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Have you written a book

  1. Alota profile image60
    Alotaposted 7 years ago

    published or not

    1. SimeyC profile image98
      SimeyCposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I've completed about 25% of four books - so if you add them all together you get one book LOL!

      I actually have another one on hubpages which I am serializing - it's helping me to continue write and not lose interest - it's about 10-15% finished, but I plan to finish it by this time next year.

    2. Cagsil profile image61
      Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Not published. The professional writer/publisher, I had taken half a book to, told me I had no talent for writing. hmm

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        Twenty One Daysposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Cagsil, that is so not right.
        Who are they to say who has talent and who doesn't?
        marketing bureaucrats!

        try self-publishing. lulu.com or Book Whirl are great sites.

        Cheers.

    3. Hokey profile image60
      Hokeyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Not published but working on it.

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      Brenda Durhamposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      No.
      But there's one that's still just a glimmer in my eye! ha
      I already have the title chosen.
      Would be boring for many but who knows?  everyone has a story to tell or a story to make up that would be interesting to someone else.

  2. tobey100 profile image60
    tobey100posted 7 years ago

    Yes.  So far it's only been read by me.  Not published as of yet.

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    Justine76posted 7 years ago

    yes, Ive written tons. not pulsihed anything other then hubs. ever.

    1. tobey100 profile image60
      tobey100posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Wonder what we're afraid of?? smile

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        Justine76posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        my mother

        1. tobey100 profile image60
          tobey100posted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I can understand that.  Change the names and publish anyway.

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            Justine76posted 7 years agoin reply to this

            ....maybe....so far, hubpages is good for me. baby steps..
            smile what about you?

  4. getitrite profile image79
    getitriteposted 7 years ago

    Yes, I have written and published a novel.  I am now working on my second novel, and have many ideas for a third.

  5. tobey100 profile image60
    tobey100posted 7 years ago

    You didn't buy that crap did ya?

  6. skyfire profile image75
    skyfireposted 7 years ago

    ebook, project report and degree thesis counted ?

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    wordscribe41posted 7 years ago

    I'm half done with mine, am writing memoirs.  I'm with Justine, scared of my Mommy.  smile  Haven't let anyone but a close friend and my husband read it.  The best material comes from my family, unfortunately.  I already have so many damaged relationships with them...  I'd definitely change a few things first and let her read it before doing anything.  Remember what happened to Augusten Burroughs?  Not good.

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      Justine76posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Im afriad I was misleading.
      Im scared of hurting my mother. She is/was an awful, nasty, spiteful, mean person. But I understand why, and she is my mother. She is now in the beginning stages of either dementia, alzhimers,or is back to drinking a hell of alot more then she will admit to. But, she honestly believes shes been a good mother, and shes been thru so much, I dont really watt to be the one to burst her bubble. In no way am I even slightly concerned abouther approival.
      or maybe thats what you meant? either way WS, I am sure you get it.  smile

  8. classicalgeek profile image83
    classicalgeekposted 7 years ago

    I've done about 85% of the research on a four-volume nonfiction series for children. Now if I could just get off my rear end and finish it . . . . It's already been spoken for by several major libraries, so I'm pretty-well assured of good sales.

  9. wrenfrost56 profile image81
    wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago

    I have a short childrens story word finished but as yet I have not finished illustrating and a sci-fi novel which is taking forever to write. The only things I have published as yet are hubs.

    1. skyfire profile image75
      skyfireposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Give me a buzz on twitter when you finish sci-fi novel.

      1. wrenfrost56 profile image81
        wrenfrost56posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks I will, but you could be waiting a good long while. smile

        1. skyfire profile image75
          skyfireposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Start writing. big_smile

          1. wrenfrost56 profile image81
            wrenfrost56posted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Very good advice, I'm just too easily distracted. The forum keeps calling me. big_smile

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              Justine76posted 7 years agoin reply to this

              lol lol

            2. Cagsil profile image61
              Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              lol lol

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                Justine76posted 7 years agoin reply to this

                stop copying me...
                go write a book or something.  smile

  10. skyfire profile image75
    skyfireposted 7 years ago

    big_smile

  11. blondepoet profile image75
    blondepoetposted 7 years ago

    Yes had my first one published last year woo hoo.

    1. Hokey profile image60
      Hokeyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      What is it about?

      1. blondepoet profile image75
        blondepoetposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        After The Storm There Is Sunlight
        I guess inspiration for everyone in all corners of life.

        1. Hokey profile image60
          Hokeyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Where is it available

          1. blondepoet profile image75
            blondepoetposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            I don't think I am allowed to put a link on here but the link is in a lot of my hubs smile

            1. earnestshub profile image86
              earnestshubposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              BP! How's the tooth? smile

              1. blondepoet profile image75
                blondepoetposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                I had it pulled out sad

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    Morgan Mitchellposted 7 years ago

    Justine- Like you, I have written several, several stories and etc. over my lifetime but like Wordscribe...only a few, select people have read any of my work.  I feel your pain.  I was once, many years ago told by a loved one that...my writing was a waste of time and they disapproved highly of the content.  It destroyed my dreams.  I regret that I have allowed someone's opinion to determine my fate.  I am hoping to overcome my fears now and have started pushing forward, once again.

  13. Rafini profile image88
    Rafiniposted 7 years ago

    I am writing a book now, just started actually.  Did a s****y first draft and now I'm 6 pages into the next step.

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    StormRyderposted 7 years ago

    Never wrote a book....I did send a story into the Penthouse Forum once...I think they might have used it?? tongue

  15. M. T. Dremer profile image95
    M. T. Dremerposted 7 years ago

    My first and primary novel is finished, but unpublished. I have to edit the second half and then I can start submitting it to agents. My goal is to have a polished version by the end of 2010 (I've been writing it since 2003, it's an epic fantasy). Aside from that one I've written six others but they are so rough they can barely be called novels.

  16. megs78 profile image60
    megs78posted 7 years ago

    I have had poems published in a collection book.  I've been published in 3 newspapers across Canada, but thats about it.  I do have about 10 childrens stories written and ready, but waiting on illustrations.  I'm hoping it won't be too much longer, I'm getting so impatient to see if the illustrators vision of my work matches my own.

  17. Ladybird33 profile image46
    Ladybird33posted 7 years ago

    I have not publised a book but I have about 15 sitting around my house waiting for me to get the published. Not sure what I am waiting for (yes, I need a little tough love).  One day soon!

  18. shaunese profile image59
    shauneseposted 7 years ago

    I am in the process and realizing that it isn't aways the easiest thing to do! But I love it nonetheless!

  19. marcel285 profile image68
    marcel285posted 7 years ago

    I'm writing a book based on my life. I think it would be great to have it published, many people would find it ab interesting story..But it contains a lot of personal information about people whom have been and are close to me...Like the fact that my dad had an affair with his brothers wife for about 10 years. (which he still denies, but i have seen evidence first hand). So if my parents saw this sort of info about themselves, i'm afraid that they might disown me.

    Despite what they have done, i have a great relationship with them, and love them a lot. So i wouldn't want to upset them..

 
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