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I Wish to Become a Science Fiction Writer

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    My First Full Length Book

    I have written a full length sci-fi erotica novel (about 450 pages), a genre they call "paranormal romance" these days. Anyway, I have had absolutely no luck getting it published. My wife says that one problem is that I am male, and that will not sit well with the readers of such...
    Rainman498 Rainman498 41-45, M Apr 1, 2012

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    No But I've Done Enough Of This....

    1) I've written a lot of "storylets" about relations between people and artificially intellogent machines because I'm objectum-sexual (I'm actually more than that, but that's the only word that's in common use which describes me) 2) Because I have very few friends, I have an...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 Jan 3, 2010

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    I Am A Sci-fi Writer

    I've been a science fiction writer now for several years, so I guess the phrase "I wish to become" is no longer the issue. I've written about 200 short stories, most of which are on the net presently. I've also written a few novels and novellas, a couple of which are on...
    Drena Drena 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2009

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    Consider The Sea

    Those who muse on immortality should consider the sea; for the same waves that today run up on a sandy beach once crashed on a rocky shore at the dawn of the world, when the sun was still young and the continents newly formed.The warm but perilous cradle of the sea gave birth to...
    Drena Drena 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2010

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    I wish I could just lay down all the cards on the table and take the people in who accept me for who I am.
    BeYourself33 BeYourself33 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I shared some of my work with my mom for the first time in many years. I read to her all day! She loves my work, and wants to see me pursue it. I don't know how to feel about...
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    I like my space; people annoy the crap out of me if I spend too much time with them. My best friend called me an ice queen after spending 3 full days with him while sharing all the...
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    Anyone have any good sites with any fan fiction???
    Head13 Head13 13-15, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Oh, here's a poem I wrote on the subject. Thought you folks might appreciate: What it is to love a thought, His hair and face borrowed, His words existing in another’s pen...
    moxieinterstellar moxieinterstellar 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I discovered Andrew Wells from Buffy almost a year ago exactly, and it's been one of the most incredible experiences of my life. I wish with all my heart that I could care for him...
    moxieinterstellar moxieinterstellar 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Ever since I first discovered what Fan Fiction was, back when I was 10 years old (the year 1998) I have been obsessed with it, oh and I wrote my fair share of them too :P...
    JadeKnight JadeKnight 26-30, T 2 days ago

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    I'm never making this mistake again, but during Spanish class, two girls that NEVER talk to me asked if I ever had a boyfriend. Of course, I said no, and then they asked me if I...
    PolterChan PolterChan 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am deeply in love with chum chum ( from fanboy and chum chum ) I don't know why but I find him cute. I wish he was really real!
    mylifewiththegirls mylifewiththegirls 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm actually not in love with a video game character, I care a little for her. In a game called The Talos Principle (which is a great game by the way) you find digital time...
    aeinhardt aeinhardt 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Gideon Cross - holy hell, that character turns me on! My kind of man in many ways. Also, and I'm sure this will come as a big surprise to my friends, haha, but there's something...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have planned for years to write several fan-fictions, and some original stories, to improve my narrative writing skills. Unfortunately, I have always had issues with getting back...
    EmbracetheInfinite EmbracetheInfinite 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    http://m.bookemon.com/book-profile/the-shadows-arising/165803 If you click on this link, it will take you to a book I wrote a few years ago, "The Shadows Arising". It has become...
    novaftmpride novaftmpride 16-17, T a week ago

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    Wrote this when I wanted to write about my two favorite original characters (hopefully they'll have their own book soon; it's in the works). Tell me what you think, maybe? ~:o...
    cyndercrys cyndercrys 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I think one of the reasons I'm still single is because of the many unrealistically attainable fictional characters I've come across. I'm a realist...don't get me wrong...but some...
    SunshineMel SunshineMel 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    My goal is to get one of my stories published. Currently I have finished writing one book, and I wish to edit and complete it all by college. I'm currently a senior in high school...
    HawaiianPunchz HawaiianPunchz 16-17, F a week ago

