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I Want to Be An Author

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    Being able to write well and create new stories for the whole world to enjoy would be an amazing accomplishment. An accomplishment that I need to start working towards.
    Pocooo Pocooo 18-21, F Jan 21

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    Everyone Has A Novel Inside Them -  I don’t wish to become an author through means of that being my sole source of earning an income in life, okay so many I’m...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 1, 2010

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    Fear of Failure? - For as long as I can remember (should a budding author start with a cliche?) I have wanted to become an author.  I have always been an avid reader, losing...
    ElleJaye ElleJaye 26-30 3 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    Writter, The Only Goal In My Life - Ever since I was a child and saw the story "Narnia", it became my only goal in life. I had seen it myself and experienced it, how the thoughts...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F Dec 20, 2011

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    Defines Me - What more can we give to the world than what defines us? I look at all the stories, and things i ever wrote in admiration of how they reflect a part of me. My source...
    HeartLove HeartLove 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 14, 2010

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    I Want To Be Another Wes Craven Or Stephen King. - i am sadly :( :( an unpublished movie screenplay writer i have been trying for years to get my completed script in the hands and...
    djredneck7269 djredneck7269 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    They Think I Should Be An Author. - Sitting at home while laying in bed the sun starts to seep in through the blinds. Squinting my eyes as I lean up in bed I feel something upon my...
    sintobus sintobus 22-25 2 Responses Jan 25, 2013

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    "I Want To Be A Writer." - "I want to be a writer." Not capitalizing my title? I can get an editor, really. So I'm not the best with words, but it might make me unique. I...
    WhoisChaff WhoisChaff 26-30 3 Responses Jan 16, 2012

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    If Someone Do Not Mind - Could any of you read some of my works and tell me if it looks good? It is only my online stuff, and what I consider to be my free tales and poems, I sorta...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F May 14, 2012

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    Becoming An Author..but How? - im Young...Very Young...And i thought about it many times i even started writing 2 books b4 but my laptop Crashed so everything erased so now i plan...
    SourLove SourLove 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 8, 2007

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    I Write - I write fantasy drama humor angst and horror. Im 13 and I love writing
    Yourhikari13 Yourhikari13 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2012

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    Working On A Few Novels - i would love to be an author. set my own hours, come and go as i pleased between books. i know many of the great writers- Hemingway, Faulkner, etc.- were...
    astounded1088 astounded1088 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 24, 2011

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    What An Amazing Life That Would Be. - My biggest dream is to become an author. I want to be able to take these beautiful, thrilling stories that I keep bottled inside and show them...
    cassidylyn14 cassidylyn14 18-21, F Mar 4, 2013

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    Love Writting - I REALLY love to write and would love to be a published author. I like writting children's stories. I am not sure how to become published. I have done a little...
    Abriee Abriee 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2009

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    From My Heart - I don't know, it's just that since I was twleve I've been writing really good stories that even my family were surprised by how well they were. It was as if I was...
    HeartLove HeartLove 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 3, 2007

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    A Story - Ok, this is pretty much off the top of my head but i kinda just want to write something so here goes. You might get slightly perplexed when i tell you about John, the...
    Kopotty Kopotty 18-21, M Aug 18, 2012

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    Oh Life - I want to be an author. It's what I'm going to do as a living no matter what. Doesn't matter how much money I make off of it - although a lot of money WOULD be nice - I'd...
    aylipss92 aylipss92 18-21 1 Response Jul 31, 2010

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    Anywhere But Here - To put it simply, I love to write. I have always written stories from when I could first put a pen to paper. Whenever I went on holiday with my family, I...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    A Road Back Home -      Driving her mother home late that night I can't begin to imagine what was going through her head. She was set to go to France that Friday for three...
    2 Responses Jan 31, 2013

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    You'll Never Know How Much.. - I want to be an author..Oh, I really do! It has been my ambition for as long as I can remember. I didn't get much support in the beginning (why don't...
    zameen zameen 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    Whoo - I've been writing for as long as I can remember. I want to be known for my books on gay pride and my stands against homophobia. I wish all the budding authors here the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 12, 2008

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    But... - I would settle for just being a good writer.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 4 Responses May 20, 2011

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    Yes Why Not ! - I wanna be an author, writing about my own life story.
    zephyr2005 zephyr2005 41-45, F Aug 30, 2011

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    Writing Is My Passion! - Ever since I learned to write, I've loved to write stories and poems. I've always loved to read, and have had a lot of inspiration from books that I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 26, 2009

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    What If I'm Not Good Enough? - I love to write stories, like books. I have been writing since I was a little girl, like seven or eight years old, maybe even younger than that. If I...
    HardofHearing HardofHearing 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 4, 2011

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    Write to Help People - I have lived a strange life, full of sadness, disapointment, abuse, alcholics, assault, and always being told that i couldnot do what i dreamed of doing...
    cmarie cmarie 46-50, F 5 Responses Oct 8, 2007

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    Because... - I used to be a very lonely child. Nothing except for books to keep me company and I was always mesmerized how authors would intertwine characters to form a plot. In my...
    kotukedi kotukedi 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2008

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    I Really Want To - hey I'm in my opinion a pretty good writer I've written 6 short storys and in the prossec of geating them published but I've tried 3 times to wrote a full book...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 24, 2011

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    The Kindness Of Strangers... - Complete strangers stopped to administer CPR on a complete stranger, my brother. Our family has searched and searched and their identities remain...
    smylin smylin 36-40 May 28, 2012

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    It Is My Dream... - I just know not how to attain it. I am a gifted writer according to many people, but writing longer stories isn't my forte. My imagination is strong enough...
    SheistheLorax SheistheLorax 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    13 And Want To Be An Author Lol - I wanna be an author when I grow up! I've posted some stories on here, hopefully they aren't too crap but yer... Please can you say if they are...
    Aeluna Aeluna 13-15, F Feb 16, 2012

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    My Story That I Been Writing -      Here's the story that I have been writing. I don't know what to call it at all. Any suggestions would be nice. CHAPTER ONE...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 11, 2010

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    I am published author seeking individuals who would be willing to read my book and provide me with feedback.
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    I'm sick and tired of people treating me like dirt. I'm sick of bosses who tell us to do stupid things and then don't bother to explain them. I'm sick of being told that I must...
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    This is going to be a long post! When I ever I feel down - which Is fairly often, I try to write something down which reflects my general feeling at that time and now it's built...
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    Dear family, friends, and all seven billion people in this world, First off, let me tell you about myself. I am a thirteen year old girl, I have two sisters and one step-sister. My...
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    It just seems wherever I look, that people just do what everyone else is doing to "fit it" or "not judged". They also accept authority, a lot of times unquestioned. Society needs...
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    I love to read, allthough I read in french ( tell me if I spell anything wrong, I basically learned english by listening to Nirvana... ) I'd like to disover new authors and books...
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    I wrote erotica off and on for a number of years, posting it to a free web site. Then I started dating a woman who was a published author of M/M erotica and that motivated me to...
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    I've written erotic stories for a couple of women. One I knew personally, the other was a fellow author.
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