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    Hmm I haven't been able to write anything

    for awhile. Mainly because I haven't had time because of work and school. But I'm at work now and they have me sitting at a control post. Therefore I would like some help finding things to write about. PLEASE don't give me the following topics as they are too mainstream...
    GlamGasm GlamGasm 22-25, T May 13, 2014

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    i need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel

    about a woman in prison. PLEASE HELP ME I AM SO DESPERATE
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 22-25, M May 15, 2014

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    Did I Use Up My Creativity Having Kids??

    Okay now, this is ridiculous, I have kids and I still like hard rock music, naturally more selective when I do play it, I still like jalapenos on most any food but where the heck is my ability to write?  Did I throw it out with the dirty diapers, wash it in the upteenth load...
    bloodcountess bloodcountess 36-40 2 Responses Sep 24, 2008

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    I really need a co-writer

    for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. I am very passionate about this story because I care a lot about women in prison, and I have done some research on the subject, including talking to them personally. I am a terrible writer, though, so I would really like a co...
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 22-25, M May 15, 2014

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    I am suffering from the worst writers block

    ever, I've never had this much problem.
    Yeayea19 Yeayea19 18-21, M 1 Response May 29, 2014

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    Grrrr

    I have so many thoughts...stories, phrases, ideas....that are floating through my head right now. I want to put them together...to get them out...to express what's in me right now. But like a puzzle missing a pieces, they won't fit together the way that I want. Dozens of things I...
    amodelcitizen amodelcitizen 36-40, M 4 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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    Like A Little Piece Of Hell

    Every single day since I was young- and I'm almost 51 - I try to write my story. I sit at my word processor for hours. Eventually I have to go to work, or the store, or the bathroom and as long as I'm busy doing something else, the words are streaming and perfect phrases are...
    OldWoman1227 OldWoman1227 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 26, 2010

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    Block Head

    I wanted to write since about sixth grade.  I didn't do anything with it until collage, many years later.  I had to take composition classes, and I loved them. Outside of collage, I wrote some poetry, and a few short stories.  Time was my biggest enemy for a while...
    darknight darknight 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 19, 2008

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel

    about a woman in prison SO BADLY. PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I AM BEGGING YOU
    marcuscash marcuscash 22-25, T Sep 21, 2014

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel

    about a woman in prison. Please help me.
    Blipsycat Blipsycat 16-17, M Aug 6, 2014

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    Um, So Where Was I Again?

    It takes me forever to compose my thoughts onto the page. Whenever I have writing assignments I sit down for hours trying to compile my ideas into expository or creative writing. Every time I get stuck I am vulnerable to the slightest distraction, which in turn makes my flow of...
    MyEyesGlitter MyEyesGlitter 16-17, F Apr 1, 2012

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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA

    NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Blipsycat Blipsycat 16-17, M Aug 6, 2014

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    I Cant Think Of Something To Write About!!

    I like to write, stories and poetry. Usually a poem comes to me pretty fast. Anything can inspire me. A book, a song, a sentence even. I use to write at least 2 poems a week sometimes more. I do like to write stories. So far i only written one. Ive been trying to write another...
    HojaCaida HojaCaida 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    It's Difficult...

    ...to write the first three words on a blank sheet of paper - or virtual paper, like here. That's why 224 members of this group haven't shared their story yet.
    weirdcolor weirdcolor 36-40, M Oct 11, 2012

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    It's been about a good month

    since I really wrote anything feel so stuck. Feel as though I have nothing left
    NocturnalMiss23 NocturnalMiss23 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2014

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    Mind Freeze...

    There is nothing more annoying than having writer's block. I like to tell stories and dabble with poetry from time to time. So, under these very trying circumstances, I thought I would write something about this subject. Hmm - thinking! thinking!.... Nope, nothing has come to...
    Kadie101 Kadie101 41-45, F May 13, 2013

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    The flashing of the cursor is the worst part.

