I Like Reading and Writing

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    It helps me escape. :) This is a hectic world.

    Most characters don't have problems like insecurity and a sucky social life, they just save the world. I wish real life was like that, haha. But then what would we read?
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    2 Responses Jun 25, 2015

    Work Hand In Hand

    Reading and writing is very important to me. I love to write, it helps me vent my emotions out, and it helps me release my creativity. As for reading, it's just fun. But not just that, it helps your imagination, it helps you with writing. If you want to write, than reading is a...
    CreedenceGold CreedenceGold
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Feb 13, 2012

    To Understand And Escape From Reality.

    The beauty of life can be hard to swallow without that bitter aftertaste. I've found that reading can really help by entertaining me, and also by allowing me to create a world inside the world in which we live.. a world in which the rules of society can vary from my reality. I...
    carolynblueyes carolynblueyes
    22-25, F
    Nov 18, 2011

    Many believe LOVE is putting up with,

    sacrificing, or suffering in silence thinking their commitment is proof of their LOVE. This is not love. Understanding , seeing, hearing, and accepting someone for who they are is LOVE.
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    1 Response Oct 5, 2014

    I love to read but it's been a

    while Since I have read a book. a good book and written as well. Being busy these days and school will you make you dislike reading. la sigh
    PetiteChica PetiteChica
    22-25, F
    Dec 2, 2014

    I Love to Read

    When I was younger I had a hard time learning, but I love reading and writing, no matter how hard I tried reading was hard for me. now I have written the book Peter Carrot-top available everywhere. amazon.com or barnsandnoble.com keep reading it stimulates the brain.
    xxhoney xxhoney
    Jan 19, 2009

    By your heart strings I am hanging from a dream,

    gently swinging in the warm autumn breeze!
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    1 Response Jun 26, 2015

    I express myself through writing.

    ..here and in other ways too, people who are too generous with their words said I have a way with words... well, I admit words come easy to me, but far from being a writer, I just do it as a pleasure... Now, I´ve found some simple routines or tips, so to say, that have helped...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    Dec 27, 2015

    Today at lunch my friends were talking about

    the book The Fault In Our Stars. My friend was talking about how she liked it a lot, but she expected more of it. This got me mad. I told her that I thought it was an amazing book. I told her that I appreciate good metaphors and similes. She agreed that a lot of times in the...
    thoughtfulstars thoughtfulstars
    16-17, F
    1 Response Apr 22, 2014

    i have been reading memoirs

    and books about writing memoirs and using writing as a tool to fight depression and over eating. i've been reading beverly donofrio's books. all this reading makes me feel accomplished, inspired. it gives me food for thought it makes me feel like i have company or connection to...
    kpl2014 kpl2014
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 29, 2015
    thehippielife thehippielife
    13-15, F
    Aug 8, 2015

    That summer( 1996) "Maby not,

    " she said as we to the car,"But maybe that isn't so bad. You can't live abyone that way more than once in a lifetime. It's too hard and it hurts too much when it ends.it's just the way the world works."
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    Nov 15, 2014

    Hi guys I just wanted to say

    that I finished the gone series by Michael Grant and it was wonderful. So does anyone have any other good ideas for fantasy books I can read? I am really bored and I need something to do
    jimenez230 jimenez230
    18-21, F
    Dec 26, 2014

    I love to write and express thoughts .

    I find when I write it just keeps on coming .the reading I can't live without I love to read about many topics usually non fiction and I love to learn new things
    sagiluvin sagiluvin
    41-45, F
    Jan 17, 2016

    I work as a proofreader

    so I'm getting the best of both worlds! I read the work and then I get to rewrite some parts of it.
    HazelAguire HazelAguire
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2015

    As you can see by this photo,

    i am making excellent progress this evening.
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    Oct 17, 2015

    It is amazing how someone has the power to do

    limitless things in a story. One of the worst things that could happen is not being able to tell your story though.
    Unification Unification
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 2, 2014

    My Venting

    I have always loved to read and right.  My mom was a high school English teacher, so it's in my blood I suppose.  Reading is a great way to get into another world.  I've always liked writing also, and I have been told I have a flair for it.  It's so much...
    meghanmcgee meghanmcgee
    5 Responses Jul 12, 2008

    I could do so much more.

    Honestly I love reading but I'm lazy. I write a lot. Songs stories and poems. I've realized that reading can improve so much in your life. Read books obviously. I want to read books. I usually read only when I'm taking the train to school from school or to whatever. Major...
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    Feb 17, 2016

    I was eager to read and write

    since i was probably 3 years old. I would always pretended to read things when i actually didn't even know how to carry a book. The first story that i wrote when i was 6 years old ,was about 3 kids with their amazing super powers. I would often put myself as the main character...
    Lynnie19 Lynnie19
    18-21, F
    May 23, 2015

    You may not write well every day

    but you can always edit a bad page... You can´t edit a blank page.
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2015

    Thinking things through can ba a great thing of

    course. But being an overthinker can result in becoming someone who stands still in life. In becoming someone who self- sabotages the good things that happen in life.
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    Oct 29, 2014

    I Like To Read.

