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I Want to Be a Better Writer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 262 People

    Looking For Feedback And Critisism

    I love creative writing but think I could really do with some pointers from more experienced writers. I'd like to do a blog to but have no idea where to start. I really like developing my characters in stories, putting them in unusual or challenging circumstances and surprising...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 31, 2013

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    Improvement

    Becoming A Better Writer Takes Time And Hard work .... I Know That And Understands It. But Sometimes I Feel Like I'm Not Good Enough. I Just Need Some Great Advise About This Anyone Can Relate ?
    yannie17 yannie17 18-21, M Nov 14, 2013

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    Essays tend to stress me out.

    How do you writers out there express your thoughts clearly and effectively?
    kimkim12 kimkim12 16-17, F Sep 22

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    I've Always Been A Good Writer..

    -- in my teens. I was so amazing that I couldn't read my "stories" without wondering how I did it. It's like whatever comes to my head would end up connecting all the dots in the pages before without a problem. Characters were believable. Dialogues felt both witty and real...
    abesheet abesheet 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2011

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    My Dream

      My dream in this life would be to become a writer.  I'ld love to write about real life, with a humorous twist.  My life has been a trip.  I hope I can do it justice.  I'm going to try.  I am seriously pursuing this dream.  I'll keep you...
    FiFiDelmar FiFiDelmar 46-50, F 10 Responses May 26, 2008

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    Writer's Block.

    I have been writing since I was 5. I started out with cute little Scooby-Doo fanfics that made no sence. Slowly I developed my writing technique, and got better at it. I can be quite discriptive at times. I've been praised many times for my writings, even got some peoms...
    ThatGirlThereInTheShadow ThatGirlThereInTheShadow 16-17 1 Response May 16, 2010

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    The Gap Seems Insurmountable

    -I just wish that my skills could keep up with my inspiration. But it seems that no matter how hard I try, I can never convey my vision into words. It's always so lacking, and I can't stand it! The desire to write burn in me, and yet no words come to me. I could try writing...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M Mar 12, 2013

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    Always Room For Improvement

    Spelling, sentence structure, saying things that you know the dates and facts are correct for the period in which you are laboring to have people want to read what you are saying... Writing is sometimes one HELL of a lot of work. But if you consistently receive praise or...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Oct 15, 2013

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    I Want to

     More than any other personal dream, I want to become a writer. I love to read, and always have- my parents inspired that in me. I've been keeping a journal since I was seven, and it's compulsive now for me to record almost every event in my boring little life... whether...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 3, 2008

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    ~imperative~

    here I was thinking I was being stylistic... but apparently I have poor, poor grammar. Probly even worser spelling...I'm just gonna have to get properly edumacated and conformist if I'm ever gonna make it, I suppose... *sigh* ...
    JustLikeLouise JustLikeLouise 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 26, 2011

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    Helpers Anyone?

    I'll send you a few pages from a novel I'm working on for your criticism.
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 13 Responses May 9, 2008

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    I have been complimented on my story telling

    and poetry, but I know I suck at details and length (prose). I also prefer fiction over non fiction, but I think I'm better at writing non fiction.
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Word

    I want to increase my vocabulary when it comes to writing. I have the ability to speak quite eloquently when necessary however I have trouble expressing those same things through my writing. My stories and poems seem so simplistic which bothers me. Compared to others...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2007

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    I Want To Improve

    However, like a spoonful of jam smoothed over an enormous toasted crumpet, I've spread myself extra thin with the things I need to improve on. On my list is "become a better" writer, artist, musician, athlete, friend, lover and general human being. I just don't have the time...
    Beats69 Beats69 26-30, M Apr 5, 2010

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    Better.

