What Book Made You Want to Be A Writer?

  • swell

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    Meg Cabot's 'The Princess Diaries'. :D
    September 25th, 2009 at 05:38am
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    Honestly. . . Goosebumps :tehe:
    September 25th, 2009 at 06:38pm
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    I'm not too sure, but I bet it was Harry Potter :con:
    September 26th, 2009 at 02:25am
  • nebulas

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    Well, almost every book I've ever read. Chaptered, short story, pop-up books. They all inspired me in some, bizzare way.
    But, I'd have to say, The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, or possibly something before or after that.

    But I've been influenced by several of the gigantic books (the ones that scare my sister to death) have been partial.
    Such as The Host by Stephanie Meyer, and the Mortal Instruments Series by Cassandra Clare.
    I think that's about it.

    :shifty
    September 26th, 2009 at 04:20am
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    Honestly, I think it was Dorothy Koomson's My Best Friend's Girl. I don't know what it is about this book, but it inspires me so much.
    And Enid Blyton's Secret Seven, Malory Towers, and The Magic Far Away Tree.
    September 27th, 2009 at 12:47pm
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    every good book i read makes me want to be a writer,
    but the book that got me started would probably be The Outsiders by S.E.Hinton.
    we had to read it for school, which i think majority of people did, and i never really read before that book.
    now i read all the time. :)
    October 10th, 2009 at 08:24pm
  • chaoticmoons

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    Oh, I actually started writing after I read a bunch of Harry Potter fanfictions on quizilla. But I technically started reading those after I read Harry Potter. That was in 5th grade and now I love writing.
    October 10th, 2009 at 10:44pm
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    Here Kitty Kitty - Jardine Libaire
    October 16th, 2009 at 05:56am
  • felix.

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    I remember it was a Beverly Cleary book...
    October 18th, 2009 at 06:34am
  • The Dodger

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    It wasn't a book, actually.
    It was fan fiction. tehe
    October 19th, 2009 at 01:52am
  • Rose Red

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    A lot of books made me want to write, actually. But, I'd have to say my biggest one is The Time Traveler's Wife. I mean, I was already writing at the time, but this just awed me and I wanted to be able to create this beauty, these emotions, and I knew that I wanted to write in a way that touched people. And when I first started out, I think it was Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews that really gave me the spark to give writing a real try.
    October 20th, 2009 at 05:30pm
  • futterwacken

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    Harry Potter and the Sorcer's Stone. Definitely.
    October 20th, 2009 at 11:24pm
  • WorldHero21

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    It was Harry Potter in the 5th grade, which not only hooked me into the fantasy genre, but also made me want to be a writer. :D

    Since then....I've been trying to follow in the footsteps of Rowling, Tolkien, Eoin Colfer, Paolini, and so many other fantasy authors.
    October 22nd, 2009 at 03:11am
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    Inkheart. In Love
    October 22nd, 2009 at 04:02am
  • kinnymccarthy

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    Always wanted it. XD
    Simply due to my crazy creativity that ceased to rest, and I had to find a way of venting it, drawing wasa first, and writing came pretty close, from and age of about 5.
    Still have stories I wrote back then...somewhere in a notebook, pink with a cartoon pelican on the front. ;3

    But, yeah certian things inspired me.
    A while back, i read this Greek Translated book, The Last Black Cat-
    And it was so truly inspirational it made me want to write all over.

    Then age of 11-12, I read LOADS.
    I wrote a whole novel.
    6 Spiral bound notebooks wirth of scribbling. No planning, straight out. 6 weeks. Bam. I was hospitalised, and that's what I decided to do. To this day, haven't read it. It could be a bit weird, considering the disturbed mental state I was in when I wrote it. @~@

    After that, nothing inspired me. Writing lost itself...
    Then, I found Sarah Dessen.
    XD
    October 22nd, 2009 at 12:11pm
  • just gone okay

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    One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish.
    October 22nd, 2009 at 08:48pm
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    One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish.
    Awww~! I love that book! But I think my favorite Dr. Seuss stories were "Sneeches on the Beaches" and "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." XD
    October 23rd, 2009 at 01:47am
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    Fahrenheit 451.
    October 23rd, 2009 at 06:25am
  • TinklingOfThePiano

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    Whoa, where to start? Harry Potter series has definitely played a huge part in it. Same goes for Sidney Sheldon's books, which made me into a tragic writer. (Sad, I know, but hey that's my style). I started a bit on romance after I read Meg Cabot's Princess Diaries series.

    Basically, nearly all the books really made me want to be a writer, although I can't remember which to be precise.
    October 23rd, 2009 at 02:32pm
  • Mayhem's Lady

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    The Night World series and The vampire diaries by L.J.Smith.
    I wanted to write like her when I was young but now, looking back on her books, the level somehow don't suit me anymore. But I still collect her books!
    October 26th, 2009 at 08:23am