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I Wish I Could Be a Better Writer

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    Dreams Of Pen And Ink - I wish i culd be a writer. I culd try and do but it wuldnt work out. I can try and write a book but i wuldnt get past the first chapter. I culd ry and...
    noahark543 noahark543 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 30, 2012

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    Beat This Together - "I"ve got to get through this!!!!!!!Together
    dlkrol dlkrol 36-40, F Apr 15, 2012

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    Living Life One Experience Point At A Time - I have been told that I have a talent. And honestly, on days where my inner editor is not nagging my ear off about how many typos I...
    jiyuunatori jiyuunatori 18-21, F Jan 24, 2012

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    Should Stop Comparing - I feel like I am a good writer that is until I read a classmate's work or an author's when I'm reading one of their books. Well maybe not a good writer...
    paramore814 paramore814 16-17 1 Response Mar 6, 2008

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    Just Another Day -   The alarm wakes Tom. He reaches blindly for the button. 4.30 A.M. Dragging himself from the bed, he flicks a switch that illuminates a lamp, and then...
    VikingMoon VikingMoon 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    Oh If Only.... - I have always loved writing and especially reading. I have dreamed of being a writer. But unfortunetly I suck. haha. I have a friend and mentor in particular and...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 8, 2008

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    Big Words? - I feel... Like I 'talk' a lot, but don't really say much. I wish I was more eloquent. I wish I could use bigger, better words. But I can't. That's not me. I'm going...
    Elwing Elwing 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2008

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    Perfect Kiss - We are walking in the park talking. We stop to admire the small pond. Sitting on a wooden bench everything falls silent. Almost in slow motion he leans down and...
    juliet4ever juliet4ever 16-17, F Jan 16, 2012

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    To Be - Finley Peter Dunn wrote: A newspaper does everything... Comforts the afflicted and afflicts the comfortable... I have a great personal dislike for new age happy horse...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 22, 2013

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    Beat This Together - "I"ve got to get through this!!!!!!!Together
    dlkrol dlkrol 36-40, F Apr 15, 2012

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    I Want To Write A Novel And Short Stories - everytime I start things happen and I lose faith in myself or someone steals my ideas.  I mean I know this sounds weird as I am not...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 15, 2012

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    Not So Sure.. - I don't think I have a clear idea of how 'good writing' should be.. But I have always wanted to be a good writer. Right now I only write for myself - to express...
    Liabar Liabar 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 1, 2012

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    I wish i was good with words, writing, and explaining things that seem the hardest to describe but can be easily felt. My heart has the answers but somehow the answers won't unlock...
    phoebe098 phoebe098 13-15, F Mar 29

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    To Me English Is My Second ... - To me english is my second language and I'm not that good at putting it together and making it make sence.
    imrayza4life imrayza4life 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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    I Love to Write - I have always been rather shy but writing has always come naturally to me.  I will probably never good enough to publish but I enjoy the process of creating...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 6 Responses Nov 7, 2008

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    I Feel Like I Have a Story - I have an excellent imagination, I just can't put it down on paper.  Things that sound good in my head seem overwrought and cliche on a page. ...
    somewhatlost somewhatlost 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 9, 2008

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    Awkward expression - I just want to express my soul on paper, but sometimes it feels as though my writing just comes out awkward or boring or both. I have moments where...
    eloquentmuse eloquentmuse 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    What Turns A Dreamer Into A Writer? - Everyone has a book in them. What does it take to get that out?
    BoombasticWorrior BoombasticWorrior 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 29, 2013

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    I Still Want To... -  I haven't had the time or the inspiration to write anything these past few months. Nothing has happened that would stop me from writing, although plenty...
    gracefulghost gracefulghost 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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    More Than You - Now I'm breathing more than air In this fire I've found It's hidden ground Under sea of all that's true And now I see I'm more than you.
    lildragon3333 lildragon3333 16-17, F Aug 7, 2013

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    Realised It On Ep.. - I am more of a speaker... I always.. always speak spontaneously...  but I can't make myself write and explain things... I wish I could talk to...
    cognition cognition 18-21, F Jun 28, 2008

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    What's The Point... - "I" feel what's the point to carrie on with this painfull life any more... "There" was only one thing keeping me going on in this world...But now that's all...
    dlkrol dlkrol 36-40, F Apr 15, 2012

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    Great Start.....but - I have great ideas to write about and usually have good characters. My biggest problem is I have some what bad grammar:( it sucks because the plot and story...
    kimba79 kimba79 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2012

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    Even Though - i'm getting better, i think. even though i haven't shared any of my actual writing with anyone here yet, based on my posts and stories, what do you think?
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Dec 9, 2007

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    Being a Writer -  I wish I could express things as freely as they appear in my mind.  Stupid pen and paper.  We have a weird relationship. 
    Seattlegirl Seattlegirl 16-18, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2008

