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My Contests (Current Contest: 'Location Is Everything')

By Misswordsmith  (booksie.com)

Occasionally, I will get bored and decide to do this kind of thing. SO THAT MEANS IT'S TIME TO PLAY 'GOLDEN CUPS, CHAMPIONS AND COMPETITIONS!' Enjoy, and share around! :)

Novel | Updated Sep 6, 2013 | Reads: 55 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 5
Tags: Contest,Songs,History,Artist,Misswordsmith,Golden,Cups,Competitions

Shakespeare Craved His Absinth

By Robby Walker  (booksie.com)

My memory of history is selective...

Poetry | Updated Sep 5, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Shakespeare History Kant Liar

The Trench

By Matthew Bissonnette  (booksie.com)

The story of two British soldiers in a trench during the first world war.

Short Story | Updated Sep 5, 2013 | Reads: 188 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Short,Story,War,World,One,Military,Trench,Soldiers,History,Generals,Matthew,Bissonnette


Religion: History And Mystery

By Stevecopland  (booksie.com)

War, Power, Greed, Jihad, Inquisition, Crusades and Extremists, all words we associate with religion. Shamans, priests, prophets and magicians, servants of the gods, mediums of power, or frauds? Who built the great ziggurats which stand on opposite sides of our world, in Iran and Central...

Book | Updated Sep 3, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Mystery,New,Age,Spiritual,Shaman,History,Blavatsky,Religion,Bible,Magic,Ancient,Buddhism,Priest,Fraud,War,Atheism,Power,Christian,Islam

Feather On The Clyde

By Barcelona  (booksie.com)

Anastasia had her life figured out. Quite an accomplishment for a 19 year old, she should be overjoyed right? Wrong! She was board of her grand plan, it was far to familiar. she craved change and adventure and most of all she wanted to see the world. Careful what you wish for. Anastasia's wish...

Novel | Updated Sep 3, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Fantasy,Demons,Death,History,Humour,Friendship,Mystery.

The Guillotine

By Afree4012  (booksie.com)

Set in the French Revolution, this story is about a man with his family, facing the dangers of The Committee and the guillotine.

Short Story | Updated Aug 26, 2013 | Reads: 225 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: French,Revolution,History,Guillotine,Love,Family,Courage


We Men Forget

By Ansel Rover  (booksie.com)

Memories might fade, and present life may seem foremost to us...but sometimes we should remember lessons past, and not pass by the greater ones we find. Hitler, Ancient Greece, 100 years war....These and more. Of course, there are the things we learned to become who we are today--the little...

Poetry | Updated Aug 26, 2013 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Disillusionment,War,History,Death,Memory,Forgetfulness


Elizabeth's Story

By Flamegirl13  (booksie.com)

Elizabeth Stone a 14 year old girl born in time for WW2. Elizabeth family hate her and are glad she will be evacuated but what they don't know is that Elizabeth has a amazing gift which will give her a home, a family and maybe a love. Join Elizabeth on a rollercoaster ride of hurt, hope and...

Book | Updated Aug 24, 2013 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Boy,Elizabeth,Family,Girl,History,Letters,Life,Master,New,Start,Un,Known,Unloved,War,Ww2,Yonge,Love


History, Repeat

By Lukeobrien  (booksie.com)

This kind of spiraled out of nowhere. I started with a couple of words and ended up with a lot of words. This is my first poem, piece of whatever it may be.

Poetry | Updated Aug 18, 2013 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: History,Fiction,Fact,Philosophy,People,World,Words,Evolution,Contemporary,New


The Kingdom Of Galabara - Erador's Journey

By Blaze23  (booksie.com)

The Kingdom of Galabara is known throughout the world for it's elite army and it's riches. For centuries their people have been living happily, and now the famous hero Erador of Elarka will embark on his final quest. All he has to do is investigate the mysterious goings on in a quiet seaside...

Novel | Updated Aug 15, 2013 | Reads: 44 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 3
Tags: Fantasy,Mythical,Kingdom,Atlantis,Hero,Dragon,Dragons,Peace,War,Government,Kings,Queens,Princess,Prince,Quest,History,Historical,City,Island



By Yankeesfan68  (booksie.com)

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.

Short Story | Updated Aug 14, 2013 | Reads: 58 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 12
Tags: Replay,Booksie,Idol,History,Civil,War,Confederate,Virginia,Kevin

Sarajevo In A Day

By Gary Drake  (booksie.com)

American man meets Sarajevo woman.

Short Story | Updated Aug 9, 2013 | Reads: 76 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Sarajevo,Siege,Of,Bosnia,Herzegovina,Tour,Romance,History


Wise Ass Crackers

By Harlowe Pilgrim  (booksie.com)

Thank you, history, for the orgy of wise words you’ve kept for us, stowed deep and wide in your voluminous anals. Wisdom (like knowing how to spell ‘annals’) is always a precious commodity … especially these days ...

Essay | Updated Aug 8, 2013 | Reads: 260 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: Adult,Humor,Jokes,Ben,Franklin,Funny,History,Longfellow,Proverbs,Shakespeare


A Journey To Lochhurst City

By Cookiemunch247  (booksie.com)

Adeen is a young man from the village of Barrowwald and is out on a journey to find the famous Lochhurst city, the city of beauty and dreams! But, what is meant to be an easy journey throughout the country side, turns into a hard fought battle where Adeen will meet some good and some bad...

Novel | Updated Aug 6, 2013 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: Adventure,Cool,Gripping,Drama,Fantasy,Action,Elf's,Death,War,Battle,History

The Veteran And The Street Walker

By Matthew Bissonnette  (booksie.com)

A story of a homeless Vietnam veteran and a hooker.

Short Story | Updated Aug 6, 2013 | Reads: 54 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Matthew,Bissonnette,Vietnam,Veteran,Hooker,Homeless,Short,Story,Fiction,History,War

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