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I Like to Write and Read When I Can

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    I Like To Write

    It may be eccentric writing...or silly...or serious...or angry...but however I choose, I feel I have the right to that self-expression.  I enjoy it...but as a person who struggles with a "people-pleasing" instinct, it's hard sometimes to write just for me.  Some folks...
    Stahl Stahl 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 11, 2010

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    What I Write

    Mostly i love reading the Gaunts Ghosts series, but what i love the most is writing sci-fi short stories. i love science fiction stories that only use the science aspect as a means to an end, i love stories, but i think it's the mark of a great writer that tells a story more than...
    rommel175 rommel175 18-21, M Feb 28, 2009

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    Fav Books

    favorite books: all of the Sherlock Holmes books the Twilight Saga books by Stephenie Meyer The Scarlet Pimpernel The Scarlet Letter the works of Edgar Allen Poe All of Shakespeare's works, especially the tragedies a few of the Dragonlance books...only for the best...
    de6789 de6789 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 14, 2008

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    Love Reading and Writing

    I have always loved reading and writing. Since I was in second grade to be precise. In school I've always got good grades in math and science the logical part but I've always felt comfortable in language arts and AP English and all that. Good books and hood ideas are all I'm...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine 18-21, F Jan 16, 2008

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    Love to Read and Write

    when I can I am either reading a book or I am writing.  I love to write.  I write poetry.  Most of it is pretty good.  I really don't care what others think about my writing or about how often I read.  I do these things because it brings me up when I am...
    heavenknowsmyname heavenknowsmyname 21-25, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2007

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    I Just Wish I Had More Time

     but hopefully with summer now ill have more time . and i plan to be more active this summer than i was last yr . i am completely goal focused right now !! which is going to mean alot of activity ..
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F May 29, 2007

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    An Unfinished Business

    Today I will sit and listen, To all they have to say; Laughing and talking with them, I will enjoy our special day. Soon they will be grown up, And I shall be alone and old; Oh! How I will miss them, Our house will feel so cold. If only I could hold them, Like a baby still in my...
    umbrellatree umbrellatree 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 25, 2013

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    "Let the Words Flow"

    I really like to read and write. I love reading fiction novels, and writing stories from time to time. I'm on fanfiction (under "smileyz") and I always have a problem when I write fanfictions (or just stories in general, but I mostly write fanfics). I get into "the...
    Sanderz Sanderz 13-15, F Aug 12, 2009

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    I Enjoy A Good Read And Love To Write

    I enjoy writing and write for a few home education newsletters.Recently, I had an article of mine published in a home education magazine. It's been a few years, but I use to write a lot of poetry. In college, I actually enjoyed writing essays and did quite well. It was strange...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 25, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Before I begin let me just say that I am new to this and that my story might be cheesy but I will try my best! This story is about two boys who find love one is named Jared and the...
    levans14 levans14 13-15, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't like to read on the computer or with electronics, I've had to before when lookin for manga but I'd rather read a paper or hard back. just seems more fun, to sit an turn the...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Best part of my education. Learning to read! Sad to think that there were still kids leaving school who couldn't read when I was at school.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    yes I like to read I enjoy doing it,so I do. I read a lot of books that toward growth spiritual, mental, body mind spirit. also a lot of phychology books. I also enjoy...
    mycuzinvinni mycuzinvinni 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I like to read these cause A) I will never be the harlot most of the women are B) I will never be the master of seduction C) I'm chubby and dorky, that doesn't scream erotic and D...
    littlebabybird littlebabybird 22-25, F Sep 2

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    Am I the only teen that likes to read? Cause some teens I know and some friends I have despise it, which shocks me a little cause you can learn so much from them and they're a...
    cloneofthecastaways cloneofthecastaways 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    Stories are like wild creatures, when you let them loose who knows what havoc they'll wreck? -Patrick ness "a monster calls"
    rottenroses rottenroses 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    The range is infinite. Any author that writes a good story or any piece of information that's interesting can take up my time. I love newspapers, bibliographies and what I most...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Aug 20

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    I love reading! All types of books but there are some that you read that just draw you in. You become do absorbed in it that it feels like you coming up for air when you stop...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F Aug 27

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    * I did not write this. The ABCs Of Friendship - Author Unknown Accepts you as you are Believes in "you" Calls you just to say "HI" Doesn't give up on you Envisions the whole of...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    James Patterson an AMAZING writer.
    kikilovergirl15 kikilovergirl15 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 8

