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I Wrote a Novel

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    I created a plan, I wrote a book.

    No amount of words could ever bring you back, I was just to foolish to realize...
    Brandon1495 Brandon1495 18-21, M Jan 2

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    Ready For Publication

    Wrote a crime/mystery, working on my next novel.
    somethingfierce somethingfierce 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    One Small Step

    It was years ago,  now. 377 pages in typescript, bound in blue, with gold lettering. I have not looked at it for a long time. I made a few attempts to have it published, without success, of course.   There follows the final section. Without going into the complex plot...
    unsichtbar unsichtbar 46-50 Aug 26, 2009

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    Finally!

    Nonfiction I had already written, but a novel: numerous, but none finished. And now it is! Rewriting, editing, rewriting.. it is not my favourite part of the 'job', but now it is done! And the amazing bit is.. just a few days after sending it off to an agent, I got the idea for a...
    mariawrites mariawrites 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 20, 2008

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    I Have To Write

    I have to write. I go to places that I have been and many that I have not yet visited when I write.  I write for myself, but I always have the hope that someone else also will enjoy reading my work.  I always seem to have a nautical theme, because that is all I really...
    SailCaptain SailCaptain 41-45, M 4 Responses Nov 16, 2009

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    I Wrote A Horror Novel

    It took 14 months. It came in at about 164, 000 words. It is a horror novel called 9 Full Moons. It is about a teenage girl named Sara. The only goth girl in a small timber town. She is trying to make it through high school but struggles with the fact that she is much more...
    Dustyghost Dustyghost 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 27, 2013

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    My New Novel

    Now I write a new novel.... It's difficult, sometimes I don't know as I go on... like now
    Tielove Tielove 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2008

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    Once Upon A Time.

    I wrote a "novice Novel" in high school, Junior year, my English teacher loved it, and I had a 100 page incomplete rough draft being passed around the school, literally hundreds of people were giving me good reviews on it. But one sad day, my old computer, the poor thing...
    Nemesisfrank Nemesisfrank 18-21, M Jul 17, 2011

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    Wrote Two Novels - Many Years Ago

    I wrote two novels many years ago, one when in high school to deal with the loneliness and bitterness I felt at being an outsider - second done in college for about the same thing - self-published through an on-line publication - also a collection of short stories - don't ever...
    clingcom clingcom 51-55, M 2 Responses May 7, 2008

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    I Wrote a Novel Called Moonlit Tours

    I wrote my memoir of manic depression, Invisible Driving, because I had to - literally - to survive.  When it was done, I was free to write whatever I wanted.  In '76 my life was in ruins, my mother had died, father remarried, family wrecked, finished grad school...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 23 Responses Jun 20, 2007

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    Awesome this wolf is in his own novel this is

    awesomely awesome names Hanju it's awesome I can't wait tell HaosWolf finishes my novel awesome again
    LaVipa LaVipa 18-21, M Apr 26

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    It took longer to decide on what story I wanted

    to tell than it did to actually write the thing. It was called Dead Trees, it was a psychological thriller about a troubled teen trying to prove a popular classmate's suicide was actually a murder. It was flawed; it took itself way too seriously and managed to get bizarrely over...
    hangingbyshoestrings hangingbyshoestrings 22-25, M 2 Responses May 17, 2014

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    Otay.... So I wrote a song lol.... It's my first one so don't be too harsh. This topic has pained my mind for almost a year... And for some reason I can't get over it... But anyway...
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    I wrote this back in 10th grade..... I call it "If you're not....." If you're not disabled you don't know what it's like To be the only kid on the side lines When everyone...
    drama16queen1997 drama16queen1997 16-17 3 Responses May 8

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    This isnt finished and its not perfect but I want to share it. It's almost the one year since my moms sudden passing & I just wrote this when I was tooken over with emotion. Its...
    HauntedShadows HauntedShadows 22-25, F May 9

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    If my soul was destroyed by your pain. Would it leave a everlasting stain. If my love was destroyed by your hate. Would it change my uncontrollable fate. If my soul was burnt to my...
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    I am not thinking of hurting myself, but i wrote this to tell how i felt last year when i felt hopeless. Im fine now so dont worry. everyday for me is hell deeper into the pit i...
    Stressed14 Stressed14 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    Finally found an EP experience, tailor made for something I do often. I enjoy writing stories and I amuse myself trying to write poems, but sometimes I myself have to admit that...
    jim054 jim054 51-55, M 20 hrs ago

