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I Want to Start Writing a Book

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    It's begun. Whether it will ever be finished is

    yet to be seen. The first chapter is finished and the second chapter is starting to take shape, but it's hard. I hope there's a reason for how painful it is.
    notyourgirlfriday notyourgirlfriday 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 20, 2014

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    King Size

    I remember when i was younger I used to like writing riddles or short stories with a real kick at the end of it. If i was to write a book I would want it to be like a alfred Hitchcock Film, full of suspense ad tension. When I was 20 I started to write a book I got 4 chapters...
    Daveokay Daveokay 22-25, M Nov 23, 2010

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    1942

    I am writing a book about a girl who lives in the year 1942. Her father died and she has 3 siblings. Her mom is a single mother. It is just a sweet story about a family struggling to get along.
    Bananapepper Bananapepper 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    I Want to Be a Writer

    I have always wanted to write stories and I have wrote some short stories but they were from when I was little, like my very first one is about a happy little pickle names Mr. J. Pickle. lol I know is sounds weird but I just dont know how to finish any body have some advise I...
    rebelwithoutacouse rebelwithoutacouse 16-17 1 Response Aug 23, 2009

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    Start? Are you kidding me?

    I want to finish. I have already started writing 17 books, 4 short stories (12 finished) and 7 ideas. I'm not goi g to start anything else. But I do wanna finish all of these ideas and get them published. That would be epic.
    loveyou344 loveyou344 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 19, 2014

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    Ever heard or read Guns,

    Germs & Steel? I'm thinking of writing a similar book, but instead of basing it on the global economic inequalities, I'm going to write it about American ones. I'm thinking of titling it something like, Inheritance, Family Wealth, Big business, and Lobbying: How much the...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 27, 2014

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    I want to write a book about how much my dog

    who died of hemangiosarcoma (a viscous and practically incurable person) changed my life for the better by helping me over come depression and anxiety with her final gift being getting me out of an emotionally abusive relationship.
    annasenpai annasenpai 18-21, F Jun 19, 2014

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    Under The Bedrock

    I am not very "proffesional" at writing. Please include instructive criticism. Intro: My name is Jason Richards. I live with my sister and grandmother. My sister, Bree, is such a rascal. Granny? Well, she is always thinking that she is still in the farm land. Together, we live in...
    Jman5586 Jman5586 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 13, 2012

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    Where Do I Start?

    I have always wanted to write a book. But since i actually started reading books. I have wanted to do it more!! I already have an idea of what i want to write but don't know where to start. I have all the writing idems i could posibly need but i won't lie i have a problem...
    lilvampgirl lilvampgirl 18-21 2 Responses Aug 8, 2009

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    I don't like to wear my bra? I like the feel of my breasts moving freeling.  
    misalani misalani 41-45 1 Response Aug 24, 2009

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    But whether this wish is realised is beyond me.

    The motivation books must need to be finished...
    dannyjc93 dannyjc93 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 2, 2014

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    I Ran Away To Vegas

    The past year of my life has been a complete hell every time i turned around. Now give me a break here I am a completely positive person so it is hard for me to even admit that I had given up hope on so many things but here it is.. I actually got to the point where I was...
    LostnExcited LostnExcited 26-30, F 1 Response May 10, 2011

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    title?, I Dont Know,blah blah

    I can stay here standing or sitting down And keep looking how terrible life it is How terrible things happen through time But maybe if I start walking and start building a wall Between bad things and good And start making bad things get in extinction That’s impossible you know...
    MelissaNTD MelissaNTD 16-17 Feb 14, 2011

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    Test of God

    One day god wanted to test two people living on earth. They were living in different parts .On a hot,summer day god disguised himself as a crow.He went to the first person's hut and started crawing.The person shooed him away by throwing a stone.then he went to the second person's...
    bvajresh bvajresh 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 26, 2008

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    I have started writing

    so many stories.. but i never seem to get around to finishing them. So here is another start of another story i hope to one day finish. In every town there was one like her. Everywhere in the world, at least everywhere you can think of, someone existed. Well, not just someone...
    QuiteElementary QuiteElementary 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 16, 2014

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    I have not written for other to read in years. I don't know if what I have to write is worth reading or not in the opinion of others but for me it is an outlet to sort my thoughts...
    JefflovesMara JefflovesMara 26-30, T 1 Response Jan 5

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    How much longer can I take this? Wanting to cry all the time Telling myself that it isn't real Everyday and night I wonder why? How could I be this weak not wanting to speak You...
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    Anyone read #GIRLBOSS ??? Would love your thoughts! :)
    TJPink TJPink 26-30, F Dec 29, 2014

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    General: Hi I'm Rachel and I'm working on a story that I've been planning for a long, long time. I'm about 17 right now and I'm still not even close to getting it done. I have the...
    Werewolfgal17 Werewolfgal17 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I've been trying to start a book for a while now, and i don't know where to start. It's like everytime i open a document on my computer i just sit here and stare at a blank page, i...
    haileybee111 haileybee111 13-15 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    1. I am devastatingly attracted to boys with shaggy or long red hair. 2. I, myself am a ginger. thick and frizzy copper penny colored hair that is too lazy to be curly but not...
    JamieWalks JamieWalks 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 9

