I Am Writing a Book

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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

    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

    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

    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
    22-25, M
    Apr 14, 2014

    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, 2014

    Chapter 1, part 1. "We need a theme song.

    " "We aren't getting a theme song." "We totally need a theme song." "Why would we need a theme song?" "So people know we are coming to kill them." "Why would we want them to know? Doesn't that hinder us in having the upper hand?" "Why have the upper hand when you can have a...
    JonRoberts JonRoberts
    18-21, T
    Aug 7, 2015

    I am a published author.

    I currently have three new books in various stages of publication. I am a great writer and multi-tasker:-)
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 11, 2015

    If you have questions

    or tips feel free to message me :)
    caillali000 caillali000
    13-15, F
    1 Response Sep 29, 2015

    I'm thinking about writing a fictional book,

    not to be published but just for fun. I think it would be cool and would pass some time...
    savvynana savvynana
    18-21, F
    Aug 11, 2015

    Check me out on WattPad,

    (username:) Shadock_ :)
    Lolllipoop Lolllipoop
    13-15, M
    Nov 29, 2015

    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
    4 Responses Aug 2, 2009

    Last year I wrote a four book series.

    This year I started a book that will have to break into a two-parter. Ended up shelving that to start a concept for a three part series (that I'll immediately start writing once I'm done with the chapter summaries). Once that is complete, I'll finish that two-parter. Count that...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2015

    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
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Jun 16, 2014

    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

    I am writing~> but it is partly a book,

    and partly a Project Report. A big thing for me, yet to start. topic is "Presence of Limestone in Dharamkot". This place Dharamkot is 2 kilometres higher than McLeodganj (those who know about Dalai Lama, Tibetan Buddhism, Tibetan Medicine, Tibetan refugees, Dhauladhar Mountains...
    tytydf45 tytydf45
    22-25, M
    Mar 14, 2015

    I am writing a naughty novel,

    does anyone want to read what I have so far?
    BIGOZGOOD BIGOZGOOD
    41-45
    Apr 19, 2015

    Well I'm trying to anyway.

    I have no idea what to do next and I've been stuck for like 8 months. My creative juices aren't flowing
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jan 14

    I have several pen names

    and publish on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. I write erotica and romance. Also children's books. What a combo. The more I research for the erotica and BDSM the more I like it. FREAKY. You can get addicted to watching the crazy **** regarding this genre.
    Cuntielynn Cuntielynn
    18-21, F
    May 9, 2015

    " 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
    rezed rezed
    18-21, M
    Oct 3, 2014

    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

    I documented so many dreams with tons of detail.

    Some were twisted, some were depressing, some were occult dreams, some were paranormal.. Etc.. My neighbor suggested that I write a book about my dreams. I liked the idea so I decided to go with it.
    Adrien001 Adrien001
    18-21, M
    Jun 10, 2015

    http://www.wattpad.com/78161681-into-the-night-alex please check it out xD tell me if its good :D
    goldenlord52 goldenlord52
    16-17, M
    Oct 27, 2014

    I'm writing a sci-fi horror novel based in Los

    Angeles 2027-35 evolving around a retired CIA Black Op that is passed to the younger offspring of the old Black Op Agents.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 15, 2015

    i just started and is on the third chapter

    writing a book is very hard
    iamalonewolf iamalonewolf
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Jul 13, 2014

    I will never understand what leads people to

    break other people's hearts
    Chelsea56 Chelsea56
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 16, 2014

    I'm a new writer looking

    for some feedback. Growing up in a small lousiana town, every boy grows the same. Same hobbies, same interests, same skills. I didn't grow up that way, I didn't spend time with those boys. I spent time dreaming, sticking to my close circle of friends and no one else. I was never...
    rydermatherne rydermatherne
    18-21, M
    Apr 8, 2015

    So far I have written a chapter.

