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I Take a Long Time to Write Stories

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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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    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've been writing again. I'm pretty happy about that:3
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