Write a story about someone who has just finished writing their first story/book.
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“Elation” by Reagan B.
It's over. It's done. I'm laughing and I'm crying. I've finally finished it, my masterpiece, the thing I've been working on for the better part of a year. My book. I've finally finished it.I lean back in my seat, cracking my knuckles and stretching my palms, my hands numb after having been at the keyboard all day and night. It's okay though because I have finally finished.I remember when I started this adventure, how easy I thought it was going to be. It wasn't easy. The characters I created became a part of me, they became ...
“Karma” by Anushka Binoy
Day 1 Jason seems like a very sweet boy. I watch him now through the clouds, as he whips through the market, glancing back every few seconds at the man following him. He disappears into an alleyway and shrinks down behind the huge sacks of flour. I shake my head in disbelief; what a pathetic place to hide. The man inches closer and Jason buries his head into his knees - stealing is a crime punisha...
“Theo ” by Nayab Ahmar
“They will hang you in the Gallows for this, Theo.”“Only if I get caught, Abitha.”“Must you always be this stubborn?”Not dignifying Abitha Mordough with a response, Theo continued counting the money she would need to publish her very first novel, The Wrongfully Accused. Perhaps her confidant was right; she was being stubborn. However, one simply could not expect her to sit around like a trussed-up turkey while women all over Salem were being accused ...
“The Ending Was Just the Beginning” by Greg Gillis
“With hardened hearts, they had parted ways, yet had never felt so close before…” Jeffrey read over his novel one last time before turning in for the night. It had taken him six months and twelve days to finish it and he was quite pleased with the results, however, the road to completion wasn’t quite as satisfying. ...
“bop to the top” by Masha Kurbatova
You would think, after being on this Earth for, what, fifty, sixty years, people would be wise. They would be set in their ways, confident in their quirks, complete masters of their own ships. But going on date after date, Robert soon realized that was just not the case. His wife had been dead for nearly a decade then, and he figured Eugenia could forgive him. He wouldn’t marry again, he promised. He just didn’t want ...
“We're Not Quitters” by Gip Roberts
An absolute masterpiece! No question about it. The next New York Times bestseller rested on the table in all its polished perfection beside the torn-open package in which it had been returned. The ink on the three-inch thick manuscript still gave off the same fresh aroma as when I submitted it to the acquisitions editor a little over a week ago. The fancy, cottony fiber of the pages that held these myriads of double-spaced lines shouted Look out, world, here I come! in figurative neon, guaranteeing a new-found career lac...
“Our Concomitants ” by Kirsty B
There is something about creating a world on an once blank page. Watching it fill with inked letters, each word dripping with imaginative intentions. This can make it daunting to share with others. It is as if you are choosing to bare your soul to criticism and judgement. There is no guarantee that they will care for the story and the characters as much as you do. Creating a concrete story worthy of telling is not instantaneous, nor is it always an enjoyable experience the entire time. The writer pours ...
“Heidi's Story” by Tim Law
His wife Heidi sighed, a contented sigh. The final brushstroke had just been applied to the last page of her children’s story. “It is done,” Heidi announced and smiled. “Do I have your permission to see?” asked Tim her husband. He was an author in his own right but had never been brave enough to create a story for as honest an audience as kids. “Of course,” Heidi stated with confidence as she stepped...
“DIAMONDS IN THE MOONLIGHT” by P. Jean
Write a story about someone who has just finished writing their first story or book. It was the end of autumn in 2017 and the weatherman was predicting snow flurries. It was not at all uncommon, where I live, to have cold and even light snow for Halloween so it wasn’t unusual but nevertheless it always creates excitement for me and people like me who get excited easily. I can hardly wait to h...
“The End” by Jasmine Shouse
The End. Even at 15 years old, I knew that writing those words would be cliche as hell, but I truly didn’t care. I’ve been writing since I was in second grade because of a story my teacher had us write about an elf or something. I don’t really remember what it was, but I do remember that I loved telling the story and that, since then, I’ve written as much as I could. The downside was that...
“The End” by Whitney DeLuca
Ever since I was a child, I had always had a wild imagination. I can still remember times where I would stare off into the clouds thinking about the mighty dragons flying behind them, dodging and weaving through the plumes to stay hidden from human eyes. Sometimes it got me in trouble, like when I was in class and my teachers were droning on about something I had deemed unimportant. Their voices flowed in one ear and ou...
“Worth It” by Jeni Conrad
“This is all for you. It’ll be worth it. You’ll see,” Nadine whispered as she snipped one of the curls that swirled around her two-year-old son’s head.She added the lock to her ziplock bag that already contained a few other bits of hair, some dark and some light.The demon had asked for the hair of those closest to her. A surprisingly simple request and a small price to pay for securing her future, her family’s future, and the lives of their future children. Forget college funds, this was going to be fun...
“J'accuse” by Bruno Lowagie
I never thought I would write a story.I never knew a single story could have such an impact.Would I have written it if I had known I would lose my job over it?That’s not the right question, is it? The story needed to be told. I’m not sorry that I wrote it.In the months that followed me getting fired, one female colleague after the other left the company for another job. One of them left a message on the whiteboard that could hardly be misunderstood: “When the disgusted depart, there rema...
“Dawn.” by Tempest Juvano
The doorbell rang. Mel was wearing headphones, listening to songs in the background as she edited the latest draft of her story. She had been at it the whole day, not realizing that she’d worked through half the night. She was focused on a very intriguing conflict scene. She went over the words again; the story was complete, the scene eventful, but – she didn’t know how to leave the ending. The doorbell ran...
“The First Book ” by Rebecca Lee
“So, you’re done. It is coming out in the stores today?” Kevin McGuire looked at his girlfriend, Jenna Smith as they walked from the take-out window at Neely’s – a local barbecue joint in Marshall, Texas, carrying their bags to his truck. Jenna was looking in a bag, “Yup. Lord, these fries smell great.” She smiled at him. Kevin felt the butterflies in his stomach. When Jenna smiled, she didn’t have dimples or anything, but her green eyes sparkled every t...
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