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May the tender & generous blessings of He who is the author of our Salvation, & the reason for the season, be with you & with all of your loved ones not only today, but throughout all the year... This is my Easter prayer for all of you, my very special authors & readers...
Fleana, Prince, Katrina, and Marion are experiencing the effects of their most embarrassing blunder and are failing their classes when they get an unpleasant visit from their grandparents.
By Orji Obinna
Just a life experience.
Short Story | Updated Apr 19, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
By Chris Green
Officially my job doesnâ€™t exist. Nor do the jobs of the other operators in Department Ð–. Department Ð– is a clandestine organisation, with no mailing address, phone number or website. It appears on no records. Its offices are to be found only by the very determined, hidden as they...
Short Story | Updated Apr 11, 2014 | Reads: 33 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 3
By Eryk Pruitt
The blame for a county-wide murder spree lies at the feet of three people broken by a dying mill town: Calvin, a killer; London, a cook; and Rhonda, the woman who loves them both. Neither they, nor the reader, see the storm brewing until it's too late in this Southern Gothic noir that adds a...
This is a short description of how I feel about my idol, Azealia Banks.
Want extra credit in your English class? Send this story to your Language Arts teacher! A literary fiction exploration of the Common Core Standard Essential Terms in a story! The words you need to know in an exemplar setting!
When you girls send me such lovely comments & make me feel so good after writing a particular piece of work, it sometimes inspires me to answer you back in a flowing poetic way, since that's the effect your words have on my brain... These will be a collection of those types of responses... I...
A tie-in to Pestilynn, following the events of the Machrios event. Readers of A Brothers' Promise may wish to read Pestilynn as well, as both are being made at the same time.
Anna, with her powers kept secret by the US government, now lives with Rick's younger brother, Andrew, in Seattle. The...
Facing what you fear is never easy. For Casey, it is even harder. He has a secret that he has kept from everyone but is finally realizing he needs to share it, even if he desperately doesn't want to. But what is he looking for by sharing it? Does it matter one way or the other? Is he a lost...
Short Story | Updated Mar 11, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Dustin Alan Grimes
A short novel about a man's awakening to the world.
Novel | Updated Mar 9, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Roberta Grimes
The world is full of evils. I cannot bear to hear the stuck hogs squeal, nor see a horse ill-used, nor think there could be anywhere an unloved child. The differences in human station seem to me not even the greatest evil.
When Martha Skelton finds herself falling in love with a shy young...
By Roberta Grimes
Although Liz Lyons and Jack Richardson never stopped loving one another, their lives have taken them in different directions. Liz remains in Atlantica, a tiny island far removed from Western civilization, while Jack has returned to New York to look after his business interests. When Jack brings...
By Roberta Grimes
Jack Richardson carries himself as though he owns the world. In reality, he is laying claim to an increasing portion of it. A thirty-six-year-old multibillionaire, he has purchased a tiny island, Atlantica, whose inhabitants enjoy a lifestyle that stands in complete opposition to Western...
Passionate; The act of sharing in a physical way; An idea, a touch, or an embrace in a manner so as to convey love's ideal emotion much more convincingly than is the normal & accepted fashion...
Loving; The art of caring in an all-consuming way for another being, or one's self, with a passion...