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    I Am Writing A New Historical Fiction Novel - It is the adventures of a physics graduate student, Aaron Beltrie, who is brought into a new world when he learns the truth behind one...
    TickledWizard TickledWizard 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    Locker 57 - I am spending my late nights working on my newest novel. Every night 2000 words. I am a third of the way there. My novel is about a haunted locker at a high school...
    Dustyghost Dustyghost 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    Four Years and Still Writing Lol - I've been writing my book since my last year of high school... so its a 4 year effort now! Its fantasy fiction alternative history...
    sugarburn sugarburn 22-25, F 12 Responses Jun 28, 2008

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    Many Many Words Every Night - I find I write best between midnight and 4am, when my wife has turned the TV off, the cats are asleep, and the only noise in the background is my...
    KronoNaut KronoNaut 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 28, 2011

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    Path to Completion - Like so many other writers, I experienced several cases of writer's block. I would start a novel, get a few pages into it, then hit a brick wall. I could never...
    Ecanus Ecanus 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 16, 2008

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    I'M Excited ... I'M Writing Again. - I can remember when I was in the 8th grade that I started writing poetry. (I still do), then I started writing scripts. I would cast my...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef 26-30, F Mar 18, 2013

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    I have actually been working on it for a year, and publishing it, links are below! :D Part 1 http://www.booksie.com/action_and_adventure/short_story/slayertip/john-stowe:-the-man...
    image2fite image2fite 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Ways To Find Inspiration For Your Writing - No matter how much you love writing, there will always be days when you need inspiration from one muse or another. In fact, I would...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 19, 2013

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    Got My Manuscript Edit Back - And it was full of feedback as expected. You don't pay an editor to tell you how great you are. Now I'm just wondering how many days I should wait...
    Lu2012 Lu2012 36-40 1 Response Nov 18, 2013

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    Young Writer - Several days ago, I started my first novel for the fourth time. The very first time I started was about two years ago, and that version was lost in a computer crash...
    x12TT x12TT 13-15, M 2 Responses Dec 5, 2012

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    Figure It Out - Can you answer all seven of the following questions with the same word? 1. The word has seven letters.... 2. Preceded God... 3. Greater than God... 4. More Evil...
    kchz336 kchz336 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 26, 2012

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    The Journey - No one seems to give the right advice for actually getting writing done. Ironically books are horrible for this. Oh, they might tell ya how to use a period or a...
    mtiff mtiff 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2013

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    I Am Writing the Next Great American Novel… I Hope -   This story started eleven years ago. I went through a time where I had witnessed shall we say a lot of trauma and...
    dasmuggler dasmuggler 36-40, M 14 Responses Jan 3, 2009

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    Here Is The Prologue!! - Prologue Since the beginning of humanity, the Clan existed in their city, an enormous tangle of streets and buildings, ever growing, ever expanding. The...
    DarkSoulVa DarkSoulVa 16-17 4 Responses May 17, 2012

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    I Think My Story Can Help Anyone Trying To Write - Hi Everyone This post is for anyone who thinks that disease can only make your life worse. I want you to know that the good days...
    ShaneMBrown ShaneMBrown 36-40, M 1 Response Nov 21, 2012

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    Bloodsong: An Excerpt - Warning: Some violence. It is a vampire novel after all. Please let me know what you think!I awoke ravenous. The dark was oppressive, yet somehow I could...
    TheCricket TheCricket 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 20, 2013

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    Its gonna be bad ***. I love Zane, she is my favorite author and an inspiration
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Crimson Wings Prologue - Abaythiel ran as fast as she could through the forest using only the moon light to guide her way. Beside her was her best friend and once servant Eleririth...
    PoppyRose93 PoppyRose93 18-21, F Aug 22, 2013

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    Live Interview - I recently received a contract to publish my book. It went live February 14th under Inknbeans Press.. Tomorrow night, April 10th, at 9:30 pm eastern time I'll be...
    jtsather jtsather 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 9, 2013

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    3 chapters edited down. I'm feeling fairly confident I'll finish it this year! It would be a major touchdown in my personal goals list!
    TheJoneses TheJoneses 22-25, F Apr 2

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    Hunted - Prologue I stood in the door way watching the horrifying creature suck the living life out of my mother and father. They both hung helplessly off the...
    BelliaArain BelliaArain 13-15 Jun 12, 2013

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    New Idea. - I just got started on another story the other day, and so far I really like it.  I am doing that now.  The only thing is I am basing out of a city I ...
    BellasHappyPlace BellasHappyPlace 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2009

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    I Can Say It Now - My response has always been "An out of work construction worker" whenever someone asked me what I do. I wrote my first book over a year ago, and since that time...
    jtsather jtsather 41-45, M 4 Responses Oct 26, 2013

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    It's a never ending story about two vigilante killers. :)
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 70+, F 4 days ago

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    Looking For Writer Colleagues To Exchange Tips And Ideas With :-) - Any writers out there who sometimes don't know how to describe the situation they want to write about in a clear...
    kanifer kanifer 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    (Not A Story, Just Some Thought) - so, i started working on aovel way back maybe two years ago. Unlike the project that i had started and botched from around ages thirteen to...
    Kurokagi Kurokagi 18-21 Apr 28, 2013

