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I Want to Be a Writer

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    sunny11o sunny11o 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    I wonder if I have what it takes to be one.

    I'm a scatterbrained person and more often than not, I struggle to piece together the content of what I'm supposedly writing. hehe. But I have to say, overtime I've improved once I just started pouring my thoughts and releasing my inhibitions. Before I used to think about what I...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    Recently in my life I have felt

    that I want to return to writing. Writing was once such a wondrous past time when I was a child. The limitless bounds to my imagination could be captured using the limited vocabulary I had built for myself. I remember a story or two even raised a few eyebrows when I was...
    nsywm nsywm 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 2

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    I have an idea of what I want to do

    for my story, but I always struggle with the beginning
    whatonmars whatonmars 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love writing so much.

    Ever since I was little I would make stories and tell them to my audience (toys) and then I started writing them down. Today I write whenever I get the chance. In my journals, laptop even Ipod. I make notes and get inspired by reading books and watching movies. I hope there...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14, 2014

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    I'm working on a new draft of my masters thesis

    and I need some readers to let me know if what I've got so far is moving in the right direction. Comment or shoot me a message if you're up for reading a "hot off the presses", Craig Newman original.
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    U & Me forever this way www.

    nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few others share their love stories with their friends, while some leave them as sweet memories for themselves within their hearts and few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jun 3

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    Recently my friends granddad passed away she

    asked me to write something for her to say about him, I wrote away thinking it wasn't that good. However everyone love it. I love writing I want to write but I just feel I won't succeed
    cailowe cailowe 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 22

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    Always wanting, never being.

    .. Honestly, if ever I wanted to be something, I wanted to be a writer. But whenever it came to actually write, I lacked initiative. Every inspired thought I ever had, I left to waiting, to hunger, to starve of my lack of action. A creative, inventive mind can set you apart from...
    citylights589 citylights589 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 14

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    I'm gonna write a book soon

    and thinking about the different ideas gets me so excited I get chills :)
    Godofblackclouds Godofblackclouds 18-21, M May 15, 2014

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    Generic brand Kool-Aid Man walks into a

    wall"Pay meh!" he grows "whatever" he muttersTries to steal your wallet
    IEatAndDrink IEatAndDrink 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    iVadovines iVadovines 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 8, 2014

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    To perpetuate and to be perpetuated are perhaps

    two of the several reasons why someone writes. In my case, these are my personal ones that keep myself flowing the ink. It does not matter and I do not care when will I stop, as long as I am relieved. Perhaps I have this unusual kind of anxiety, or rather fear, that most elders...
    denkenistdanken denkenistdanken 22-25, M Dec 24, 2014

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    Read this and tell me what you think?

    Choice, choice is something we are given at birth yet it is amazing how easily it can be taken away or rather how easily we allow it to be taken from us. Have you ever wondered what life would be like if you had made a different choice? Have you ever asked your self " what is...
    shaunrain shaunrain 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    It's my thing that my family

    for some stupid reason does not want to except.
    SweetAlone13 SweetAlone13 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    I know I'm young, but ever

    since I can remember I've wanted to be a writer. It's my passion, it's what keeps me happy in those sad times. I find that writing is the only way for me to truly express myself. When I write, it's like I'm transported into a whole different world, a world where anything is...
    LopsidedLollipop LopsidedLollipop 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 13

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    I Love You With A Side Of Food Poisoning.

    My boyfriend and I have had an interesting relationship. Long story short: dated for a year and a half, broke up because of parent drama, were separated for under a year and then got back together. Now, since we don't have a "monthiversery", we just pick a day once a month, or...
    anonymous1311 anonymous1311 18-21, F Jul 15, 2012

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    I am in my mid 20's, practically unemployable,

    make horrible sandwiches, own a cat that is most likely an indirect offspring of satan and I have an unhealthy obsession with skinny dipping down into the dark and cold abysses of my psyche. I don't care about becoming rich or famous. All I want is to reach a point where, in...
    astrophobia astrophobia 26-30 Jan 23

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    The Cabin Witch

    She lives alone, in an isolated cabin in the mountains. She is there now, waiting. I've written about Mercy Weaver for twenty years. I age, she holds firmly within her youthful glory. I write her life, I become her inner self. I abandon her. I sometimes leave her in turmoil, or...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 56-60, F 4 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    I am a writer. When peiple say they want to be

    a writer they mean they want to live off it. But being a writer where the only audience is you can create the most honest peices.
    EllieAmazing EllieAmazing 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2014

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    My my most hated typo is is

    when I double double words. My second most hated leave out words. Then there subject verbs agreement from edits.
    IEatAndDrink IEatAndDrink 31-35, M Jul 20

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    I would like to be a published author someday.

