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Anybody ever thought about writing a book? Just asking :)

  1. Travis Aaron profile image58
    Travis Aaronposted 4 years ago

    Anybody ever thought about writing a book? Just asking smile

  2. Sunny River profile image60
    Sunny Riverposted 4 years ago

    Yes and I'm writing it right now and putting it on hubpages as I do.

    1. Travis Aaron profile image58
      Travis Aaronposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Are you considering publishing it once you are done?

    2. Sunny River profile image60
      Sunny Riverposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      That's the plan. Leaning toward self-publishing actually. smile

    3. Travis Aaron profile image58
      Travis Aaronposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Lol. It's always been my dream to write a novel. I plan on writing one soon when I go on vacation. And was considering self-publishing?

      How long have you been writing the book?

    4. Sunny River profile image60
      Sunny Riverposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      This particular one I've been working on for about a month. I wrote book 3 of the series for NaNoWriMo and finished it about a month ago. That one took roughly six months. I'm working on the first one now, which is what my most current hubs are.

  3. stanwshura profile image73
    stanwshuraposted 4 years ago

    Thought about it - yes.  I'd like to write a memoir/self-help/clinical book on learning disabilities and mental illness.  Unfortunately, the long form is very intimidating, and no small irony that my suitableness to write to this topic might be the thing that make the organizational tasks and "seeing the forest" all but impossible and hence make writing a book pretty unlikely.

    1. Travis Aaron profile image58
      Travis Aaronposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Why don't you consider writing it and serializing it on hubpages? It won't be a traditional "book" but you can still have it online and can gain financially from it.

    2. stanwshura profile image73
      stanwshuraposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      hmmm.......

  4. LisaKoski profile image95
    LisaKoskiposted 4 years ago

    I've been seriously considering it for some time now. I would have already started writing it but my current circumstances wouldn't allow it. It's my dream to one day publish my own novel.

    1. Travis Aaron profile image58
      Travis Aaronposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Me too. That is the one thing I would love to do. I am thinking about using a self-publisher though.

  5. lburmaster profile image82
    lburmasterposted 4 years ago

    Many, many times. But I have yet to finish writing a book. They always get edited, over and over again. I never feel like they are done.

    1. Travis Aaron profile image58
      Travis Aaronposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      lol I always start, reach halfway through it and get bored and then stop. This is why I prefer writing short stories.

    2. lburmaster profile image82
      lburmasterposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Ah, but some stories can never be short. There are too many possibilities for me to ever make a short story.

  6. cashmere profile image83
    cashmereposted 4 years ago

    Thought about it many times. First I wanted to do a self help book for freelancers online. So i did an ebook and posted it on my blog.
    Then I wanted to do a cook book, which I ended up writing recipes and party games on another blog.
    Then I decided to write a novel. Completed three short stories and realized I just don't have the patience to get into a sixty thousand word novel.
    Ah me, when I do finally get it all together I will publish it smile

    1. Travis Aaron profile image58
      Travis Aaronposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Same thing with me. I always start writing a book, reach halfway and give up. So I like writing short stories. But I considered serializing itt and posting it a chapter at a time on hubpages, thereby encouraging you to write more, even meet deadlines

  7. lumen2light profile image59
    lumen2lightposted 4 years ago

    Yes, I have so many stories in my head. I have started writing a number of them and finished three, but only one is anywhere near complete. I am editing each chapter of 'Humanus - A legend awakes' and posting them on hub pages.

    It does not take much, just an hour a day and you can get the basic story down on paper. Then the hard part, editing it to make sure it flows and makes sense. Then the even harder part, convincing yourself that it is time to share your work with others.

    Getting feedback and constructive criticism does help you, as a writer to get better.

    As they say: practice makes perfect, so get writing. The sooner you start, the sooner you’ll become a published author.

    1. Travis Aaron profile image58
      Travis Aaronposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Are you considering a traditional publisher or self-publishing?

    2. lumen2light profile image59
      lumen2lightposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I think I would prefer a traditional publisher and all that they offer in support, but I am still looking into self publishing. After all 50 shades of grey didn't do to bad for a self published work.

  8. wychic profile image90
    wychicposted 4 years ago

    Yes -- almost done with a marketing book for crafters who want to learn how to position themselves as artisans while building a sustainable business around their work. I love marketing....hubby says that makes me sick in the head wink

 
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