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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

    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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    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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    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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    New Work In Progress

    I've written a few things, had one published which was a translation of a Japanese novel. Right now I'm working on a fictional story.  My goal is 200 pages and so far 22 are complete.  I've spent a lot of time rewriting, improving so it's slow going but fun.  I'm...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 8, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 " 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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    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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    New Author

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    It feel like forever since I've written sth here. There's been a lot going on in my life; good and bad. Although, ultimately the good outweighs the bad, it still can't be erased. I...
    Ilovecharlie Ilovecharlie 16-17, M Jul 1

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      Nurturing nature and feminine touch. But yet untamable. Naked soul like your ethereal body. The one that is catalyst of the most incredible form of love. Subtle that soul...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 8

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    Dare You Come to my Carolina. Come roll in my king bed. I will be your Never Gone. Teasing. Pleasing. Lasting. Erupting. Exploding. Shocking. Surprising. Loving. I am your...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I've recently started writing letters to a guy I've known for 7 years. We have a very complicated relationship and I can never let him in, so writing the letters helps because I...
    bittersweetlemonade bittersweetlemonade 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The Promise of Poetry a craftsman restoring a piece of fine wood moves his hands along a risky line, too soft creates an imperfect sheen, but too harsh may fracture and take from...
    windlion windlion 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Together... come be my unison my words beckoning you my lips awakening your thirst my body being your Spanish poetry romantic, lyrical, rolling off your tongue your ellipse... let...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 4 Responses Jul 4

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    What Wonder Is This...? Once upon a time (Yes, just like a fairy tale!) I tasted your words (Seems like forever ago....) I must declare I was touched (More like blown away!) I...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F Jul 5

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    How I Feel.... You come to me In this rapture Starting like an Insistent whisper Hinting at the Heaven to come All the possibilities Then rising s l o w l y Like a...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    “She killed me at the Scrabble board…” Mama Jane is a Scrabble player. Well she used to play Scrabble when she was younger, nowadays she doesn’t do much of anything. It is...
    dustypork dustypork 26-30, F Jul 5

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    Thoughts On You... Sliding into sleep, Thoughts of you Racing in my mind Like wild horses... I drink your murmuring waters. An orchestral strain rises And I am filled with the...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    Summer Fire Feel the heat Underneath and through This heavy summer air. Set up a camp fire. I lick my luscious lips... Feel your hunger mount. I shall die in this glorious moment...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 7 Responses Jul 8

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    Is it me or I just dont feel like reading lengthy messages. Except if its from him..
    oblivionisabliss oblivionisabliss 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have recently discovered that I am an Indigo adult. I have written of this on here before. I have always known I was different but never really put a name to it. I never liked...
    orcore orcore 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Needless to say I love him dearly. About 10 years ago he was diagnosed with arthritis-spinal stenosis! I never thought my love would suffer like he does now. He thinks I am going...
    chappeeeee chappeeeee 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Stormtroopers don't have bad in. In ANH, they had to let Han, Luke and Leia escape so that they would lead Vader to the rebel base. So the stormtroopers had to shoot to miss. When...
    Hoplite39 Hoplite39 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    Hi, I'm 33 with two children and have come from a very dysfunctional back ground.. I grew up in children's homes. Because my nan didn't want me and my two brothers we were all...
    anilem anilem 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Hi everybody. My name is Helen Susan Swift and I am writing a novel. I already have two published on Amazon, both historical novels of different types. I have: 'The Handfasters...
    helensusanswift helensusanswift 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Finally, after so much planning (well I'm constantly planning and thinking about the story but you get the idea), I am writing a book. A novel. I've been longing for this day for...
    Matt200 Matt200 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 2

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    Fun RPG and Novel Project.
    SultryPieGirlKelly SultryPieGirlKelly 22-25, F Jun 24

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. PLEASE HELP ME!!!
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M Jun 28

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    I grew up thinking that I would be a writer. I always loved stories and read a lot. I don't know if I'm meant to be one, but I would still like to write a novel.
    mountainseal mountainseal 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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