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I Want to Be a Novel Writer

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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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    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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    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 First and foremost is details I put down which are no longer valid due to the changes made in the existing world.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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    SanFransokyo SanFransokyo 18-21, M Jun 19

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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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I really wish I could find a good writers' group. Every time I join one, they tend to be kind of bad. The last one I went to, a girl announced that she didn't care about the...
    Catinthespin Catinthespin 22-25 3 hrs ago

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    The smallest number of children I've ever wanted was 3. I was nine then, and the number has just continued growing. As I got older, I could see myself with a bigger family, and...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I really want to have a group of like-minded artist, writer types around. I daydream about that. But, it's so hard to find and put together.
    Catinthespin Catinthespin 22-25 17 hrs ago

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    I've been told various times that I'm a very good writer, but writing isn't really my passion. I honestly only focus seriously on writing when it's something that interests me.
    Ominousity Ominousity 18-21, F 19 hrs ago

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    I want to care about other things, but it seems the only real priority I have is to write. Everything else I do is just to write about. I need copious amounts of alone time, and...
    rmcares rmcares 22-25, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    My writing and my stress are one and the same bone, before men and children and life taking a huge festering **** on me i was a pretty decent writer, I wrote often and never seemed...
    Aliandras Aliandras 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Wrote most of a book and am editing some stuff. Would like to know if this makes you interested and want to read more. Beautiful People: Do you ever just sit back and watch the...
    ThisIsMyFightSong ThisIsMyFightSong 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    She puts a lot of time and research into her novels but she also balances it out emotionally and is great at showing different perspectives. Her books have beautiful plot twists...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I want to break the chains of the human race. To allow freedom of voice, expression. Not enshrined in law, but in culture. To allow us to sing, use our vocal chords to their full...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    1. I Love History more than I probably should, it's practically sinful. 2. I'm Puerto Rican, French, Irish, and German. 3. I love thrash and Death Metal. 4. I love KPOP so much I...
    KatarinaWu KatarinaWu 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Strange, thinker, funny, auditory, synesthesiac, actress, artist, not confident, introvert, writer, reader, inventor, imaginative, and, of course, easily- OH MY GOD, LOOK, A...
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    II'm currently writing a sci-fi novel based in future New York that's in the middle of a disastrous power struggle between humans and a mysterious Entity that rules from the...
    Ilovefeet2015 Ilovefeet2015 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    DISCLAIMER: This account is purely created with the reason of exploring deep secrets and pleasures so please don't judge me on the choice of my "Experiences", I'm quite a pleasant...
    HeartKore HeartKore 18-21, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    One of my favourite writers was the 17th century's French novelist the Marquis de Sade here he says it best. It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure. - Marquis de...
    bhtobb bhtobb 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    That moment when everything just stops, and you can't push the story any further: We had no idea what she looked like, and perhaps that was the beauty of it. Images set off the...
    TheCuttlefish TheCuttlefish 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    1. I love music, specially Trance music, PsyTrance,TechTrance, Uplifting Trance and Progressive, Trance music is my life, when I listen to trance music I have a serious connection...
    anjunayorch anjunayorch 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I was wondering what you think is wrong with this story intro, or maybe what I could add to make it better. Just want your honest thoughts. Calm. Calm. Princess Marasana tried...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    She was a disaster when she arrived at my doorstep, completely soaked by the rain. Her green umbrella lay open at her feet, its structure bent awkwardly and unable to close...
    TheCuttlefish TheCuttlefish 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm not a good writer but want to share this. He was a friend. He knew i was into a relationship and so was he. Both expecting some love and care from our respective lovers...
    sonalanimax sonalanimax 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Armand from Anne Rice's novels at your service. ;)
    93Armand 93Armand 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    After writing a few short stories and even publishing one I have now moved on to the bigger work. Though I am having lots of writers blocks these days... -.-'
    Lu2999 Lu2999 18-21, M Jun 27

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    hey guys! i need help.. i've heard about stephen king and i really am curious as to what kind of feels he put in his novels. i heard he is good though. And so i tried to pick...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 27

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    Originally it was written in a script format, but typing it up has been reformatted in traditional paragraphs and spacing. My book isn't like any of the erotic short stories I have...
    Uxirusu Uxirusu 22-25, M Jun 26

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    You Are An INFP The Idealist You are a creative person with a great imagination. You enjoy living in your own inner world. Open minded and accepting, you strive for harmony in...
    RavenoftheDead RavenoftheDead 18-21, F Jun 26

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    As an 8yr old, I wrote a bit of poetry. In song format. But when I chose to share -with the adult in my life who was Supposed To & Claimed To love me the most- she huffed...
    AdoraGel AdoraGel 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    I am a good writer but i also know no matter how good i am there is always something i can improve on. I love to write and have always strive to be one of the best i know i am not...
    chrisscott515 chrisscott515 22-25, F Jun 25

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    I have written one fantasy novel that was self- everything and published it through PublishAmerica....One of the biggest mistakes of my life. Do not use that publisher! Though...
    Writer1967 Writer1967 46-50, M 4 Responses Jun 25

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    You Are An INFP The Idealist You are a creative person with a great imagination. You enjoy living in your own inner world. Open minded and accepting, you strive for harmony in...
    GrannyPantsYep GrannyPantsYep 18-21, F Jun 25

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    Well I never really considered myself a writer or poet...although I enjoy writing some every so often. I remember when I entered a poetry/writing contest back in high school and...
    SincerelyA SincerelyA 22-25, F Jun 24