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I Want to Improve My Writing

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    Information For Writers Who Need Readers For Their 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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    Afraid To Write

    I have a burning to desire to write, not only because I love books, reading and writing, but also because I have a lot of stuff inside me and I need to get it out. I want to write, so I can control the constant voices inside my head, and hopefully make sense out of it, and more...
    BigChild BigChild 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    Writing Your First Draft.

    Ernest Hemingway once said "The first draft of anything is ****." After several years I have come to believe that statement is true. When I first sit down at my laptop to write I write exactly what is on my mind or from a quick draft that I hand wrote. Going back over that...
    Firewalker001 Firewalker001 51-55, F 5 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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    Prompts For You To Start A New Story

    PROMPTS 1* Tell a story about your meeting with a group of alien ambassadors. 2*You wake up chained to a midieval tourchure room. The tourchre devices are laid out on a table in front of you. write a scene. 3*You're cleaning out your attic. You find a shoebox which is quite...
    Firewalker001 Firewalker001 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2013

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    I Love to Write

    But my grammar sucks ... I actually was doing paralegal courses but quit because i couldnt make a prepositional phrase ..  I need to take an english course  i suppose .
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 26, 2008

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    You Write The Next Line. (Make A Story One Line At A Time)

    I will add each line into the story as it is written. It may sound great or it may sound silly. It is all what you the writer puts into it. Have fun.     Original first line or story: Jackson fished the body out of the water and turned it over. Added: There was something...
    Firewalker001 Firewalker001 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 31, 2013

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    Some Questions For You To Answer "so You Want To Be A Writer?"

    If you want a little inspiration on writing or maybe some tips I am setting up some Articles on my profile page. You are welcome to go and read them and I hope they will help you. This will take me some time so be patient and come back often to see what else I post there for you...
    Firewalker001 Firewalker001 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2013

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    My Brain Has Atrophied Like a Lot

    I am really concerned about the quality of my writing.  I feel like I've regressed a lot in this area.  I had much better grammar when I was in college.  I welcome all grammar fiends to inspect my stories on EP.  I usually write about whatever is on my mind...
    apencilfornow apencilfornow 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2008

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    Writing...

     I want to write something good. But I just can't think clearly.
    winniebree winniebree 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    I'm a new writer looking

    for some feedback. Growing up in a small lousiana town, every boy grows the same. Same hobbies, same interests, same skills. I didn't grow up that way, I didn't spend time with those boys. I spent time dreaming, sticking to my close circle of friends and no one else. I was never...
    rydermatherne rydermatherne 18-21, M Apr 8

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    Just a Writer of My Own Poetry

    I am not a proffesional writer.. i just wish i am. I wish i could write a good novel , i just wish i could make a journal in a news paper  but i am just an average woman with an average mind. Im not as smart as  professional writer   but i can write a good...
    Longing4Luv Longing4Luv 26-30, F Aug 30, 2008

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    I Would Love to Be a Great Writer

    I wish i could be a better writer.  I am not so poetic with my choice of words. I think that i do much better telling stories orally. I have many great stories to tell but just can't manage to translate it from spoken word to written. My grammar is really not at the top of...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2008

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    It Sucks!

    I have many stories and experiences that I would like to share here @ EP, but how can I? my grammar sucks! I have to refresh my memory first..so when I write my story, ul like it...
    Bluepearl Bluepearl 22-25 Aug 31, 2008

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    I So Want To Improve What I Write.

        I like to write so much. That I don't know if i'm improving my writing at all. I like to write about what ever ciomes to my mind. That I hope that I'm improving my writing. I guess that it is. I have been writing a story. It seems to be a good story so far. I...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2010

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    Here's a novel idea: we say goodbye to EPAllie. :o
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 1 Response Apr 10

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    I'm writing this series called Shieldmen. It's about a boy, who stumbles upon a mysterious country, where everything is powered by soul energy, & monsters having the right to live...
    WolfsterTheWere WolfsterTheWere 13-15, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I want friends in real-life. REAL friends. I have a girlfriend who is perpetually cranky, and one "mom friend" who doesn't act so much like a mom, more like a teenager, and who I...
    InsideTheSadCafe InsideTheSadCafe 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    So, I'm new to this community and I never, uhh, tried to stand out in the internet, not even once. See, now I have a problem that haunts me in my sleep and makes me confused all...
    AnAveragePasserby AnAveragePasserby 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Eight - Chapter Fifteen I had no intentions of mentioning our mishap in the village - but Dada took the situation out of our hands. My father joined us...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Apr 16