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    Reading books...One week or two weeks focus on reading one book ! I figure out ,I like reading ! The pose of reading on the chair or sofa is so scholarly and elegant ,a little...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F Apr 24

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    I'm writing this series called Shieldmen. It's about a boy, who stumbles upon a mysterious country, where everything is powered by soul energy, & monsters having the right to live...
    WolfsterTheWere WolfsterTheWere 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    But i lose excitement and steam for my ideas as quickly as I have them
    sahmmama sahmmama 22-25, F Apr 27

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    I have not written much poetry. I did write the following poem some time ago. It was published in a poetry anthology.Legacy Of WarriorsHe stands with trembling lipsAnd shaking...
    justme1999 justme1999 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    My story is about a human trapped in an actual haunted house with five "monsters" (vampires, werewolves, and an incubus). They have to solve their kidnapper's puzzles to unlock...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T May 4

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    The story is coming along great, and I love it. Sometimes I surprise myself by how my imagination works; most of the time the plot changes into something I never expected. I can...
    BookWonderer BookWonderer 13-15, F May 4

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    Hey, everyone, if anyone's interested in reading short stories, it'd be an honor if you checked out my short story "The Devil Was Once A Human" it's about how misery turns us into...
    introverteddementor introverteddementor 18-21, F 3 Responses May 5

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    I wish we could go back in time when the drama only happened in movies, when fighting was only a game, when hurt was only a scraped knee I wish we could return to the world when...
    cailowe cailowe 16-17, F May 5

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    I hope it never gets made into a movie.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T May 8

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    I have completely lost my passion for science, but I really want to find it again because I so badly want to help people! But I think I need to take a break from science. Maybe for...
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    I'm getting published tomorrow! :D
    TheMadHatterWasHere TheMadHatterWasHere 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So fun when an idea comes alive. When it's right it is infectious and others have no choice but to contribute.
    Cnote7 Cnote7 41-45, M Apr 24

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    elegant look beautiful eyes gorgeous smile But that your eyes...what are you looking at over me You are chacing your wonder woman who doesn't exist in this world I :Good...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 24

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    who who who who are you you think i'm too easy to use there are some words that was unforgettable for me You can't take it back you are such a jerrrrrk i shouldn't let you in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 24

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    i've been scared of showing myself yes i don't let people in easily it's self defence 'cos i've been got hurt a lot and i don't want to repeat the same thing. It ripped my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 25

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    Sometimes you have to be strong for yourself. You have to know that you're a good person and a good friend. What's meant to be will end up good and what's not, wont. Love is worth...
    Jhayz Jhayz 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    I know how the world works, I’ve known it for years, Without all the heartbreak, Or shedding of tears, The world is cruel, And it never let’s you up, After you’ve been...
    ForeverAloneForeverFriendZoned ForeverAloneForeverFriendZoned 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    There is no sun on the streets Tall buildings loom and cast long and thick shadows across the sidewalk. Only on the thoughtfully priced balconies dose the afternoon sun shine The...
    thebeautifulprincess thebeautifulprincess 18-21, F Apr 25

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    Dear Robert, There are days where I want to give up, where everything feels so wrong. Where I feel alone and broken. I had days where I just wanted to give up and vanish. Then I...
    untilmydeath untilmydeath 18-21, F Apr 28

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    I was walking down the street When I saw you Entering a cafe With your eyes blue And all I knew Is I wanted a table for two, 'Cause babe, You were looking so fine. ... Well, the...
    fragilegirl6 fragilegirl6 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Tell me what you think. She didn't want to read his thoughts but she did and it haunted her. Alice could always know what you were thinking. It just came natural. She knew no one...
    truthfulwierdo truthfulwierdo 13-15, F Apr 29

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    This is a song my friend and i made it's an EDM song hope you guys like it. http://soundcloud.com/id3nt1te/tig-ol-bitties
    achavez115 achavez115 18-21, M May 3

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    How often I sat in my fathers boat, and watched summer fireworks from its hoist. How long I sat as the night over took me, stealing the sun's warm heat. Me a small kid with a...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 2 Responses