I Want to Write a Book

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    1 Response Feb 24, 2016

    Avid Reader

    I want to write a novel. I'm forty three years old and I've been an avid reader all my life. Writing is something I've only begun to try recently. My tastes in reading are eclectic, and so far my ideas and beginnings in writing are also! My goal is to write something entertaining...
    Seanonymous Seanonymous
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jan 18, 2013

    Hi, I just want your opinions on the kinda of

    stories/books you guys like to read. I've been thinking about writing my own story, about my experiences in a new country, hardships i faced due to moving and a lot of other stuff. Do u think people would be interested in reading something like that? It's just something that has...
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    6 Responses Jul 12, 2015

    Finally finished my first book Dumb Ways to die

    in reality check out on Wattpad http://w.tt/1Zg3ytK by WonderGypsy24 Enjoy and tell me what u think!
    Darkprincess24 Darkprincess24
    16-17, F
    Jan 11, 2016

    I have this wonderful concept that's in my head,

    and I've even planned it out till the end, but I don't know how to start writing it down! Like, I forget the beginning but I still remember the end. It's annoying and I just want to write, but it's hard when I'm stuck like this.
    UndeadMassacre UndeadMassacre
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2014

    Farewell Mahlon: A Father's Struggle To Bring

    Home His Secret Lovechild,Her Tragic Death,and The Broken Pieces Left Behind Description:On a balmy morning in March 2002,Houston native and first generation American, Thomas Sedakis received an urgent and belligerent phone call out of the blue. A former love interest was dead...
    HellenicinHouston HellenicinHouston
    46-50, M
    Jan 12, 2016

    Been There, Done That

    Yes, I did write a book (well I've written many through the years) AND it was published. It was published by PublishAmerica, which was yet another 'life lesson'. I wrote a sort of murderous mystery story, actuially I Co-wrote it. A friend that I met through a poetry site and I...
    feyth feyth
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Apr 21, 2012

    Anybody want to co-write a Sci-fi book with me?

    ! I've written a lot, especially for video games and short stories that appeared in the Newspaper here. I can never finish writing a book xD I either get bored of it or get a better idea and start working on it.
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    Jan 2, 2016

    I've had this story in my head of a country

    and it's history ever since I was a child. It has constantly grown with me and has had various rulers and governmental systems. There have been wars. The actual rulers have more fleshed out stories. I've began a few stories and books using it, but they never got finished because...
    JFNappier JFNappier
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Dec 30, 2015

    Since high school I've been constantly revising

    my story. Problem is I have no confidence to attempt to publish it. Ahhhhhh anxiety sucks hahah
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    5 Responses Jun 8, 2015

    I let you matter to me I let what you said

    matter Because you matter You mattered so much to me that I had to fight with you Just to keep you Mattering to me in the way that you did You mattered enough that I let you overrun what is important It's not funny Not funny anymore And this is not a joke So I'm so sad to say...
    Hey4yu Hey4yu
    22-25, F
    Nov 5, 2015

    i always write dark poetry its my sadness

    reward it made me a poet at heart but I'm sure that when love finds me i will write into the light
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2016


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    Care2Love Care2Love
    16-17, F
    Apr 17, 2016

    I have actually written a few books

    and my friend loved it. I love writing books. I've written 6 plots for 6 different books but I found 4 of them too boring or cliché. The thing I love about writing is that anything is possible. I actually prefer writing books that could happen on the time that we live in, not...
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    1 Response Dec 11, 2015

    i have this sort of power

    or gift ( i gave to myself) in which no words are needed they don’t have to talk for me to know what they are filled with what they carry inside.. i can smell it this is my play. no foggy windows energy passes sharp through thin air into me all eyes are my friends your...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis
    26-30, F
    Feb 22, 2016

    Finally Ready to write my next chapter.

    But I'm emotionally and mentally tired. :-/ ....but it'll get done.
    For3v3r7 For3v3r7
    70+, F
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2016

    I really need to stop

    and go somewhere quite and write i love to write so much its where i can go and write all my secrets and not get judged but i want to write a book about my life and journeys i had to go through and inspire or encourage people like me and show them that they can do it just gotta...
    Dezitorsmilez Dezitorsmilez
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2014

    14 years old and I think I'd already be able to

    tell a damn good story. One of my now official life goals is to write a book and have it published.
    Matthew7211 Matthew7211
    16-17, M
    1 Response Jul 11, 2015

    Max jumped the iron railing at the last landing.

