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I Want to Write For a Living

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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...
    copyghost copyghost 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 19, 2008

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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...
    sindayla sindayla 18-21, F 1 Response May 8, 2009

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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...
    IndigoRue IndigoRue 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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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...
    DozerDan DozerDan 66-70, M May 7, 2013

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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...
    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...
    caramelpeace caramelpeace 36-40, F Dec 31, 2010

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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...
    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 20, 2011

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    I'll admit there are some things in my life i wish that i could forget.... I want to forget all the painful memories, all the hurtful events and most importantly all the fake...
    Coolrocker Coolrocker 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I am happily married woman. My husband loves me a lot. We have been married for 4 years. 2 years after marriage I resigned my job n moved to a new place with my husband. I got no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 26

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    I loved him. I really loved him. I hate myself for still being so madly in love with him. There hasn't been a single day I haven't thought about him ever since I met him. The break...
    nobodyn234 nobodyn234 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    That my mother never made me a priority. I want to forget that she moved me in with a child molestor and a rapist. Nothing happened except the molestor priming me up. Walking into...
    karenjposey012213 karenjposey012213 22-25, F Mar 27

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    So... Yesterday marked 6 months since I was put in a hospital room for four hours, cameras in each corner, wearing nothing but a hospital gown and a necklace I refused to take off...
    yourguardianangel9613 yourguardianangel9613 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    this is my biggest problem. guys never want me for me, and it makes me feel like ****. I hate myself half the time because of it.
    agirltoremember agirltoremember 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    I have been thinking a lot about love. I don't know why. The thought pulls me in. It makes me feel safe. It's like I'm in love, or maybe I just love the thought, or maybe I just...
    silentlyhurtingeveryday silentlyhurtingeveryday 13-15, F Mar 28

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    After one year of being lied to all I want to do is forget and move on but it's too hard when everything has happened so recently and so fast. Why did I have to fall for him? Why...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 7

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    Okay I am a guy but this is becoming a problem here and it makes me mad so I'm going to post this. What part if being a minor and people saying no don't adult men and even women...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I was cut when I was 8 and missed my fire skin ever since. I tried restoration, but found it awkward since I frequent the gym. I would have foreskin restoration surgery if it was...
    artonthebrain artonthebrain 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm tired of this sh*t. okay so i joined this site to make a friends, meet new people, share my story and etc. BUT NOT TO HAVE DIRTY CHAT OR SEX CAM. fckoff
    klooey klooey 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Guys I appreciate the support but the other stories I posted were over a year ago. I'm not trying to gain any weight right now
    Snowfurr0LESBIAN0 Snowfurr0LESBIAN0 18-21, F Mar 29

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    ....and suddenly your name flashed in the tv screen.. fvckk
    iloveAdamL iloveAdamL 70+ Apr 3

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    I should be strong to face it!! OhGod!! I dunno wht to do. . .
    Sk203 Sk203 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Every summer I hang out with one of my bffs and we always have fun. We stay out all night and come at 5 in the morning and repeat the same thing again! My friend I shall call her...
    starzygirl1 starzygirl1 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE FINE TUNING IN THE UNIVERSE“He Who created the seven heavens in...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    ***Post of the Day*** Find out more at: www.facebook.com/FavorUponYouWONDERS OF GOD’S CREATION: THE FINE TUNING IN THE UNIVERSE“He Who created the seven heavens in...
    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Thanks to MEJJ for tagging me.I am not sure if what I write would be relevant and making sense. In any case apologies in advance and thanks for bearing with me. Driving this topic...
    karmameter karmameter 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    Why should we slow down when we can only go faster? She says as she takes me by the hand and leads me through the years. Gives me my children, my purpose, my reason for living...
    Buzzy959 Buzzy959 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 16

