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This is a strange question and I'm not completely sure which section it belongs in but I'm an A level student so I've put it here. I'm in year 12 and am looking at university options/ potential future careers only I'm feeling lost. I'm studying maths, art, chem and bio and when asked t the beginning of year twelve what I wanted to study I said chemistry because I'm good at it only whilst my ability in the subject is high, my passion is eh. Do I enjoy it in school? Yes. Is it something I have an avid interest in and research in my own time? No. So I've been thinking about what I'm really passionate about and currently I have no clue (that makes me sound incredibly boring and kind of empty and to be honest that's how I feel right now) so I found an old diary from when I was little and after reading it I felt a little more connected to my 'inner child' if you like. I clearly enjoyed writing and even said in it I wanted to be a writer or a dancer (and I'm not going to be a dancer!). I lost that passion for writing when I got to secondary school (we were heavily encouraged to do maths and science and frankly being the bum kisser I was (now I'm all for fighting the system!) I trained my mind and made myself be interested in those subjects (not my proudest moments but it can only go up from here!). I'm currently redoing year 12 and for year 12.1 i took slightly different subjects. One of them was English literature. I hated it. Despised it. Wanted to cry before every lesson, refused to participate in lessons (I was an absolute brat but there is nothing I hate more than sitting in a circle talking about ideas and sharing opinions). I bombed out on my coursework and got a C. I didn't work, didn't revise (despite it being a closed text exam and should probably finish reading the book) but it ended up being my highest grade with an A in my (totally improvised, 100% authentic bull****) exam. But that made me realise that I may not enjoy being told what to do not how to do it, but I must be pretty decent at writing and want to get back into it (creative writing, my own work, not analysing other peoples) and don't know how to go about it. I spent most if my day doing maths so writing a novel seems a little daunting. Does anyone have any ideas how I can get back into it? I like to do things alone (in case that hadn't come across) so no suggestions of joining groups or clubs please. Sorry for the über long post and thankyou
TSR Jessica
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Sorry you've not had any responses about this. Are you sure you’ve posted in the right place? Posting in the specific Study Help forum should help get more responses. Hopefully someone will be able to get back to you

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