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Free Writing

By Warrenroche  (booksie.com)

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...

Miscellaneous | Updated Mar 21, 2014 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Free,Writing,Sea,Ocean,Ideas,Unconscious,Mind,Allowing,Allow

The Boy And The Kraken

By Mikimarie  (booksie.com)

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,...

Short Story | Updated Mar 18, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Fantasy,Kraken,Ship,Sea,Action,Adventure,Monster


The Torch Bearer Series - Second Chances

By Patrick Strange  (booksie.com)

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
Tags: Science,Fiction,Action,Fantasy,The,Sea

Kek: The Void Stone

By Seiiki Akuma  (booksie.com)

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...

Novel | Updated Mar 14, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Magic,Science,Fiction,Monsters,Energy,Powers,Cryptids,Adventure,Action,Fictional,Not,Real,Vampires,Sea,Serpents,Myths,Legends,Creatures,Artifacts


By Jelloakasire  (booksie.com)

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
Tags: Row,Boat,Sea,Horror

This Day And Age

By Marmar122097  (booksie.com)

Just my take on the modern world and the feeling of difference.

Short Story | Updated Mar 12, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Modern,World,Different,Difference,Love,At,First,Sight,Marmar122097,Gray,Sea,Uniformity


Dolphin Dance

By Riss Ryker  (booksie.com)

The beautiful motion of a dolphin set in language.

Poetry | Updated Mar 10, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Ocean,Life,Dolphins,Nature,Poetry,The,Sea,Aquatic,Dance

The Ocean Children

By Melange  (booksie.com)

"I'm sorry, ocean. But I've made up my mind, and this is what I'll do. I can't live without them."

Short Story | Updated Mar 9, 2014 | Reads: 42 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: Short,Story,Jolie,Chen,Ocean,Sea,Waves,Children,Tragedy

Mist Of The Shores

By Alexander Matthew  (booksie.com)

A man is lost at sea

Poetry | Updated Mar 7, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Love;,Sea

Marine Life

By Matthew5  (booksie.com)

Humans are forced to live underwater after a startling yet questionable discovery.

Short Story | Updated Feb 28, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Ocean,Sea,Marine,Mermaid,Astrophysics,Conspiracy,Scuba,Diver,Squid,Dragon


Forever On The Sea

By J E Hunter  (booksie.com)

*Poetry- Metaphor contest entry* Life spent in complete isolation is no life at all, and sooner or later, Life will find you.

Poetry | Updated Feb 26, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 6
Tags: Sea,Life,Fate,Land,World,Isolation,Storm,Stuck,Change,Inspiration


By Shyam Sundar Bulusu  (booksie.com)

There are love stories and then there are love stories. This one is ... well ... CHAOS !!!

Short Story | Updated Feb 21, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 7
Tags: Love,Beach,Sea,Surf,Breakers,Coffee,Coke,Movie,Dude,Man,Friend

Blue Seas

By Kate Dawson  (booksie.com)

Travel. Ocean. Forbidden.

Short Story | Updated Feb 21, 2014 | Reads: 30 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Alone,Sea,Rich,Dead,Sad,Fear,Lonely


By Shyam Sundar Bulusu  (booksie.com)

An introverted lame duck encounters an extroverted dame luck. Will the lame duck stand up to the capricious girl? Or, will the cookie crumble?

Short Story | Updated Feb 19, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 7
Tags: Lame,Dame,Duck,Luck,Introvert,Extrovert,Shyam,Sundar,Bulusu,Beach,Sea


What The Sea Once Was

By Topcat Genius  (booksie.com)

This poem is an original poem which I made several months ago. Hope you enjoy reading this poem!

Poetry | Updated Feb 10, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 5
Tags: Sealife,Sea,Joy,Environment,Life,Ocean,Waves,Explore,Peaceful,Endangerment,Animals

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