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I Love to Read and Write and Hope to Make a Career of It

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    Reading For Me Is A Way Of Escaping, Writing Is Healing

    One of my favorite books is the "The Wizard of Oz". Dorothy and her cohorts were searching for the thing that would make them feel good about themselves only to realize, the very thing they were seeking was within them all the time. That is a wonderful message. Another book...
    Belle59 Belle59 56-60 1 Response Aug 27, 2013

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    NaNoWriMo

    2006, 2007, and 2008 I participated in National Novel Writing Month. 50,000 words in 30 days! I finished all three years, and I'm very much going to try again this year! Through NaNo, I self published two books (well, I have them available, but they need...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 24, 2009

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    I've been writing since I was about seven years old. A lot of poetry and songs because I sing. Then I got into stories. I love fluffy romance and sarcastic characters that make for a lot of comic relief. Lately, I write fanfictions because I can post them and I get responses for...
    abbiefayce abbiefayce 16-17, F Jul 24, 2009

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    Aspiring Writer

    I love to read and write, especially stories with an interesting twist and a happy ending.  I mostly write short stories and have been toying with an idea for a novel for quite some time. A few years back, I submitted one of my stories to my school's yearly publication and...
    ana0382 ana0382 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 2009

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    Feedback On A Fantasy?

    Prologue   Drums. Drums beat. The pounding is deafening, the regular and unchanging beat. The irregular clang of blades on each other and shields. Blood. Blood stains the ground and runs as a river. The shadow of war is on us, when the world turns against us and you no...
    egrishin egrishin 22-25 Oct 10, 2011

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    I Don't Know Which I Love Better

    I learned how to read when I was a year-and-a-half old. No one I tell this to believes me, but my then eight-year-old stepsister taught me. She demonstrated this "skill" to my parents and some of our older relatives. One of them scoffed that I "had memorized" the beginning of the...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2013

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    Love To Read And Write

    It is good to read experiences, comment and share your own. It is good to get feed back also. I write a lot, poems, stories, experiences. Would like a career where you could write and read. Get influence, guidance, feed back.
    blurblebuble blurblebuble 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2013

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    कहानी: आरकुटियन अनवर सुहैल

    साहनी साहब ने आरकुट लागिन किया। जूसीपुस्सी69...
    anwarsuhail anwarsuhail 46-50, M Sep 30, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Written words give me a voice. It's a way to express myself. Sometimes it's hard to tell if people are listening when you're speaking...on the other hand you can't tell if people...
    KukeretheFox KukeretheFox 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Writing takes me away. To distant places. To lost lands and open seas. To only hopes and broken dreams. I love to write. About nothing and everything. About why I can and why I...
    HopelesslyScared HopelesslyScared 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    I do love to write, I love to twist my sorrows into something dark and beautiful and make stories out of it. Writing is like a type of therapy to me, but I'm one of those people...
    mournwiththemoonandthestars mournwiththemoonandthestars 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    As most of you know I love to write and I mentioned in another experience that I have been approached to have my stories published.....well, I have my interview tomorrow night...
    formieyesonly formieyesonly 41-45, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    I love to write songs and stories it helps me break down and express my feelings
    lonelinessneverfades lonelinessneverfades 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I would love to write a story about my whole life so far. Young nd scar-ed. Young nd reckless
    ashley486 ashley486 13-15, F Jul 11

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    I love reading but I don't have any books left to read I read all the ones I have! 😔 Can someone tell me where I can find good books to read that are for my age? (16)
    Makaila22 Makaila22 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I love reading, but I struggle with it unless I'm really into the book. Trying to read "Paper Towns - John Green" I've had it for two weeks and only got to page 30.
    TheSongPlaysWithin TheSongPlaysWithin 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is a great quote...I love reading.
    heatherm10 heatherm10 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I love reading stories that turn me on
    mikayla3223 mikayla3223 18-21, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    I really love going around and randomly smiling at total strangers commenting that I like their hair or their dress is pretty ect. I love it when I make others smile and laugh...
    Justagirllivinglife1 Justagirllivinglife1 13-15, F Jul 9

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    HOW TO READ BOOKS. 'LIFE IS GOOD WITH BOOKS'. If you're reading a book so you're making your day perfect. Something I'm supposed to say is if you think reading is boring then you...
    cunny10 cunny10 16-17, F Jul 15

