    HorseBeauty HorseBeauty 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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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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    12 Years Old And Writing A Book!

    Hi everyone, I just wanted to post that I am writing a book right now and it's going awesome! If anyone wants me to, I'll post the first page of my book. Thanks!
    MidnightStriker MidnightStriker 13-15, M May 4, 2010

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    The nice part about my series is

    that it is on every e-book device…Search Detective Kids in your ebook app today!
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M Apr 2

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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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    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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    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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    I've been told I should write a book on my

    method. My previous experience posts include some raw information about it.
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 24

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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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    "I've come from a long line of broken souls

    that needed guidance and love. Although I'm not sure I've ever fully experienced those things myself I've decided that I am going to be the end of this broken blood line. My story starts at the birth of a small child, to two broken people that never had any business breeding...
    Chelsea56 Chelsea56 18-21, F Jun 29

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    Related Experiences

    I'm trying to at least. It's hard. Any book writers here on EP? How long did it take you to write? What was your strategy to keep writing? It's hard to stay focused! I NEED HELP...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    Today I stand, for several days I have stood, and for the next three days I will stand, on a great divider of my life, on the horizon of sky and ocean. Gentle hands have separated...
    quietorloud quietorloud 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    This is actually a somewhat new venture for me. I've been writing all my life (as a hobby), and dabbled a bit in the "erotica" genre a long time ago. Mostly I write in the sci-fi...
    thisisnotreallyme thisisnotreallyme 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    The photographs with the e book revealed Listed below are the correct illustrations or photos taken with the reserve available for purchase, has long been utilised after, by now...
    Lillafyq Lillafyq 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I want to put my journals/diaries into my own book of memoirs and publish it into my own book. Writing my own autobiography. I have done the research on it, how to find an...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    The photographs of the ebook revealed here are the legitimate images taken from the guide for sale, has long been made use of at the time, now wrapped with self adhesive clear...
    Madonnadz Madonnadz 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21