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I Want to Be a Novel Writer

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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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    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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    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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    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 First and foremost is details I put down which are no longer valid due to the changes made in the existing world.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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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'm working on a novel now for my graduate program in Creative Writing. This is the first time I've tried writing something as a "real writer." By that, I mean that I want the...
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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Romance Novelist - You see the world as it should be, and this goes double for all matters of the heart. You can find the romance in any situation, and you would make a talented...
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    A couple of years ago we've got kind of a project at our school.A college professor visited us daily for a thew weeks, he was professor for literature or something like that (he...
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    At least I'm trying. I want it to be like one of those old R.L. Stine Fear Street thrillers. Those were always fun, and Mr. Stine has a way of making it look so easy. To those who...
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    I would totally love to help people engineer and create the bones of a story for their book, and get credits not as a writer, but co-creator or co-author, you know, like a how a...
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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
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    Write more about this experience (optional)PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    You Should Be a Science Fiction Writer Your ideas are very strange, and people often wonder what planet you're from. And while you may have some problems being "normal," you'll...
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    My gf is a writer. I never dated one before. Actually, she doesn't consider herself one, but her writing ability is pretty impressive. We're working on a novel together. It's...
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    One day, I aspire to be able to publish novels at will. Right now, I'm still working on my first. I have had a short story, a poem, and multiple articles published. Is that...
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    You Should Be A Romance Novelist You see the world as it should be, and this goes double for all matters of the heart. You can find the romance in any situation, and you would...
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    No fear needed, just a horror writer freeing the mind.
    CagedDarkness CagedDarkness 26-30, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
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