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Random First Lines:An essay I wrote this year discussing the importance of trauma in Pat Barker's Regeneration. Barker was inspired by her grandfather's account of... » Read
One technique writers use to generate ideas for stories is free writing, where one simply writes whatever comes to their mind without stopping, and eventually ideas will begin to form. A very good technique. Here is a very short piece of free writing I did, with emerging themes of the...
During a normal trip through the sea on the ship which his father captains, young Neal ventures on deck during a sudden and violent storm. Looking over the rail, he spies something in the water, coming to the surface. Before he can warn anyone, he is thrown overboard. Miraculously, he survives,...
By Patrick Strange
as with Cenvins Wish and The Fallen these excerpts will form a novel this is my intention, it is my wish for the story to grow and for these characters to be the focus of The Torchbearer series vol. 1
Short Story | Updated Mar 14, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Seiiki Akuma
Kek is an eleven year old boy born into a family who knows all about the world's darker sides. His parents are researchers who have spent most of their life hunting, killing, and studying cryptids, ghosts, and artifacts that have tied into ancient times. However, one of twelve ancient artifacts...
Row, row, row your boat,
gently across the sea..
Emily's Contest (Mar. 4th 2014)
Short Story | Updated Mar 14, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Just my take on the modern world and the feeling of difference.
By Riss Ryker
The beautiful motion of a dolphin set in language.
"I'm sorry, ocean. But I've made up my mind, and this is what I'll do. I can't live without them."
By Alexander Matthew
A man is lost at sea
Poetry | Updated Mar 7, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Humans are forced to live underwater after a startling yet questionable discovery.
By J E Hunter
*Poetry- Metaphor contest entry* Life spent in complete isolation is no life at all, and sooner or later, Life will find you.
By Shyam Sundar Bulusu
There are love stories and then there are love stories. This one is ... well ... CHAOS !!!
By Kate Dawson
Travel. Ocean. Forbidden.
Short Story | Updated Feb 21, 2014 | Reads: 30 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
By Shyam Sundar Bulusu
An introverted lame duck encounters an extroverted dame luck. Will the lame duck stand up to the capricious girl?
Or, will the cookie crumble?
By Topcat Genius
This poem is an original poem which I made several months ago. Hope you enjoy reading this poem!