I Wrote a Book

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    so I am wiring my second book now,

    and was wondering if anyone wanted to help by either creating a character(s) for the story, or telling me of an idea they had that hasn't really been put into another story before that they want to see. you can either send me a message here or my personal email: dlasak117@gmail...
    dlasak117 dlasak117
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Mar 3, 2016

    My Book - Part 5 - Chapters 37 Through 44

    THE WILL OF MY GRANDFATHER 37 Tom and Nacho are working together in the garden when all of the sudden the sounds of fireworks go off in the distance. “What’s going on? Where is that noise coming from?” “Today is called Independence Day on the calendar. Grandpa Tony...
    Chelebub Chelebub
    51-55, F
    Feb 2, 2013

    Where Did She Go!

    I was browsing one of my favorite stock photo sites, getty images, last month when a terrible thing occured. The photos I had purchased to use on my website and books had been pulled from the collection. At first I didn't know what that meant, but I also discovered that I couldn...
    paclark paclark
    Sep 28, 2012

    These eyes have seen it all,

    the tears the falls, Im like niagra but i got right back up like viagra
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234
    26-30, M
    Aug 8, 2014

    Ok. Let's do book titles

    and authors Here's one : tracks in the sand by Peeter Dragon Lol And : Wrestling in the bushes by Willy Makit There's a lot more I know so help me out :)
    deleted deleted
    Jan 25, 2015

    Absolutely the coolest thing I have ever done,

    even in a life jam-packed enough to include the invention of some kick-*** games. Less cool perhaps is the life my book details, but I've a fondness for my Bad Old Days now that they belong to the past, and there are ways of looking back on them that can fill me with as much...
    MONSTROUSbyTommyWalker MONSTROUSbyTommyWalker
    51-55, M
    Mar 16, 2016

    I wrote it 5 years ago

    as my own form of therapy and to this day I still can't re read it.
    christy0909 christy0909
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 2, 2015

    Shattered Images And Somwomana By Victoria Lane

    I have two books published on amazon.com and kindle.They are Shattered Images a story of a dysfunctional family. A strong-willed mother and passive father, a daughter placed in a convent school which she hates. Somwomana a story of every women who has been kicked in the butt by...
    Victoria641 Victoria641
    1 Response Oct 15, 2010

    Guru Geetaa Likeeta, anyone?

    I transliterated - substituted one alphabet for another - this ancient hymnal from Sanskrit to Roman. Of particular interest to yogis, it is also interesting for Sanskrit language students. Its 352 verses [most complete rendering available] are in the above titled book available...
    freeed freeed
    66-70, M
    3 Responses Apr 12, 2011

    The Woes Of Editing!

    It can be the most frustrating thing when you finally get your book published, only to find out that editing errors still exist. That still being the case even after you paid someone else to do the copy editing job for you. For people who self-publish, you may already know how...
    paclark paclark
    Feb 9, 2012

    I Won Nanowrimo

    For all those people who say they want to write a book, but haven't, NaNoWiMo (National Novel Writing Month) is a great tool. It challenges you to write 50,000 words, the length of a short novel in the 30 days of November. It's difficult, scary, and loads of fun, and I've...
    tiranie tiranie
    Jun 21, 2011

    Pinked (Just A Bit)

    sorry for the spelling. Chapter one: A Mucky Morning "Ruuuf! Aaaarooff ruff!" Prince Pink-a-lot was barking again and i was overly annyoed. i had woken up late, when i asked for Princess Flakes (My absolutly favorite cerel) Mom had frowned and said we had no more, ugh! how...
    EliseIsAnAuthor EliseIsAnAuthor
    22-25, F
    Mar 26, 2013

    A Collection of Short Stories As a Gift

    While courting the woman that would one day be my wife, I wrote a number of short stories for her. Those stories were one of the reasons she married me. After we were married, I printed and bound a collection of the stories for her and gave it to her for her birthday. She was...
    GuardianBlack GuardianBlack
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2007

