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Article / Other

July 17, 2020

Reads: 63

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 118

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Imagination Station House

Jackson gets an unexpected ride home after a night out in the city. Read More

Tags: death, life, humanity, city

just a small poem i thought up. hope people enjoy it and find it interesting! Read More

Tags: dark, light, city

The life of a college student, leaving home to go pursue you studies in a big city and the challenges and temptations you get to face along that journey... Read More
A short story about a very cold city filled with very cold people. Read More
It's been a long time since I did any work with this story, and it feels good to get back to it. Hope you like another dose of goblin stupidity and craziness. Read More
This is the first chapter of my new book William Bradshaw and Urban Problems. I'll post two additional chapters later on and information where to purchase the completed book when it comes out in June. Read More
This has been a busy day, May 28th, 2019. A year ago was what should've been today if I hadn't been away. That being said, I take us on a trip to Solano Street. For E.T. Read More
New York, 1971. Mark Chambers is a man who lives in his Lower Manhattan apartment. When a series of deaths happen in the city that never sleeps, he is forced to find out who the killer is-otherwise he'll end up dead. Read More
A visit to the big smoke revealed the difference between country and city folk. Read More

Tags: cars, city, big-smoke

Los Angeles, 1969. When a series of murders happen, Homicide Detective Donna Randal, struggles to fight sexism within the police department, as she intends to find the killer before it is too late, in Death City. Read More
As I’m sure you can imagine, the city couldn’t simply have grown without some consequences. As Groo grew, it overtook farm land and fields, hills and mountains. It extended north to its bordering neighbor and east until it was stopped by the sea; west to a wall of impassible rocky… Read More

Book / Fantasy

December 26, 2018

Reads: 254

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Fantasy Realm House

Deep in the desert, many secrets are held. A pair of street rats with a reputation and a large ego to uphold plan their biggest venture yet - to steal from the leader of the city of Meeran, who has just announced her betrothal to the Emperor's son. Everything is… Read More

Reads: 229

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 251

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

bidding adieu to the city that once taught me to love. Read More

Tags: love, city, adieu

She is the Mayor's daughter who doesn't even go home anymore, she hides away at a club owned by a mother figure. He just broke out of the cities asylum. She just wants to live life and get out of her home city. And he wants to cause havoc through… Read More

Tags: rape, murder, mafia, city

Based on a dream my friend shared with me about a lady who moved into a dark basement and hid her face. Read More

Poem / Other

October 18, 2018

Reads: 346

Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

They say there’s no magic, and everything’s ruled by a law, Yet our world is the craziest thing that I’ve ever known. Read More
When a murder is committed on the Bad Side of the City you can be sure Suzy Que will be on the case. --- Oh, I meant Detective Susan LaRay Quincy, homicide squad. Read More

Tags: murder, police, alley, city

Short Story / Romance

September 13, 2018

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Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A super short story about a super important decision. Read More
An odd, hopeful, yet terrifying sight with some deep contemplation... and a rhyme or two. Written in 2013 Read More

Poem / Other

September 06, 2018

Reads: 262

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A young lady moves to the city... Read More

Tags: young, city, lady, moved

Reads: 1099

Comments: 23

Shelves: 7

The Vintage Publishing House

Thank you, New York City; my hometown. Read More

Reads: 247

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

LA was way more than I thought it would be. Read More

Tags: la, city, wonders

A poem about a torn down city Read More

Tags: city

Poem / Poetry

July 09, 2018

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