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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm currently reading The Infinity Gauntlet. I know it isn't really a book but it's a really good graphic novel.
    aclockworkmegan aclockworkmegan 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    http://www.blogthings.com/whattypeofwritershouldyoubequiz/results/?result=Film I got film, but I prefer writing novels. I am character writer. I also took What your greatest...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    1) I'm addicted to Captain America 2) My favorite band is Interpol 3) I collect Stephen King novels 4) My favorite novel is Catcher in the rye 5) Lover of all things geek 6) I...
    aclockworkmegan aclockworkmegan 13-15, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I have always wanted to write a novel. Actually, I have always wanted to just write a book. My writing comes by way of inspiration from many, many different things. And one day...
    SapioT SapioT 41-45, M 5 Responses May 10

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    Looking for a buddy!! Not a co-writer but someone who's determined on finishing their novel too and we can motivate each other to that finish line. Anyone interested?
    ItsRoz ItsRoz 18-21, F 7 Responses May 8

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    I have completely lost my passion for science, but I really want to find it again because I so badly want to help people! But I think I need to take a break from science. Maybe for...
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    What if someone wrote a novel that was a mix of Fullmetal Alchemist, Sword Art Online, Miyazaki's Castle in the Sky, and it was written in first person witness but sounded like...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Being a novelist is my only aim in this life. I live to write, yet I live in an Arab country and I write in English. I'm scared that writing in a foreign language might be an...
    introverteddementor introverteddementor 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    So You Want To Be A Writer - Poem by Charles Bukowski if it doesn't come bursting out of you in spite of everything, don't do it. unless it comes unasked out of your heart and...
    Camouflage Camouflage 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 24

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    CALLING ALL SCI-FI/ FANTASY READERS I'm starting on two sci-fi novels, one based around earth and the other interplanetary. And I was just wondering as avid readers of this genre...
    TheUnkownGirl TheUnkownGirl 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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    Awesome this wolf is in his own novel this is awesomely awesome names Hanju it's awesome I can't wait tell HaosWolf finishes my novel awesome again
    LaVipa LaVipa 18-21, M Apr 26

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    0.77. I remember that Google was mentioned on "60 minutes" 0.78. I am not afraid of dogs 1. "As good as it gets" - it was an interesting movie 2. Sometimes my keyboard-playing are...
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M Apr 29

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    Reading is my happy place...it enriches my life and lifts me from boredom and despair. Ever since I was a kid,I remember having this great passion for reading.I remember how I used...
    glenden74 glenden74 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I feel like written words mean nothing anymore. Everywhere I look words are glanced over while pictures and videos grab ten times more people. Then a simple book will. Even books...
    AllTheEmotions AllTheEmotions 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 24

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    I have Horrible writers block I alway have a plan for a story but then I get writers block and as I'm trying to come up with something I get a new idea for a new story and the...
    YummyKupkakes YummyKupkakes 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4

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    Hey! I'm an aspiring writer, well I love writing and I've been told I'm quite good at it. I am normally a darker, more serious topics writer but I also attempt other things.... If...
    justordinarygirl2015 justordinarygirl2015 16-17, F 1 Response May 10

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    I've been here for only a short time and I am exceptionally impressed by those who are able to post daily or even regularly. I have no idea how you all are able to keep up so well...
    onlybychance onlybychance 46-50, M 4 Responses May 7

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    i wanted to tell the world my story and be an inspiration.. but i dont know how or where to start to write a book. i hope if there are writers or aspiring writers here can tell me...
    sheiszahra sheiszahra 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love it more than anything, and would totally love anyone to check out my stuff or exchange pieces for editing. I'm not the most amazing writer, but I only want to get better...
    BengaliEyes BengaliEyes 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I need to make time to continue some of the stories I have started. One is extremely complicated and I burned myself out on the plot a while back. As a reader it would be easy...
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    help: I have a 5 page short-story due tomorrow for my end of the year assignment. problem is I've had a horrible case of writer's block and haven't written anything... any ideas or...
    graveyardwhistling graveyardwhistling 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    any community college students trying to become writers in here? my creative writing teacher just posted about an online literary journal looking for additions to their November...
    atiekay atiekay 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I was never a writer til my best friend past away so I have started writing then I got a box full of my work so I stop cuz I have to carry the box everytime I move.
    snowcop snowcop 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    I am a twenty-seven year old ineffectual intellectual who tries to pen down all the thoughts that keep him up at night. As an aspiring writer, I write everything from fiction to...
    thesontheheir thesontheheir 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    How to Quiet the Mind - By Gina Lake The mind is a wonderful tool for thinking, but it has a dark side. There is an aspect of the mind that is not useful but pretends to be...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F May 2

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    You there. With the little quirk. Little smart aren't you? With that little quirk. I see the way you smile ... With a twinkle , a little crazy eyed... You there with the little...
    TheWestlifer TheWestlifer 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    What is Life? Life is complex Life is beautiful It's beautiful Life is rich and amazing Life was given to us by God Life is limited So why waste time? Each and everyday is a...
    LeahLoveeU LeahLoveeU 13-15, F 1 Response May 14

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    1. Freedom 2. Fairy Tail, Farscape and Bob's Burgers (these shows can always cheer me up) 3. Video Games 4. Video editing 5. Night time 6. Science 7. Learning about the Universe 8...
    Redstar86 Redstar86 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    So how many of you have ever wanted to write a screenplay...even if it's just for fun?
    Dannyboy77 Dannyboy77 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    I'm writing this series called Shieldmen. It's about a boy, who stumbles upon a mysterious country, where everything is powered by soul energy, & monsters having the right to live...
    WolfsterTheWere WolfsterTheWere 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 26