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I Wrote a Novel

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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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    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
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 26

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Continuing from part 13. It was midday at school and as Joe was in class, he was looking out the window and without him noticing, he fell asleep. It was only a minute when the...
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    I have reached a milestone, and am very proud for it! After many years of work I have finally finished writing my first novel! I'm hoping the next doesn't take quite as long :P
    Zcs1202 Zcs1202 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I wrote this song when my dad died of cancer... http://youtu.be/aY2fyMKjLb4
    NoUsernameInserted NoUsernameInserted 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    In 2014, my best friends and I volunteered for YFL, it is an organization for Christian/Catholic youth that focuses on helping families, etc. We helped another friend and three...
    Dewms Dewms 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Continuing from part 6. As RoadWarriorX had beaten Diego, he found himself with only one shot left in his Lasgun. "Damn it. Just one shot left. I guess it had to come to this...
    ThatMetalDude ThatMetalDude 22-25, M a week ago

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    Continuing from part 4. It was 10 in the morning when Joe arrived at his friends' house. When he arrived, he saw only two. "Hey Joe. Looks like your the last one to show this time...
    ThatMetalDude ThatMetalDude 22-25, M Aug 19

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    Rose madder...my favourite
    stephanie29 stephanie29 31-35, F 19 Responses Aug 19

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    Continuing from part 3. On the battlefield, LoneWolf found himself more calm than usual. "He'll be more dangerous this time around. Can't afford to get excited. I can't make a...
    ThatMetalDude ThatMetalDude 22-25, M Aug 18

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    I am his biggest fan. Just ask me.
    justlarryw justlarryw 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm reading one stephen king's early works called "rage" it's under a pseudonym Richard Backman.
    SalvationBane SalvationBane 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I find that the hardest part of writing a novel is not getting bored and moving on to a different genre
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I have some kind of aversion to touch. I always have. Friends and family, people who have hugged me say that I lack warmth. I am tense a lot of the time. It feels as if I'm...
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Aug 18

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    Continued from part 2. Both entered an elevator that would take them down into an area that would teleport them to a separate part of a battlefield. There was a lot of tension in...
    ThatMetalDude ThatMetalDude 22-25, M Aug 17

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    yah, if I could ever get organized enuff I would love to.....
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 17

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    The most significant aspect of publishing one's own book is a transformation of attitude. For what it's worth, authorship itself needn't seem like an opportunity for only the...
    hythloday hythloday 41-45, M Aug 16

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    Continuing from yesterday's introduction in the story. "Entry for the qualification rounds for the next B.O.B tournament will end in 30 minutes." the intercom blared out. "Get...
    ThatMetalDude ThatMetalDude 22-25, M Aug 16

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    Actually, this is not a true statement. I have written ten stories, four essays and eight poems which you can see on WritersCafe.org/Solitaireman.
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M Aug 15

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    Reminder to all who would read this: This fanfiction is about Sword Art Online. It takes place in GGO(Gun Gale Online)2 months before the events of season 2 and will feature some...
    ThatMetalDude ThatMetalDude 22-25, M Aug 15

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    I wish I had learned to be One of those lonely Lovely posts Who found love in their mothers And the children they adopted When their wombs Had past their date Not yet another...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F Aug 15

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    that moment when your headphones are on your ears and the piece you're hearing was recorded in a space much larger and you wonder if the man lying next to you can hear the...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F Aug 15

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    Maybe we have nothing new to say As the things that matter Are ordinary times Encased in the rhythm of mysticism And the things we strive to portray Have all been done before The...
    Searchingformyshalom Searchingformyshalom 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    Is he a narcissist? One year after I published the ebook Naked Narcissist, many women wrote me about the effect it had on their thinking and how it gave them the needed push to...
    NarcissistTruth NarcissistTruth 41-45, F Aug 13

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    Afraid to walk, Afraid to talk that talk. Afraid of success, Afraid I'll do my best. How can I live, With all this uncertainty, Always clouding over me. Can't I I breathe? Can I...
    Smelyalata97 Smelyalata97 18-21, F Aug 13

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    A simple look on your face and I noticed all your feeling You have a flood full of pain inside your head and your simply looking for a drain to let it all out You fake a smile to...
    stranger2460 stranger2460 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    I'm looking down yet I'm still moving forward My feet keep moving even though I don't know where I'm going I'll never know where I'll end up yet I chose not to stop because if I...
    stranger2460 stranger2460 13-15, M Aug 13

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    The golden watch bestowed to me My brother said to use it well Make the fog disappear Cover for a rainy day Will it ever sell? Day by day collecting dust The words anymore don't...
    Ayunir Ayunir 22-25, M Aug 13

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    I may not be able to control the future or change the past but what I do have is right now.
    AltF4 AltF4 22-25, M Aug 12

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    The Stand. BEST BOOK EVER!!
    SubSided SubSided 46-50, F 13 Responses Aug 12

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    I heard it from a friend I heard Steven died, A bottle of pills still clutched in his hand Suicide- the police scream Selfish- his family cries, Because they could never...
    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I think I'm going to pick my novel back up and write it from scratch again. the story is set in a fantasy world on the brink of a world war while something wicked takes advantage...
    Azureal Azureal 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I'm writing a novel about a young man who journeys to find his purpose.
    JMannnnnnnnnnnnnn JMannnnnnnnnnnnnn 18-21, M Aug 12

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