I Want to Write For a Living

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    1 Response Dec 31, 2010

    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

    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

    This is a long time dream.

    Or having a publishing house. Nobody pays enough, nor any good offers there have been.
    Thought1 Thought1
    22-25
    May 15, 2015

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