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I Have Written a Novel

I've taken the time and focus to write a novel and see it through to printing. 227 People

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    I am a knew member here and am looking to become friends with other authors, writers, and readers. I am also a first time author and have recently written a novel called Choices of The Heart. IWhy don't you become a member of my page on Face Book and follow me as my book goes...
    Rhondalee Rhondalee 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2011

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    Four, In Fact...

    Writing anything short has almost always come hard for me.  I just get so caught up in the (often dozens) of characters in my stories that it's hard for me to write anything BUT a novella or novel.  In fact, I specialize more in serials, stories which top one hundred...
    tehuti88 tehuti88 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 29, 2007

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    Wondrous Experience

    When I found myself unemployed last year, I took a week to read the entire Twilight series, then two to read the Anita Blake seires, another one for the Merry Gentry series (yes, I love Laurell K. Hamilton) then looked for books that did not include any vampires or fairies...
    MagicMartyne MagicMartyne 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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    Couldn't Really Glorify...

    Couldn't really glorify it with the title of novel though.
    copodenieve copodenieve 51-55 1 Response Apr 8, 2008

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    Junebug

    My first novel was just released in June, ironically... It is titled Junebug. It's the story of a young girls journey through the trauma of childhood familial abuse. Her creativity and ingenuity in dealing with the situations as they arose are her focus. Portraying her in the...
    junebugcdoyen junebugcdoyen 51-55 1 Response Oct 20, 2013

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    A Ms Only

    Well, I have, but it exists in MS form only. I struggle to find a literary agent. These are among the hardest people on capitalist Earth to please. It is, I think, almost impossible to invade their inner sanctums of self pleasure and profit making. While I admit I have been...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Oct 10, 2011

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    And Just Got My 5th Rejection

    A 5th literary agent has rejected my approach. This one really pissed me off, for it was one of those auto emails. This mob did not even have the common human courtesy to read it (max: 30 minutes; if intent on rejecting all and every new submission, 2 minutes). Their name...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M 1 Response Oct 12, 2011

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    A Whole Bunch.

    i have 4 done, 2 in rewrite phase, and about 12 others still a work in progress. when i'm bored, i write. when i'm angery, i write. when i'm...okay, i just write. and all kinds of books too. mainly fantasy, but i also have 1 horror, 1 romance, 1 comedy, 1 mystery, and 2 sci fi. i...
    Pheonix Pheonix 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 16, 2007

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    I Have One Published Novel . . . But . . .

    "I tried many times to begin a new novel, yet I feel a complete lack of motivation for writing fiction, afraid of writing a non-fiction that may reveal my 'real self' being overwhelmed in the fluidity of an obnoxious self-indulgent weird depressive state, better put as a "who...
    Makessense Makessense 66-70, M Oct 24, 2012

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    Not Published...

    ...yet!!! I finished writing it in its first novel form when I was 16. Now, at 19, already a published writer, I'm still working through yet another edit. But it will be published someday!!! It WILL.
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 22-25, F Jul 2, 2011

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    Kindle Free Promotion

    I finally ended up self-publishing my novel on amazon Kindle Direct Publishing. Here's the web address: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008324A3A It's called The Theory of Relativity. I think some of you would enjoy it. Kindle are holding a 5 day promotion for it from Friday 14...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Sep 9, 2012

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    It's About Revision, Actually.

    From my first draft which took 7 weeks and had 80k words, I ended up writing an additional 14k words and expanding on several characters including the main character.  Get yourself a personal editor that you trust will argue with you and not just take a check.  It will...
    Lifesized Lifesized 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 8, 2006

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    Four Agents Are Reading Mine!

