I Want to Finish My Book

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    Almost There. . .but the Finish Line Seems So Far Away!

    I am about 20 pages from finishing my book, a memoir.  I both tell my story and do some pulling back and reflecting.  I've shared some of my early drafts and gotten encouragement, but the work was too short, not complete.  The first 80 pages flowed pretty easily...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest
    56-60, F
    8 Responses May 5, 2009

    The Big Finish

    Having written 3 books, this subject is dear to me.  It's easy to tell when you've started - but how the heck can you tell when you're done?  "All writing is rewriting" - so they say, and if you're serious, you'll find yourself editing and rewriting...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto
    56-60, M
    11 Responses Jul 14, 2007

    In Multiple Ways

    I read alot, and I write a bit as well.  Both have the "finish it problem"  I always finish reading books, even if I dont like them much.  BUT I tend to read between 4 to 6 booksd at a time and as they vary in thickness and subject matter, and I vary in...
    Deadweezyl Deadweezyl
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 9, 2008

    I'm An Author In Progress

    I love writing.  I've started one novel, my autobiography and 2 smaller books - one about wisdom/life lessons and another on Norway. Lately I've been doing a lot of blogging too.  My blog is private because I want it to be totally uncensored.  Now that I've...
    Sassyscrapper Sassyscrapper
    56-60, F
    1 Response May 3, 2009

    I Am Beginning.

    I just completed my first books Prelude and friends say that I have an amazing way of putting words down and describing the book. Still it is hard to put what I want in the first chapter. I have set a plot and recorded it and I am trying to stick on line with that. If anyone has...
    Confused1990 Confused1990
    16-17, M
    1 Response Feb 8, 2008
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