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    I want to start writing a fiction story but I don't know where to start. Any ideas/suggestions?
    chicagommm18 chicagommm18 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 7

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    I also love writing (in english) so much but it's just that since i'm not a native speaker i am always insecure about my grammar and stuff and not very good at vocabulary or that i...
    makhashna makhashna 18-21, F Jan 12

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    the story is crystal clear in my head but once i start writing i either rush it or have to steal pieces from other stories
    rpoet55 rpoet55 18-21, M Jan 14

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    I've lost a usb before. I've lost an essay before when I was in middle of writing it. I've even lost diamonds in minecraft because I died in lava. These kind of "small" losses...
    dorichips dorichips 16-17, F Jan 5

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Five - Chapter Four Obediently, because I had no choice, I took out my books and began another attempt to study. I was beginning to hate the sight of...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jan 2

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    1) I am 16 years old. 2) I go to the gym around 3-5 times a week. 3) I have been to 17 art museums. 4) I'm a sophomore in high school. 5) I plan on moving to California for...
    yxngaj yxngaj 16-17, M 2 hrs ago

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    Royal in Paris when the royal 'we' is applied, not by me, I wonder how royal that that 'we' could be. so many 'we's there are that no 'we's a star. so we think that 'we' should be...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 2 hrs ago

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    I know I'm young, but ever since I can remember I've wanted to be a writer. It's my passion, it's what keeps me happy in those sad times. I find that writing is the only way for me...
    LopsidedLollipop LopsidedLollipop 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    The Big Dipper Chapter 26 “Since you guys are smart and reasonable people,” Skylar stated. “I've prepared a PowerPoint that should peak your interests.” The PowerPoint...
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    Reading romance books helps me a lot to have an idea what was inside a relationship, not only what I see with my eyes. And I prefer Young Adult. I am writing this to tell you the...
    misscheyenne misscheyenne 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Four - Chapter Nineteen Jock didn't come back and he didn't come back. After a few days, I was certain he never would. I went to my room after he left...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I am writing this incase anyone else finds themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot...
    elimarie7 elimarie7 31-35, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I am writing this incase anyone else finds themselves in a similar situation . . . Please do not worry about me, I have been free of this relationship for 7 years now. I am a lot...
    elimarie7 elimarie7 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    On the Inside Looking Out Writing is all I ever wanted to do. The first diary ever given to me was a gift from my brothers’ godparents back in 1975. Kindergarten was soon to...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    Rules are simple enough, for each day write a short piece on each topic. You can put the topic as your status message, a new experience, or share it here under this Experience...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    this maybe crazy but one of the true crime books that really messed with my head was called "Life with Billy". He was definitely a sick sadistic piece of ****. I have to say when...
    bellaboo68 bellaboo68 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    I've read the book and also watched the movie (today, actually). My personal opinion is that books are somewhat always better at giving out the emotions they are supposed to and in...
    delusi0nal delusi0nal 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I started "Code Red" five years ago and gave up a quarter of the way. I started "Exploration Chronicles" last year and gave up on the first chapter. Am I lazy? I am thinking of...
    Profweird Profweird 18-21, M Jan 13

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Six - Chapter Two On the way back to the farms, I recovered enough to sit up like the lady I was supposed to be and told Jock about the extra day I and...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jan 18

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    Visiting bookstore is a weekly ritual of clearing my mind and just enjoying a Me-time. I could spend an entire afternoon just going through books, reading the back cover, flipping...
    KaleidoscopeMoment KaleidoscopeMoment 36-40, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Five - Chapter Two I didn't tell Mother or Dada what had transpired. Dada was asleep when I came in again and Mother was busy trying to make Kelly help...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Dec 31, 2014

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    Hey. If anyone shares the same interests that i'm about to post about, feel free to talk to me. :) 1. My name is LisaMarie - but people usually just call me Lisa instead. 2. I...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    1. I'm shy. No, really--I barely talk in person. Online? I'm more social. 2. I don't think I like people that much. 3. I'm a masochist. 4. I'm actually just looking for friends. 5...
    TheHalfMadWriter TheHalfMadWriter 16-17, F Jan 5

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    Reading has been one of my favorite past times since I was a young child. I could live in book stores, I loved reading so much. In recent years I've gotten away from it, as my...
    LoneLostDreamer042 LoneLostDreamer042 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 10

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Five - Chapter Fourteen Bruce MacDonald didn't come back immediately - or at least as quickly as Jock thought he might. When his father failed to return...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jan 10

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    The Stranger I don't know where he comes from, but he came into town with a drum. he pounded it flat with a Louisville bat, and said, "listen here, all you scum! "I come to take...
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