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I Want to Write a Book

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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 3 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    It's Daunting

    -It is. Every time I tried writing anything - and believe me, I've been trying to write fantasy and a little bit of science fiction ever since I was 12 - every time I ended up abandoning it because it all seemed just too plastic. Now I'm at my Master's studies, and now that I...
    themanoflegends themanoflegends 22-25, M 1 Response May 18, 2012

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    My Book

    Who doesn't? I think it's a cool thing to have written something and have it published. I have had a title and a main character in my head for years. I sat to write and then stopped. I always go back to it my head and think about how I want the story to go. I think it's so...
    soulrunher soulrunher 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 16, 2012

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    Deliver Me From Evil-The commotion downstairs

    tapered of. With my ear to the floor I could hear it all. A worm was coiling and uncoiling in my stomach as I listened. Next it would be my turn. As I heard footsteps echo on the stairs I began to float away from my body. Like a person goes to sleep I climbed inside my head and...
    UnwantedMutt UnwantedMutt 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want to write a book

    that is real, that addresses things most people don't talk about. Things I've learned or know has been in my friends' lives. I want to make a character that shows tremendous growth through the book, and start off as small as a person can get. I want the book so believable you...
    EarthEyes420 EarthEyes420 18-21, T 1 Response Feb 17

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    My Book So Far

    A Cup and a Half if Normal I'm writing a book. I've only my got this much done but I would love to hear what you think of it! Please ask me any questions too because I know the story isn't to clear right now. Prologue Cole (Soul) Dove is dead. It hurts to remember him. I don...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 29, 2013

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    And I'm in the process of doing it too!

    It's a thriller. So far, I have a prologue written, as well as chapters 1, 2, and 3. It's kind of fun, once you get into the flow of it. And really, as hard as it is to start writing, there really is no big secret to it. Just get to it! :D
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 14

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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 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    But I'm not the sort of person to sit down

    and write write write...I don't remember even finishing reading a whole book in mah life ._. But think it'll be cool to write a good one to feel like I've done something productive of some kind -.-
    SammySnm SammySnm 16-17, F Feb 16

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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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    I actually have five planned novels,

    but I'm somewhat self-conscious about my lexicon.
    Gorstone36 Gorstone36 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Look back to my first chapter of Wings of a

    Fallen Angel. I still need input and I thought putting the second chapter up would help, don't be afraid to comment. Chapter Two: The Shade of Yellow and Black             The bus pulled up to me and opened the doors. It was a normal looking bus, yellow with the...
    HEDinTHEclouds HEDinTHEclouds 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    Whenever my English teacher gives us a choose

    between writing an essay or a story about a book, I am like hell yes! Let's write this book! Unfortunately for him, every time it is nearly 14 pages long...... Takes a while to correct.
    Astrellen Astrellen 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 14

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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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    my old dream.. it will always be a part of

    me I’ve been there a couple of times thats how i escape my agony in dreams asleep and dreams awake it is the must beautiful an pleasant place I know though I’ve never touch it. people i know have been there, they have roamed my fantasy. i would treasure it and collide all...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    hey guys. i'm only 16

    but I want to be writer. give me suggestions please? characters, plot, time, place. HELP ME, PLEASE!?
    eh6557 eh6557 13-15, F 8 Responses Mar 16

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    I think I could write a pretty captivating sci

    fi romance novel based on my experiences in an online game. The characters are complex and interesting, the only thing is that it doesn't have a good ending.
    pinkmouse31 pinkmouse31 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 27

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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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    Butterflies dont just happen,

    you know?my old dream..it will always be a part of meI’ve been there a couple of timesin dreams and dreams awakeit is the must beautiful an pleasant place I know though I’ve never touch it.people i know have been there, they had touch my fantasy.i would treasure it...
    RoobieCatenis RoobieCatenis 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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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    totallynotalunatic totallynotalunatic 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I recently bought a journal,

    about the size of a pocket book, for my efforts to write a book. I'll see how it goes
    Ifixedtheclock Ifixedtheclock 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 16

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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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    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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    So that's what I've been doing

    for a few years now.
    grilledcheesegirl grilledcheesegirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    It is a work in progress mind you with many

    developments, twists and turns to read readers riveting. TITLE : QUI EST VRAIMENT MOQUAIT D'ELLE AUTHOR : UnNom DePlume GENRE : biography SYNOPSIS : A shocking book length about a self proclaimed psychopath, name Jeff (last name withhold for idendification purposes...
    transiting transiting 70+, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Actually yes, that's been one of the things I

    wanted to do for a very long time! I have so much creativity in my mind to write a story but the problem is that somehow I'm not good with putting it on paper XD So the story is like playing in my mind all the time dying to be written =p It's about a prinses named Callisto...
    kimmy159 kimmy159 22-25, F 9 Responses Mar 27

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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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    mufasa1905 mufasa1905 22-25, M Feb 21

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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 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I read and write in my basement

    which is probably the coldest place in the house except for my own room. It is dark and the boiler is always running, but I am rarely interrupted by my sisters or screaming parents. It is just me, my cylon laptop, and a book. It might not be the most comfortable or quiet area...
    Astrellen Astrellen 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    When is Someday Ever Going to Come?

