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Can an adult male over 65 write a story from the point of view of an 11-year-old girl? This short story is its author’s attempt to do just that. It's a story for children that adults might enjoy. Read More

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Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: love, you, me, chess, i

Poem / Poetry

August 18, 2021

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Thinking in terms of my own personality and how I deal with others, I have come up with something interesting! Working dead-end jobs teaches a person a lot about survival. You got to help yourself before wasting effort on someone else. In my world power is taken, not earned, and… Read More
This short story was posted here as a book a month ago. Reposted for those who like a continuous read. Warning: 6,300 words, perhaps 45 minutes reading time. Image by Victoria Borodinova at Pixabay. Read More

Reads: 1673

Comments: 29

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Image by Victoria Borodinova at Pixabay. Twelve chapters, 6,300 words. Read More

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"Think Martin has a few cards up his sleeve for his chess match. But will Ms. Schelling use her womanly charms to checkmate his moves?" Read More

A generation is nurtured to succeed another, in the game of kings. Read More
Chess Just as movies and commercials have something true behind the fiction, in the same way, some games have something true behind the fiction and one of those games is chess. A lot of movies and games have a true meaning that represents the civilization and culture of England and… Read More

Tags: chess

Reads: 525

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

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Imaginations of a friendly game of chess. Read More

Tags: chess, medieval

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Comments: 2

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Choices are sometimes made to please the emotions at the expense of the greater good. This little story might say why. Read More
my side project is a collection of short stories that i tentatively call "tales of entropy". this is the first story in that collection. Read More

Tags: chess, entropy

Short Story / Other

October 19, 2018

It's just a game. Read More

Tags: social, games, chess

A description of the progress I have made in chess, money, relationships and power. And what insights I have made on this journey coming into my new war time novel "Beginners". Read More
Just another of my thinking. Read More

Tags: chess, ladder, spoke

Just a little story about Bert, well, not just about Bert. Read More

Tags: spring, radio, chess, bert

Poem / Riddles

April 22, 2018

Reads: 985

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

My favorite game, Chess Read More

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Comments: 5

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The Booksie Classic House

A pawn in the game is all we are. Read More

Tags: war, conquer, king, chess, pawn

Short Story / Memoir

February 15, 2018

pretty sure it was Evan Williams...i no longer live in that house, which is probably for the best Read More

Reads: 1047

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Tags: god, mystery, chess, rook

Poem / Other

May 16, 2017

Reads: 637

Comments: 1

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It's like a game of chess -- but who's playing? Read More

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Comments: 1

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After this will he still be man's best friend? Read More

Tags: dog, chess

Reads: 855

Comments: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Who is moving your piece on the chess board? Read More
Some people think that they are smarter than they really are. And sometimes it takes a surprise occurance to assure them that they are not. Read More
Volume I of "Friday Night Games." A girl called Robin and her adventures. Read More
A game of chess used to explain a love triangle. Read More
Ever in pursuit of success in the fascinating business of fortune telling, the Great Trenlin strives for a higher employee satisfaction rate and accepts to play a friendly game of chess against Porric. Read More
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