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    My Other Life

    At one time, I started writing a story about the person I had been in another life. Some, who have read my stories may know what I am talking about. So, without writing a whole book on the subject, I wanted to try to write here a shorter version of that story---before I am...
    GILEY GILEY 56-60, T 3 Responses Jan 9, 2010

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    I recently launched my website

    for my writing career. On it, you can find my stories, poetry, scripts, and essays. I also have a blog on it about writing and being a writer. Please come visit it and let me know what you think of it. www.acraignewman.com
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2014

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    I write a story and realise

    that it's too one sided and start over again. I am writing a chick lit Any funny suggestions?
    VivaLove VivaLove 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 18, 2014

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    About the dog that brought a broken family

    together after a terrible car accident. He was the glue to me and my grandkids; after their mother and father flipped their car and all sorts of CPS problems. They came through it and their buddy through it was still there. I do not want to give alot of it away... But this...
    TeaColleen TeaColleen 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2014

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    i Have Like A Gazzilion Sto...

    I have like a gazzilion stories and poems which I am working on and never seem to finish. Some of them get lost and some of them I lose interest in even if what i have written is good. I suppose once I lose the emotion I'm feeling I can't really express it further. currently I'm...
    newki newki 22-25, F Oct 24, 2009

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    Novels

    I love to write, but I seem to have trouble completeing what I start writing. I can finish a short story or poem or song fine, but I have trouble with my novels which is what I want towrite the most. It's very troubling.
    Littledove Littledove 18-21, F Jun 2, 2009

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    I'm not sure if I will.

    I'm sitting on chapter twenty nine, and I no longer feel the drive to complete it. I still love all my characters, and I want to make my fans happy, but....It just doesn't seem as important anymore. I'm probably going to get back to writing it soon. I just need to reconnect...
    TheHalfMadWriter TheHalfMadWriter 16-17, F Jan 4

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    When I Don't Answer.....

    When I start reading or writing a story, or am replying to someone I like to finish before moving on. So, if I appear to be online, and your trying to talk to me and get no answer, most likely I'm in the middle of writing, or have had to go tend to something on the farm. Sorry...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    The Path I Havent Found Yet -7

      Covering his eyes for a while,Daniel decided to lay in his bed. He wished to ''wake up'' as soon as he'd uncover his eyes. He could hear his heartbeat . He didnt want to cry ,but he felt like a child. He imagined of a woman coming near him,to uncover his eyes.She would...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2010

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    This Is a Big Goal.

    I really just want to finish one story that I start, just one and I'll be thrilled!
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F Apr 21, 2009

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    The Path I Havent Found Yet -5

      Monday morning ,Daniel slept in.He woke up at almost 10:30.He decided to do his best and feel ok ;not the happiest person on earth but at least feeling ok.Twice he went to bathroom and looked in the mirror.  '' I need to do some change.Perhaps i should try to...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 16, 2010

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    The End Of My Pen

    I have been writing poems since I was 9 yrs old.  I was a pretty fair hand at it too.My poems always stem from sorrow and tragedies of my life. I guess growing up it was the only way I could speak out about the things I couldn't change. Now that I am a grown woman and newly...
    1sweetcookie 1sweetcookie 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2009

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    The path i havent found yet 2-

       Daniel tasted of his fear when he realized he had to go buy some stuff he needed.There was a million of voices in his head making him feel as if his heart would explode in any minute. ''Its gonna be ok'' he said to himself.He took some money from his black,leather...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    Stories Started But Unfinished

     It is so frustrating to write stories for me; it begins great, with a good feeling and a lot of inspiration... But I always end up thinking the whole story ahead and find it hard to get down on paper compared to the film in my head... I think I've started about 38 stories...
    AuroraDelling AuroraDelling 18-21, F Oct 25, 2009

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    Out With The Old In With The New

     hi, i am new, but think this is a great site, so i am diving in without checking the water temperature! I love writing and have had no, zero, zilch, nada motivation for a good few months .... I have a whole bunch of poems and beginning of my book which is a biography...
    ingenius ingenius 31-35, F Nov 10, 2009

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    About my dog who past

    and gave hope to my grand children after a car accident. He ended up going all over the NW and had some very funny experiences.
    TeaColleen TeaColleen 51-55, F Sep 6, 2014

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    I Did... And It Feels Weird

    i don't really feel any different than before i finished it. i just felt.... the same. i was confused, i thought i should have been excited, nervous or something but i just felt the same as before i finished it. i'm submitting to my first publisher and i still don't know how to...
    CaptainJackass CaptainJackass 22-25, M May 23, 2011

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    Coz Im Sure I Wont Finish This In The End I Ll Start Writin It Here

     The path i havent found yet    At first ,Daniel planned to do some writing.Writing was his life,an important part of it. After that,he would find a reason to stay in his house.He'd watched tv or probably listen to music that would match his mood.  ...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    The Path I Havent Found Yet -6

      Daniel had fallen asleep in his office and when he woke up he felt a bit strange.His first thought was ''im still in a dream.still dreaming. when will i wake up '' .He realized every day he was having an inner fight. He remembered some friends he used to have ;slowly...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2010

