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    What Is Writing to Me..

     Writing is like flying on the wind,sometimes it goes fast,sometimes it goes slow but always i never know where i will end up.
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response May 29, 2009

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    Chapter 1,part 1;my Grandfather (father's Side)

    Born in Belguim,as 4th of five children in a workersfamily,it was a hard time growing up.The war was lurking behind every courner and all they did in those times was wait,work and survive.Even the smallest had to work in the local factory and when the war twenty years later began...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 24, 2008

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    My Book

    I'm planning on writing my book here piece by piece.It's about my family,about three generations dealing with the same illness,all in a different way.It's about life and dealing with it.It's actually one big piece of poëtry.I'm gonna open every door i can see in my mind.The...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 24, 2008

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    Chapter2;part 1 My Father.

    My father's tale is one of heartache.He began working at the age of 14.As many did in those days.At home they never had a lot of money and when he saw my mom an entire new world opened up for him.She came from a rich family but wasn't happy,so she ran far away from them.Into my...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Mar 22, 2008

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    Chapter 1,part2;my Grandmother.(fathers Side)

    My grandmother's story is not that big.It started in a little town near Moscou,Russia.She was about 18 when the war arrived there.She lived with her parents,1 brother and 2 sisters on a small farm.Animals walking in and all all the time,sleeping on a stack of hay on the floor.It...
    illiona illiona 26-30, F Feb 24, 2008

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    I'm posting this in this experience topic as well as "I Absolutely Love to Read". Reading is my absolute life and passion. I believe that I would be a shell of person without...
    GloriousGrey GloriousGrey 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    Ever since I was of grammar school age I loved learning, and I come from a traditional two parent home where my father worked and my mother stayed home. Both of my parents had the...
    PaleRyder PaleRyder 51-55, M Aug 7

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    I've had my dream come true twice! But it was HARD work!! When I first got married I wrote a book called "A Brides Cookbook or Surviving the First Year" Back then I didn't have a...
    njgeiger njgeiger 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I saw this book about conjuring spirits to get results with things you want. I've never gotten into this kind of magic, but I thought I'd take a peek and see what it was all about...
    DreamChristine DreamChristine 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    Hey look! PRINTED INFORMATION! yeah i know, old school. But nothing beats that feeling of holding a book in your hands, smelling that odour of new and having the same exciting...
    DestinyAuthor DestinyAuthor 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 10

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    Reading fine art at university meant I had to work through a lot of books. I enjoy reading books still, and visiting bookstores to find a book is such snow interesting pursuit. Of...
    Lecuyer90 Lecuyer90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I thought it was about time I wrote a tribute story to my friend Bookerdana.The first thing I wanna say is "Books has my back" of that I have complete assurance. It's such a good...
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want to put my journals/diaries into my own book of memoirs and publish it into my own book. Writing my own autobiography. I have done the research on it, how to find an...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I can change the cover of any hard back book as I'm a bookbinder. I am not a god believer but work on mainly on church books. The outside of anything can be changed but the inside...
    vampirish vampirish 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    When I go to a book store it's an event for me. I don't run in and find a book and leave. I get lost (figuratively) slowly winding from one aisle to the next. I always go alone...
    didyouseethat didyouseethat 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I'm a closet book nerd. No one would ever guess for some reason. It's funny. Anyway..Currently I'm reading two books.. 'The Hobbit' which I'm sure everyone knows about. I've had it...
    SwimmingDarkness SwimmingDarkness 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I feel enlightened in book stores. Especially used book stores. There is the smell of a book store, bleached paper and perhaps the aroma of coffee seeping in from a corner...
    AphroditeComplex AphroditeComplex 22-25, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    i love books. The feeling of turning a page, the smell...and there is this place that sells so many books on the side of the street and i just stand there and read the blurbs and...
    suziewuzie suziewuzie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    My book has adventure, action, mystery, suspense, sci-fi, and fantasy!!! I'm on chapter 2 right now working on it
    rexar21165 rexar21165 16-17, M Jul 26

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    Learned to read by the "see and say" method before I began school. My grandmother would read to me, and since I liked the same stories over and over and over (poor lady) I...
    kbbaldwin kbbaldwin 66-70, M Jul 30

