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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Okay so I have been eating books as of lately. By eating I'm mean I have been reading books one after another within a few days to a few from each other. I started with a list...
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    Crazy... Lol, the book I'm currently working on (and have been for the past 2 years, on and off) is a horror/suspense... I don't know why but I've become rather attracted to...
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    I want you to know 3 things about me : 1) I am not new to experience project, I am starting off afresh by erasing everything on my profile. Same account but a new start. 2) I...
    Leavingyoubehind Leavingyoubehind 70+, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    1. I speak three languages, Lithuanian, Russian and English 2. I would move back to Lithuania in a heartbeat from the US 3. I am a traditionalist that believes the man should...
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    I'm going to be famous. Or infamous. I'm not sure which. You'll see my name on Amazon's best seller list, and people someday will Google my original writings before they ever heard...
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    Check out lulu.com and publish your own book - I'm writing one about health - very different approach to get people thinking about better choices for healthier lifestyle
    enjoybeing2015 enjoybeing2015 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 3

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