I Really Want to Write a Novel

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    Born Writer

    Ever since I had to write my first short story in grade 3, i've wanted to become a writer... I always have something to write about, but i think what i'm lacking is confidence in my own ability and imagination... Over the last few years I've been obsessed by writing my first...
    Vee33 Vee33
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 25, 2009

    Some Day

    I do, I love to write but never seem to narrow it down to one subject. I would love nothing more than to write and write and have it published for the world to see... wait, maybe I can just collect all my EP stories and put them in a book. We can call it "My...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Dec 2, 2008

    I Have A Plot

    All I need now is the Time Motivation and Organisational capacity; and the Characters Descriptions and Point.
    CrookedMan CrookedMan
    1 Response Sep 21, 2011

    A Year Ago I Wanted To Write A Novel.

    My daughters over a year ago encouraged me to write. Then my doctor said that it would be good therapy for me. After months of mulling it over, I started writing. It was terrible. Then there were months of learning how to write better. Many people helped on the internet. I...
    TLWalker TLWalker
    51-55, M
    May 29, 2012


    I'm about half way through reading "The Forgotten Garden" by Kate Morton and ever since I started it, I've thought about writing my own novel. The only thing that's holding me back I think, is coming up with an idea. I mean, I'm reading this book ad I'm wondering...
    lilmariah lilmariah
    22-25, F
    Dec 14, 2008

    My Long-standing Dream

    Ever since I read my first Stephen King novel at 10, I have dreamed of writing a novel. I have written many, many short stories in my life, but I really want to focus and have the patience to write an entire novel. I have A.D.D., so it is extremely difficult for me to pin...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 30, 2010

    But i lose excitement

    and steam for my ideas as quickly as I have them
    sahmmama sahmmama
    26-30, F
    Apr 27, 2015

    I have completely lost my passion

    for science, but I really want to find it again because I so badly want to help people! But I think I need to take a break from science. Maybe for a year or so. Who knows? Maybe I'll find something else. But until then I want to write!! I've always enjoyed reading since I was...
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah
    22-25, F
    May 10, 2015

    In fact, I'm already writing one at the moment.

    I originally started working on my novel for National Novel Writing Month, and now at this point I'm just editing and adding additional bits to it.
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight
    Aug 29, 2015

    My Story/dream

    I've started writing a story for which I have no name yet, but that I got from a dream I had recently. I've started it, as I say but as I only have one part of the stroy, I need to figure a way to link it to a beginning and an end, which I'm finding very challenging. I sit and...
    lilmariah lilmariah
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 24, 2009
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