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    Should I read the new book War Crimes, or should I re-read, Arthas: Rise of the Lich King?
    iSimplyAtheist iSimplyAtheist 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    Today, write yourself a LOVE Note❤️ You know that awesome feeling you get in your chest when you’re reading a Love Note (or Love Text or Love Email) from someone you are...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    The cover of darkness stretched across the great star spotted plains above me. I shift my vision to my right. There is hope. Standing next to me Calling me. I lift my leg, but I...
    MainMan1999 MainMan1999 13-15, M Jun 29

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    There are feelings that you only keep to yourself, unspoken anger, unspoken pains...based on my experience, when I feel this, I grab a paper and a pen and start to write all about...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Look at the future with so much excitement and enthusiasm even if it's the unknown. Uncertainty is part of life, and it's actually one of the things that makes life so interesting...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F Jul 7

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    If anyone has an iPhone or iPad or anything similar, there is an app called Pixotale you can use to write. Its similar to a picture book in a way. Its a really neat app. My account...
    MysteriousAddiction MysteriousAddiction 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I am a huge fan of this reading program. Does anyone else out there love it? If so, why?
    Fastn Fastn 51-55, F Jun 30

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    No hate comments plz Love sucks when it's only you, The one that gives until they're blue You give your heart until it bleeds But they don't care about your needs Love is...
    georgia2001 georgia2001 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Wrote this a while ago, hope you like it Your Mistake Every time You hit him With your bottles With your fists He stays standing Tall and strong But Your words Your phrases...
    CaliCoRex4 CaliCoRex4 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I used to write all the time, since before I started school. But I haven't written in months. I used to rely of writing for my release, but over the years it's just kind of stopped...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    No hate comments plz When the world brings u down And hurtful words break your heart Don't turn around And walk away from who you are Stand up for your beliefs Trust in what...
    georgia2001 georgia2001 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)i am never without it(anywhere I go you go,my dear;and whatever is done by only me is your doing,my darling...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jul 5

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    I don't crave for more money, I work hard to provide for my family. My wish is to see my children healthy, grow up to be good persons, finished their college degree and I'm done...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    I am an ONLINE writer with a passion to...well,write. My name on writerscafe is rayner ramsay,my real name. so please,nobody get any ideas of using it
    orangreeffect orangreeffect 22-25, M Jul 10

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    It's a passion. The challenge of words, putting a reader in the moment, the setting, the feeling of the characters... Do others have this passion?
    storytellingisfun storytellingisfun 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Knocked down my mom doll collection and put a bookshelves, yeah she was pissed but as parent could they really get mad at there child for loving to read? NO. I could do bad thing...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I was there when you drew your last breath, leaving this world to join another... or so I like to think. "A few hours." That's what he said, the man in the white. The man who...
    Akumakun Akumakun 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    I jumped as i felt his strong arms wrap around my tiny waist, my mind and body now awakened as the blood in my heart raced. The atmosphere changed around me, the music no longer...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    storys and many things to write like write about animals pets and people
    paige100 paige100 13-15, F Jul 14

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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 believe reading engages you in the book's world and makes you forget about real life more than movies and other activities and, writing, well writing is love <3 When you feel...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 30

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    Kinda sad because the book I wish to write would cause more trouble then I actually need
    EricRadliffe EricRadliffe 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 30

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    "There are people in this world that are so unhealthy that they live to destroy anything that gets in the way of what makes them feel better. Those are the people that you must...
    Chelsea56 Chelsea56 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    My first short story, please give me feedback, enjoy<3 Journal of the Destroyed Dear Journal, The world was turned to debris in a little less than a week due to the swift...
    Neexels Neexels 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Everyday i write in my journal everyday i wake up dreaming of killing myself :( i try and try but i just wanna die
    xxconsciencexx xxconsciencexx 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I am such a book worm. I just love to read and read, i think it really helps a lot too, with spelling and grammar. Reading helps take you to another world and open up your...
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F Jul 8

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    I participated in louder than a bomb 2014 and it's my fault my team didn't make it to finals cause we were in first at our semifinals but right before the group round u had a panic...
    bfab1998 bfab1998 13-15, F Jul 9