    I hope it can happen, but the problem is that nobody is really there to motivate me. Sometimes as well, I can get a pretty good idea but simply feel like giving up. Any helpful advice?
    whatonmars whatonmars 13-15, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    A Novelist to Be Exact

    Ever since I was about 9 years old, I have been aspiring to be a novelist. It's been ten years and while I have yet to finish even one story, I can't give up. It's funny how I've changed over the years. I started out with horror then I considered mystery and tried suspense. For...
    MysticFae MysticFae 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 24, 2009

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    I am getting a poetry book published,

    and I'm so excited! I still can't believe the first publisher we asked said yes! Writing is my escape from everything. It's where I vent when no one will listen, or nothing can be done about a situation. I've gotten quite good at it, and I'm the only one in my class who...
    winglessdove winglessdove 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I really hope that my brother will never see

    this, you see he doesn't quite think I can do it. I'm studying science though I hate. My parent's aren't making me but it's how our education in Morocco works. I can't wait to graduate to go to college, overseas hopefully. Writing is something I love to do it's my passion. I've...
    meryemJo meryemJo 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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    Oh I suppose I wish I had creativity in this

    area. But my time for expression this way was when I was younger. And loved it!!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    I am going to need more freelance writers,

    bloggers and interns for this music site I help run, swurvradio.com If you love hip hop, R&B, and music in general and are willing to blog for free, please help us Anyone wanna write for a site? Swurvradio.com http://smj12.com/?p=787
    stephenmj12 stephenmj12 22-25, M Mar 30

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    whatonmars whatonmars 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I write short books but one of my main problems

    is i have too many ideas for books that I never end up finishing them. I just write like 1-3 chapters and then start writing another book. Any tips? Also, anyone want to trade books?
    NoOneSpecial4 NoOneSpecial4 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    In English today Rob E.

    Boley came as a guest speaker ( author ) and gave some really good tips :) feeling really good about my writing now!
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 19

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    Inner Child:

    Life is hard as we walk through the years Steps we all take bring laughter or tears. It starts with birth, that first burst of light. Eyes flutter shut, cuz it seems so bright. Needs are so simple, warmth of a breast. A blanket so warm, forms our first nest. Life beckons...
    JLynn23 JLynn23 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    I want to be a writer one day.

    A famous writer. Not J.K. Rowling famous but like Rick Riordan famous!! I want to be know in the world!
    Justagirllivinglife1 Justagirllivinglife1 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2014

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    It's been my life's dream ever

    since I was a little girl... I've been writing stories for as long as I can remember. I want to be a published author someday. I want to inspire someone with my words. I want people to know who I am! My dad's never been supportive. He wants me to go into forensics, because I'm...
    TryingMyBestToSmile TryingMyBestToSmile 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2014

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    Short Stories of Adventure.

    I love writing short stories. Sharing adventures that are dear to me.  It's the taking the reader for a ride. If just for a moment. That in itself is a thrill.
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 19, 2008

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    Writing is my passion

    and I couldn't see myself ever stopping this incredible talent.
    SaveTheGeek SaveTheGeek 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 2, 2014

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    I'm finally going to do it.

    I swear I will this time. It's something. It's better than nothing. There is a publisher looking to make a short story collection around a picture prompt. They're looking for submissions. I'm going to do it. I'm going to send a story in. And even if it doesn't get chosen...
    SunnysBlueForever SunnysBlueForever 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 10, 2014

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    My goal is to get one of my stories published.

    Currently I have finished writing one book, and I wish to edit and complete it all by college. I'm currently a senior in high school.
    HawaiianPunchz HawaiianPunchz 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I do, I've I've written a children's book

    but trying to get it published is difficult...
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    Taking a stab at writing a book.

    I figure if I have this twisted imagination, I may as well put it to work!
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 2

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    this heart cant understand cant leave your warm

    hand feeling alone doesn't bather my soul so listen my sound telling your silly love im here whatever you do to let me bear your careless moments feeling alone doesn't bather my soul so listen my sound telling your empty heart I dare...
    denez denez 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Ep Spark

    Never thought myself much of a writer, but my time here on ep has unearthed a passion within me that I never want to extinguish. I don't know if I have the talent, but feel there is a story to be written that may be bigger than ep. Thank you ep, thank you my friends on ep.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 11, 2012

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    HOW TO BE A WRITER:1.

    WRITE WHAT YOU KNOW2. YOU KNOW ABOUT SHADOWFISH3. YOU MUST WARN THEM4. ABOUT THE SHADOWFISH5. SHADOWFISH COMETHD:
    IEatAndDrink IEatAndDrink 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    On the Inside Looking Out Writing is all I

    ever wanted to do. The first diary ever given to me was a gift from my brothers’ godparents back in 1975. Kindergarten was soon to start and the minute knowledge I attained on writing was what television, or my mother, instilled. The learning of these symbols was exciting...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I thought of a story yesterday

    that I'm going to try to serialize on EP. I was window shopping on "Hot or Not" yesterday, and I thought, what if there was a casual dating app for people like me? My provisional title is: "The League of Broken People". Basically, each chapter would detail a date between the...
    Woody6 Woody6 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    I've always wanted to be a writer.

    The written word has always come so naturally to me. When my spoken word fails me the written ones never do. I read my work from high school and miss how much I use to write. I miss my notebooks being filled with random story ideas or short stories I wrote. I miss the passion I...
    LexaLee44 LexaLee44 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    FromTheHeartOfaWoman FromTheHeartOfaWoman 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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