    I'M Trying To Revolutionize Philosophical Thought

    So I'm only 21, but for the past 5 years or so of my life I have read many philosophers and great thinkers and have inductively come to a grand unifying philosophy through synthesizing my own ideas with others'. In a moment of inspiration last April, I looked through all my...
    Somninaught Somninaught
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 10, 2013

    I am actually writing a long series

    and it's going very well at the moment, if anyone would like to read what I have, go ahead and message me! I love talking creative writing!!!
    MussiociZinni MussiociZinni
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jan 9, 2014

    No, I Didn't Say Noah's Ark, I Said Arc!

    If I was to say the word ARC to you in publishing, what would come to mind? Would you start thinking about Noah's Ark? Possibly a story detailing his adventures while the earth is completely covered in water? Or would you start thinking about Indian Jones and his search for the...
    paclark paclark
    1 Response Apr 27, 2012

    And It Was Awful

    It took me, what, 3, 4 years? I wouldn't publish it - ever. Unless it was to be teaching material in an how-not-to-write-class. Don't get me wrong, there's a pretty decent plot somewhere in there between the clichés, mary-sues and god-knows-whats. If anyone wants to read it feel...
    EverSparkling EverSparkling
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 20, 2010

    Character Issues!

    So how important is it to keep characters consistent while writing your book or novel? It's pretty important if you want to maintain a sense of believability throughout your story. For example, if you've created a character who tends to be excitable, talkative, or annoying most...
    paclark paclark
    Mar 11, 2012


    com/file/d/0B-q5a9tgywEbME1iZ1JaZEJTSlk/view?usp=docslist_api maybe this one will work?
    dlasak117 dlasak117
    31-35, M
    Sep 16, 2015


    I am a struggling author and i am only 14. I would really appreciate any help i can get, thanks. I am interested in fantasy andam actually writing a book about a teenage boy who watches his father die. The boy grows up with a mage a sets out to get his revenge when the mage...
    uck41 uck41
    1 Response Jul 12, 2010

    My Book - Part 4 - Chapters 28 (Continued) Through 36

    THE WILL OF MY GRANDFATHER - Ch 28 Continued through Ch. 36 respect for his grandfather he will live the antique wood burning stove, mostly because Nacho eagerly attends the antique beast. Tom does plan on getting a microwave as soon as he gets a car to drive to somewhere that...
    Chelebub Chelebub
    51-55, F
    Feb 2, 2013

    I Wrote A Book And Self Published It, Will Anyone Read It And Give Me A Review Please.

    I am submitting it to "real publishers" now that I have it a copy-rite on it and I would love for someone to read it and give me a review. So here it is and I would love to hear all comments. Thank you. Michele THE WILL OF MY GRANDFATHER By Michele Rae DeJean 1 A faint reddish...
    Chelebub Chelebub
    51-55, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2013

    I Wrote A Book And Self Published It, Will Anyone Read It And Give Me A Review Please. Pt 3

    THE WILL OF MY GRANDFATHER - Chapters 22 through 28 22 After breakfast Tom asked Nacho to go out and take care of the animals so he could continue going through his grandfather’s papers concerning the house that he started looking at the night before. He was also hoping there...
    Chelebub Chelebub
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Feb 2, 2013

    My book "It's Not What you Think",

    is out on Kindle! http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00HNQK5H2 There are also paperback copies of my book now available! You can get them HERE http://www.amazon.com/Its-Not-What-Think-Volume/dp/1494884631 I hope you guys check it out… I've put my heart and soul into it… it's part...
    antigone1892 antigone1892
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2014

    Just three years ago I´ve published a new

    thriller. The other two thrillers of this series are almost finish - but only almost. Beecause of the work what I am doing at the moment I don´t have much time to finish my books although I just still have a little to write. It pains me a lot because I hate it when things are...
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    Sep 8, 2015