    Always mocking when a writer has lack of ideas. It never fails to make me hate it as it mocks me while writer’s block overtakes me. But why must I deal with such frustration? The cursor knows that I am bored of seeing it always flashing, always mocking. It knows that I wish it...
    DrakenWriter223 DrakenWriter223 13-15, F Jan 22

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    I really need a co-writer

    for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. I am very passionate about this story because I care a lot about women in prison, and I have done some research on the subject, including talking to them personally. I am a terrible writer, though, so I would really like a co...
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 22-25, M Apr 29, 2014

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    AHHHHH. I can't write anything!

    I'm ****** dying here! I need to write, i must write, but i CAN'T. I'm goin insane, my head is gonna explode. Shhheeettttt. This sucks ***. -.-"
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2014

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    Two hours I spent writing my essay

    for discussion on persuasion, frequently switching apps to check resources, till that final time when my writing app times out and it is all gone. ******* iphone!
    donnjb donnjb 26-30, M Jul 24, 2014

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    Suffering

    I've been having the worst writers block as of late. I have three stories I'd planned out and want to start on, but every time I go to put pen on paper the words are not there. I know what I want to say, but my mind goes blank. And the worst thing about having writers block right...
    Hufflepuff15 Hufflepuff15 18-21 Aug 6, 2013

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    Sitting for hours and hours,

    thinking of different ideas, too many ideas, and imagining writing them with complete fluidity of the pen which moves in complete harmony with the thoughts that inspire the pen to touch the paper. Yet hours have turn to days, days to weeks, weeks to months, month to years. The...
    Johnny88 Johnny88 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 13, 2014

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    I Can't Think! Aaarrrggghhh!

    BEEN THROUGH A LOT EMOTIONALLY RECENTLY AND I CAN'T CONCENTRATE. STILL GATHERING MY STRENGTH FOR DEEP, RELAXING BREATHS. WRITING DOES HELP ME. I'M GONNA TRY TO RELAX THIS WEEKEND AND GIVE IT ANOTHER TRY MONDAY.
    fukkboii fukkboii 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2008

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    F***ing Sucks!!!

    I've been suffering writers block for a while, and have not been able to finish any of my short stories, and now I can't even write any new songs and poems. It is really aggravating when I am unable to create things I enjoy simply because my mind is drawing up blanks. I've been...
    JollyDevittaRoger JollyDevittaRoger 22-25, M 9 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    I normally hate it when I'm working on a story

    and suddenly everything I had imagined and just shuts down and stops working. It annoys me completely, I wish I could the story that I've been wanting to write. It's pretty annoying.. I wish there was something invented that could unblock writers block.
    Izzy143 Izzy143 18-21, F Feb 18

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    Oh and It Sucks!

    I am so sick of having damn writers block. I Love to write, and i mean more than just a paragraph here and there, But long passionate, Love stories. I can't remember the last time I really wrote. I have been suffering from severe depression, and severe writers block. it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    Anti-depressants and Writer's Block

    Well, I've been in a depression for several months now and I've finally decided to take an anti-depressant. I'm hoping this helps lift the fog so that I can once again write. I'm a humor columnist and I've lost my funny bone. Oy!  I think my editor has just about had it with...
    hope2function hope2function 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 25, 2008

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    Descriptive Writing

    here is my first rought draft of my descriptive essay. obviously I am not done with it so I will have to add more details, write the ending, edit spelling and grammar etc. but I am uploading this for a friend to read :) enjoooy “Mr. Richards?” The nurse placed her chilly hand...
    righteouschica righteouschica 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 18-21 2 Responses Mar 25, 2014

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    Blocked Again

    Life changes and new ideas flow and I am on the move again and my second novel will be finished. The moral is, just give it time and it will come
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 8, 2012

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    Cursed

    I wanted to write today. So far all I've done since this afternoon is comment here and there. And clean out my email inbox for all those notifications that are more than a month old... probably way, way older. Can't even accept friend requests... like what do I say? No oomph...
    Sylphy Sylphy 41-45, F 17 Responses Aug 28, 2010

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    I'm writing a play and I can't think of what a

    home planet name should for this. The creatures that live there r dragons, unicorns, pegasi, ect. I keep going round and round the play stays with those mostly and other mythological creatures do show up sometimes what do u think?
    Khaleesi1Regan Khaleesi1Regan 13-15, F Sep 10, 2014

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    I was a professional creative writer .

