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I Want to Be a Writer

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    "It is time. Your time." they said. "And so it is" said I. "For I am time. And it is always mine"
    thestranger89 thestranger89 22-25, M Mar 15

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    Prologue The black water trickles through the tendrils of her auburn hair. The effect is bewitching, as if a jest at her immobility; a reminder of her mortality. Her hair dances...
    colbyw93 colbyw93 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 25

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    I would love to be a professional writer some day
    Winterblink Winterblink 26-30, M 6 Responses Mar 6

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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...
    anonymous1311 anonymous1311 18-21, F Jul 15, 2012

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    English Class.. - English class was where it all began. I had always loved writing essays and still do to this day (even though my job doesn't require it at all) I still write...
    ForeversNever ForeversNever 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 7, 2008

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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...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 4 Responses Jun 1, 2011

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    Stories - Would be nice to write... But I hardly write anything and it's a tough job. I don't get inspired. Perpetually low on juice. I do enjoy a good read though.
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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    The Reason I Found You.. - The reason I found this site simply because of this words " I want to be a writer".  Well, we all have stories to tell. You and I have...
    thelastsamurai thelastsamurai 31-35, F 3 Responses May 25, 2010

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 19, 2008

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    Everyone Else .... - I have changed so much in the past few months. Everyone tells me how normal I have been acting compared to the way I had been for the past twelve years...
    BrainTumor BrainTumor 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 14, 2013

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    A Sports Or Food Journalist - I would love to write about food or sports because those are my two favorite things. I would love to focus on hockey and for food, pastries.
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2008

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    I Think We All Have Our Mom... - I think we all have our moments of intensity that we want to share with not only our friends over the phone, but to a much wider audience. ...
    stina51 stina51 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2008

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    On My Way - It doesn't really matter to me if i ever get published and sell alot of books but why i want to be a writer is because i enjoy being creative and using my imagination...
    3strikes 3strikes 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2010

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    I Love to Write the Way I F... - I love to write the way I feel through pottery and everyone keeps telling me I need to write a book about my life.   Maybe one of these...
    Livinginpeace Livinginpeace 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2008

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    I Am A Writer Oh yes, I am a writer. I've written basically the same book over and over again for nearly thirty years. I get to around page two hundred and then, I toss it in the...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    but I don't think I will be good enough or succeed.
    reelaroundthefountain reelaroundthefountain 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 4

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    I love the sound of the keys on a keyboard being tapped and clicked, especially when I'm doing the typing. It's just so therapeutic in the way that I know that I'm creating...
    ahsfan445 ahsfan445 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 16

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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...
    MysticFae MysticFae 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 24, 2009

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    Love To Write - it has not been that long ago that I start to like to write stories. I wish I saw better but I'm going for the little time I've been doing it. I wish I could go...
    baby1267 baby1267 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 24, 2011

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    Why Writing Cannot Be Taught. - At secondary school, writing isn't part of the curriculum as it should have already been covered in primary school. We get writing tasks...
    hauntedforeveralways hauntedforeveralways 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2013

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    I Always Have - Ever since I was in about sixth grade, I have wanted to write.  I loved to read for as long as I can remember, and would read almost anything.  I an...
    darknight darknight 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 29, 2008

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    Chapter 1 From My Book "Visiter" (Too Long Won'T Fit Full Chapter) - Chapter 1: someone to call friend. "Siri, do you ever get nervous?" It was a fair question, though Alex didn...
    colbyw93 colbyw93 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 3, 2013

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    Me too: We live for words and die for words... Principles we can't afford... ~Chumbawamba
    A1m1A A1m1A 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 25

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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...
    lennybrandt lennybrandt 18-21, M Jan 9

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    I do have a dream to be a writer. I have taken some creative writing classes in the past and enjoyed them. I am planning to take more of that type. I also want to take just regular...
    charmedrainbow charmedrainbow 41-45, F Mar 22

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    I have dreamed of being a writer since I a child but never have been able to commit myself to writing. I have had lots of ideas, but there were not workable as short fiction. Hence...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I've Wanted To Be An Author For A Long Time - One of my dreams is to write a great (fictional) book that makes people think. The kind of book that will leave an impression on...
    PenguinsLikePi PenguinsLikePi 18-21 2 Responses Nov 25, 2011

