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The Lottery by Wingsword

The Lottery

By Wingsword

I was sifting through my old work, and found this, which I wrote when I was in 6th grade. It is based off of The Lottery, by Shirley Jackson, in Tessie Hutchinson's point of view. *I'm keeping the same flaws that I made when I first wrote it. It's more genuine that way. :) ** Picture courtesy...

Short Story | Updated Mar 26, 2010 | Reads: 168 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 2
Tags: lottery, short, story, sacrifice, blood, stoning, death, life, unfair

Extract From Percy's Diary Of An Edwardian Gentman's Travels In  - West Of Ireland  1890 - 1920 by Donkylemore

Extract From Percy's Diary Of An Edwardian Gentman's Travels In - West Of Ireland 1890 - 1920

By Donkylemore

we meet our old friend as he meets an old pal from his former regiment.. he has been drinking rather heavily and this causes him some concern.. but to his delight he finds that his pal's troubles have a special interest for him and he derives a particular solace from his old fiends troubles

Short Story | Updated Mar 20, 2010 | Reads: 61 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: love, ;, delusion.., noblesse, oblige, ..., the, lady's, honour., breach, of, promise, ;, medals, .., bravery, valour.., drinking, spree, ..

Allister's McDonald's Change In Life by Donkylemore

Allister's McDonald's Change In Life

By Donkylemore

When I first met him he was trying to find a cheap way to be buried.. he decided on devoting his remains to the anatomy room where they would have to bury him for free.. Allister was fixated about his death burial and funeral to the exclusion of everything else .. He developes a curious interes...

Short Story | Updated Mar 16, 2010 | Reads: 65 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: death, ;, dracula;, morbidity;, funeral, the, anatomy, room, slab.., st, paul.., the, clipper., the, saint, ;bernini's, st, therese, rome

The Story Of The Perfect Cad

By Donkylemore

a romance which takes an unusual turn or a tragedy bound to happen something like that ..read the dam thing and see

Short Story | Updated Mar 12, 2010 | Reads: 54 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2

By The Waterfall

By Drago

Can you forgive him?Because I could not! It was suppose to be a beautiful summer day up at The Girl in the Mist Waterfall,deep in the mountains of Transilvania.

Short Story | Updated Mar 5, 2010 | Reads: 70 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: waterfall, mountains, hunting, deer, fishing, killing, regrets, forgiveness, drama, cheating, heat, summer, sun, shinning, fighting, regrets, water, river, valley, fearsome

The Mystery Behind Eyes. by Jayannahendley

The Mystery Behind Eyes.

By Jayannahendley

first few lines: Have you ever been walking on the street, and you could feel that someone is watching you? Like you feel the weight of there tired mysterious eyes? You can just feel the pressure. And the feeling when you’re walking on the street alone at night and you se...

Short Story | Updated Feb 26, 2010 | Reads: 53 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1

The Accident by ajj1996

The Accident

By ajj1996

Drew had been raised by his father. Once, when Drew was 8, he asked where his mother was. His father simply replied, shes no longer with us, frowned and went about his day. For a 8 year old, this meant she had died.

Short Story | Updated Feb 21, 2010 | Reads: 83 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: death, crash, father, son, school

Another Cinderella Story by Paperink

Another Cinderella Story

By Paperink

The classic Cinderella story, told from the fairy God mother's point of view. Looks like Cinderella got a couple of things mixed up.

Short Story | Updated Feb 10, 2010 | Reads: 1,290 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 3
Tags: cinderella, glass, slipper, romance, fairytale, rewrite

Gabby Nolans Rude Awakening

By Donkylemore

sorry to all of you who opened to find a one liner . maybe I should keep them all to one line !! think of a story I write a tribute about to another author here .. make sense ??

Short Story | Updated Feb 5, 2010 | Reads: 77 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2

The Haunting Dream Of Ahmed -

By Donkylemore

this is a story about a boy who lost his mother in the bombing.. he is struggling with manhood. His father is indifferent to him.# He is conflicted between the faith of his tribe and the way the soldiers break all the commandments . he meets up with a strange old doctor , who is considered gift...

Short Story | Updated Jan 31, 2010 | Reads: 80 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Why God Why Me by Thelineofcreativity

Why God Why Me

By Thelineofcreativity

this life sometimes seems to me lame and dull....sometimes i feel to saay good bye to this world...his life is a hard for me......i am asking god know why.......why god why.....

Short Story | Updated Jan 23, 2010 | Reads: 125 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: love, romance, death, poetry, life, poem, pain, fantasy, sad, hate, sex, hope, horror, hurt, fiction, god, dark, war, sadness, family

Paradise Part 2

By Donkylemore

Part 2 of Paradise

Short Story | Updated Jan 17, 2010 | Reads: 75 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Paradise 1 /2

By Donkylemore

the 2 parts are pasted together here If youve read part 1 then skip to about half way through

Short Story | Updated Jan 17, 2010 | Reads: 104 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: what, would, heaven, be, like, if, you, experienced, it, would, you, know, ?, marty, has, his, own, view, .

The Taste Of Being Mature by Thelineoftruth

The Taste Of Being Mature

By Thelineoftruth

this is a short story...the taste of being mature...!!

Short Story | Updated Jan 13, 2010 | Reads: 111 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: mature, immature, kid, fool, foolishness, life, eyes

Making A Man by Thelineoftruth

Making A Man

By Thelineoftruth

the taste of beaing mature

Short Story | Updated Jan 13, 2010 | Reads: 113 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: philosophy, life, emotions, daness, happiness, fear

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