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A brief summary of my year of internet sesrching and studying. The phenomenon of Donald Trump, Jordan Peterson and Elon Musk. How to take the internet, reasonably. My view of these things and how not to get caught up in it. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 03, 2017

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Drunk in a foreign country ... Read More
Juanita is tired of being her mother's translator. She is in high school and has better things to do with her time, such as acting in the school's musical. But when she finds out her mother is pregnant, that is the lost straw. She eventually ends up going to church… Read More
This is just a short memoir, capturing my frustrations and eventual adaptation to the local culture of the Marshall Islands, where I was called to serve as an LDS Missionary Read More
My father has a deep hatred for the Japanese for their genocide at Nanjing and their of occupation Taiwan in World War II. My father’s father’s father, a mainland Chinese, he died from blows of a Japanese’s boots to his head. Kicked to death. His greater hatred comes from the… Read More
When three young sisters are subjected to an Empress' cruel fits of rage one will take a bloody stand, one will obey without thought, and the other is far too young to understand any of her sisters' actions. Read More

Book / Other

October 21, 2013

An insight into the world of a Somali refugee.Starting in the midst of the Somali-Ethiopian war of the seventies, we follow the life of Ayan, teen mother and displaced refugee as she struggles to overcome tribalism, sexism and a foreign invasion in a country once known as the Land of… Read More
The diplomatic service is supposed to be cocktail parties and champagne, isn't it? For Lee Penny it's murder, threats, and Mexican jails to look after American prisoners. Along with the narcos, the Cubans take an interest in Penny and it is not long before Diplomatic Security is looking to pull… Read More

Poem / Memoir

August 15, 2013

As an immigrant, living in a foreign society really clashes with any notion of home that you have back in your homeland. You never know what you lost until the end. Read More
This is dedicated to my special booksie friend CapnPanda(: ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~~*~*~*~*~* When you get a chance to move across the world to “explore new things” and “meet new people” wouldn't you take up that offer ? Rosa enters an contest to live in a whole different country, she wins by luck-… Read More
He was known as George Carpenter before he became the writer Orlando Flores Read More
Some sequestrations were unfair, some are necessary and few are essentail for the public good. Read More

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The winter in Bangladesh was generally considered as pleasant.Usually lifestyle change in this season and many activities like,visiting countryside with family and friends, picnic,travels,sightseeing,festivals,fairs,ceremonies take place in this season. But,this winter that has started in December,2012 and rolled to January,2013 is different.Several cold waves have crippled the life of common… Read More
I can be your everything... For every girl, there's evil out there waiting to be invited. Lea was restless. She didn't want to be bad. But she was driven to the point of internal emptiness. And all she wanted was something different. Something like a spark of firework - it… Read More

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Misfit. Unfit. Extraterrestrial. Read More

Book / Fantasy

September 11, 2012

A collection of stories about various extinct birds. To help teach about the environment. All photographs/drawings are copyright to their owners. Read More
Character pictures and a summary or plot? Dedicated to the very own amazing CapnPanda (: Read More
“To feel at ease or enjoy a particular type of music or a tune, your brain has to be formatted to accept that particular tune,” “When you listen to a new tune or alien music for the very first time, you don’t enjoy as much as your favorite tunes because… Read More
The International Spy Ring is an organize company of mercenaries who pride themselves in their missions. They are contracted in this caper to fee a journalist spy held captive in Syria in one of the most impenetrable prisons. The big man called Fist crashes a conference meeting and later offers… Read More
A reminiscence on a life a foreign student had during his years spent in a UK University. Read More
In a lucid mindset, I began to reminisce over my past, present, and the future of my world, the economy, and the fate of the disillusioned hate which politicians seem to have for anyone who truly needs them... Read More

Book / Romance

July 05, 2011

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Madeline Brooke has it all; the looks, the money, and the education. To top it off, she has the guy of her dreams literally drooling over her. Davvid Cooper, the boyfriend she finds so spectacular, isn’t exactly Mr. Popular with her parents or her friends. Dav comes from a lower… Read More
Lennon had it right. He said we can imagine. It's safe, it's perfect, and it's possible. I imagine a world without borders. There's more to life than rejection of your own home. Read More
John Peyton is the most important behind the scenes politician working for the United States Government. When a critical foreign agreement takes a drastic turn the aftermath is catapulted in the direction of his daughter, the rebel teeneager, Rosa Peyton. There are men and then there are monsters, which one… Read More

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Hey guys! This is my first summary and well first story ever I'm thinking about publishing! So sorry if its not very good! :/ But i would really appreciate maybe some feed back on if you guys would think this is a good story or not and if i should… Read More
She thought she had everything then she met him.. Then she met her and she thought she had everything.. Or so she thought she had everything.. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 06, 2010

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A poem displaying sexual tension through the burden of age. Special thanks to The Kinks, who influenced the poem with their song, "living on a thin line." Also there is a mention of the Board Game, Risk. Read More
Is perfection also in the eye of the beholder? Read More
Sebastian Bourke's parents have registered for a foreign exchange student and when a slot opens none other then Alex Rivera is filled in. Alex leaves Australia and goes to stay with the Bourke family.Let's just say their lives will never be the same.One family and two hearts.... Read More
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