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    I would really love a filter feature when looking at all of the experience groups am part of where I could then narrow down the my groups to the ones I haven't written an...
    DemonFeyLove DemonFeyLove 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    It is NOT inappropriate or sexually lascivious material. It is legal in many US states as well as many countries across the world. This is not a curse word! Please allow groups to...
    JamieMostra JamieMostra 26-30, T 3 Responses Apr 16

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Eight - Chapter Sixteen When I was a little girl, I never had any trouble dropping off to sleep readily, and was usually up the first time Mother called...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Apr 17

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    This is the first thing that I'm going to share on EP. Firstly, EP -- thank God I found you. You have enabled me to share my feelings with millions of people. There is something...
    deepti1274 deepti1274 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    How to build a new body in 12 months! This is an amazing story. I'm posting on how it is possible to regain your health. For the past year, I've been reading and finding useful...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    I've always been good at writing. I've had standing ovations. I'm known for my writing and presentation skills. My principle even read my essay over the intercom! But it isn't...
    Kivaria Kivaria 13-15, F Apr 7

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    Hitting the fairway is a cooling and delight amusement, in addition to an awesome social activity. Indeed along these lines, without a doubt not we all are typically made utilizing...
    completeplayergolf completeplayergolf 16-17, F Apr 9

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    For those who want to write seriously, who have aspirations of writing a novel and/or publishing one, you must write consistently. Carve out a period of time everyday and write...
    Dustyghost Dustyghost 46-50, M Mar 29

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    I'm writing in my journal right now. I'm writing about all of the **** in my life. I'm writing why I'm mad at my "friend". I used to be glad I had a journal because, then, I felt...
    thatblondie thatblondie 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    The oldest rule in writing is still one of the most important rules. Write what you know. When developing a story, you want to create a believable world for your reader the way...
    Dustyghost Dustyghost 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Writer's Block. True Writer's block is so incredible rare. 99 % of all professional writers do not get writer's block. And professional writers don't get it because of their...
    Dustyghost Dustyghost 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    I write because it is part of me. Something inside me call to put how I feel on the page. I write alone, with my thoughts coming out of my head, with feelings coming out of my...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 8 Responses Apr 1

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    I want to improve the experience project for the young and old. The strong and defeated.. By doing this I will try to enhance your minds spiritually.. And intellectually. Please...
    DeepOnlineThinker DeepOnlineThinker 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I was looking through my experiences and just about the only one with new posts is this one, "Want to Improve EP" What's the matter. Did everyone go away because EP got so bad...
    pinetreeguy pinetreeguy 66-70, M 5 Responses Apr 14

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    I have a question. I just found out that my T-mobile account went to collections for 350 dollars. There is no way that I can pay that right now and they said they are going to send...
    elnleah elnleah 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Finally there is something to compliment you about! The new layout for the volunteers page is much better than the old one. It can still be improved though. Sending a message to...
    Gentle153Old Gentle153Old 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    If you've read my other story, you probably can tell how much I write. I've been writing a story for a while now, and want to take a break writing something else. IF ANYONE HAS ANY...
    asinc5157 asinc5157 16-17 Apr 9

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    When I got home that night my wife served dinner, I held her hand and said, I’ve got something to tell you. She sat down and ate quietly. Again I observed the hurt in her eyes...
    gummball gummball 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I want to be famous so bad that it physically hurts me sometimes. But I don't know what I want to be famous for. Drawing? Probably not. Modelling? Probably not. Singing? The world...
    GoodbyeAgony GoodbyeAgony 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    I was pretty much made fun of/bullied my whole life... Well from 1st grade till 12th. I don't really know why I was made fun of... Was it because I have selective mutism? Or the...
    OneWithTheSkies OneWithTheSkies 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    1. Sunshine & blue skies 2. Warmth 3. Green grass 4. Budding trees 5. Bright, colorful flowers 6. Ants & beetles crawling in the grass 7. The sound of birds, especially the...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    "Be crumbled. So wild flowers will come up where you are. You have been stony for Too many years. Try something different. Surrender." -Rumi When speaking of creative writing...
    girlingrey girlingrey 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    Outlines. Are incredibly important. And I wouldn't start a single project with out one. Outlines. Keep you on task. Act as a guide. You have worked out all your problems in an...
    Dustyghost Dustyghost 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Where do I begin it seems imp