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    Why not ? It would be an aim. Something to always look forward to. Each day contributes to a plot. New dreams, torments and struggles, success and i'ts fears. Hmmn. . .
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    I know I am 14 and most kids my age don't

    even think about writing a book! But I want to write a book so badly! Last night it had a nightmare than ended in a good dream. It inspired me so so much to write a book! How do I get started?
    Soldiernoah Soldiernoah 13-15, M 4 Responses Jun 25

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    Hey fellow writers, so I'm currently working on

    a book. I've been looking for people that have a passion for writing and that are just starting—like me. The goal would be to work with a group of awesome writers in which the object would be to get a good promotion, recognition. I don't mean necessarily working on the same...
    BasicWritingInc BasicWritingInc 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I don't know why, but I feel guilty

    when I have a main character of an ethnicity that I am not. I feel like I have no right to be writing about such a character, and that I will get a lot of hate for it.
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I always start to write.

    .. but I never finish! I think I have about 12 unfinished books!
    AlayaRi AlayaRi 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    I just started writing my book a few months ago.

    Thought I would be done within months, but so far I only have two chapters written, and they're still in first draft form. Writing is a very humbling experience.
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 12

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    The Book Of "stupid" First Story, Page 3

    In the world, one day. There is a kingdom of flying sea rabbits and twizzling peanut butter monkeys filled in the City of flaming Turkey pride with milky lava and Bbq Tacos through the flash. The City of Yeedeehee. and the King of master Random name Mr.Awesome, but his Illegal...
    NoLifeOnEP NoLifeOnEP 22-25, M 10 Responses Nov 8, 2011

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    I have this problem. I form all of these

    brilliant, detailed scenes in my head and then write them down but I can't figure out what the overall plot will be.
    holdontilmay holdontilmay 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    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 7 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    I have no idea where to begin.

    I'm not sure if I want to write a self-enlightenment book Or a fictional fantasy . Hmmm
    leaom22 leaom22 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    It would be one of my lifetime dreams come true.

    I love to write and would love to finish any of the books I have started.I even have a huge saga in my head allowing me to write forever stories and books.Who knows...someday maybe.My main problem is not knowing what to do exactly to publish.
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    Oh I Lost my flight I'm at the airport.

    It's 11 : 11 I came to visit Mexico city for the first time.. I just want to fly back home To San Pedro. Time ain't on my side today . I don't have credit on my phone I got o only 50 dollars left. I didn't wanted to ask mom or dad for help but the next flight is 140 dollars...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F 50 mins ago

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    I have written a few books and,

    at the moment, have a set of memoirs in preparation. But just the other day I had an idea for another book.Having researched a bit it look as if it is something that has not been written about so I may try to do it.
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Oct 4

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    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...
    Laurenx10 Laurenx10 18-21, F 4 Responses May 2, 2013

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    I think I should write a book about my crazy

    life... But I don't know how to start... I would hope to gain some sort of inner peace rather than sell it...
    estellerosen estellerosen 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I do lol. Me and my brother have played a make

    believe story for soooooo long now its got quite complex as we got older, all about different empires colliding, lots of back stabbing and betrayals and arguments etc. I think ti would make a good story but i haven't the patience to write it down, and we don't remember the...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    EruIluvatar EruIluvatar 70+, F Sep 18

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    Diana14R Diana14R 13-15, F Oct 1

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    The First Completed Book

    A few friends and I have challenged each other to write a book in 30 days. The start date is September 7th. WE plan to write at least 10 pages a day, we will not be concern about spelling and grammer errors, just meeting our goal. Because most novels now are around 300 pages...
    Jones47 Jones47 61-65, M 8 Responses Jul 28, 2010

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    I just don't know how to keep it exciting

    blaahhhh fjsjfjsjsj I can't finish my novels
    mydailylifeasme mydailylifeasme 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    The Book Of "stupid" Third Story, Page 5

     When Mr.Awesome ran to the fields out of Yeedeehee Kingdoms, he saw his friends, which he created. Mr.Awesome met with them while they are being out number by the Fury Cuteness of Flower Kitties, they are everywhere on the Fields. MrAwesome Hugged his friends with his Tongue...
    NoLifeOnEP NoLifeOnEP 22-25, M 7 Responses Nov 10, 2011

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    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 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 6

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    life is the must wonderful thing

    if you ask me.. but being a human ..thats another story.
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F Nov 2

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    Chapter One Of My Soon To Be Novel.

    A chilly summer rain swept in from an unexpected storm cloud hovering of Everhurst, town most famous for its large Shopping center and amazing farmers. Farmers like my Dad, Tom Robert Hart. My best friend. In all of the USA no place compares to Everhurst's wide open spaces...
    secretlyticklish09 secretlyticklish09 18-21, F Apr 27, 2013

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    The Book Of Stupid. I Am Remaking This One Because It Feels Like It Needs Every Scene Instead Of One. Page 1 . Chapter 1

    A little boy woke up from an Ugly Cookie called Moon. It was 1 Am in the morning but that's what she said. The little boy got up and offer himself some crunchy Chuck Norris and spill the beans in his bowl and squeezes the cow's Honey on his nut Cheerios and prepares on a skinny...
    ChristianArt77 ChristianArt77 22-25 2 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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    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 4 Responses Apr 6

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    Anyone interested in writing a book.

