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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

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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 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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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 21-25, M 1 Response Sep 17, 2007

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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 32, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2010

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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 First and foremost is details I put down which are no longer valid due to the changes made in the existing world.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 Apr 3, 2013

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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

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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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    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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    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

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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'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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    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 18-21, M Nov 9, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Ahhhh, that sweet smell of… rejection. It’s not something I’ve had any personal experience with – yet – but I don’t for a moment suppose I...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    And it actually was, it still is, we r ok and we love each other but there are so many stuuffff going around just like a novel, everyday a there is something or someone that tries...
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I started writing professionally a few years ago, at the time I was working as a freelance writer. I took on a job, what I thought was to be a ghost writing position turned into a...
    iNomaD iNomaD 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    6 weeks ago, I would be crazy to say that I am a writer, but I am a writer now. I had always been complimented on my writing, making visual stories and seem to be real...
    grantfilm95 grantfilm95 18-21, M Jul 2

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. PLEASE HELP ME!!!
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M Jun 28

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    Alright everybody I really want to talk to all my fellow writers today. So ever since I was in the first grade I had been writing stories. In eighth grade I finally decided to...
    ConquistadorXL ConquistadorXL 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    I grew up thinking that I would be a writer. I always loved stories and read a lot. I don't know if I'm meant to be one, but I would still like to write a novel.
    mountainseal mountainseal 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. PLEASE HELP ME!!!
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. PLEASE HELP ME!!!
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M Jun 28

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. PLEASE HELP ME!!!
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M Jun 28

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. PLEASE HELP ME!!!
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    Why am I doing this? No idea. Let's get started! 1.) I love animals. 2.) I'm a writer. 3.) I love movies. 4.) I'm a junior in High School. 5.) I'm Hispanic/Puerto Rican. 6.) I...
    Fortiplex Fortiplex 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Yeah. basically thats all I want in life at the moment. and I have a shitload of ideas but I cant pick myself up and write the f***ing story.. I write poems all the time though...
    Mathiiisen93 Mathiiisen93 18-21, F Jul 14

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. PLEASE HELP ME!!!
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. PLEASE HELP ME!!!
    blipsycat1 blipsycat1 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 28

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    Melissa Marr is one of the best teen fantasy writers. I love her wicked lovely series and wish she'd continue the series. Best faerie books I've ever read.
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1 22-25, F Jun 23

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    I reached a point in my novel where things are going to get pretty twisted and life changing stuff will happen. The problem is, I have no idea how to approach it. I mean I know the...
    hhalo hhalo 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Can't seem to get this story line straight for a novel I am attempting to write.
    notsofab notsofab 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Constantly I have ideas for new stories which I have to write down before I forget. Currently 25k into the novel I'm working on (fantasy/steampunk) my goal is to at least reach...
    jay1138 jay1138 26-30, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hi everybody. My name is Helen Susan Swift and I am writing a novel. I already have two published on Amazon, both historical novels of different types. I have: 'The Handfasters...
    helensusanswift helensusanswift 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Finally, after so much planning (well I'm constantly planning and thinking about the story but you get the idea), I am writing a book. A novel. I've been longing for this day for...
    Matt200 Matt200 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I am an online writer with a passion to...well,write. My name on writerscafe is rayner ramsay,my real name. so please,nobody get any ideas of using it
    orangreeffect orangreeffect 22-25, M Jul 10

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    I would like to make some friends on here who are writers. Writers are a different kind of sufferers. I am not published and I have never even had any kind of class, nevertheless...
    beaisforbliss beaisforbliss 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 12

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    I want to become a writer so badly! I write all the time.
    IssiHerondale IssiHerondale 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    How do you start writing stories? I feel like I have the potential for it and it's what I'd want to do, but I can just never get anywhere with the ideas I come up with. Advice for...
    AzureRose317 AzureRose317 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I LOVE writing!!!! It's my dream to become a writer
    NotYourGirl NotYourGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    Fun RPG and Novel Project.
    SultryPieGirlKelly SultryPieGirlKelly 22-25, F Jun 24

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    I feel as if I may finally be becoming the writer I have always wanted to be and have always felt I was meant to be. Here is a story I have been working on. It is called "Life In...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    The story is told through the eyes of the main character, Kenodra. She has done the will of God since she was very young. She witnessed exorcisms and beatings done in the name of...
    Kenyata Kenyata 36-40, F Jul 7

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    And I can never finish my books. I have started like eleven of them and the farthest I got was like one third of it done. I hate not being able to finish anything. My angel is a...
    bentocoffin bentocoffin 13-15 1 Response Jul 8

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    I am a writer but don't won't disclose my real name on this site for privacy and safety reasons. There are experiences from my own life I want to write about but haven't yet...
    grettamoss grettamoss 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I love to write because it sets me free from my self made cages. It allows me to feel the emotions that I normally block out in short I live vicariously through my characters and...
    blaze96 blaze96 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    Hey writers and researchers! No stories? I am doing mine on indigenous nationalism. Anybody care to share theirs?
    MAROONTRIBE MAROONTRIBE 41-45, M Jul 5

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    Hello! I'm consider myself a writer on multiple things, I write poetry (I'm not very good at that! But I am learning) I write my own music (I'm quite decent,but I'm underrated) I...
    TodaysDreams TodaysDreams 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    As a writer, I have to be careful of the narratives I create around people, friends, and family. I start believing it. I see things clearly. Do I call them delusions? No. They are...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M Jul 10

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