    . I was given a grant by my Government to see if I could make a go of it... The 'muses' flowed but I had little success . The BBC said I had some interesting ideas .. But returned scripts .. So ok I'm not Jack Higgins even though the tax man assumed I was ... I didn't have to pay...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 13, 2014

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    I want a co-writer for a realistic drama novel

    about a woman in prison. PLEASE be my co-writer. I am so desperate and depressed.
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 22-25, M May 21, 2014

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    Stuck in the worst way.

    Still feel I have nothing to give.. Creativity why did you leave me?
    NocturnalMiss23 NocturnalMiss23 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2014

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    When can I write? about my trails

    and tribulations, triumphs and downfalls. When can I write that beautifully profound lyrics and beats again? I feel stifled as an artist and haven't completed anything in years. My friends don't even acknowledge my musical side anymore, it's been dormant and forgotten. "Do I...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M Jul 25, 2014

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    Grrrr!!

    I've been staring at the screen for an hour now, trying to think of something to write about. No luck. :-/
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow 31-35, F 18 Responses Apr 29, 2010

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    Sigh....

    I keep trying to write stories...but the words just won't come. I guess I'll find the words eventually...who knows....maybe writing this will help...I mean I am writing after all. :p I just have to get my brain started....too much takin' it easy. LOL Come on brain...work with me...
    TheBattleWithin TheBattleWithin 22-25, F 12 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    Inspiration Can Sometimes Come Best From Another

    I have been in a writers block for a long time now. Now the problem is, is that it's not so much stories in general I find I get writer's block in, but rather MY stories that I have thought up on my own, and are actually underway. I have a lot of inspiration, but just at the...
    MyPseudonymWasTaken MyPseudonymWasTaken 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 28, 2009

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    Can't finish anything.

    It's driving me mad
    Rose11231 Rose11231 18-21, F Jan 14

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    Well, I have ''lyricists block'' lol.

    Got a melody, chords, tab - you name it - for a song and can't get any lyrics! Its driving me ******* mental! I've got like, one line for the chorus and that's it. I've got ''don't light your candles for the dead, its us they cry for, its us they left.'' Pretty **** I know. Argh...
    Pettifogger Pettifogger 16-17, M Mar 10, 2014

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    Cognitive Cramp

     There I was... So I was... So I always shall be...*sighs* Cognitive Cramp... otherwise known as Writer's Block. Gotta love it! Ha! NOT for the writer! Nope, no warm fuzzies of inspiration for you, Mr./Ms. Writer! Just cold squares of jumbled letters on a keyboard, waiting...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 12 Responses Aug 20, 2008

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel

    about a woman in prison. PLEASE HELP ME!!!!
    marcuscash marcuscash 22-25, T Sep 27, 2014

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel

    about a woman in prison. PLEASE be my co-writer and don't abandon me. :(
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 22-25, M May 11, 2014

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel

    about a woman in prison. PLEASE HELP ME!!!
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 22-25, M Jun 28, 2014

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    Like Always.

    When ever i start working on a book or story ill get maybe 90 pages done and (fart noise) its gone. i cant write another word that i like. so i leave it for a hour to two and still (fart noise) nothing. i get mad and put everything away and do something else and try to come back...
    AmyJain AmyJain 18-21, F Aug 27, 2012

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    A few years ago I used to make music.

    I never learned any instruments but I made beats and wrote lyrics. I was only in the development stages but I showed great potential. As events happened in my life I became depressed and music slowly disappeared from my life. A lot of things have happened a lot has my attention...
    OneHowlToTheMoon OneHowlToTheMoon 22-25, M Oct 5, 2014

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