    Can contact me as we can publish. Hoping for a quick and a positive respone.
    akash212 akash212 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 1

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    i already got something to go with

    if you want to read it say
    sadlyb1 sadlyb1 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    My Box

    My life so far is just a box being opened, it holds many memories, emotions, loved ones, deaths. But, when im willing to suck it up and move on. I find another box hiding in all of that cluttered mess. I start the new cycle. i guess my last box was just to teach me not to make...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 27, 2011

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    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

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    I Know I Am Suppose To Write A Book. Then I Will Finally Be Done With My Tasks Of Life

    I still need to take a peek at what you guys wrote.  But I am one of the lucky few that knows my future journey outline, though the trials and troubles will be the same as always, out of the blue.  I want to write a book or workbook that helps others find their own...
    krazeeKimberly krazeeKimberly 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 20, 2010

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    Here's a little something I wrote the other day.

    I'd like to get some constructive criticism :)He was crying a lot. The tears ran down his cheeks and along his chin and dropped down onto her face. She was smiling, the brightest smile you can ever imagine. The sun was going down. There was not a single cloud in the sky even...
    Lydia93 Lydia93 18-21, T a week ago

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    The Start Of My Book.. :)please Let Me Know What Yall Think.> :)

    “Devin, hurry up, you’re going to be late for school!” Adrianna calls to her son. She knows if she doesn’t give him a swift kick in the bottom to hurry he will be late yet again. Devin is her teenage son who would rather be on his computer or game system then to give...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    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 2 Responses Feb 1, 2013

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    I wrote a book it's not completed

    but it will be someday.http://w.tt/ZnqXBH
    TerraMeranda TerraMeranda 13-15, F Sep 15

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    She walked the burning sand with bare feet,

    yet did not feel pain. Her steps were quick enough to spare her feet most of the damage. Her mind was on autopilot ordering her feet to carry her straight across the beach for what felt like a mile then inland. Where exactly she was to begin with was a mystery. Somewhere nearby...
    sagate sagate 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    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 3 Responses Jan 18, 2013

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    but I don't know where to start,

    I want it to be a book version of poetic justice: Staring Janet Jackson and tupac/Brown sugar: Staring sanaa lathan it's going to be a split narrative story half about this girl name Melanie jhenee' Phillips friends call her lyric because of her father who is a huge music...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Grey Eyes: A Memoir When Sage Martin was 3

    years old her mother brought her to the United States for the first and last time. Within a year her mother was dead and her mother's former lover came for her whisking the motherless child back to his Eastern European homeland. Dark haired, light eyed, and suffering deafness...
    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F Oct 24

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    Grey Eyes:A Memoir prologue- Avi knelt on the

    windowsill and looked out at the cars whizzing past below. Rain was falling, but the streets remained full of people on their way to one place or another. She longed to join them even if only for a little while. This was one of the days that her loneliness overtook her and she...
    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 25

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    I want to write magic.

    I want to write something that will affect someone or maybe even change the world. Yeah, I'm a bit delusional, but dreams don't build themselves.
    dourpenguin dourpenguin 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    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
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 23, 2013

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    I want to write a book just

    for the sake of writing it. I have before actually. I've started more than one book, none of which I finished until this last one. I'll probably be rewriting it for the rest of my life, or forget it altogether and start a whole new story. Either way, it's ok. Simply finishing a...
    glassbox27 glassbox27 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 29

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    I'm actually in the process of it,

    and its going on 11 years in the making. It started as a doodle in my high school notebooks turning into a story I told my younger cousin, that spawned into many stories which now comprise the characters lifespan from age 5 to age 70. I had an opportunity to have it in shown...
    YohKomori YohKomori 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 15

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    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

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    Part 1 It was the lunch hour

    for Sister Angela Marie's third grade class and one child could hardly eat the noodles his mother had packed. He would fork some up to his mouth and chew forever or just sit there at his desk not taking any bites at all. His teacher was watching him intently as this was the...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M Jul 14

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    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

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    I write a lot, but usually I can't get past a

    few pages. Here's a part out of my most recent one :) Please tell me what you think :D If I had wings like the birds, would I let them take us both to a land where we could be together or would they take me away from you forever? If I could swim like the fish, could I show...
    Lydia93 Lydia93 18-21, T 3 Responses Sep 14

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    I need to stop procrastinating

    and just sit down and write! XD
    Doof00 Doof00 18-21, F Jul 25

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    So i have been trying to start writing

    something longer than just another one page half story. This is what i started now... thoughts?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… rather someone who was in every...
    QuiteElementary QuiteElementary 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 16

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    I plan to write a series of short fictional

    children's books based on my life. I'm thinking of calling the first one "Uncertainty: The Life And Times of an American Teenager."
    ScrewYouSociety ScrewYouSociety 16-17, M Nov 9

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