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    Religion or nationality doesn't matter as long as you believe in Almighty God as One and can speak English fluently. I have 4 apartments for living in. I will give you one of...
    newmuslimstv newmuslimstv 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I start my freshman year of college in the fall and I'm SO excited yet SO nervous. I'm excited for living in a dorm and living with a roommate(s), classes (surprisingly), and...
    DarkGoddesss DarkGoddesss 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I don't wanna pity and hid in my room all day. My anxiety has made me afraid of the world even though it's a silly reason, a reason that shouldn't stop you with everyday things. It...
    TheVirginRapids TheVirginRapids 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Even to herself. Just so everyone is clear from the outset, this is not a complaint, nor is it an indictment of my friend (I call her than, because she really is my friend - my...
    tdguy tdguy 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I think living would be so much easier if only I could find a purpose for living. I think purpose creates meaning. Which tells us why we are here. I don't think its necessary to...
    akinhead akinhead 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Sometimes I just want to write for the sake of putting something on a piece of paper.
    TrulyInvictus TrulyInvictus 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Cowards. You have to realize that’s what bullies are: Cowards. They see you taking chances, making moves, living a life that they want to be living and can’t be honest enough...
    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    There’s a window in my head That only I can see It is the gate-way to my fantasy There I am a hero, master and king I am capable of doing anything When I dwell there the world...
    boredandseeking boredandseeking 46-50, M 23 hrs ago

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    This was supposed to be about human beings giving up their human identity to the elephant and the last elephant becoming the whole universe and retracing all it's memories within...
    whisperingpipes whisperingpipes 22-25, F Mar 30

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    I hate you, but I will always love you. I want to never see you again, but I look for you everywhere I go. I don’t want to hear your voice, but you’re the only person I want...
    NeonaWolfe NeonaWolfe 16-17, F Mar 31

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    There's a difference between blocking the negative people in your life and helping people go through a time in their life that is negative towards them. The person isn't being...
    MorbidRainbow MorbidRainbow 13-15, F Mar 22

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    No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart; just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now. **quote...
    janedeuxtrois janedeuxtrois 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    1. I'm in a relationship with my absolute soulmate. There's no doubt in my mind that we'll spend our lives together. 2. I lived aboard and speak three languages (well, almost four...
    recoip recoip 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    IM JUST ME I TRY TO ALWAYS BE KIND SHOW MY LOVE IN LITTLE WAYS, BUT SOMETIMES MY LOVES NOT ENOUGH AND LIFE GOES ON IN ANOTHER DIRECTION. LIVE LOVE LAUGH ,LIFES FOR LIVING WE ONLY...
    dollymixture14 dollymixture14 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    Memories… There are moments in life u never forget Some make u glad and others u want to forget The happy ones make u realise your special ones And others give u a lesson to...
    nitbak nitbak 22-25, M Mar 19

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    All I want is a girl that wants me for me, if you want to know what kind of girls I like read my other experiences.
    shaunrain shaunrain 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    I want a foreign girlfriend (long communication), I am a Chinese boy, I was 16. If I can go to the country of his girlfriend. My phone number is 13050208229,and you can Send me...
    WangZirui WangZirui 13-15, M Mar 19

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    I have this thing with my friends that I jokingly call the "Aura of Secrecy". They think it's a cutesy thing where I ask them who they like and dumb things like that. I start off...
    MarimbaJake MarimbaJake 16-17, M Mar 23

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    I've never been in a relationship!!! I'm 16 but I'll be 17 in May! I know I've never been with a guy, but I'm almost 99.9 percent sure I don't need to be with one to know I am a...
    GGaabbyy GGaabbyy 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    A lot of the time, I wish I could sleep and never wake up. I just feel that everything is too much, too overwhelming, and that I can't handle it. I really just want to forget...
    Kay8712 Kay8712 18-21, F Mar 29

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    I want to change ! I want to forget my past and start a new life !
    sanako sanako 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    I want to forget everything and everyone except my family. My past is bad. I don't want to remember my past because it's bad. I want to forget everything at the moment but the good...
    Abdulaziz94 Abdulaziz94 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I do but I can't imagine anyone would ever love me the way I wished to be loved. I don't believe that someone will ever love or want me. Forever alone I shall be.
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    I've always been unpopular because of how skinny I am (fast metabolism). I feel so insecure and ugly and all I want is for the cool ones to like me. They're always having fun...
    YummyBunnies YummyBunnies 13-15, F Apr 7

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    I am basically immobile due to my weight and I can't believe anyone would want this for themselves! Please tell me why?
    weightlossjourney weightlossjourney 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago