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By Ryan Funk
Approximately one hundred years in the future, three scientists are about to step into history-quite literally, as they are set to become the first to travel through time. Their mission is to journey into the future in order to evaluate social progress, however they are going to bend the rules a...
Nothing like The Land
Poetry | Updated Mar 17, 2015 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Two sisters relocate to a new city for fresh opportunities, after finding an outwardly "flawless" residence they learn that the house may not be so ideal, after all.
A young male living in a high crime area thinks he is being haunted by a victim he murdered during a robbery but turns out his mind is just playing tricks on him.
By Dylan Mininger
A young man living in Chicago struggles with psychological issues that developed because of his surroundings. My apologies for the formatting, it was laid out more beautifully on Pages.
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.
My first four years teaching in urban education
Short Story | Updated Aug 17, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
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: 10 | 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.