    I am a good writer, but I want to be a better writer. I especially want to work on dialogue. I have a very hard time with that due to the fact that there's so little dialogue in my own life. I feel I can't make dialogue realistic unless I have it in my own life, & since it's...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 5, 2010

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    I think one of my keys to being a better person is focusing on my strengths. I know, I know it sounds like corporate BS, but think about it. Everyone has weaknesses so why expend...
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    Today is my ex's birthday. It's a miserable rainy day outside. At least I can take some comfort in that. Seems like today would be my prime opportunity to do something romantic...
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    So You Want To Be A Writer? By Chuck Bukowski. if it doesn’t come bursting out of youin spite of everything,don’t do it.unless it comes unasked out of yourheart...
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    I am a writer. When peiple say they want to be a writer they mean they want to live off it. But being a writer where the only audience is you can create the most honest peices.
    EllieAmazing EllieAmazing 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Hey fellow writers, so I'm currently working on a book. I've been looking for people that have a passion for writing and that are just starting—like me. The goal would be to work...
    BasicWritingInc BasicWritingInc 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Long time ago there were two friends in a village. Among one of them was rich but he hated his father because of his ruthless profession of earning tax for his land from his...
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    If you want to add me, just shoot me a message first. I don't want to just add anybody I barely know. Just like to get to know you a little better and why you want to add me before...
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    Hey fellow writers, so I'm currently working on a book. I've been looking for people that have a passion for writing and that are just starting—like me. The goal would be to work...
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    Hey fellow writers, so I'm currently working on a book. I've been looking for people that have a passion for writing and that are just starting—like me. The goal would be to work...
    BasicWritingInc BasicWritingInc 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 1

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    Hey fellow writers, so I'm currently working on a book. I've been looking for people that have a passion for writing and that are just starting—like me. The goal would be to work...
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    Hey fellow writers, so I'm currently working on a book. I've been looking for people that have a passion for writing and that are just starting—like me. The goal would be to work...
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    Hey fellow writers, so I'm currently working on a book. I've been looking for people that have a passion for writing and that are just starting—like me. The goal would be to work...
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    Hey fellow writers, so I'm currently working on a book. I've been looking for people that have a passion for writing and that are just starting—like me. The goal would be to work...
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    Hey fellow writers, so I'm currently working on a book. I've been looking for people that have a passion for writing and that are just starting—like me. The goal would be to work...
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    Hey fellow writers, so I'm currently working on a book. I've been looking for people that have a passion for writing and that are just starting—like me. The goal would be to work...
    BasicWritingInc BasicWritingInc 18-21, M Sep 1

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    Or possibly not. When I was younger I used to write a lot. Most of my output were silly stories I wrote to try to amuse my friends and get attention. The stories were mediocre at...
    somethingx3 somethingx3 31-35, M Sep 5

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    All of us are, but the ones that have the patience and courage to think it, write it, and what's more share it are the ones who really are writers. So yes I consider myself a...
    ConLocura ConLocura 18-21, F 3 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I don't know why... But the feeling is awful. I don't know what to do, so I try to hold back the tears; thinking "Why the hell do I feel like crying for no reason?! I'm just out...
    NicoBunny6 NicoBunny6 18-21, F 30 mins ago

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    It's been my life's dream ever since I was a little girl... I've been writing stories for as long as I can remember. I want to be a published author someday. I want to inspire...
    TryingMyBestToSmile TryingMyBestToSmile 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Lillafyq Lillafyq 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Ugh... so my mom is very loving and supportive, but she's also lazy and crazy. I know that those are common adjectives, but hear me out: my mother is obese and doesn't have a job...
    peacelove75 peacelove75 22-25, F a week ago

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    License & Identifications A medical license is required for a doctor to follow medication in a certain point out. Requirements change by condition but most have to have, in a bare...
    Tysonlk318 Tysonlk318 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    I know that books are figments of someones imagination- I would know, I'm a writer myself. Regardless though, there are some worlds that I just wished that I lived in. It seems...
    Rememberthescript Rememberthescript 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 14

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    Hello everybody, I am part of this blog that encourages people to make the world a better place. We are currently looking for writers and I am wondering if anybody would be...
    jepakia jepakia 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 15

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    We always said when we were 14 that our first kiss would be in the rain. We only hung out when at church, but we grew so close. Talked on the phone for hours, he always liked me...
    pinkk44 pinkk44 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    Loads of good'uns. Just depends on your taste. Goodfellas I think is the best of the mob type movies. The deer hunter I rate highly as you see a before,during and after Vietnam...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Yes i completely agree. I am not a good writer. I want to tell you my thouoghts and my experiences everything in interesting way. i will keep improving but for now this is what i...