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Jodie Luker

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When to write a book?

"You should write a book about that"...a common in response to an experience shared with another...but should I? What makes a story so compelling that it needs to be authored and published?

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    Apr 18 2013: Your mind and memories are a book, constantly adding more and more chapters. Putting it on paper or into words is the tricky part. Even if you write for just a little bit each day, when you wake up, before going to bed, maybe on your lunch break, you will end up compilling your book. You can write about anything, your own experiences, your own thoughts, might even make up your own stories. Who knows you may even end up coming to enjoy it and find it relaxing. When should you write a book, whenever you want!
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      Apr 21 2013: Or write:

      - a book of poems
      - a diary
      - a blog
      - a script
      - a whatever that gives you the feeling that you're creating :)
      • Apr 23 2013: Anna, The feeling is the reward.

        Many times I have spent 3 or 4 hours writing,
        concentrating, searching for data to include,
        and then, ... a knock upon my door.

        I am dead in the water. I hit delete.

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