Biography stories, books, poems, and more

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This essay is about writing: real people insinuating themselves into your fiction: 725 words. Read More

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"I like how you presented both sides. I don't think inserting your life into your art is necessarily bad, as long as you don't have malicious int..." Read More

This short biography highlights some of the memorable events in the life of my grandmother Gerica White. Her life spanned 87 years, having lived through the better part of the 20th century. ---- Joel Scott Read More
Recently seeing an old drowning I did in 1965, I recalled an important period in my life: completing basic training, meeting my wife, my crowning victory as a weightlifter and the effect the sport had on my life. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

November 16, 2020

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The Booksie Classic House

Tags: loss, biography

Me trying to expose the sources of pain in life, honestly. Read More

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I was asked in my college English 101 class to write about a time in high school that was a struggle for me. I decided to write about something I never talked about.. it was time to be honest with my peers. Read More
A review of Henry Hemming's biography of the legendary MI5 spymaster. Read More
Three volumes of poetry in one bound paperback! “Beautifully presented by a beautiful lady. Freya has had a tough journey and great sadness in her life, her writing is sensitive and insightful. Thank you Freya.” M Callow This is a poetical biography in three parts. Insides deals with Freya's struggles… Read More
One woman's journey through cancer, chemotherapy and beyond. “Freya here expresses the full scope (of cancer), in her own way, of the rigors of the experience, and, I think, puts it in a form that fully describes its horrors as well as hope.” Troy This is a poetic account of… Read More

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My name is William L. Ingram. That's the name I was born with. That’s the name on my birth certificate, but it’s not the name I grew up with or used for the first 21 years of my life. Finding Heaven In The Dark is the title of my award… Read More
This ebook is about the influence of the Western Culture on an Egyptian writer. I was very interested in politics and news. And the result was that I felt that all the western peoples hate us. Although generalization is a very common mistake, I was the victim of this mistake:… Read More

Book / Memoir

January 24, 2020

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VIP Refugees is the ongoing story of one family’s journey across 18 months and 100,000s of miles—and counting—without a country to call home. To stop the kidnapping of their oldest three daughters, Elissa and Paul must find a way to leave the U.S. and rescue them from their West African… Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

January 18, 2020

Dedicated to James R. Hill (1939-2020) who died at the age of 80 on January 11, 2020. Read More
josefa was my grandmother. i never got to meet her, but heard stories about her upbringing and her family. she was a person to admire for her daring personality and courageous heart. she was given to my grandfather for marriage as a teenager, and as the story goes, had the… Read More

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PROLOGUE This was originally posted as a "blog" on a "Go Daddy" site on September 8, 2011. Most of what you will read below is from the contents of that blog. I was writing it on a lark to see if I could learn to do something useful on the… Read More

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You will now enter the life of me. Mackenzie Miller. I'm a sophomore in this dreaded high school in this dreaded world and I have a tendency to overthink and possibly be dramatic. Hallelujah. Anyway, enjoy sophomore year. Read More
Anecdotes, and other interesting tidbits, about growing up in a small town. Read More
This a biography of Cole Sprouse, enjoy. Read More
When I heard my mom was moving into a nursing home, I called my dad and made arrangements to talk to her. An hour later, I was on the phone with her. She was having a good day, reading a book of course. She told me she was sad that… Read More
This is a Biography of sorts about the late Hip Hop artist Jahseh Onfroy (AKA XXXTentacion) I don't usually write stuff so go easy on me. Read More
Learn more about all the characters in this story so far! Read More

Tags: biography, nexa

This is a craft essay on Creative non-fiction as a state of art. Its technique and significance as a literary tool that presents truth and reality in human lives is presented. Read More
This is my story of every single thing that happened (mostly bad) from high school to right now. It will make you sad but hopeful for the future. Read More

Book / Fantasy

March 16, 2018

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This has been pestering my mind since ages, but now that I found the 'high'; we can finally begin! Read More
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