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    Finding the topic. I am writing a novel about the ocean. The very purpose is to catalyze a greater interest for the ocean within the reader. My knowledge of the ocean, and my...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 1 Response Dec 17, 2013

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    Untitled - I am writing a book. Here is the first chapter. The new girl was pretty. Not normal new girl pretty more beautiful. Her bright red hair was so curly it was perfect...
    BrokenWing15 BrokenWing15 13-15 1 Response Feb 27, 2013

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    I started writing my first novel in July of last year. I have tried writing many times before because I knew that it was something I had to do. However, I seemed to be forcing the...
    Katieg81 Katieg81 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 28

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    I'm working on 2 books, and my second is a fiction novel about the wealthiest family in human history, and how they marry into prominent families, and have prominent children...
    don29002 don29002 16-17, M Mar 4

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    An Excerpt From "My Sister, Audrey" - A Novel I Am Currently Writing - I don’t have an imagination.That was what many kids had told and reminded me repeatedly.It was true though...
    hauntedforeveralways hauntedforeveralways 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2013

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    Half My Life: Writing An Epic - Each day is another step closer, even if nothing was written. The measure of my own success is how far I feel that I've come. With every life...
    TemperWolf TemperWolf 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 28, 2012

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    Always Been... - Research, research, research- sometimes I feel like I do more of that than actually writing. This particular novel I started last September, shortly after my...
    Linxer Linxer 26-30, F 6 Responses May 19, 2010

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    I recently launched my website for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer. Please come...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    My Novania Bk Chapters 1-2. Written By Me And Welsey Yvonne - Chapter 1 The Beginning I can do this! It’s not that hard just… walk up to him and say, “Hey can I talk to you...
    BelliaArain BelliaArain 13-15 1 Response May 15, 2013

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    Publishing! -   Hi, I just visited the BooksOnBoard website and noticed that they have a new partner, Sylva Press. Sylva Press is an independent press looking for new...
    Abbyb Abbyb 22-25 1 Response Jun 19, 2009

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    Story Of Me - Ever since i learn to write, i have been wanting to be a writer. It's like a calling for me, as it is for doctor to be a doctor and so on... If i ever publish...
    RobinSpark987 RobinSpark987 22-25 Nov 5, 2013

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    Writer's Time - It seems that many writers, new and established ones, often face the same drawbacks, i.e. motivation issues, lost of focus, time limitation etc., and of course the...
    xuan1218 xuan1218 36-40, F 5 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    "sweet Hell." - I put my arms around his neck and he easily carried me in the position of a toddler; an arm under both my legs and his other arm holding my back. I put my head...
    SuperNova18 SuperNova18 18-21 2 Responses Jan 13, 2013

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    Here Is Practical Explanation About Next Life, Purpose Of Human Life, Philosophical/Religious Facts, Theories Etc. - Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you...
    Haribol2332 Haribol2332 22-25, M Nov 25, 2013

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    I am writing a book... I've never told anyone!
    FKK8 FKK8 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Thoughts - I began writing a story when I turned thirteen, three years later and I am still slaving over the chapters, trying to rewrite the old ones and invent new ones. It all...
    starst starst 16-17, F 8 Responses Apr 26, 2011

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    My Tale - You’ve got my tongue, You beast, give it back! Let go of my hands I need these fingers! Get out of my head Be gone, I’m through with you! I’m going to do it you...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 5 Responses Feb 27, 2012

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    I'Ve Been Writing A Long Time... - I started writing at a very early age. I think that my first short story was written when I was in first grade. We were instructed to write a...
    TheCricket TheCricket 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    Trying And Not Really Succeeding - I've had a story idea brewing in my head for a while, and a few weeks ago I finally decided to follow up on that thought and begin researching...
    RussianRupees RussianRupees 13-15, F 2 Responses May 30, 2013

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    Can't Seem To Get Motivated Novelllllllll - I started writing a fictional novel after my ex had suggested me writing something since I always had stories and movies playing in my...
    bannanacream bannanacream 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 17, 2010

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    Perfect Stories. - Writing a novel is so much hard work. I don't think a lot of people realise how many drafts and hundreds and thousands of hours people spend on perfecting their...
    jon10101 jon10101 22-25 2 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    I Am On My 2nd - I wrote my first one over ten years ago but never published it (didn't even try because it was too personal). I started the second one this year (sci-fi) and...
    curateipsum curateipsum 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 13, 2008

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    Does anyone want to read it? heres basically the plot for this part of the story based in the future, Earth is full of mutants, elite soldiers, advanced technologies and a man who...
    image2fite image2fite 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I Finally Finished My Novel! - I self published a novel, book, story, etc, about a week ago on amazon and am now concentrating on two others which I have been writing parts of...
    Chelebub Chelebub 51-55, F Dec 31, 2012

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    A Long Time In The Making - I've been working on my novel for over 10 years now. it started as a dream when i was a young girl. I remember seeing these angry red eyes glowering at...
    Sabriel26 Sabriel26 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2013

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    A Glacial Pace... - Ten years or so ago I had the most vivid dream — and I remembered it, which is very unusual for me. Since then, I have been toying with the idea of writing it...
    hellosailor hellosailor 36-40, M 4 Responses Oct 16, 2007

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