    I Wrote A Book And Self Published It, Will Anyone Read It And Give Me A Review Please. Pt 2

    THE WILL OF MY GRANDFATHER - Part 2, the next chapters, 12 through 21 Tom discovered on his first walk to the ranch that it had only taken him less than half an hour to get there so buying a car didn't seem to be as urgent as he had initially imagined when he had no idea how long...
    Chelebub Chelebub
    51-55, F
    Feb 2, 2013

    The Story Of My Abuse

    I was abused by a step-father from the age of seven to eleven. I was told everyday that if I told anyone that I would be killed. For five years I dealt with the physical abuse, mental torture and abuse. He would beat me and laugh at me. He found out I was afraid of mice and he...
    Brokenlikeaturtleshell Brokenlikeaturtleshell
    36-40, F
    Sep 7, 2012

    The New Republic of Texas is ripped from the

    headlines realistic, full of suspense, intrigue and adventure! Hank Pennington was happy being a rancher, watching over a few thousand acres of prime Central Texas land. He did his bit for God and country, paid his taxes, and left Texas politics well enough alone. But one day...
    TedfromTexas TedfromTexas
    56-60, M
    Mar 26, 2014


    May 3, 2014

    I Want To Design My Book Cover: What To Do?

    So you’ve written your book and you’re considering your options. Maybe you plan to get an agent so he can pitch your book for you to publishing houses. Or maybe you’re thinking of self-publishing your book. In that case you’ll need to look into creating a book cover. But...
    paclark paclark
    Apr 2, 2012

    My Book

    I wrote Lincoln's Political Generals, which told the story of how Licoln appointed politicians to high command in the Union army during the Civil War in order to gain their and their constituencies support for the war effort. The book examined how effectively those men performed...
    Qataram Qataram
    41-45, M
    May 2, 2013

    When Is Done Really Done!

    There's one small detail people tend to forget when they begin the process of self-publishing. That is making sure you spend the time needed to weed out all the annoying little errors. Just to give you an idea of what I'm talking about, I had my last book proofed by another...
    paclark paclark
    2 Responses Aug 26, 2012

    Once upon a time there was a raindrop named

    Stewart. Stewart lived in a small white cloud that floated lazily amidst many others in the late fall skies. One morning he awoke wondering, “What is my purpose?” All we do is just sit around sipping on clouds and watch the world go by. I am so… bored. He drifted from...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz
    56-60, M
    Mar 11, 2014

    Can Someone Help Me?

    Okay so I just recently started to work on my book. I'm also reading "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy and I noticed that when there is dialogue he has the dialogue on different lines like this: "You walk too fast I'll go slower They went on. You're not talking again. I'm talking...
    Dyemare Dyemare
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2013

    https://sellfy.com/p/fZQo/I was born to a poor

    disabled mother and my father was a drug addict and an alcoholic. I am a victim of the system, a social outcast from birth who has wandered from one “home” to the next never feeling as if I belonged in any of them. Only a couple of days after I was born I had a...
    survivorsofcps survivorsofcps
    31-35, F
    Sep 15, 2014

    The 27th thing on my bucket list was to write a

    book and publish it. I did it. I wrote a lesbian romance novel and published it through Amazon. It's good; it sells and has gotten pretty good reviews. It's available in different places and I'm so proud of it because it's doing well and people are enjoying it. I just want to...
    ktg83 ktg83
    31-35, F
    Jul 28, 2014

    The Breadwinner

    I recently wrote, edited and self published my first novel/ebook called The Breadwinner. It's the first book in a post apocalyptic trilogy. I am sharing on here because I don't have the money for marketing and all that jazz so I am hoping people will check it out via my...
    Typeitordie Typeitordie
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 3, 2013

    My Book

    i also used xlibris for my 1st book.my 2nd will be all i held out of the 1st.now,after using this site i'm thinking about just putting left out material all over this site.the ripple effect effects everyone.you don't have to be the one who starts it but you will feel it.i took...
    barryd31 barryd31
    46-50, M
    Apr 27, 2010

    I Am A Writer Now. . . A Published Writer

    I have a few things to say referring to writing or the lack of. . . Its official I am a published author, and I have the book to prove it. I honestly thought that it would be more exciting. However I am sitting here looking at my book: a little blue the book is done, a little...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 21, 2011

    Heart Surgery More Than Once Is Too Many!