    His weight and momentum caused the whole of the ancient fire escape to pull so far from its moorings that it seemed it would follow him down into the alleyway. For a moment he thought it had: the metallic clanging sound it made as it snapped back against the brick coincided with...
    Woody6 Woody6
    41-45, M
    Nov 22, 2015

    ok i never wrote a story

    before i just got this idea of how it would be keeping my dreams nd thoughts in paper i just wrote one part so please do read it and tell me the flaws and how it is any grammer mistakes please help me and encourage me Ahh i hate waking up early in morning freaking alaram i...
    thendofmisery thendofmisery
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 15, 2016

    I want to write a book that's

    so great, people will write fanfiction about it and draw art about it and just talk about with their friends. That's my dream
    DiamondAuthority DiamondAuthority
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 15, 2016

    I am so happy to start writing a book of horror

    with an interesting story line and amazing fantasy and characters. To think it will give you shivers through your spine and feel the present of something inside the room with you!
    EricRadliffe EricRadliffe
    22-25, M
    Dec 22, 2014

    I Really Want Too...

    Well too start off I am happy to see a group such as this! and hello to everyone in it!. So I have been thinking lately about the thing of writing a book!, I am not sure on what I will base it on but I have a good feeling. I like writing and English in university is a peace of...
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    3 Responses May 2, 2013

    Would You Read My Book??

    It's about me being buried alive by my dad. And how I escaped. And how I lived my life all alone. Being molested many times by Many guys. How it screwed up my life royally. Yet I survived and I'm all grown up. Very happily married. With a wonderful family. I'm crazy In love...
    Flyingsnake Flyingsnake
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Oct 12, 2013
    Natureismagic Natureismagic
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 19, 2015

    Anyone want to support me

    as I do so? Lol I'm pretty open sexually and I'm a great cook so if anyone wants to take me into their home so I can write without working then let me know. :)
    MyDaddysSpecialGirl MyDaddysSpecialGirl
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2015

    I have this idea for what I hope to someday

    create into a film triology. At the moment I amagine it will be a 1930s or 40s gangster film. I also plan to use as much live action effects as possible and real and proper sets to avoid bad CGI and to perhaps please those who miss the old live action effects and stunts. It...
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    1 Response Jan 21, 2016

    I finished my first book.

    It is available on Amazon Kindle for $10. It is called "Ramblings of a Mad Man: Me vs The Social Norm".
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    2 Responses Nov 17, 2015

    On a more happier note.

    I was able to sit down for a couple hrs and do some writing. I know if I just sit down I can churn out my book in no time. I'm the type that I can sit down with a tiny thought. Maybe a guys passing a girl on the street. The words the story it comes a live. I'm merely the conduit...
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    3 Responses Aug 15, 2015

    Don't know how and don't ask me why,

    I always screw up my schedule and hardly manage things successfully at the end!
    yashu3315 yashu3315
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jan 16, 2016

    One day I will write a book about myself

    or make a movie about myself, or both. It will be lit and I cannot wait.
    TheFiendQueen TheFiendQueen
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 16, 2016

    I have soo many ideas in my head ,

    I want to put to paper
    theusunghero3 theusunghero3
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 25, 2016

    Nostalgia I need to write I need to paint my

    pain...thats how i bottle my skins as perfumes .. i know i change drastically one charcter to another and take off each of my essences as snakes their skin. oh i know Ive died enough times in one life. and i know my art is the only prove I'm real Unplanned April.
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2015

    I need to start making daily time to write.

    I'm always laying in bed at the end of the day regretting the fact I didn't write...
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    2 Responses Jul 26, 2015

    life was an Easter Rabbittime was like a

    gardenand it had all these Easter eggs hiddenall i did was wanderwithout trying to crack themi was laying on the ground of timestaring at theturning skiesand the tumble leafseverything changed around meApril SnowMorning Owlhow lucid i was to ever thinktime would forget to get...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 31, 2015

    Fueled By This Quote

    “If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.” - Toni Morrison
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    2 Responses May 23, 2013

    I want to be a professional writer some day

    and write a million books before I die. That's impossible, I know, yet it would be awesome if I achieved that.
    Xerit Xerit
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2016

    Hi everyone. :) I was hoping I could get some

    input on this story I began to write, thanks. <3 https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TJtWOuYNixNH7Vrh1wjD49rWkFpzpz3JNAUrOmCdxnQ/edit?usp=sharing
    KittySoules KittySoules
    22-25, T
    Feb 9, 2016

    Of coarse I'm not a great writer of stories,

    I'm good, but not great, the type of book I want to write is a book full of my poetry, I am very modest but my poetry is one thing I believe can take me somewhere. When I grow up I want to become an English professor and on the side write poetry and hopefully one day publish a...
    Chadlerroy88 Chadlerroy88
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Aug 17, 2015

    I know I`m probably to young to write a proper

    book, but I really want to do it! I have a little daydream of walking into a bookshop and seeing my name on one of the covers. It would be amazing if it really happened.
    cleocat1234 cleocat1234
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Aug 20, 2014

