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Lovejoy October 6, 2018 - 11:52am

That's hawaiin for hello. 

My name is lovejoy. I was a long time member of Scribophile, but recently got permanently banned for being an asshole. So now im here. 

howdy do?

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Lovejoy October 6, 2018 - 11:55am

Hehehe, I expect a nice warm welcome. 

Seriously though, I'm not that bad. At least not for a while. People can usually stand me for about 3 or 4 months or so... somethin like that

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Lovejoy October 6, 2018 - 12:04pm

Anyway, I guess I should introduce myself. I've been writing for a while now, but I can't seem to finish anything lately. I usually write short stories, but I'm trying to write an actual novel. My problem is, I have so many ideas that I don't know where to begin, so I just end up feeling overwhelmed. Trying to find time, and when do. The willpower to get something done.
Im gonna check this place out. Hopefully I can find some inspiration

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helpfulsnowman from Colorado is reading But What If We're Wrong? by Chuck Klosterman October 7, 2018 - 10:07am

Welcome. Check out the craft essays for some inspiration. Neil Gaiman has good advice on this: Finish things. Set yourself up to start an idea and see it through. 

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Krista Schumacher from Oklahoma is reading Writing and Selling Short Stories and Personal Essays November 25, 2018 - 12:55pm

Howdy from outside of Tulsa, OK. I've written my entire life but only recently started focusing on creative writing. I've put my skills to more "practical" work like earning a living as a grant writer and evaluator (writing a LOT of proposals and reports). I've been taking creative nonfiction (CNF) classes through UCLA Extension and am working on a memoir and several essays. I look forward to connecting with other writers here!