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I Want to Improve My Writing Skills

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    Guys Please Help Edit A Story?

    i've started writing a short story/novella whatever it is i dont know yet. but im writing it and i wanted someone's opinion on it and on some things i could improve so it would be better. this is the first part of my story or chaper 1 if you like. i have more i just need to type...
    ciapcia ciapcia 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    I Really Do!

    I really want to improve my writing skills. I really admire some people who can write really well. I hope more people read and comment on my stories and blog though....
    fuglygirlonthebench fuglygirlonthebench 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2012

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    Very Much a Work In Progress ......

    I cannot spell to save myself , but since joining ep and writing bits and bobs on here i feel it has improved , that and a daily sacrifice laid at the alter of the god of spell check .....
    salar1 salar1 51-55, M 10 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    Writing A Research Article

    I have just been set an assignment at university where we have to write a research article based on the results from an experiment that happened in class. I am dreading this as I am no good at writing so I definitely need to improve my writing skills. Luckily, my lecturer...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 9, 2012

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    No Passion

    Without passion, heart, and soul writing is nothing more than words on a blank screen. No feeling, no meaning, and no thought to be understood.  I have lost the spark.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 9 Responses Jul 19, 2009

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    My Throat Ties Knots Around Itself And I Can't Say A Word.

    When I speak of something important, every sound trips over itself until my sentences turn into a blended mass of sharp, confused, jutting, distressed syllables. Equally, when I write, my fingers just stumble around, feeling keys and paper and pen for some hint of the right words...
    KillerKoalas KillerKoalas 18-21, F Jan 3, 2011

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    Fifty Shades Of English

    The first time I ever became conscious of my writing was when I met a girl named Nikki. Nikki was a tall slender girl with green eyes, flowing black hair, and light skin. I would talk continuously though text message to her. You could say we had a “thing.” Nikki and I became...
    Chaggy Chaggy 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 30, 2013

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    Grandmother Weaver

    "Grandmother, why do you talk to yourself?" The old woman's eyes drank in the small form of the youth. "To keep them away child." Curious innocence stared back at her "Who's them?" A feigned surprise stretched some of the wrinkles that marked the elder's face. "The sheep of...
    Thefamiliar Thefamiliar 36-40 1 Response Aug 2, 2013

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    When I am trying to write,

    it makes me appreciate my English teachers all the more. I should have paid more attention. Adverbs and prepositions, pronouns and conjunctions: what a mess I was. Working with a tutor helped, though I was the guy who always wanted to be outside playing ball and not stuck in...
    rickie53 rickie53 41-45, M Feb 10

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    Advice For The Reader Of The Writers Material.

    This article I found at one of my sites and is not my material. However it is sound advice when a writer needs/wants a person to read his material for editing, or anything else he needs done. Be sure the person you choose to read your material is aware of this information before...
    Firewalker001 Firewalker001 51-55, F Aug 14, 2013

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    Some Thoughts From An Experience Writer

    As an expert academic writer, university writing instructor, and professional editor--the first thing you need to know is that writing is a process not a product. Learning how to write even reasonably well takes time, dedication, attention to detail, and an ability to understand...
    Southpaugh Southpaugh 18-21 May 23, 2012

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    Life Is An Image.

    It is said,"Life is full of struggles."Right from one aspect.Some says,"Life is nothing but full of illusion."Right from a point of view.I want to say that life is a dream.Dream your life and start to think how would you manage it.Dream creates an image.The image require means to...
    skrc4u skrc4u 46-50, M Apr 10, 2012

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    The Forbidden Forest

    Thousands of images overflowed her dreaming mind every night of things she has never seen or touched. Her countless never-ending dreams seemed to emerge from one particular place, a forest. The place seemed familiar and magical, but it didn’t depict any form of safety; it was...
    GiftedDreamer GiftedDreamer 22-25, F Jan 28, 2013

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    Death And Bridges

    Micheal closed his eyes took a deep breath, and jumped. He wasn't afraid of falling, he was only afraid of what would happen next. What if this didn't work? He didn't want to live the rest of his life in a hospital bed. He knew it was stupid to kill himself over simple problems...
    TheOneThatWantsToShare TheOneThatWantsToShare 16-17, F Sep 28, 2012

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    Ashes To Ashes, Dust To Dust.

    I have decided to write my experiences from my journals. The idea is to have short stories and poems dealing with my journey after the divorce, to this place I am now. I would love if you could read this, and tell me what you think. Is it worth my time to continue with the...
    Grieta Grieta 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2011

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    So Many Started

    Hi All,I have been writing since I was old enough to hold a pencil instead of a rattle. I have always loved to read and as I got older I just wanted to write a novel. I write poetry, articles, essays, just about anything that had to do with words. I even write Haiku. The one...
    clemderk clemderk 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2012

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    I think the best way to improve your writing

    skills is to read. Read as many books as possible and you will notice your mind is able to put things into words in new and interesting ways. The more literary influences you have, the more interesting your writing will be. I've noticed this is true of myself anyway.
    ThomasYep ThomasYep 22-25, M Feb 6

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    Teaching Creative Writing

    Hey there fellow writers! I am a published author who loves to teach. I am currently a faculty member of  the online writing school "To Write Well." If anyone is interested in taking a course either from me or another faculty member, courses begin Oct. 4, and registration...
    CLRoss CLRoss 41-45, F Sep 4, 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 Mar 20