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    Please tell me what you think! \(^o^)/ This is the first chapter of my story, I'm on a Mission. I've spent years learning about the human world. I've studied human behavior...
    HawaiianPunchz HawaiianPunchz 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I haven't really written anything in a few years, and it makes me sad, I used to love writing fiction, but I could never figure out what to write about... help please
    internetkid internetkid 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    SCIENCE IS ELIMINATING MODELS OF GOD BUT NOT GOD Francis Bacon, the famous philosopher, has rightly said that a little knowledge of science makes man an atheist, but an in-depth...
    Goodsboy Goodsboy 22-25, M Jul 25

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    I know what its called to be in love with a fictional character. It's called being charasexual. I am with... Oh gawd... Hiro from big hero 6.
    Annamewell Annamewell 26-30 2 Responses Jul 24

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    This site clearly says to "please respond with authenticity, support, and respect." It's absolutely ridiculous how people try to justify being a jerk for the sake of throwing their...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    ✏️🔌🎶 My patience is intact, I never lack Favorite line is "I was gonna get right back" My life goal is to become a ghost writer
    ohsnapsitsnina ohsnapsitsnina 26-30, F Jul 22

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    Science in its own is not a sin but misapplication and abuse of it is, and if science is not stir with fear of God and sincerity the mechanism of our defeat will be us - When...
    difonia difonia 26-30, M Jul 20

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    I don't cry but it makes me sad I finished young justice and when wally/kid flash died it made me sad it's the same with other stuff like when I beat final fantasy thirteen I was...
    natsufairy12 natsufairy12 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    I cried over so many fictional characters but ******* Sirius Black I bawled my eyes out when I read that he died
    lerlyblandor lerlyblandor 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    A while ago I talked about being a SoulBonder. I've really been thinking about this. While I do believe that I've had other lives to do with so called fictional people and...
    TheKnitWitch TheKnitWitch 31-35, F Jul 17

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    To all you those who possess extensive or even minimal knowledge about science: Never stop learning and expanding your mind. As a girl, there is nothing more attractive than a man...
    lilysworld lilysworld 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I prefer them to real people, far more interesting and real, even if they're only works of fiction.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M Jul 16

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    I read a lot of books on many subjects; history, science and nature, philosophy, psychology, the paranormal and true crime are are among my biggest interests, but I do also read a...
    TheBookAddict TheBookAddict 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    So I have been thinking about this recently and I think science is just another religion. It made be laugh when I had that thought, because I know a few people who would lose their...
    CuriousGuy833 CuriousGuy833 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm looking at you, Ace. And Mr. 2, Bellemere, Kuina, Ussop's mom, PEOPLE OF FLEVANCE (Especially Lammy and Law's parents), Shirahoshi-hime's mother, MONET AND VERGO, and many more...
    IAmJustMyself IAmJustMyself 16-17, F Jul 14

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    I just sent off the contract for my first short story. Now I just need to force myself to plow my way through the second novel so I can send it off for consideration. My half...
    manchild81 manchild81 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I know from social media that some people find it hard to get on with their lives after their favourite show ends but I've been letting it control my life and I really think it's...
    aislin1801 aislin1801 13-15, F Jul 14

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    I worry there isn't as big a market for a science-fiction story with a gay lead character, and that it will just get shoved into the "LGBT science-fiction" section which is less...
    HeyThereHeather HeyThereHeather 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    prolly gonna get a lot of hate for this, but a transgender friend and I were discussing the possibility of anatomically male people carrying babies, as in like male pregnancies...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    A response to my previous writing. Burning Back Down Or maybe I'm full of ****. I'm still ******* sick of it. My mind begins to cringe As my wrists begin to itch. I'm still in...
    manchild81 manchild81 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I'd have strait A's. The uniform is a thong for boys and a bikini for girls. Classes include: Fat history, the science of fat, stuffing 1, weight gain progress track, sleep...
    fatifyme2 fatifyme2 18-21, M Jul 12

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