    I like to read although there is not much I have read but I want to get in to the habit of reading more and more.One of the ways you end up reading more is when you have fine suggestions coming in from other people.One of the things about people who have read or who read a lot is...
    Macrajat Macrajat
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Sep 19, 2011

    Peel away the layers of

    who I am ***** it all until you can see nothing but my bones Drop the mask over my eyes Look beneath all that is superficial Scale the walls built around my heart When you get to the inner circle Where the weakest part of me lives When you reach that part of me Hidden behind...
    geri1982 geri1982
    31-35, F
    Jun 19, 2015

    Memories passing through my mind like a mild

    zephur Fleetingly touching like a butterfly looking for a resting place It moves from one to the other Insignificant thoughts with no pattern or meaning Not examined closely enough to be considered When the mists of time slowly disappear There is nothing left there to...
    geri1982 geri1982
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 19, 2015

    I like to write stories

    that I think would make great movies.
    jesusjuice2497 jesusjuice2497
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 19, 2015

    My parents say I read too much.

    My book shelf is constantly overflowing with books. Even after I get rid of tons of them, I always end up with as many as I started with and never enough space.
    saigebeck101 saigebeck101
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 2, 2015

    Having a long reading list presupposes a reader

    to have a lot of time in his hands or have a long life left to do it.
    ThusWroteZarathustra ThusWroteZarathustra
    22-25, M
    Jan 23, 2015

    I Love Writing

    I am writing a book that i want to be amazing, i dont know how im going to get published though. i would put my idea for the book on here but im afraid someone could steal my idea. But my friends tell me its good but its too much like twilight but i dont know how to change it...
    sb23 sb23
    18-21, F
    10 Responses Jul 31, 2010

    Just Started Writing..

    He awoke in the darkness of the blue ocean hue with thoughts in continuity from the night before when the mind so easily wonders, only the dreams that continue to drift closer to reality like the waves that Swell around him, obscene reflections move in unison connecting...
    daved90 daved90
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 6, 2013

    My New Passion(s)

    I have recently found my passion of writing. I've always been told I write very elegantly and often my written communication is far better than my verbal communication, but until now I have never felt the appreciation of strangers, or friends I have yet to meet, on EP that have...
    innoc3nt innoc3nt
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Apr 15, 2012

    It really calm my mind.

    .. Here's a gentle mind calming story for you. As she awaits her fate for not the night as ended. She remembers that there will not be another time to let out her thoughts. Her restlessness was taking over her and she needed warm waters. She walked very delicately to the...
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    4 Responses Jun 19, 2015

    I've been thinking about doing creative writing

    for a long time. I get lots of ideas, but whenever I try to write something I end up hating it soon afterwards and I never go back and add to it
    whereisthearmynow whereisthearmynow
    22-25, M
    1 Response Nov 28, 2015

    I find it easier to write

    than speak unfortunately judgement and no feedback have been pulling me away from straightforward sincere conversations but there's nothing I treasure more than that ......being fully myself authentically and sharing my perspectives i m having a hard time finding a balance
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    Reading and writing is

    where my imagination can run free without it being judged..
    HayellsDorion HayellsDorion
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 2, 2014

    There is an app called wattpad

    where you can view short stories by other people who enjoy writing stories and want to share it with other people for one reason or another. It's pretty great, it has a nice simple smooth interface. Also you can upload your own short stories, and other people can tell you...
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    Mar 23, 2016

    Writing prompt/practice: "Five ways to win my

    heart" When asked what is five ways to win my heart, I find it to be a difficult task. I have never focused much on how to fall in love, I have always allowed love to manifest itself purely though experience and emotions. There is not set boundaries or descriptions on how a...
    Alexz72 Alexz72
    22-25, F
    May 24, 2015


    I see in front of my eyes, All of these truth's and all these lies You told me to go onward And said my path will not be blurred As you turn away and say good-bye Those words of empathy Do not encourage me And I cannot help but break down and...
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    1 Response Sep 6, 2012

    The Wolf raised her muzzle to the sky a new

    scent drifting her way "stupid humans." She thought "never stalk from upwind." The Wolf walked around and around in a small clearing leaving very visible tracks, then backtracked to a copse of trees and laid down to wait, half an hour past before she heard the men's footsteps...
    fenrirandimpachi fenrirandimpachi
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 13, 2015

    Why I write: Because kidnapping people

    and forcing them to act out your interesting make-believe worlds is technically illegal.
    Alexz72 Alexz72
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 20, 2015

    I'm working on a new draft of my masters thesis

    and I need some readers to let me know if what I've got so far is moving in the right direction. Comment or shoot me a message if you're up for reading a "hot off the presses", Craig Newman original.
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman
    41-45, M
    Feb 18, 2015

    No one whants to give-up on someone they live.

    Such as a relative, friend or lover.but sometimes we are forced to make hard decisions by extraordinary suffering. It's easy to judge or say , "never give- up," Until you have been there. Eventualy , you begin to reach, influence or heal are limited . You can't hand your whole...
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    Nov 4, 2014

    I love reading because I can escape to another

    world for a while. And I love writing because it's amazing to me what our minds can come up with, how we can create entire universes and characters, in different times and even come up with creatures that don't exist.
    graveyardghosty graveyardghosty
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 7, 2014

    Twin Flames where at some point One soul

    that divided in two to incarnate in teo different people for their own developmental purposes. Meeting your Twin is a mystical occurence, because it doesn't happen to a soul in every lufetime.A soul geat to meet its Twin Flame . Twin Flames won't unite easily because their...
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    Nov 6, 2014
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