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I Take a Long Time to Write Stories

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    Takes Me a While.,....

    It takes me a while to write stories because sometimes I tend to really think about what I am going to say and everything. Ity just takes me more than someoen who knows what they are going to write about... BroknWings
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 27, 2009

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    I Try To Be Precise

    I'm (for lack of a better word) "picky" about what I put down for people to read. Especially if it's fiction. If I put things down that involves real places or people, but it's a "made-up" story, I want to be sure the streets exist, that people live on them, that they are not...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2013

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    I really do take the time to read the stories of other EP members on here. It's the only way to get to know people. I especially keep tabs on people in my circle but others as well...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I am SO GLAD there is a group about this! I was a virgin for a long time- lets not even give a number here that's how long. It's a good thing I am SO GLAD I waited. I think there...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello everyone I'm new to the site and have never done anything like this before but I really feel like I need to get this off my chest ... I'm not the kind of guy who talks about...
    GreatSouthernTrendKill GreatSouthernTrendKill 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Just because I'm breathing and eating doesn't mean I'm alive. I was killed long time ago.. Just a walking death now!
    Reena12 Reena12 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I read the stories of individuals before I respond or message them, the sad thing is few if any of their stories are valid. When you reach out to the writer of the story, they have...
    starroamer starroamer 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Just a little part of something I'm working on writing.. I dunno. Sociality is not one of my strong points. If someone were to put me in a room full of other people, I would most...
    rapfordays rapfordays 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    Simple title for simple thought Every event is a story, if is interesting or not, does not matter. but what is lovely is that they are always happening around us, and they are...
    JosueOA JosueOA 18-21, M Jul 7

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    Sooo this is an excerpt from a story that I started to write, but never finished. Tell me what you think! While I'm sitting here listening to the teacher drone on about God knows...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I like to write and read stories. When I write I usually write about my feelings. I was thinking about writing a book. But I don't know how to start off. I always have a idea what...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've been thinking of writing a small story. I've been working on a story for awhile. I have one thing established: it'll take place in a post-apocalyptic world, some time around...
    AWanderingSoulOfArt AWanderingSoulOfArt 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Is it weird that I tend to make a better erotic story writer than anything else I write about? 0.o
    HighOnMisery HighOnMisery 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    It's a cycle, really: videogames mostly take inspiration from cultures and myths, so it's like I'm attaining from myths
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Jul 22

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    An EP friend of mine said he was trying to do this, and I think it's a great idea! That being said, I am maybe 10 stories into this endeavor and I realize I need to stop writing...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 Jul 2

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    Smh the things that I write get me into so much trouble!
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F Jul 4

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    I continue to try on writing stories. But, I just can't... I'm not sure if it's because I'm shy... Why it's so hard to open up?
    qbanbb85 qbanbb85 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I love writing fictional stories because I can imagine what I'm writing about is my escape from reality.
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I write them but then I throw them away cause I'm not satisfied with them .
    ilovefood99 ilovefood99 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    Bath time is my bliss. There is very few things in life that can truly make me feel relaxed and stress free. But when I can just let the water run over my feet and have a nice...
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    It feel like forever since I've written sth here. There's been a lot going on in my life; good and bad. Although, ultimately the good outweighs the bad, it still can't be erased. I...
    Ilovecharlie Ilovecharlie 16-17, M Jul 1

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    her boyfriend hates me cuz I gave her advice to break up with him. I used to be best friends with her boyfriend then there was a period of time when they would barely talk and he...
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    This is my first novel based off my life growing up as a transgender girl. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/following-butterflies-ellyahnna-christina-hall/1115286053?ean...
    Ellygirl1 Ellygirl1 26-30, T Jul 4

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    Sometimes she wished she would go to sleep and never awake the next day. But no matter how many pills she took she would always live until the next day. This is my curse. The...
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hey, im new to all of this but uh, i have been feeling so worthless lately, i have no one to talk to and my life is a mess. its one big fight after another. and im just very tired...
    jenly jenly 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Fortunately I have not needed to do it lately, but suffering from chronic constipation, in the past sometimes the only way I could go was by digging out hard p00p manually. It made...
    gio36 gio36 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 17

