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I Want to Be a Novel Writer

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    Lol I would read a lot book fictional book

    and I thought I would like to write my own story once :) I even had an idea what the book was going to be about lol but then I lost hope.
    Vickychajon Vickychajon 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2014

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    Where to Start?

    I have an excellent idea for a novel, but I'm not really sure where to start.  Unfortunately, no one ever described the starting process in writing a novel, thus I'm a little lost when it comes to where to start.  Start with an outline?  Do you just begin to...
    oblivionfalls oblivionfalls 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 17, 2007

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    Writing Is Passion For My Soul.....

    Writing is a release for me....I have always had this passion....as a child, I loved to read and would create stories in my mind, and knew I wanted to be a writer, or an actress where I could act out the scenes myself. A chance to have a different identity, if only for a short...
    007angelgirl 007angelgirl 31-35 1 Response Sep 27, 2008

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    I'm Working On One But

    ...things seem to get in the way. I'm trying to not distract myself so much, but I end up getting distracted anyways. Will I ever finish my book? I fear failure a little. I'm so young and don't know if people want to read my book. It's not Twilightish, eww, and it's not exactly...
    KMAna KMAna 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 10, 2011

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    GoGoTomago GoGoTomago 18-21, M Jun 19

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    The Next Stephen King

    I love stepping outside of reality and taking a dive into an alternate universe, full of supernatural phenomena and things that could not really happen in real life. Writing is my life and my goal is to become the next Stephen King. With King being the master of the horror genre...
    skingsaptpupil skingsaptpupil 18-21, F Sep 21, 2010

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    Short Story

    You know that feeling you get right before something bad is a bout to happen? Kind of like a freaky inner spider sense that makes your whole body shake and your just like, "yeah, I'm done for." Well... That didn't happen to me. The headlights of the semi truck were just high...
    colbyw93 colbyw93 22-25, M Nov 9, 2013

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    I want to be famous and

    for that I choose to be a novel writer becoz I think I have that creativity to bring out some story ideas of horror and romance genre, but I am little bit weak in forming sentences and vocabulary. though I am trying hard to eradicate that lacunae.........soon I am going to...
    BlueSkyOverYou BlueSkyOverYou 18-21, M Jun 8, 2014

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    I always have loved to tell a good story,

    and over the years I've put plenty of my focus into the lingual arts, particularly poetry and creative writing. Since I was a child I've wanted to write books of all kinds. Adventure novels I know would be my favorite, and the current that I am working on (270+ pages so far...
    lennybrandt lennybrandt 18-21, M Jan 9, 2014

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    The Story

    I already have some projects going, and a few random publications here and there that are little episodes from the bigger, overall story. My professor, a well-known editor, is helping me get published, and I'm working really hard to make it much more than entertainment. (Though I...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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    My Mind, Body and Soul

    I've always had a dream of becoming a writter. when i was young i would picture a story that i could write..it was usualy in a movie form. i would think about it from A-Z. i always wanted to write something. i used to write songs and poems and even about my emotions at that...
    wanapta wanapta 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2009

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    Things Change TOO Fast

    I'm working on a manuscript that I have been revising for the last ten or fifteen years. There are several reasons for this. First and foremost is details I put down which are no longer valid due to the changes made in the existing world. I have to pull out and correct errors in...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2013

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    Writing A Novel

    I have a novel in the works it is called Lucy's game, It is a mystery/horror story based on a phantom disgising its self in the form of the deceesed daughter of a young couple. In this story the phantom does all it can to manipulate the extreamly greived mother,proving in a...
    hellsangel932 hellsangel932 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2010

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    Going Off My Head

    My husband works away a bit, he goes all over, hes in southampton at the moment,, wenever am going out for either a drink or shopping, people allways tell me, every man that works away has an affair, is this true,, am very uneasy now, is everybody right, and he wil b,???
    ctuiumag2x ctuiumag2x 36-40 1 Response May 24, 2010