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    Related Experiences

    It is my therapy. I have disappeared in the world of writing when i was a child to now. When you cannot talk to someone the way you want to, writing it out in a journal or a letter...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Jul 16

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    I'm 22 years old. I want to learn how to have and hold conversations with people because I honestly feel like I've forgotten how to do this. I feel like I don't have many...
    foreveryounghearted foreveryounghearted 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Today a very kind EP volunteer messaged me after I posted something expressing my frustration with being censored by the EP staff for no reason. He explained that EP is a small...
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F 7 hrs ago

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    I need to embrace myself and accept that I am in fact, beautiful in my own way. I don't need a *corpse pale* fair skin to be pretty, I don't need a pair of big eyes. I just need...
    ThePorcelainDoll ThePorcelainDoll 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    Kinder, Kurche. Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter One Hundred Sixty-Seven Rather than spend the night back at home or in Pittsburgh (a long drive back in...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 11 hrs ago

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    This is actually 150 things about me. This was made by Nathan something from tumblr "150 cute questions" 1. Who was the last person you held hands with? -no one? 2. Are you...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    So I'm only 15 but I've loved creative writing since I was about 6. I'd love a career in it but nah, all I ever get told is 'that won't get you any money' or 'you have to be...
    n4ta1i3 n4ta1i3 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    If you are not currently aware of what SkillsUSA is, then please, allow me to be the one to inform you. SkillsUSA is an extraordinary competition designed for the students that...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    I have deep and complex thoughts and I can carry these thoughts through conversations with myself in my head, but I can never get them out of mouth, sometimes not even onto paper...
    findingmytrueself findingmytrueself 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 29

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    1) I'm almost 15 2) I have two cats 3) I love playing minecraft 4) I love writing stories 5) I'm an insomniac sometimes:P 6) I am extremely random 7) I live for acting and drama 8...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F 22 hrs ago

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    anyone in the UK that's up for writing and sending letters via post, send me a message, I would love to have a pen pal x
    1younggirl 1younggirl 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Im looking to make some new friends so if anybody feels like talking drop me a line. Preferably somebody with shared interests to mine so we have a lot to talk about and something...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 11 hrs ago

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    So nervous about writing this...I know it's sounds silly and childish but even though this is over the Internet I still feel like I should keep my feelings bottled up which my...
    Krystal666 Krystal666 13-15, F 27 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I've always known I wasnt perfect. Never once claimed I was. I know ill always have room to improve my life and how I live this life. Learning to ignore negative people and their...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm writing this on July 19, 2014. The format-display has changed again, and this time it's REALLY confusing. Maybe this is a temporary "bug phase"? Everything was, if not great...
    SkyFlyBoy SkyFlyBoy 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I do have true friends but we aren't close. I don't know how to get close to people without creeping them out.Whenever I try to get close to people I tell them things that they...
    beachboy14u beachboy14u 18-21, T Jul 14

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    A simple way to improve our lives in all areas, is to be grateful. Many of us do not take a moment to appreciate the beauty and finding joy at least once a day. It's wonderful and...
    Helper96 Helper96 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I am constantly trying to improve myself. Since I'm not perfect, I'll always be finding things I want to fix and improve.
    JadedDivinity JadedDivinity 18-21, F Jul 17

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    A Bucket Filled With Tools And Getting Closer Again The crisis between my wife and myself started around Christmas and came to a terrible high at New Years eve. I left the family...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Here square measure five of the foremost vital things to understand so as to create the Elder Scrolls on-line Currencies: 1. everybody desires gold to afford new instrumentality or...
    buypoegold buypoegold 22-25, M Jun 29

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    I want to improve my character and start being a better person, being a better me. I want to learn lessons from experiences in my life and seek new heights. I want to improve my...
    WistfulSigh WistfulSigh 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    It keeps me from writing. I know I'll screw up and when I do I'll lose all my confidence to write. So I try not to screw up by not writing. Halp. I've been keeping this Hall of...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    YES ,, they improve E.P. Now it gone to the cheater and gay,,and teenager ,,, the other women all want to talk about screwing a MM,,,then the pervert they said bad thing on here...
    pullupgirl102 pullupgirl102 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really do want to improve my social life but you know... Netflix
    SecondStars SecondStars 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    Names atreyu, I have had RISP for slat the last year, I have had SP for 3-4years. I have had my skin feel like it's burning(2011), to not feeling in control of my myself(2013...
    atreyuf atreyuf 22-25, M Jul 6

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    Internal Audit & Risk Analysis Internal Auditing Internal Auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an...
    agavenwi agavenwi 41-45, F Jul 13

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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...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I want to improve the Experience Project's search engine tool bar I accidently deleted my account by deleting history and etc. in the tools section (internet explorer) and I think...
    beautylasts beautylasts 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    This is so exciting! :) I will do my timeline here. :) Only putting some things. August 7, 1977 8:29 P.M. - I was born at Kapiolani Medical Center For Women And Children. around...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 4

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    I started writing a book... It hasen't been easy. I realized that every writer has his own way of writing a book that tells alot about his personality. Like my grandmother is a...
    HorseBeauty HorseBeauty 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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