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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 days 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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    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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    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 Jul 19

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    I'm tired of seeing people post ab pics and chest pics and writing about things that should be on ADULT only sites.
    CanadianGal80 CanadianGal80 31-35, F 8 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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    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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    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...
    SheAlwaysBelieved SheAlwaysBelieved 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 Jul 19

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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 3 Responses a week ago

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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 Jul 19

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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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    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 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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    I just finished writing an article for my first ever writing gig. I can't believe I'm still writing right now after much word counting. I am excited to receive my $8 which I will...
    clawrist clawrist 18-21, F Jun 29

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    I believe reading engages you in the book's world and makes you forget about real life more than movies and other activities and, writing, well writing is love <3 When you feel...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 30

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    Every day I wake up and train usually at 5 or 6 in the morning I start off with a few stretches and go for a 5.2 miles run I come back and box I do all different type of exercises...
    LGKolor LGKolor 18-21, M Jul 14

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    I have a USB flashdrive with a writing piece that I haven't finished because I feel like it isn't good enough. I have two other story ideas. Idea #1 relates to me having split...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    And I've been learning so much through talking to people about their own problems reading experiences by other ep-ers... Kind of makes me reflect on my own weaknesses that I wouldn...
    Mysticme Mysticme 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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    I'm looking for someone - perhaps even a group of good people - to write with. It makes the whole ordeal so much easier. During NaNo, there was this tinychat of writers and that...
    StokesQuirky StokesQuirky 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    The first way I have been trying to improve my life is to cut back on my consumption of alcohol. It hasn't been easy and I've found myself getting irritated really easy at times...
    wtfma wtfma 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1. I played soccer for almost 7 years 2. I'm gonna be a freshman in high school next year 3. I met Little Mix 4. I met Bethany Mota 5. I'm going to a One Direction concert...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F Jul 5

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    37. When people just want to save and to save and save and don't want to spend anything. 38. When people don't use any capital letters or full stops or commas in their work. 39...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    [Note: This piece of writing was written during a process of understanding. I did not understand the subject and then write, I wrote and came to understand while writing.] What...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Billy Collins is one of my favorite poets. He shares his wisdom about writing in this poem: Advice to Writers Even if it keeps you up all night, wash down the walls and scrub...
    truthandbeauty truthandbeauty 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 29

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    Sometimes i imagine being a bird. They are so free. Able to fly away Fly to mountains and seas Just fly anywhere they want to be I want to be a bird, i dont want to stay. So i was...
    trombonegurl trombonegurl 13-15, F Jun 29

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    I am a good chunk of the way into my first novel and would like a writer friend to help me to read, point out rough spots, errors, etc, and be a honest but encouraging voice for me...
    dwimmer dwimmer 31-35, M Jun 30

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    I have been a member of the Experience Project since March 4, 2014. This website really has changed my life, for better and for worse. I am writing this story to tell my...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 4 Responses Jul 10

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    I have learned to simply refrain from expressing my fears and pain to her. Having them met with a silent disdain offers me no comfort or relief and no doubt adds to her discomfort...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 6 Responses Jul 12

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    I'm trying to write a song about the wind... I know weird... I'm a musician who plans to study Meteorology in college so I'm fascinated by stuff like the wind and storms and all...
    wildmike1998 wildmike1998 13-15, M 2 Responses a week ago