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I Want to Start Writing a Book

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Jul 27, 2014

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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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    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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    "It is late, the sun has dropped behind the storefronts, it's last rays shooting toward a distant pagoda upthrust from the maze of hutungs, leaving the narrow lanes awash in blue...
    Seanonymous Seanonymous 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Being the OW for quite a long time, has taught me a thing or two. One of them is the need every human being has for continual growth, be it spiritual, religious, physical. Being an...
    ladyquaintrelle ladyquaintrelle 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I write on wattpad all the time and I get quite a few views on my stories but I have never really had any feedback and I would love some. I have written fan fics and some random...
    QueenOfAwkwardness QueenOfAwkwardness 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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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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    I was going through the books in my room, and found two that I got not too long ago, that I have yet to read. I guess i'll read these two before starting the others I recently...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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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 11 hrs ago

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    I always wanted to. Since I've been into a very stressful job into pharmaceuticals I just don't have time for... humm... living. So I started to wonder how it would be writing...
    Alissson Alissson 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I am thinking of writing a book. A book about the life of a teenage boy going through high school. A little bit like a similar experience to mine but different in many ways. My...
    ErenBombastic ErenBombastic 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 17

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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 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I think mine are: 1. To kill a mockingbird 2. Night 3. The color purple 4. The help 5. Of mice and men 6. 13 reasons why 7. The gravity between us 8. Go ask alice 9. The boy in...
    PanamanianPenguin PanamanianPenguin 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    Currently reading Choke by Chuck Palahniuk. I was amazed by how well-written Invisible Creatures (also of Chuck's) and the plot was great too. Anyone else here who has read his...
    SofieAnonymous SofieAnonymous 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    A part of me is a terrible hermit. I love being surrounded by people but more often I'd rather be alone somewhere. My biggest fantasy is a little stone cottage somewhere deep in a...
    Pineapple3000 Pineapple3000 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    When Tomorrow Comes Part Eight - Chapter Six I let Jock in as he followed me inside. In his present mood, I decided to let him take the lead in what he was about and not make a...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Apr 6

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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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    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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    fconfessions of a tickle slave part 1: I wake up and start to get out of bed to get my breakfast then I feel a tug on my ankle and fall over. "ugh" I think to myself " I forgot...
    oceanskywalker oceanskywalker 18-21, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    1. i'm hung over someone 2. i have a boyfriend 3. i haven't graduated yet 4. i am dependent on my parents, my sister, and my boyfriend 5. i hate my parents. 6. i love playing...
    olahjagger olahjagger 22-25, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I got in the habit of reading as a child. My mother read and she would take my brother and I to the library every couple weeks. We'd get books and we'd read them. my mother read...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    100.) I woke today very bored. Sitting in my house with nothing to do and found this experience and thought it will kill sometime. 99.) I grew in a small town just outside of...
    tornsin tornsin 31-35, M 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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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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    Let's try to be happy again.In a world that is cold,we by choices have a right to move to the warmer side..Paying attention to life-to it's beauty,oddity,wonder I hope you would...
    walkingwarrior walkingwarrior 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Been a little bummed recently, so I'm gonna do this. 1.) hair dye 2.) makeup 3.) flowers 4.) combat boots and fishnet tights 5.) Netflix 6.) the spine of a brand new book...
    OccasionalCupcake OccasionalCupcake 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It's a dream of mine to one day visit the Strand Bookstore in NYC! One day :)
    twentysomethingelse twentysomethingelse 26-30, F 12 hrs ago

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    I have recently just finished book one in a series and am going to make a novel before I start book two of the series
    MrPoolofsouls MrPoolofsouls 36-40, M Apr 15

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    I Want to Share 100 Things About Me 100 Facts And Opinions 1. When i was born, everybody thought i was a boy because of my size (10 lbs, 4 oz) 2. I hated kisses and affection when...
    giggles225 giggles225 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I'm currently writing a book in the POV of a schizophrenic person... I think people need a better understanding of what they don't know too much about :)
    Txssa Txssa 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 4