    Reading has never ceased to bring my

    imagination to life. Ever since I was 6, my mother had always brought me to bookstores and buy me one of the Geromino Stilton books. Not once where I left the store empty handed.It was a childhood bliss. It sure was. And always will be.Books are the traditional mediums of...
    ZealInspireX ZealInspireX
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 21, 2015

    I have this idea based around a Poland myth

    called a FireFlower. Its a flower ( no duhhh ) that blooms once every decade under the summer solstice. A "warrior" would attempt to capture it as it possessed unfathomable powers. In order to capture it the would have to draw circle around the plant reciting an incantation...
    PearlyyJayy PearlyyJayy
    18-21, F
    Dec 27, 2015

    I am writing a book,

    that means so much to me. I wrote it awhile back and ended up deleting it (biggest mistake) now I'm trying to re-write it and I'm stuck on Chapter 3. I really need to get this book written. but this writers block is kicking my ***. (sigh)
    For3v3r7 For3v3r7
    70+, F
    3 Responses Nov 22, 2015

    The book is called all it's worth

    and I'm in the process of writing it. I just started two days ago it's slowly coming along. My book is about a girl named Jessica who almost gets hit by a car but she gets pushed out of the way by her neighbor. But the boy runs from her without saying anything and now Jessica...
    bookwriter7 bookwriter7
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2015

    The Writer

    The writer writes. Through distractions great and small. The roar of a neighbors chainsaw, the ticking of a dogs paws across the kitchen floor, the writer writes. Whether happy or sad, sick or well. Whether he has something to say or doesn't, the writer writes...
    Seanonymous Seanonymous
    41-45, M
    1 Response Feb 1, 2013

    It was just about dawn outside.

    She was still slightly fuzzy from spirits and dancing and from the house and the man whose bed she had crept away from. She was scared to go home. So she walked for a while by the river. Spring was awakening the forest that ran adjacent to the river. She heard it buzzing in her...
    Listening80 Listening80
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 10, 2015

    Chapter 1: Boy Meets Girl,

    Girl Meets Boy Christine, a girl raised in a hostile environment most of her life, knew poverty and dysfunction like the back of her hand. What she was searching for at this stage of her life was independence, and stability with the option to explore and have adventure. Waist...
    RambunctiousRedhead RambunctiousRedhead
    26-30, F
    Mar 6, 2016

    So Much to Say....so Little Time

    About a year ago I started writing a book about being a parent of an autistic child...... I thought that by sharing my experiences, with everything ranging from the emotional roller-coaster to the education system battles it would help other families going through the same...
    MyoblastNLace MyoblastNLace
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Dec 29, 2007

    I want to write lots of books

    but right now my most ardent desire is to put all the stupid EP screenshots I've been collecting in a book and sell it to the million or so users. Order now for a copy of "One hundred cyber ways to make a fool out of Yourself".
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    2 Responses Dec 11, 2015

    My literature teachers told me to be a writer

    in the future. I am planning on it, maybe after my 40s. I'll load myself with books and practice until I feel ready.
    Nonotu Nonotu
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 14, 2016

    When I was 10, I wrote a 1,

    000 paged book.. And I just now found it... I had the worst grammar back then.
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    2 Responses May 27, 2015

    I want to write a book

    but I cant even focus on a story let alone write it down!
    Musicgirlyy Musicgirlyy
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Feb 10, 2015

    https://www.wattpad.com/story/33979199-way-of-the-woad-book-one-of-the-laoch-series Historical fiction novel, Fantasy, Gods, Immortal Warriors...a story to get lost in. My first novel, free on Wattpad.
    RebekahS RebekahS
    18-21, F
    Apr 12, 2016

    today at my art classmy art teacher told me

    things that were trueand others down too real for me to believeshe told me to stop dreamingi told her i always wanted to live where the ocean..she told me it wasn't that dreamy as i dreamt it .. to live near the beachshe said it was hot as hellshe told me she once dreamt to get...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 6, 2014

    How I Finally Wrote My First Book

    Yes, the pic above is of my Kindle ebook cover. It's a crime novel and although far from a bestseller, I've sold a few hundred copies and a number of people have said they really liked it.. It took me a long time to find the time to do it.The truth is you just have to take the...
    Gaylez Gaylez
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Sep 17, 2011

    Do you Remember? Do you remember the day we

    said goodbye? It was a cold New York morning. You sat me down in that smokey cafe and told me that you didn't like how I had become corrupted by the world of speakeasy joints and female independence. I heard your father's words in your commanding voice. Of course I agreed with...
    Listening80 Listening80
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Aug 10, 2015
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