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    We always have these fights sometimes. Some are big and some are small. Since i am usually quiet and not as fun as other people she goes and finds new bestfriends. She still is...
    Yuki2488 Yuki2488 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    This isn't a sad story, but it used to be in my head. The first guy I ever had a really big crush on was a guy who went to my school. We were both in fifth grade, and I think he...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    If it wasn't for hell I would have killed myself long time ago. Ugh all this anger builds up.
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Nothing personal but every few weeks I clean up my EP circle which I try to keep relatively small. I know everybody has busy lives and I understand that EP shouldn't be people's...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I write stories all the time. Mostly post-apocalypse stuff, just because, through my eyes, it is the easiest topic for stories. I love creating characters and planning stories...
    bowsandarrows bowsandarrows 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    "What is Important in your Life?" (A response) Let's take a minute to be profound 'Cause life can be dreary when we're bound We surround ourselves with a loud noise We take it...
    ThePhilanthropist ThePhilanthropist 22-25, M Jul 19

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    I write stories in the format of a script, coz that's what I'm used too. I write in celtx, a wonderful program. I love being creative, I love creating characters out of thin air...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Be grateful for what you have and the shelter you are given. Things can be worse and you know it. Take some time to appreciate your life and give thanks.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jul 11

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    Yes, I am very poetic and i can write stories ranging from romantic to utter chaos in the world :) i am extremely good with words, and if you contact me all you gotta do is ask for...
    JayJay911 JayJay911 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I sufficate you like a fire without oxygen, Yet I am as gentle as a mother is toward her baby. And when your body goes limp I will feel guilt. For you have done the same to...
    emoHeartsDieWithMe emoHeartsDieWithMe 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think I'm addicted to ASSTR. I found the website a long time ago when I was probably 13 and have been collecting my favorite stories from there ever since. I blame it for making...
    TinkaTink TinkaTink 26-30, F 6 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Russian Roulette The slab of neatly paved concrete at halfway As i was dragging my feet across the street I glanced at a messy hand writers remnants In splattered spray can ink...
    Incognit05 Incognit05 22-25, F Jul 5

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    So I have been writing for a long time. When I graduate I plan to have a career in the writing category. The thing is that for the freakin life of me I can not come up with up...
    RedtheEmerald RedtheEmerald 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    The Broken Girl It’s strange how one can feel so alone in a crowd In a room full of hundreds of people yet you feel no one around I feel this way often At school I pass...
    CaliCoRex4 CaliCoRex4 13-15, F Jul 6

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    It feels like it was just yesterday when you first told me I love you... but you left me behind it's been a long time but you are always in my heart sometimes I get curious so from...
    Santi0924 Santi0924 18-21, M Jul 16

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    I Remember You: Laura, That was her name. A name that invokes memories of sweet laughter, a sweet countenance, a sweet smile... Why, one encounter with her would revise one's...
    MindvsHeartAJ MindvsHeartAJ 18-21, T 5 days ago

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    Random Opinions. I appreciate those people whom I have never come across before and never communicated with when they feel the need to take precious time out of their lives to...
    angelicsmiles angelicsmiles 31-35, F 12 Responses Jul 14

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    I wonder in which way I am being tested whenever I go through troubled times.I really liked this story I read a long time ago.Once there was a great king named Harishchandra who...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F Jul 22

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    I love the relationship I'm in right now. He's my first boyfriend and I know we'll be together for a long time. I don't like playing with peoples feelings so I take my relationship...
    pattyricia pattyricia 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    so i have really bad troubles with sleeping and i can never seem to get myself to sleep unless i take something so my parents are completely anti meds people they say that...
    idkhby idkhby 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I want to connect deeply with a man online. Someone who takes the time to read my profile and then refers to our common interests, views and values. Someone who understands I am...
    Sparkle20 Sparkle20 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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