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    Hey everyone i am trying to write a story but am having a little trouble with two of the character names. To give a little back story it is a fantasy medieval kind of story. Like...
    TCrawford02 TCrawford02 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 27

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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...
    JLynn23 JLynn23 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    Best Selling Author - Becoming a writer is another thing added on my list of things to do when I grow up...lol Anyways, I want to be a best seling author and I want to write at...
    Val3ntine Val3ntine 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 6, 2010

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    I want to be a writer, I think that I have always been good at writing. But the stuff I wanted to write about the school probably not be comfortable with. My school wanted...
    Aniyiah Aniyiah 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    I've always loved writing in high school and college. I enjoyed writing everything from research papers, short stories, poetry, anything. I even chose a major that would let me...
    orchid24 orchid24 26-30 3 Responses Jan 17

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    It's Why I'm Here - I was writing something and needed some information one day, so I Googled it and was looking at a few different results.  One of them was someones story...
    darknight darknight 46-50, M 12 Responses Nov 11, 2009

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    My Answers To "so You Want To Be A Writer?" - 1. How old were you when you first started writing? I was about 11, in the fifth grade. 2. How old were you when you...
    Firewalker001 Firewalker001 51-55, F Jul 12, 2013

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    I have always wanted to be a writer since I was a little girl but my dyslexia delays me in writting. It has not stopped me yet and I don't have any intents to let it. I have...
    Vitam Vitam 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    Words To Write... - I have always been a story teller. Mainly vocally, I used to walk around my house narrating myself in first person...I was quite a toddler. And now I have the...
    orangegee orangegee 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2010

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    Fever It was early when you let yourself out. Maybe it was too early in the morning, or maybe it was just too soon. Maybe there's no difference at all. You didn't stop to say...
    showusyoursouls showusyoursouls 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    Writing Gives Me A Place Where Only Can Go - If I can write every moment I would do it in a heart beat. I dream of sitting by my lake and writing of tears I've cried, what dreams...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    Publish Me - I so want to write a book. Not sure about what or how, maybe just a collection of my poems and stories. I have a box of things from over the years that I've attempted...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 5, 2007

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    Well... I Wish And I Wish - I write stories on the online site quotev.com on which I am currently focusing on My Sister, Audrey. I want to get a publisher for that story after it...
    hauntedforeveralways hauntedforeveralways 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2013

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    A Dream.... - Its a Big dream of mine to become a writer. I want it more than anything else in the world. I'd Love to be a writer....
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 27, 2009

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    I love to write yet my grammar is so bad but I continue to write with my heart and soul.
    DomoNagron DomoNagron 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    The Day I Knew - I had a friend from long ago and one day we were in her car and I was telling her a story. When the story ended my friend Virginia said to me in a very matter of...
    kokoca kokoca 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2007

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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...
    BlackRosesTurnBlue BlackRosesTurnBlue 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 10

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    Some people says they were not interested in reading. I think it's because they never have a chance to look at some good writing seriously. I think writing is the most beautiful...
    Dilemmi Dilemmi 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Never Knew - I never knew what I wanted to be... An artist? A cartoonist? A nurse? A lawyer? A cop? A FBI agent? I still wonder if a writer is really want to be but then...
    xxMindlessManda xxMindlessManda 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2008

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    I know ot sounds crazy and i'll probly fail but sonething feels so right when i write like this is what im meant to do.
    Lindsayp Lindsayp 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    The world is now engulfed in darkness. Go back to your nest; it is where you first saw light. Relive your memory and the darkness will soon be forgotten.
    thestranger89 thestranger89 22-25, M Mar 15

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    Knowing Me Knowing You - Where do I begin. The ending is not what I imagined it to be, I wrote about you in almost every story or quote on EP. Every word I wrote, every tear I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 1, 2012

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    I have so many ideas and I can keep a story interesting when I'm talking or in my head but when it's time to write it down it all seams like ****!
    Jantzdavid Jantzdavid 16-17, M Mar 22

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    It has become difficult to tell the city and the forest apart....for they are both filled with predators and prey. But in the city...the predator today.... is prey tomorrow. But...
    thestranger89 thestranger89 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 15