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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 waited a long time to have sex, and my boyfriend at the time was a big disappointment. We talk once in a while, but I don't know how to tell him nicely I don't want to have sex...
    staysecret staysecret 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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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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    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 2 hrs 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 lots of stuff. I am working on a novel, I write poems, I write articles, I have a diary, I have a great little blog that I want to share with the world because it...
    ivankay ivankay 22-25, F Jun 23

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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 6 days ago

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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 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Building Castles in the Air. Funny how things start and from what beginnings they spring. My story began as a little tale whispered in the dark to my very best friend during a...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 18-21, F Jun 28

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    There is nothing more soothing than getting naked and having a bubble bath in my candle lit bathroom. I put some mellow music on and just sink into the warm space. It is my happy...
    sofarsogoodDD sofarsogoodDD 36-40 1 Response 5 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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    I'm writing a book please check it out http://www.wattpad.com/56380729-the-club-chapter-1?utm_source=web&utm_medium=link&utm_content=share_reading&ref_id=30306739
    hidingbehindthefacade hidingbehindthefacade 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 25

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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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    She asked why I was breathing so heavily. I wasn't.
    Fuckincuntyshitpricktwat Fuckincuntyshitpricktwat 16-17, M Jun 27

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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 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 15 hrs 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 3 days 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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    I don't know what happened exactly. I mean, I didn't do so often enough to say it was a hobby but I at least did it whenever I got an assignment from school. It was fun going to...
    AlaxVerse AlaxVerse 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I love to write stories, music, and really anything.
    thatsme55 thatsme55 13-15, F Jun 24

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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 Jul 9

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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...
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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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    I don't know what to do about you You said you loved me You said you cared You said it was worth the risk to jump I trusted you, closed my eyes And jumped I took a chance, I...
    littlestar33 littlestar33 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Reflections on fifty. Fifty years, five decades, 18,250 days. It seems like a long time but I don't feel old yet. I've done a lot though. I could fill books with what I've done...
    sailor764 sailor764 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    People always suffering, life moving at a hectic pace. Do we actually take the time to just say "how you doing" and genuinely mean it?
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    Round, and round, and round we go. Sometimes fast and sometimes slow. Play the game to win the prize. Or take your time and play it wise. Never stop. And never fear. Listen close...
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    day 05 – a song that reminds you of someoneThis song reminds of my dad. Not only reminds me but says what I've been meaning to say to him for a long time: stay away .
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    "You are either given roots or you are given wings..." A friend told me this a few weeks ago and ever since then this quote has been popping up in my thoughts and making me rethink...
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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...
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    When it comes to a relationship... I find that so many people wanna rush into it. "Wanna be mine?" They say... "Will you be my girlfriend?" They say.... I find that this happens a...
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    Never delay in telling the person that you care about just how much they mean to you. This person can be a friend, neighbor, family member, spouse, etc...take time to tell them...
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    It was my freshman year of high school, and my ex boyfriend and I were still dating at the time. I was going through the worst possible health problems I had ever been through. I...
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