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    The Lost World - I've always loved to write..I love being able to create my own world exactly how i want it..create the characters and their lifestyles..the action of every day...
    lindsey8472 lindsey8472 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    I'm Slowly Growing - wow..i haven't been on here in such a long time..and in a way, i think that's a good thing...mainly because instead of writing about my life i've been living...
    lindsey8472 lindsey8472 18-21, F Feb 20, 2012

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    I Wish I Could Write - I really want to right and finish a story.  I have all these good ideas but I can never fully develop them because I never actually get to writing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 3, 2009

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    "a Special Message" - "An" angel opened a window of heaven , thay looked at me and asked me what's in your wish....I then replyed , could you take care of those who are...
    dlkrol dlkrol 36-40, F Apr 15, 2012

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    Lies - You can count on me. I may not be able to count on you though. I can’t count on you because I know, I know what you did and about all the lies you told me. I even counted...
    juliet4ever juliet4ever 16-17, F Feb 10, 2012

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    Dammit He's 5 hours ahead of me in the Netherlands while in here in the US I would catch any plane train or boat just to see him For one hug One kiss One more moment to cherish...
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    So I recently wrote a short story, but I want to add two more parts to it, but I'm not sure how? I have such horrible writers block, It's horrible :/
    ItsDawnHeree ItsDawnHeree 13-15, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Ive found that I lose weight really easy. I exercised for an hour the other day and when I finished I looked in the mirror and was way fitter than when I started. My skin was...
    tanyareads tanyareads 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    You ever had the feeling of being so helpless and wanting to be out of everybody's sight for they might judge you for what you are? Everyday, I try to keep a big secret that a few...
    aoikdrama aoikdrama 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Christmas Eve of 2011, my boyfriend proposed to me with a beautiful ring on the docks of a lake in rural Newport Vermont. I've always loved him. I've always wanted him. There's...
    irelate14 irelate14 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    But my parents never encouraged me in doing anything. You know those siencekits for children? Always loved them, never had them. Heck, I didn't even have to go to school. Never had...
    KidAgony KidAgony 18-21, F Mar 26

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    I wish I could go back in time and stop myself from being an idiot. If only I'd kept my mouth shut about Everything, things would be completely fine right now! It's been over a...
    Vixen2010 Vixen2010 22-25, F 4 hrs ago

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    My ex roommate has a girl, they really get along and they care a lot about each other, he is doing a double degree like myself and therefore cash is tight. He intends to move in...
    MazdaCarGuy MazdaCarGuy 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I really want to write about this world I've been developing since I was basically 5 years old. It's deeply complex and rich with material. My only issue is, the world is so big...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I don't know how others feel about this but here goes nothing. The Dream world, is a place where we all can be our true self's. We build mountains, canyons, city's, and much more...
    skydarkblu skydarkblu 16-17 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I love writing stories and poems but I feel like they aren't perfect enough. I would really appreciate any advice or tips on how to write better and more meaningful things. I wish...
    IzzyTheGreat IzzyTheGreat 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    i specialize in horror and erotica. I'm a rlly fcking good erotic writer! Like i think I could make a proffesion off of that :P mother would b so proud! xD I mean sometimes I write...
    casssss casssss 13-15, F Apr 4

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    Hey David. I'm just going to pretend that you're going to read this like I'm sending it to you... but maybe I'll be more open, because I know you never will. So first off... I...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    So I guess this is it... This is where it ends.. I wish.. I deeply wish I could've been there when you needed someone. I wanted to so bad, you never even knew. And now I guess.. I...
    hazellmo0n hazellmo0n 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I am a 15 year old Jewish, Orthodox girl. I was born 3 months early in Manchester, England. From the time i was a baby i have had a very hard life. I lived in fear every day of my...
    phobia1998 phobia1998 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    So today is my one year anniversary of being a writer on Experience Project! It's so exciting! I just want to say thankyou to all of you as you've inspired me to write, to act...
    JJSapphire JJSapphire 16-17, F Mar 23

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    CARTER: I know how many people I hurt. I know how much damage I did. I regret it all. I wish I could take it all back. I know that people called me selfish. They don’t understand...
    cartermurrows cartermurrows 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "Into the distance, a ribbon of black Stretched to the point of no turning back A flight of fancy on a windswept field Standing alone my senses reeled A fatal attraction that's...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    If I Could Change From A Girl To A Boy Anytime I Want It'll Be Easy For Me To Get Situations Like It Would Be Easier For Me To Ask People Out & I Wouldn't Care Cause Im A Boy Girls...
    jordan1hunnit jordan1hunnit 13-15 5 hrs ago

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    The more blood, the better
    tori1717 tori1717 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    It isn’t the content of what we write that is so important. It is that we write at all. To be a great writer one must do whatever anyone does to become great. Practice. We...
    suppressingadulthood suppressingadulthood 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 1