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I Want to Write For a Living

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    I Would Love To Write, But Who Would Pay For It.

    I've been writing for years, but the marketing is the problem. People want to pay for the usual pabulum, not truth and reason.  Or, perhaps I'm just not good at marketing.  Carpe Diem!
    DozerDan DozerDan 66-70, M May 7, 2013

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    Its Me and How I Express Myself

    I used to write very deep and detailed. its another way that I expressed my pain and the random thoughts going through a very quick paced head. I wrote for hours and hours.. Now I find it as a gift. I find that romance stuff is really hard to write because its not as...
    sindayla sindayla 18-21, F 1 Response May 8, 2009

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    I Don't Understand What They Want...

    Here is an example of a magazine article I wrote that ended up being rejected:   The Art of Public Reading   Before the clay dried, immortalizing the first crude cuneiform etchings and marking the invention of the written word, a new and challenging communication...
    copyghost copyghost 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 19, 2008

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    A Poem For All To See

    I know some people wont enjoy this, i know some people wont like my taste in words, but i figured I would give it a shot. Remember i am young. The rest of the universe is unspoken for the lot of us. Is it better this way? Living among the stars. Seeing how life, whether you...
    IndigoRue IndigoRue 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    The Fire

      I stared into the flames, entranced by their blue and orange hews and wondered what it would be like to be consumed by these dancing devils. I knew the coals beneath their feet were keeping them alive as they writhed and flickered mockingly, knowing that I couldn’t...
    sunmaiden sunmaiden 51-55, F Oct 4, 2009

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    I So Do.

    That's why I need to pace myself with my time. I am addicted to EP and spend too much time here. I need to get busy on my book and stop coming here every single free minute. WTF? I spent the entire morning doing research. Then came back to EP and stayed for too long. Then I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 20, 2011

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    I Want To Write For A Living

    I have been writing ever since I was eight years old....I am a lifelong reader and writer of fiction
    TheemopandaX TheemopandaX 18-21, F Dec 19, 2010

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    But Who Would Read It?

    I love writing about witchcraft, but who would read my book? I mean, I'm sure there are a few people who would check it out but in all honesty.... I won't be saying much that hasn't already been said. Maybe some outlooks or personal opinions, maybe a couple of new techniques (or...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2012

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    Poem, Lyricist And Song Writer!

    I am looking to do this for real as a goal in this upcoming year. I feel at peace when I write poems. I think constantly of songs to write, or ways to make words blend and flow.I think this started from being bit on reading all my life as well. Hope to hear from interested...
    caramelpeace caramelpeace 36-40, F Dec 31, 2010

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    I want to forget but I can't I wake up crying because I always dream about I want to forget there faces and live my life but I can't I feel like they took my life and now I can't...
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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    Here's the setup: You can make me as fat as you want. Any weight you can possibly want. Anything you tell me to eat, I'll eat. Any behavior you want me to enact, I will enact...
    piggo88 piggo88 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 3

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    ForgivenessSo, what could you forgive in your life? How far could someone push you, how deeply could they scar you and you can still let it go. I mean, honestly just let it go...
    MissinMySon MissinMySon 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    There's nothing more crucial in this life than learning to forgive yourself. This act is not merely forgetting, nor is it condoning the mistakes you've made in your life; it's...
    JackP94 JackP94 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I was going to a sleep over with some friend I am the chubbiest in my group of friends but I did not think they realised until I was the last one to her house her parent were out...
    kerrywood kerrywood 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 31

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    I would love to be forced fatter. I'm already a bit of a greedy pig having gone from 100lbs or so to nearly 200 in just over 2 years. I just wish I had someone to feed me the most...
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    It's been nearly 2 years since you broke me, and I haven't heard anything about you in 10 months now, but today I saw your name and recent photo and something you had done for a...
    Trampledbutterfly Trampledbutterfly 22-25, F Aug 11

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    WHATTTT???!! SOMEONE FED A KITTEN TO A PYTHON????!!!! Wtrfh.
    emotionalyana emotionalyana 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    What!?! Who would do that!!!!!!!!! DONT FEED KITTENS TO SNAKES!
    Midnightthetimberwolf Midnightthetimberwolf 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Can I like punch that person and drown them.... In venom .-. My cat does NOT approve of them
    TheOceansBreeze TheOceansBreeze 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I am 8 months pregnant. I found out when I was 5 months in. Why I showed no symptoms before that still baffles me. I still had my time of the month for 4 months and didn't get...
    cassiopeiaah cassiopeiaah 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
    Blipsycat Blipsycat 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    I've done some researches on what my family is really doing to me. And I've found out that I'm sort of being "human trafficked". Where my dad has all my documents and / or papers...
    Masquerade91 Masquerade91 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I just found out that I failed 2 of my law papers and so instead of finishing next year, I'm going to be finishing the year after. I just don't know how to keep going. I'm turning...
    Kayli90 Kayli90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Write more about this experience (optional)PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    PLEASE BE MY CO-WRITER FOR A REALISTIC DRAMA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN IN PRISON!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    I am 25 and when I found out I was pregnant, I cried, full of despair and fear. I instantly new what I had to do and instantly realised that I would never get to know my baby, that...
    parislondonrome parislondonrome 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I love to write , for example : Honor and glory. people call certain methods of fighting good and others evil. Acting as if there were some nobility to the battlefield. Such...
    Imadesk Imadesk 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 3

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