    “Someday. That’s a dangerous word. It’s really just a code for never” - Tom Cruise as Roy Miller in “Knight and Day” When is Someday ever going to come? No, not Sunday, Someday. You know that day. You’ve dreamt and talked about it all these years. You...
    BradBL BradBL 46-50, M Mar 12

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    I absolutely love to write.

    It would be my dream to write a book one day. Although I am not an amazing writer, I am working at it and have a passion for it. I can write scene, after scene, after scene.. but can't, for the life of me, come up with a story line. I can't even count how many stories ( if you...
    evie6689 evie6689 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 18

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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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    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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    This is the prolog to my book I'm working on.

    Please feel free to comment your thoughts Chaos Prologue Voices “You are alone” The voices repeat in unison from all corners of this black room. I am scared, scared for my life, chained in the lightless empty space that surrounds me...
    diden diden 26-30 1 day ago

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    I'd love to write a book,

    the only problem is that I always know what I want to have at the end and middle and main part of the book I want to write, only I can never really get the books there. It's rubbish and I wish I could be good enough at writing to have the confidence to write. Part of the problem...
    JustTiggz JustTiggz 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 27

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    I really do. There are moments I think,

    I should write this down because it would be a great story and maybe it would make someone smile or rethink. Then I think of how it might not work out. Like maybe I'm not good enough. But! I want to write one no matter what, maybe later in life when everything is calmed down...
    Soulartgirl Soulartgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I want to write a book about my thoughts on

    things and then make a religion called ''Gleavism''.
    TheBeastieBoy TheBeastieBoy 13-15, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Autobiography

    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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    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'm writing one; search up,

    blogger.com! Please!!! It's called, "The One bad thing on the Navajo Reservation" it would mean the world to me if I get more views on it! Thank you!❤️
    DG952 DG952 13-15, M Feb 23

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    It's on my bucket list :-D Yet again I must

    make this story longer...well I guess that is fitting for an experience that involves writing a book.
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    I'm working on a book

    and I find that the hardest thing to do is to finish/edit. I'm great at starting but finishing is another story. I have a ton of plot summaries and unfinished stories that are collecting dust. I'm currently focused on finishing one story. I've been working on it for about 3...
    Jeaniekam Jeaniekam 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    In Process Of Writing My Life Experiences .........

    On another site. When I think of all the things I've done, been done to me and  for me it gets a bit overwhelming.   Nothing fits in a time line I can put together. It's all a jumble.  This is not an easy task and I've so much to learn. I started at the beginning......at...
    justmarji justmarji 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 3, 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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    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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    Hopeless And Lost.......

    After bleating to many people over the years that writing a book is my passion ! I stand with 20,000 words completed for me accomplishing this is monumental, however........ I am stuck, One call from a " self publisher " all about how they can help me and how much would I want to...
    Nundochips Nundochips 31-35, M 4 Responses May 13, 2012

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    The Saviors: Book 1 Stoneheart

    My book is about 3 kids,they are savior of the suns they will fight for life have greif for death and will battle red bloods They will do a test from the king of elveis to prove they are worthy to go in to battle If they aren't worthy all hope is lost for the world. The red...
    Bluekitty1234567890 Bluekitty1234567890 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    Book Of Nothing

    dont let the title fool you.. just like the old quotes we used to say "dont judge a book by its cover".. I am more like working on a book then writing it.. and my Book is Very intriguing, mind opening and Very inspiring.. ever one who I have showed my book too has told me "this...
    Micheael Micheael 22-25, M Jan 2, 2013

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    Wanted to write more,

    this is my second book, different series, and I wanted input, don't be afraid to leave a comment. This book is titled 'Wings of a Fallen Angel' Chapter One: Black Shadows             Have you ever had your family ask you if something was going on with your body, and...
    HEDinTHEclouds HEDinTHEclouds 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 25

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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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    I'm starting out by posting a chapter every

    couple of moths or so, and I hope to be a proper, published writer when I'm older!!
    MeMyselfandThem MeMyselfandThem 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am writing a book about a girl

    who sees things that she never thought would be real, e.g. vampires, werewolf etc... If you got any cool ideas I could use please let me know :) I'm gonna tell you how it roughly starts. This girl called Lucy goes to a school where mean popular girls mainly rule it. She is...
    Interpational Interpational 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I have so many ideas !

    ! But I cat sit and right for more than 5 min before I get bored and stop !
    lunaluna13 lunaluna13 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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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 want to write a book

    but I have no ideas what to write about, help! Any suggestions?????
    Takeitfromme Takeitfromme 13-15, F 22 Responses Jan 4

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