    I'm using this as a sampler. I don't wanna write an entire novel and find out no one wants to read my book. It's based on actual events I have experienced in college/still experiencing to this day. The names were all changed (confidentiality), dates were changed, and I added a...
    Adrien001 Adrien001
    18-21, M
    Jun 14, 2015

    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...
    Lasey94 Lasey94
    22-25, F
    Jan 28, 2014

    It's a fantasy novel

    and I feel like going on a more unconventional route and illustrate it. However I can't decide whether I want the main love interest in the story (don't question it >:( ) to have black hair like Shintaro from the Kagerou Project or blonde hair like Len Kagamine or Jiwoo from...
    HypoallergenicUnicorn HypoallergenicUnicorn
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Nov 13, 2014

    The name of my book is Occhiolism.

    Occhiolism means: The awareness of the smallness of your perspective. The goal of my book is to open people up to the experiences, minds, and lives of other's around the world. I am looking for people who would like to share a life changing experience, their point of view on...
    Occhiolism Occhiolism
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 1, 2015

    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

    Hey guys, I'm currently trying to write a story

    about what I'm struggling with at the moment so it's a true story. The ending isn't true but the ending is about what I'm thinking about doing to end the problem. The story is about me going through a bad relationship then when I got out of it I got into another relationship and...
    Brookedrumm Brookedrumm
    18-21, F
    Aug 16, 2015

    I want to write a Werewolf story

    so if anyone has theories on them please do share.
    YummyKupkakes YummyKupkakes
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 20, 2015
    redphoenix02 redphoenix02
    26-30, F
    Jan 7

    I'm thinking about it,

    my parents said I should write a book about my experiences with cancer, chemotherapy and radiation at the young ages of three and four, but the thing is I don't remember any of it. I guess I could write kind of a support book to people who went through what I did or kids going...
    Josimms23 Josimms23
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 12, 2015

    Who knew writing about a place you've never

    been would be so hard. One day I will get to London... one day.
    MissJourney360 MissJourney360
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 11, 2014

    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
    16-17, F
    Jul 8, 2014

    Here is my favorite part thus far,

    feedback would be nice: Chapter 3. The pain It was so immediate, as soon as he came to. He was swimming in it, Swimming in a sea of pain. So opaque, so viscous, he tried to open his eyes. No, that was not a smart thing to do. He tried to speak, That was not going to...
    theycallmetk theycallmetk
    18-21, M
    Jan 28, 2015

    I have a bitter taste in my mouth

    and a loud buzzing in my head. I need to get up, I need to get up and just breathe. Robert comes in I almost forgot that I moved in with him- I'm such an idiot. He's brushing his teeth when I walk by. He is only two years older but he looks about five years older. I met him at...
    catsecrets catsecrets
    13-15, F
    Sep 21, 2014

    "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, 2014

    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 scrambled (but noted as "potentials" in my notepad) Gosh I'm overwhelmed with ideas and where they could go...so far I DO want most of my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 29, 2015

    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

    "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

    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
    16-17
    1 Response Oct 27, 2012

    And it ain't going smoothly.

    In fact it's on the rocks. I trust you're familiar with the sensation of withdrawal? No, I've never shot up, snorted, smoked, swallowed the little pink pill. My addiction belongs almost entirely to the mind, where sad things that I write about happen, and where I can get a few...
    DinnaeVlogYet DinnaeVlogYet
    18-21
    Sep 3, 2014

    I like to write and I found this app i could

    get on my computer called booktrack and I'm working on a book right now so far i have about 9 chapters done and i hope it's not as stupid as it seems from my point of view. The reason I'm afraid to publish it online is because the only person who had reads my unfinished work...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Nov 19, 2014

    Actually, I am researching it.

    It will take a year or more to do the research, then the writing. This will be much more fun than watching TV or playing computer games (or surfing EP mindlessly).
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 3, 2015

    I've been writing a lot of "books" actually,

    but none of them ever seem to get too far. The only one I really ever finished was a 180 something page Resident Evil fanfic, but going back and reading it now is absolutely terrible. I have no idea why, but everything I seem to write, no matter how serious, seems to devolve...
    scrtasnman13 scrtasnman13
    22-25, M
    Oct 3, 2014

    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

    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

    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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