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    It Would Feel So Good

    Man, would I feel as though a weight had lifted if I could just finish this stupid screenplay I've been working on for upwards of 4 years. I'm caught in this vicious cycle of getting a bunch of pages written, anywhere from halfway done to all the way done, only to 'realize' how...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 21, 2009

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    The path i havent found yet -4

     When night came,Daniel sat on his couch to watch tv.Although he never saw any good news he thought it would be better to spent his time doing something -- of nothing.The truth was he started being in his world again.He couldn sleep as he had enless thoughts.And right...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 10 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    Never Try and Never Fail

    I have always been an extensive reader and I love books. I've also always had a good imagination and a want to write my own stories. In Elementary school and Middle school I wrote all the time but now that I'm older I feel I can't acheive the level of professionalisim my writing...
    EdmondDantez EdmondDantez 22-25 Apr 28, 2009

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    The Infinity Realm

    I'm working on a book called the Infinity Realm which is a mix up of the Alice In Wonderland books mixed with modern twists, etc. I'm working on another book at the same time though, so I'm not sure if I should finish this one as well. When you read this, tell me if I should even...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 25, 2011

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    Because My Lack Of Commitment Will Be My Success In The Future

    I want to finish what I am writing too, however, there are a lot of external factors that always seem to weigh over the good internal factors. School, work, relationships between families and friends, love life. These are all factors that impact the loss of time that could be...
    cheddarc2020 cheddarc2020 18-21, F Mar 23, 2011

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    I'm a writer who needs his laptop!

    I was without mine for a couple weeks while it was getting repaired. No matter how much I tried to adapt and write anyway, production had ground to a halt! I'm working on being productive again. Wish me luck!
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Dec 20, 2014

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    Completion Issues

    In the last year, I have completely plotted 2 novels and a handful of short stories. I know what's going to happen, character names, the beginning, middle and end...but I can't seem to get the actual stories themselves written. I sit down to write, I'm excited about it, I have my...
    Bookewyrm Bookewyrm 31-35, F Jan 12, 2010

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    Focus On This One

    I have started sooo many stories, but not a single one has been finished. i just wish i could finish them because people love them! but i just can't seem to. it is weird...but i have started this one story, and i will NOT work on any other until i finish this one. let's hope...
    DevilishAngel9 DevilishAngel9 16-17, F Nov 16, 2009

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    Untitled.

    I am writing a book. ill share the prolouge, bc i dont want anyone to steal it. This is about a dream i had. late 1830's. Rainy evening, Thunder and lightning filled the sky. Rain danced on the roof of the French Colonial House. Inside a women in her 20's sat in a chair...
    taurus5390 taurus5390 18-21, F Nov 15, 2010

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    Crashed Again

    I try to write my little story again and again, but it's not so small anymore. I watch it grow like a child, that grows everytime I take a notebook in one hand and a ball pen in another. I sometimes think it actually got bigger than myself! And the weird thing is, the story doesn...
    WoolenHeartedGirl WoolenHeartedGirl 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 27, 2013

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    My Novel In Progress

    I started writting a novel about 2 years ago and i really want to finish it! One day I just felt like picking up some paper and starting a story so I did and it was really fun! :) I love being able to create imaginary worlds and characters and stories and before long I had 3...
    shrikeman1 shrikeman1 16-17, M Mar 28, 2011

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    But...

    I keep changing a lot of things because It doesn't seem "right"...the story keeps shifting in places while some things are constant...how do I make it stop shifting like that or is that a good thing?!?
    ElvenLady ElvenLady 36-40, F Mar 3, 2011

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    This Is An Incredibly Rough Draft. Near Future Science Fiction/military/conspiracy... Read On If You're Interested.

    I. Prologue 0630 17 JAN 2023 Ashfeldt Industrial HQ Berlin, Germany Jonathan listened closely to the soft click of a woman's heels on the wood floor in the hallway outside his office. The sound, increasing in volume over the past few seconds. It stopped. He could hear the...
    Tru3Flight91 Tru3Flight91 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 22, 2012

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    It's Only Just Beginning To Come Together...the Primordial Story Needs Editing.

    There is no such thing as humanity. Whatever form of the 'life' that ever was has been erased. There is no recognition. No memory. Only thoughts of the people that walked this earth called humans. My race is the new breed. It is an evolved version of the animals that once roamed...
    avprobeauty avprobeauty 26-30, F 2 Responses May 23, 2011

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    Lazy =/

    I am a gifted writer. I have great story ideas but I'm lazy most of the time which isn't good i know =( =/ I need a boost..well kinda... =/
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 24, 2013

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    The path i havent found yet -3

      He closed  the door behind him n sat at his chair.It was so silent.For a man who always felt lonely silence was a friend but an enemy too.He started his computer n very soon he started writing. ' i closed my eyes and transfered myself to a place that....'' he stopped...
    amysangels amysangels 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    I have whatsapp, so if anyone SERIOUS wants to whatsapp for a real friendship, send me a pm. NO PERVERTS ALLOWED
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