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    I've poisoned my mind I murdered my brain Lost in a bind And gone insane Can't find any purpose Don't want to search Won't find it in serpent Won't find it in church Glued to the...
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    If there are any girls out there who would be willing to, I would love to swap bodies for at least a day! I've always wanted to be a girl, have long hair, breasts, a v. I would...
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    I've been writing a fantasy novel for 4 years, and I feel like if I finish it, it could really make a splash. But how does one deal with an editor criticizing your work? I think I...
    RenegadeKay RenegadeKay 18-21 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    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...
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight 18-21 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I would pack my dearest belongings in minutes, take my dog and be on my way did I have any place to go. In years I've been ready to leave in a heartbeat – I've got bags and...
    Fable Fable 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I'd nearly forgotten how utterly annoying it is to be an independent writer, silly me! I got caught up in the mood, the moment, the excitement, and now I'm caught up in piles of...
    RmTesla RmTesla 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I remember my second year in college I had to take a literature class which required 18 page papers on a novel Aura and how it pertains to certain philosophies. Now don't get me...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have a 100 theme writing list challenge if anyone wants to use it for inspiration and ideas.
    Gorgeouswreck Gorgeouswreck 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love writing and performing songs and i want to leave this town to pursue my dream. I either want to be an actor or musician.
    camerondabawmb camerondabawmb 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I am a teenager, healthy, and in high school. I am the only atheist in my family, as well as the only one whose hobby is writing. I don't play video games, and writing is pretty...
    RamenTraveler RamenTraveler 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Would really like some advice as far as getting more writing done. The obvious answer is just do it I get that. What I would like to here is what method do you use personally and...
    AJ2487 AJ2487 26-30, M 4 Responses Aug 20

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    I want to be a writer. I would like to write the scenes that keeps popping on my mind. I tried to write them but I only got to a one sentence or two because I don't know how to...
    cruXiaL cruXiaL 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    In all modesty and all due pride I am a very good writer, but have never written a novel and only once had something published. It was a crap poem which was the ironic part...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Aug 19

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    I've always wanted to write since the day I learned how to read and by going to school I learned that I want to be a fiction young adult writer. I hope to be notice with help from...
    OnyxAo OnyxAo 22-25, F Aug 19

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    I'm a freelance writer and I'm willing to write for you. I can write academic essays or edit them,poetry, business proposals, ect. Depends on what you want me to write. Please...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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    Does anyone here hire poetry writers? I'm a freelance writer and I'm willing to write for all your poetic needs. Please message me. Serious business inquiries only.
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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    Does anyone here hire poetry writers? I'm a freelance writer and I'm willing to write for all your poetic needs.Please message me. Serious business inquiries only.
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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    Anyone seeking any free lance writers? I specialize in poetry/creative writing and business proposals.
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 Aug 18

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    I started writing a story this summer, and so far I've written 70 pages, but now I'm stuck. I haven't written anything in about a week, and I feel so unproductive. I know how I...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F Aug 18

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    I find that the hardest part of writing a novel is not getting bored and moving on to a different genre
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 18

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    1. I have no idea how to pilot a helicopter. 2. I am a teacher, not only as a profession, but in life. 3. I have a relatively large collection of soft toys and give them instead of...
    AAJames AAJames 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I have one story I've been working on for over a year that's about 50,000 words so far. It's one of those stories that I had a plan for but didn't know how to end it, so it's...
    starling156 starling156 18-21, M Aug 17

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    Of coarse I'm not a great writer of stories, I'm good, but not great, the type of book I want to write is a book full of my poetry, I am very modest but my poetry is one thing I...
    Chadlerroy88 Chadlerroy88 16-17, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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    I love writing poetry. I admire and respect Dylan Thomas, Alexander Pope, Khalil Gibran, Maya Angelou, Pablo Neruda, Sylvia Plath, William Blake, Elizabeth Browning, Oscar Wilde...
    GarnetRoses GarnetRoses 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    1. I'm 15 years old 2. I will only introduce myself as Pinkie until I get to know you 3. I have long blonde hair, blue/white eyes, as braces 4. I am EXTREMELY shy, despite my...
    AttackOnPinkie AttackOnPinkie 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    My first international travel was a cultural and artistic shock. When I was 20 years old I went backpacking in Europe for a month. It was the first trip abroad that I went on alone...
    onlybychance onlybychance 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    You know that moment when you're a writer, but you're not writing? That moment when the possibilities swarming through your head create a noise so loud and glass-shattering that...
    MyOwnMuse MyOwnMuse 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 15

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