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Random First Lines:This was a poem that I wrote while thinking about how my dad used to watch the show Gunsmoke. Honestly, I was in one of those moods that I just... » Read
By Paul Dabrowski
This a prequel to "Mad Season (Working Title)". Other than the characters of Jackson, Ingalls and Edwards this is a stand alone story.
The Detectives are called to the scene where an attendant of a 25 Year Class reunion has died. Was it murder or just dumb luck. But as they proceed with the...
By Will Gray
TJ gets on a show called More Than Friends to get out the friend zone of his crush.I based this story off of MTV Friends Zone
A teen girl works in her dad's pharmacy one day in 1959--thinking about boys, dealing with the changes in the community, and doing her job--until a strange development makes this no ordinary day.
One destined night in downtown Chigago, two old friends meet. Simon is still more or less the same person, while Dean has become independent - a free spirit. He's having a party that might end up changing Simons life. The story will contain problems such as alcohol, drugs, sexuality - gay and...
First Published as winning Entry for Ravinia poetry contest Feb 2013 under the name Sharon Gilbert
Poetry | Updated Jun 2, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Sonya Lavette Bell
The story takes place in 1962 Chicago, a time of innocence, before the turbulence of the sixties would literally change the world.
The characters are best friends from the Bronzeville neighborhood on Chicago's south side. They are all typical youngsters, wild, carefree, and full of hope, and...
1945 Chicago. Newlyweds Marie Marchetti and her husband, Richard, have the perfect life together. Or at least it seems until Marie discovers cryptic receipts hidden in their basement and a gun in Richard's desk drawer. When she learns he secretly attends a mobsterâ€™s funeral, her...
Heavily bullied Joey is your ordinary 15-year-old boy. He loves Pokemon, food, and hanging with his friends in Chicago. He lives with foster parents Mr. and Mrs. Kagen and older brother Leo. But Joey isnâ€™t what he seems. Born Hannah, Joey is a Female to Male transgender. But thatâ€™s...
Talks about the turbulence societies have over us as individuals. We live in a world of judgements, conceptions, realizations,norms and values that we have to abide by.
This is Chapter One of a new novel that has a psychotherapy relationship at its center. In chapter one, we meet the therapist, Martin Bedlo, and his new patient, Peter Henley. We learn what has brought each man to this meeting.
I love Chicago and all the wonderful things it has there. Working there, enjoying the beaches, watching the lights during Christmas at Daley Plaza always has me coming back for more. However, although it's a great place to visit, there's no place like home. (Preach it Dorothy!!)
Born to a impoverished family in South Chicago, Sindile Johnson must learn the hardest lessons of life in this riveting and sometimes heartbreaking Novel that tells the story of his life and the ones around him, as Sindile begins to learn that life is not just black and white, and sometimes it...
By Roger Burgraff
Because of the life heâ€™s livedâ€”the streets of Chicago, the Army as an MP, and all at a young ageâ€”Deacon Adellius is dedicated to righting wrongs wherever he finds them. When he discovers a woman beaten and half-frozen in Chicagoâ€™s Saint Sebastian Catholic Church, he...
A Poem About Another Senseless Chicago Murder
R.I.P Hadiya Pendleton
Poetry | Updated Jun 2, 2013 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Four kids from very different backgrounds slowly drift towards each other and a life that none of them are expecting.
Serialized novel, let's go!