    Keep your collective fingers crossed. I need all the mojo I can get.
    anybodyseemykeys anybodyseemykeys 46-50, M 1 Response May 9, 2012

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    Choices Of The Heart--domestic Abuse Story

    My novel is officially completed. This Wednesday I will be sending it back to the publisher's layout design to do my last minute changes. I am told it will then take about 4 weeks for printing. After that I will be able to order books. If anyone would like a signed copy before...
    Rhondalee Rhondalee 51-55, F Sep 10, 2011

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    Into the West

    I started writing my novel in about 8th grade, but the ideas had been with me for years before that. If you want to get technical, I wrote a Fantasy novel, and the land it was based in could be considered my 'happy place', haha. Anyway, the book went through many revisions, and...
    PrinceGan PrinceGan 16-18, M Nov 27, 2007

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    Excitement!

    I have finally found an idea for a book I think is worth reading. I won't disclose the details but the way the book will be written is a series of letters and then police reports after each one. It will be set up like a case file. At the end I may include the manuscript of the...
    xstarxdestinedx xstarxdestinedx 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16, 2008

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    Just...me

    Looking back I cant remember ever having feelings towards my family members or friends. People have always been disposable to me. Things and money have always mattered more to me then people. I have been soul searching and digging into finding out why I am like this, why I am the...
    souless143 souless143 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2009

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    First Comments In

    I published my first novel in May as an ebook on amazon Kindle Direct Publishing. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008324A3A It is called The Theory of Relativity: a novel. To date about 160 readers have downloaded it. I have no idea of course how many of those have begun to read it...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Nov 5, 2012

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    Hanh Dien Accepted My latest novel,

    called Hanh Dien after the eponymous protagonist, has just this day been accepted for publication by Outskirts Press in Colorado. All being well, it should appear in early months of 2014. How do you like that?
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Dec 18, 2013

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    My " What If"

    I've always loved history,and the " what if " so and so did this,or that during a historical time. I have yet to see a subject I've been wondering about,so.I'm writing my own.
    hillbillydaddy hillbillydaddy 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 27, 2009

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    I Must Be Good!

    I've written a couple actually, not that I've actually ever published any of them, sigh, it's so hard to do nowadays. I don't mind, I started writing when I was 5 and actually got a short story in a magazine sometime in my teens. I reckon I must be good for that to happen.
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2007

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    My Fear....

    My graetest fear is that someone reads my novel and this someone laughs at me....
    Tielove Tielove 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2008

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    I Am Self-published

    My novels are available via Lulu: White Chocolate and my vampire series, which I despise now and will pull from the online store.  White Chocolate is the better story, and is also available via Amazon.  Unfortunately, I haven't been able to do novel-writing since I...
    BlueVelvetCake BlueVelvetCake 36-40, F Nov 16, 2010

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    Nanowrimo Helped Me With My First Novel

    I joined the group some years back and have written a novel in November ever since! I love novel writing. www.nanowrimo.org www.fmwriters.com jade
    jadedragon jadedragon 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 25, 2010

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    My Book Is Ready to Be Published

    It took over a year but I wrote a book about domestic violence that I endured back in 1992 when I was in HS.  It was really HARD to write because I had to go through remembering all those horrific details that I wanted to forget.  But, I am quite pleased...
    haydenrules haydenrules 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2009

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    Actually Six Now

    I wrote my first book, New LIfe (subtitled The Inspiring Story of Brooke McKellogg) about a boy who realizes he shold have been born a girl. He tells his parents and there the drama begins. Not all parents would be happy their 12 year old boy wants to start living life as a...
    NewLifeAuthor NewLifeAuthor 46-50, M Aug 5, 2011

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    My Novel's Book Cover Has Just Been Completed.

    Check under my photos for my new Book cover for Choices of the Heart. Here is a discription of my story. You can also follow my novel by joining my Face Book author's page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Choices-of-The-Heart/184284531602945 In Choices of the Heart, seventeen...
    Rhondalee Rhondalee 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 26, 2011

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    On Marriage - I'm becoming more and more convinced there is no real true love except that between a parent and their children. If it weren't so, people wouldn't divorce so easily...
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