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    I love reading. I usually read epic fantasy novels but lately I've been wanting to read books with a bit more meat to them. I read The Flipside of Feminism and would like to find...
    ACuriousStudent ACuriousStudent 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    There are so many people in this group and I want to do something, a sort of specialty group within. I have many reading goals and reading with a group or partner can help me stay...
    dustypork dustypork 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    The following has been written as of the evening of 8 22 2014 at 11:16 PM Central Time in my home in Wisconsin Rapids. On June 17, 2014 I just finished reading the 358-page...
    wombat456 wombat456 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I have to follow my personal glossary of words guidelines otherwise I feel hampered when writing something.
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Aug 25

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    when i was young i was in love and i have been loved ,in some point in my life i get through a wrong way ,what ever been the cause ..not that is important now .....when a person...
    k78452 k78452 22-25, M Sep 7

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    I read a lot at work. I sometimes go thru 2 books a week. I like reading fiction. some of my favorite authors are Lee Childs, Tom Clancy, Clive Cussler , Catherine Coulter. I am...
    txbandit70 txbandit70 41-45, M 4 Responses Aug 18

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    whenever i feel myself getting bored with tv or the computer i go out and get some books. i always try & finish one book then start another one. it is comforting to just lay down...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I like reading, and I like guys who read as well :)
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 26

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    I mostly read comics or articles online that interest me. But lately there have been a few book series that have peaked my interest. So i think i might give them a shot. Its been...
    dekantheeccentriciceman dekantheeccentriciceman 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Love to read just when I'm bored and in the middle of The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
    Playarinfonito Playarinfonito 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    I love reading fantasy books and manga. But only printed on paper. When i am behind computer i have way too much other stuff to do :(.
    Zim0 Zim0 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I read because I ought to forget the grief. Every time the pages of my most beloved novels open to me, I immerse myself into "The Oblivion Den" a place, where nothing really hurts...
    victorv90 victorv90 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I love reading. I love being able to lose myself for hours at a time, and imaging myself inside of the world I'm reading about, being able to escape the the real world and all the...
    rottenroses rottenroses 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 27

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    Who has ever read red dragon,silence of the lambs,Hannibal or Hannibal rising I have NOT found any books that are better than them if you have not read them I would HIGHLY...
    rougewolf55555 rougewolf55555 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    Someone mentioned horror books and I suddenly remember reading some of the 'Goosebumps' series before, I miss reading them.
    AppleGreen27 AppleGreen27 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    we're reading Beowulf in school right now. it's not something I would normally read but I don't have a choice. it's ok so far
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Just got done reading Fifty Shades of Grey and Fifty Shades Darker.(: If you haven't read them, I recommend doing so!(:
    Pookiegirl122 Pookiegirl122 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Silk by Alessandro Baricco! I read this in a cabin in the desert. Mysterious!
    meowmermaid meowmermaid 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I literally read 8 books in one month...........
    Lanigga14 Lanigga14 13-15, F 20 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm reading Chanda Hahn's Iron Butterfly series aloud to my husband currently. We are on the second book, it's a very good story :)
    erieclover erieclover 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I'm reading "The Witches of East End" series on my kindle. :) I <3 it. I found out about it because apparently there is a Lifetime show on there based on the series. :)
    jlynnaz jlynnaz 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I just finished reading The Son, which is the last book in The Giver quartet. I also jut saw the movie and want to know what you think about the books and the movie
    verylonely1 verylonely1 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I am such a huge harry potter nerd lol. I have read all of the books, signed up for group forums, and seen all the movies. The twilight books too except for their movies.
    emloves emloves 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 25

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    I like reading all kinds of books (depends on my mood) from fairy tales to biographies. My absolute favourite book is "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas (and I hate all...
    kikinators kikinators 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 26

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    I just finished the fault in the stars for the 3rd time, I didnt cry this time. Well next I'm reading Speak, then the Perks of being a wallflower (2nd time)
    nekokitty13 nekokitty13 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Reading just takes me to another world that's better than this one (x anyone else feel like this?
    SunshineButterfly SunshineButterfly 13-15, F 12 Responses Sep 6

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    I know I am far behind lol... but oh well, just started to read "Fifty Shades Of Grey".
    kub4n954 kub4n954 26-30, F 11 Responses Sep 7

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    Just read the divergent series, I am finishing up hidden by Catherine McKenzie. Any good suggestions? I generally prefer fiction.
    Pharmalady Pharmalady 31-35, F 9 Responses Sep 8

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