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Old 06-18-2015, 06:43 PM
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I need help with my Story

Hello...I'm newly sober (34 days) and want to write my story. Does anybody have an idea on how to get started?
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Old 06-19-2015, 05:03 AM
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Hi and congrats on 34 days!

First draft, write from your heart. Just put down whatever comes to mind. I've been writing a novel now for 8 years lol it doesn't take that long, I was procrastinating. If you plan to publish, try to keep it under 350 pages. Initially, I wrote over 900 lol, editing has been heaven (NOT )

You can do it, just write the first sentence. Start with the first paragraph. They say if you can write 3 pages a day, you should be able to complete it in six months. Good luck with your endeavor! I'm sure it will be fantastic!
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Old 06-19-2015, 05:08 AM
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Hi and congrats on 34 days!

First draft, write from your heart. Just put down whatever comes to mind. I've been writing a novel now for 8 years lol it doesn't take that long, I was procrastinating. If you plan to publish, try to keep it under 350 pages. Initially, I wrote over 900 lol, editing has been heaven (NOT )

You can do it, just write the first sentence. Start with the first paragraph. They say if you can write 3 pages a day, you should be able to complete it in six months. Good luck with your endeavor! I'm sure it will be fantastic!
I have been writing my novel for 10 years lol. I wish I wasn't such a time waster.

To the OP, just start. The first line is usually the hardest.
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Old 06-19-2015, 06:07 AM
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Welcome to SR, Deandilly. There is a ton of great support and wisdom to be found here. Congrats on 34 days and I hope you'll become an active member here.
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Old 06-19-2015, 11:02 AM
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I have been writing my novel for 10 years lol. I wish I wasn't such a time waster.

To the OP, just start. The first line is usually the hardest.
We have to get it done lol
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