I Really Want to Write a Novel

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 116 People

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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


    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
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