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    There was a bookstore near my hometown in Florida that my brother took me, and when he first took me there, we both were like, "We'll look around and probably won't stay for too...
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I am 16 and I just finished reading The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. When I started I felt like I am a bit old for it and felt pressured into reading it from my...
    kanadiankitty kanadiankitty 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Who is hiding behind a gargantuan stack of books at work? I aaaaaam.
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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    My second book actually. I'm getting lots of great feedback on Wattpad and people seem to really like it. It's one of those hobbies where you have to be deeply infatuated into it...
    Sydneybu Sydneybu 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Also, these antique doors have been wonderful. This collection was so entertaining to shoot, and I do think itR17;s a great example of how a plus size boudoir photography session...
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    I later uncovered a recipe within the Contemporary Blends e book especially for mixing Parmesan Cheese, so IR17;m guaranteed the Blendtec can build improved powdered Parmesan...
    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm an avid reader! If you ever happen to recognise me in real life, you can certainly expect to see me holding a book, regardless of the location - on the train, in a shopping...
    funkymonkey2024 funkymonkey2024 22-25, M a week ago

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    The KeeperThis is the standard serial killer story - police procedural with psychological profiling thrown in. It's very formulaic - but I happen to like the formula. I know the...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    Last.fm is really a music discovery service that provides you personalised suggestions according to the music you Perform.Answer: There isn't any espresso pots while in the room...
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    Don't you love the smell of new text when you enter a bookstore? I literally want to kiss all the books as the bliss warms my passion and imagination for books. I may not have any...
    HarmonicArtist HarmonicArtist 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    I asked my mom maybe two years ago if we could go to the bookstore, and looked At me like i was crazy. She grabbed my hand and told me not to cry, but books are going "extinct...
    NyBrid NyBrid 13-15, F 11 Responses Jul 21

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    This really started out as a problem caused by my mother, as she never seemed to be able to recognise when a book was a sequel of another book. I have been given a lot of books...
    Avotica Avotica 18-21, F Jul 22

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    I don't know what it is but I literally love walking around a bookstore and the smell of new book I know weird but oh well. I dunno I feel like books are becoming obsolete it's all...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 22

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    You know how guys will see a girl at a bar and buy them a drink? Why can't there be a thing where a guy notices me eyeing a book at a bookstore and buys it for me? That would...
    dianeemariee dianeemariee 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 22

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    My favorite bookstore in Los Angeles is "The Last Bookstore," which has new and used books, but also sculptures, tunnels and installations made out of books. Yes I own a Kindle...
    Screenwriter66 Screenwriter66 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I have bookcases throughout my house full of my books. I used to keep them in my bedroom until it became too much. I am at the point now where I make weekly Barnes n noble trips. I...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    We have a bookstore here in Aberdeen called 'Books & Beans' They hold a two storey range of second hand books of every genre imaginable as well as books to help with uni or...
    cassandrawilkinson cassandrawilkinson 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 26

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    When I walk into any bookstore, I always seem to find the one book or two, I can not live without. I love the smell of a new book...oohhh! I can't wait until I get home to read it...
    PinkyC PinkyC 31-35, F 5 hrs ago

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    I have spent a lot of time on second hand n bookshops and must have bought several hundred second hand books. There was one shop in central London which had a basement section...
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Unfortunately, I don't find myself in a bookstores often, but I love them. I find it relaxing and fun to browse the shelves and look for interesting titles. New bookstores are...
    Aventias Aventias 16-17 2 Responses Jul 21

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    those are some of the books i have left.. i used to read tons of books but i stopped because it took me a lot of time to finish a book and because some times while i was reading...
    QueenPerez QueenPerez 18-21, F Jul 25

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    A smell coming from shelves away Permeating the room With a combination Of aging paper, At least four hundred And the ink that flows Into my mouth Tasting sweet Like honey and...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    THE NAME OF THE WIND, PATRICK ROTHFUSS. A person I met online suggested this book to me, saying "it's like reading poetry in every sentence", and I have to agree with him. I have...
    Magneshium Magneshium 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    So i went shopping for clothes and halfway through I found my self gravitating towards a waterstones (book shop in the UK), well next thing I knew I was on the floor in the fantasy...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M Jul 26

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