    I remember October 1989 very well.  It was the month I had my first heat attack.  This was followed in 1992 by qyad heart bypass surgery.  Although I dreaded entry to the hospital it was not as painful or traumatic as I thought it would be, apart from the frustrating recovery...
    kenrh kenrh
    May 13, 2011

    What A Difference A Word Makes!

    What a difference a word makes. I just realized that after reading over my book for the 100th time recently. And as an author, you have to be very particular about what words you choose, since one small word can change the complete meaning of a sentence or the whole outlook of...
    paclark paclark
    1 Response Sep 2, 2012

    Minh's Story

    I've written a few books. All non-fiction. The most recently published one (Minh's Story, 2011), launched in Australia in late February of 2012, sold out its first print run in a week. It's the story of a Vietnamese woman raised in war, who migrates to Australia, becomes a...
    KenWX KenWX
    61-65, M
    Mar 17, 2012

    Operation Story Download Underway!

    It's been a long grueling process, but the audio versions of "The Lin Wu Chronicles" have finally begun to post on audible.com. They began appearing on May 1st after several checks on their progress in the audible system. The stories have actually been recorded since last fall...
    paclark paclark
    May 3, 2012

    A Poetry Book Of Life Struggles

    I just completed and published a poetry book I wrote myself. It's a collection of 78 poems regarding various hardships of life. There is something in it for everyone no matter your circumstances in your life or past experiences. Everyone should be able to find at least one poem...
    SheilainJanuary SheilainJanuary
    Jun 12, 2011

    Two Finished...

    I have two finished novel length manuscripts. Finished, as in the story is complete, they haven't been rewritten well enough for me to do anything with. I have two others I've started, but lost track of where I was going with them, probably weak plot to begin with, or something...
    NamelessWoman NamelessWoman
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 18, 2013

    Dead City Streets

    i wrote an autobiographical account of my breakdown and diagnosis with schizophrenia 10 years ago and had it published by a mental health publisher. i have to admit i am not very skilled at anything and dont work for a living but it was great therapy and it is my proudest...
    deadcitystreets deadcitystreets
    1 Response Jan 7, 2011

    My Book On Amazon.com And Availabe For Kindle Users As Well!

    It is a short book of many to come titled; A CrossDressers" Guide...To Success! Hope you all get a chance to see it and would hope everyone buy it of course, tee hee hee! FREE PEEK at;http://www.amazon.com/CrossDressers-Guide-To-Success-Volume/dp/1481257196/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 17, 2012

    Loud Silence

    I wrote a book a few days ago and now I am a published author, The name of my Book is loud silence, It is available on http://www.lulu.com/content/4167174 Well The thing is that i am not interested in getting money, I have written down due to my love for writing and...
    superakh superakh
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 27, 2008

    A Motivational Book For Women

    I'd finished about half of it. The chapter outlines were done, and I knew exactly where I was going with it.Then my computer crashed. Hard-drive went to IT heaven and I can't recover it.Devastated! It's been allocated to - well that was a joke! pile. I have tied and tried to...
    CatchCabby CatchCabby
    56-60, F
    8 Responses Feb 11, 2011


    I haven't, but I'm trying. When it comes to original stories, I'll admit I'm not the best. I guess that's what FF is for, but like I said, trying. I had an idea, and I know it seems a little close to Michael Scott's Nicholas Flamel series, but that's only because its about...
    Valeriance Valeriance
    18-21, F
    Feb 20, 2009
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