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By Helena Parris
A sample chapter from the novel I'm working on, Here You'll Find Bones. Mara is an old woman looking back on her youth. her story begins shortly before the American Civil War (1861-1865). She is born a slave, as is her mother. In 1860, some 4 million people were held in slavery in the United...
Novel | Updated Feb 18, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
(**Note: This story takes place just after the United States Civil War, a war between the northern and southern states over slavery and a few other key issues. Attitudes towards each other after the war were not at all pleasant.)
Laura is being forced to wait for a train on a hot, Sunday...
By Trip Sven
After the world we knew is gone the survivors must learn to rebuild from the ashes. David, living alone, as had to learn to let go of his past in order to survive the present. Now six year later that past has caught up and he must learn to deal with it in order to find peace.
Capago is a country in the world in the center of the earth, and is being torn by a civil war started by the evil and beautiful witch of Capago, Miesha. A teen girl from Las Vegas, Alyssa, unknowingly finds one of the keys to the middle earth, and with her friend Chase, ends up in the middle of...
By Michael J Frey
Just months before the Battle of Central Park and the onset of the Second Civil War, President Obama declares martial law in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut as the ZA infection spreads.
Despite the militaryâ€™s best efforts, the government falls and Manhattan is reborn as a...
By Miles Felix
In 1860, differences bring about division. Louis Clay is the young man who decides to bring the conflict engulfing his country to an end. As the heroic youth charges onward in defense of all that is good, his profound thought into what awaits may fail him yet. For as the Union army crosses the...
Novel | Updated Dec 29, 2013 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the...
A serious discourse on the human condition.
A sniper from the Irish Civil War is given a target, but the target proves to be more than just the average man.
Short Story | Updated Nov 21, 2013 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
After many years of peace and prosperity, storms loom on the horizon in the Kingdom of Northmarch, as the elderly king lays near death and outside forces stir up hostility among the people. Can Duke Eleazar and Duchess Aurei of Westmark and their children lead their loyal followers to restore...
To Kill a Mockingbird left the world in awe over fifty years ago, but does this text still pack such a powerful punch in our contemporary world?
Itâ€™s learnt that Sadhvi Pragya Singh was subjected to worst kind of animal treatment inside the boundaries of prison. She was shown porn movies, forced to consume non-vegetarian diet, and also mercilessly beaten naked. The severity of the inhuman treatment reached its crescendo just...
By Chanpreet Singh
If we ask what factor fueled the Civil Rights Movement, rarely would anyone answer â€œfederalism,â€ because a deep understanding and analysis is required to prove this. The easy way out is â€œdiscriminationâ€ and â€œsegregation.â€ But those are the obvious answers. We...
My attempt at completing the first challenge in the Booksie Idol competition. The challenge was to write a story with a hotel as the location, discovery as the theme, and a book as an important object. Here it is.