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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 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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    Related Experiences

    I'm trying to write a novel, however its taking FOREVER and my creativity level is next to none. Maybe I'm not cut out for writing? That would be a kick in the nuts (if I had nuts...
    Enrapture47 Enrapture47 18-21, F a week ago

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    i really enjoy reading graphic novels, unlike text only books. text only books require much imagination, and also certain reading skills so you can recognize what the writer is...
    Nick232 Nick232 16-17, M 3 days ago

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    The Cage around my Heart prevents me to be Heartbroken by making me unable to Love It made it so that I am Forever Numb, to keep the Sorrow from my Heart So now it sits and waits...
    Aphrodite14 Aphrodite14 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I shared this a little while ago but thought I'd re-post for new friends. I am a professional so please refrain from negative/rude comments. There is no need. I write mainly...
    DaydreamerLegacy DaydreamerLegacy 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 12

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    This is my first novel. I have been writing it and rewriting it for 8 years. I finally think that I am on the final draft. I have 440 pages so far. I'm almost finished.
    EczemaHerpes EczemaHerpes 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    So I was writing my outline for my novel that takes place in a fictional country called Osia. Now trying to be realistically as possible on how it got its independence, how it's...
    Storyguy007 Storyguy007 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I've read a lot of Stephen kings novel but IT is supposed to be the scariest,trying to build up the courage to read it
    LivingInsidePages LivingInsidePages 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am in the process of writing a story that has evolved to novel proportions, three intact, a trilogy haha. I have no goals to have to published or make money. I am just doing it...
    Jbonha Jbonha 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I would like to write at least two novels in my lifetime. I started on a few years ago but I only did three pages. Writing is so hard. I feel so lazy and unmotivated at times. I am...
    BrownBeeCa BrownBeeCa 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Love wasn't put in your heart to stay. Love isn't love till you give it away When I first saw you I was afarid to talk to you When I first talked to you I was afraid to like you...
    Phoenix2014 Phoenix2014 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Love wasn't put in your heart to stay. Love isn't love till you give it away When I first saw you I was afarid to talk to you When I first talked to you I was afraid to like you...
    Phoenix2014 Phoenix2014 13-15, M 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    This letter I wrote to my lover who is away right now. Days gone without you was really hard, everyday was a year to me, I missed you when the sun rise and I missed you when the...
    collegegirl20 collegegirl20 22-25, F Jan 5

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    I was sitting here thinking of the words I want to say, but they just wouldn't come out right so I found a different way I got a piece of paper and I wrote this poem for you...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Dec 31, 2014

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    "COME HOME JACK". Two months ago on Monday, The RSPCA used highly dubious tactics to seize Jack [my 20 month German shepherd] from me. Along with the PC who had harassed me...
    Jackboy12 Jackboy12 56-60, M Jan 3

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    I wrote a whole trilogy... Well I'm on my third right now, ehh but mines probably sucks co pared to yalls I'd love to read any
    avo3 avo3 18-21, M Jan 15

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    This poem was for my grandson. I wrote it after he died to help with the grief. I was at the nadir of my life god heard my prayer it seems For late last night He answered Jesus...
    garionrox garionrox 51-55 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I wrote this a long time ago when I was 14 but I've remembered it ever since. It's very "lovey" but that's the way it is. It's called Never Ending. One day she came and touched my...
    JackTheDon JackTheDon 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was laying here thinking its been 2 weeks (Jan. 8th was the last time i wrote u) since I've said anything to u. Thats the longest we've gone without talking since I meet you...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Almost no one ever talks about Lisey's Story or Dumas Key easily my favorite. He has a way of grabbing your minds eye and creating a whole new universe. You can visually see what...
    amrnation amrnation 18-21 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Has anyone read Mr Mercedes?
    Mir4 Mir4 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    any suggestions ? looking for the next one
    liraCol liraCol 22-25, F Jan 6

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    http://sexylovestories.wordpress.com/2015/01/08/love-is-dead/
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Demon Hunting and Julia It was foggy the morning that I had to say goodbye to my precious jewel. Lilly of the valley and pieces of my soul on fire. I was going to miss her shy...
    LastofmyPeople LastofmyPeople 31-35, F a week ago

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    It is my sixth and worst night at Freddy Fazbear's pizzaria. I'm Jilian Welsh, the new nightguard. I'm 26 years old and just got a new apartment. I ran out of money my parents...
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F Dec 27, 2014

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    Hopeful Daisy The smell of spring fills the air, the birds fly high and free, bursting with song from their own special melody. Nesting on their minds; choosing their tree. The...
    Echo Echo 31-35, F Dec 27, 2014

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    "Pulling Off on the Side of a Highway to Enjoy a Good Blow-job From a Hitchhiker (Sunday Drive)" This is another day Where I tell you I'm leaving It's the end of the film Where...
    jpgr87869 jpgr87869 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Read and live: Honor the code of "you first." Because when you do, never you will be lesser than the last.
    auraboreale auraboreale 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    "What Angels Miss Out On" It’s difficult to count your blessings While you face all that you suffer, A challenge to keep your chin up When you’re on the edge of going under...
    5thApprentice 5thApprentice 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Younger women dating older men mainly because younger women are attracted older men. older men mature, confident, stable .Mature guys always know how to treat their women.These...
    keliscc11 keliscc11 26-30, F Dec 30, 2014

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    Critiquing you to me, well it just seems impossible Critiquing your work to me, well it just seems illogical First words exchanged, something something astrological First feelings...
    WaterfallDrops WaterfallDrops 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    "Oh I've made such a mess!" Blueblood exclaimed, looking at the scene. "Maybe this will teach that filthy mare not to go near my Rarity." Blueblood trotted from the barn, heading...
    Ashthewolf7601 Ashthewolf7601 13-15, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I still remember the dark dirty floor of the toy shed in the backyard. The pain as every piece of clothing I had on was getting torn off in fast motions. The hand covering my mouth...
    AlphaIsabel AlphaIsabel 13-15 2 Responses Jan 1

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    It's not exactly a love letter but here it is...My Heart Was Cold Blue, But When I Met You A New Heart Grew, Now I Have Yours And You'll Mine, Don't Worry On This Long Ride You'll...
    Marcellus15 Marcellus15 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    Lost soul You pass me on the street and out eyes briefly meet. You hold the door open for me as I enter behind you. I say thanks, but you have no idea that my mind is blank. In...
    shell20 shell20 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    "Diesel" One syllable word "Hope" Keeps you aligned at the downward slope Shake a little ,wake up better It is a message of heaven in letters Thunderstorm was severe Glad,What...
    ThisIsMeYeah ThisIsMeYeah 18-21, F Jan 4

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    Ok this is my version of dumb white guy raping I'm white by the way My name is Wolfie an Im a bad *** man I beat my meat with a frying pan That's as far as I got Help me...
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M Jan 4
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