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This novel is an experiment that explores different genres, and different views of life. I cannot gaurentee its completion, but some chapters will be exciting and bloody violent, while other chapters explain struggles in a changing time. Read More
This is something we did in class, called "note passing," where everyone would start their own story; subject topic was the 1930's Dust Bowl, and what life was like. (narrative, letter, mostly first person) From there we would pass it to another person, then another- after 5 minutes or so-… Read More
A young girl who went to live with her relatives during the Great Depression, receives a rare toy from her uncle. When she went outside to play with it, she gets into sorts of adventures. Read More

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Janet just moved to London after being transferred from her old detective agency in New York. She meets a man named Charles Walker who ends up inviting her to a ball but when she arrives, its not what she expected. Read More
The story that Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob started Alcoholic Anonymous in 1935 is completely false. Bill and Dr. Bob started recruiting for the Oxford Group in 1935; they built up their “Anonymous Alcoholics” for the first two years in New York and then for four years in Akron. The… Read More

Book / Romance

September 20, 2011

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Harry has always dreamt of working in the World Trade Centre for his work experience, and when he meets a pretty girl called Ellie he thinks life couldn't get any better. But somethings about to ruin that, and Harry and Ellie's life will change forever. Read More
An essay written by me about Germany from 1930 to 1950. Ignore when it says Appendix (if you come upon it), that is a picture, unavailable to you. My apologies my dear reader. Read More
Edward VIII of the Great Britain and the Commonwealth. One of the shortest reigning monarchs in British History, who famously abdicated the throne for the love of Wallis Simpson....what if he hadn't met Wallis Simpson? What if he had married and had children? As the British Public would have wished… Read More
A look at what my life had been, had I been born to rural farmers during the Dust Bowl. Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

August 28, 2010

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living in southeast England , was hard. Especially if you lived with a wealthty family, were beautiful, and had a quick wit and sharp toung like Emilia Rotchord. When her mother meets Owen Price, a rake who makes love with anything with a pulse, and forced Emilia and Owen together… Read More
Boston, 1931; a story of how a small time gang somehow manages to send the whole town upside down. The mafia, revenue and biggest baddest gangs can't seem to keep up with a girl hell-bent on revenge, a lonely kid who can't catch a break, and an old gangster who… Read More

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A WOMAN THINKS HER VIOLENT HUSBAND HAS RETRUNED. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 15, 2010

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A GIRL AFTER HER LOVER HAD LEFT. Read More

Poem / Gay and Lesbian

April 21, 2010

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AN INTRICATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TWO WOMEN IN LONDON 1930. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 18, 2010

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A WOMAN AND HER MEMORIES ON CONEY ISLAND IN 1935. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 12, 2010

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A WOMAN'S LOVE FOR HER DAUGHTER REMINDS HER OF HER OWN MOTHER'S LOVE. Read More

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There's no need for the police. There's no need for a P.I. At least there isn't when Maxine Evans and Jim Grady are on the case. Childhood sweethearts who have been solving mysteries for about eleven years have finally met their match. It doesn't matter that they were able to… Read More

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Alice Gregory is a teenage girl living in the Great Depression. One day, in the attic of her family'some, she discovers the diary of Mildred Wilcox. She reads the 150 year old diary and is intrigued to find a relationship between Mildred and George Washington. Read More

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Abigail Gibbons, an aging writer, reflects upon some memories from her youth. During two years of the Great Depression she met, and befriended an elderly man in a nursing home. Despite being very wise and friendly, he told fantastic stories of Visparalli, an alien planet far away, one he claimed… Read More

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