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Random First Lines:In South Vietnam, Riverine warfare in the Delta region took on many different shapes and forms. The coastal islands, mangrove and nipa-palm... » Read
Julia having escaped the stifling house in suburban Churchill goes grocery shopping for herself alone; this is the first time she's done this. She revels in the colorful labels of canned fruit and vegetables; she is overcome in the cheese aisle; she even allows herself chocolate. A nice cab...
Letty Silverblatt loses her husband and after that loses her appetite too. Starved by grief, sleepless, she takes a long walk through urban Pittsburgh and literally stumbles on what will be her salvation. An Italian contractor out of the Yellow Pages becomes her spirit guide.
Short Story | Updated Jan 7, 2013 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Julia Marguilies leaves her husband and the hated house in Churchill, flees to a scruffy, down-at-heel neighborhood in urban Pittsburgh, and finds peace while seeing the giggling ghosts.
Short Story | Updated Jan 7, 2013 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
An unexpected ride into urban Pittsburgh from the stifling suburbs provokes Julia into taking action...
Letâ€™s face it, no matter where you go, there are horrible drivers.
Personally, we think that Pittsburgh is by far the worst place to drive due to the drivers around us.
Oh yes, I have driven in New York and Philadelphia, along with areas in the whole east coast. Yet nothing compares to...
Some of the characters from an idea for a novel series I'm working on, but haven't posted yet, "The Legio Twins" books. Photos are of celebrities, but this story is greatly based on my own life.
By Veronica Potter
They have reached their destination, but their journey isn't complete.
Book | Updated Feb 18, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Amanda Rinker
This is a short poem about the city of Pittsburgh, PA.
Poetry | Updated Jan 12, 2011 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Can you see it? Summary: 12 year-old Lanah Vszyet has forgotton her life in Pittsburgh, her old city, were she used to be just a regular girl. But now that she's become famous, she forgot all her friends at home. But now that her parents decided to move back and make Lanah stay, she comes back...
Book | Updated Nov 15, 2009 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
12 year-old Lanah Vszyet has forgotton her life in Pittsburgh, her old city, were she used to be just a regular girl. But now that she's become famous, she forgot all her friends at home. But now that her parents decided to move back and make Lanah stay, she comes back to life in Pittsburgh. She...
Book | Updated Nov 15, 2009 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
By Per Jensen
The story of how a meek German immigrant went on to create the most iconic sports event of them all - the Baseball World Series.
When a young college girl wins backstage tickets to meet her idols from the Pittsburgh Penguins. Her crush might become something alot more real
So, this is just a story I wrote for school heavily based on setting. It's one of my faves, actually. It's just about a kid riding his bike when some brat decides to tease him a bit.
Short Story | Updated Aug 16, 2008 | Reads: 68 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2