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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

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Its funny what you can do in front of a room full of people but can't manage to do in front of one person. Is your opinion really that important? Maybe I'm not shy Maybe my...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Dear ----, I am writing to express my confused feelings about our relationship. I know we have gone through a lot in the past two years and we have both felt like there was no...
    ILoveYouVeryMuch ILoveYouVeryMuch 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Writing in the sand....fun the waves wash away what I write good bad profound silly or junk it's transient I was listening to a song called Waves by an interesting man named Sam...
    wombat98349 wombat98349 51-55, M Jul 27

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    I just noticed that I am one story away from the 500 stories award, the 'Chronicler.' And here it is. :D What is in the number 500? According to the Wikipedia, "Year 500 (D) was...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 1 Response Aug 1

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    "Red roses, turning into dust. Loud noises, noises echoing in my mind. They're telling me, telling me that You aint coming back no more. Telling me, telling me that You are gone...
    mccgandy mccgandy 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    At least I'm trying. I want it to be like one of those old R.L. Stine Fear Street thrillers. Those were always fun, and Mr. Stine has a way of making it look so easy. To those who...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    I have written numerous blogs (on different sites) regarding my struggles since my early teen years. I have been on numerous medications, seen many therapists/psychologists...
    brainieblonde brainieblonde 22-25, F Jul 29

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    I have been considering becoming a journalist. Seems pretty easy, if you don't know all the facts you just make up some. I have written fiction so I would say I am very much...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 19 hrs ago

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    This is actually a somewhat new venture for me. I've been writing all my life (as a hobby), and dabbled a bit in the "erotica" genre a long time ago. Mostly I write in the sci-fi...
    thisisnotreallyme thisisnotreallyme 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I'm working on a novel now for my graduate program in Creative Writing. This is the first time I've tried writing something as a "real writer." By that, I mean that I want the...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Aug 14

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    Because I've been a huge Star Wars-fan since elementary school back in the 80s, my first taste of graphic novels came with all the Star Wars graphic novels from Dark Horse. I loved...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M Jul 28

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    I first noticed this when writing my novel. I would begin to write a fresh part of the book and as new material filtered into my mind I would just let my pen move and create what...
    therepurposedmale therepurposedmale 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I am hopeful that i can find a 20-30 year old female counterpart that would be interested in writing a novel with me. I am not a published author, however i am not new to writing...
    jbmorales jbmorales 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I want your advise. You, the reader of my many posts . I'm thinking of writing a novel. Hopefully a best seller. It maybe a murder. It will of course contain lots of what I write...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 27

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    I wanted to write out my whole entire battle with social anxiety. I remember it clearly the first day I chocked up I had cold palms and sweaty forehead, I could feel my heart...
    dassays dassays 22-25, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    well...................................... add a 0 to that 4....That's right... I saw my first 'professional wrestling event' last week.... let's just say, that it was all I...
    Kiesterly Kiesterly 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    And it actually was, it still is, we r ok and we love each other but there are so many stuuffff going around just like a novel, everyday a there is something or someone that tries...
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Hello, my name is Sara and I'm currently writing a novel in which the main character is a trans person. (a FtM or MtF, either can work) I would like if you told me your...
    Sarawrites Sarawrites 22-25, F Jul 26

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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 2 Responses Aug 6

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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

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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

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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

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