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Won Third place in FrootLoop246's Fairy tale contest. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 15, 2013

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This poem really bases on how people are today. It's words about feeling like you are different than everyone else, that you only want to be yourself, but it isn't good enough. It also describes the life of a person trying to live in "The scene." This poem basically explains… Read More

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Following a divorce from her wife, James and Jasmine begin to pick up the pieces of their marriage only to have Jasmine torn away again, this time for good. James slowly learns to move on with her own life following the death of her love. Read More
A MAN GOES TO THE TATE MODERN ART GALLERY WITH A GIRL'S GHOST Read More

Book / Horror

June 04, 2013

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This is the story of two people, Gabriel Farrow and Robert Eves, separated by time, but not by events. The horror takes place in the Chine of the title, a pleasant walk by the sea in a cleft in the cliffs. This is the first couple of chapters. The rest… Read More
Liam has been working on a museum project for months. Tasked with making a robot Tyrannosaurus Rex for a new exhibit, he goes to work on his last day to discover a startling, dangerous problem. Read More
The high school account of four not-so-prestigious teens as they traverse their life through drugs, sex, pregnancy, social stigmas, abuse, and much more. No handbook comes with this life; rather, they struggle through their ordeals and attempt to write their own. Read More

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just some random thoughts on femininity and the image. Read More

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What goes around comes around. The hubris of youth meets the calls from the wild. Read More

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This was an essay i wrote where i took one line from a story i read which is the very first line and then i moved from there creating something wholey my own and unlike the original in any way. Read More

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A modern love story. Read More

Short Story / Other

April 29, 2013

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People in these days go running after money. They face lot of depression in their jobs and their situations are not likely to calm them down and take away their stresses. They go on suppressing. Azul is one of them and one day his depressions burst open. Look what happens… Read More

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This is a modern retelling of Cinderella. Cindy Ashes is a senior in high school, and the only thing standing between her and her dreams is her abusive stepfamily. Read More

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A burned out child advocate descends into madness and decides to get politicians pregnant in a deranged scheme of revenge for slights against her sex. Read More

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An attacking opinion on today's world, and this generation of young men and women in particular. Read More

Tags: society, modern

IN FRENCH: A young senegalese illegal immigrant about to drown at sea flashes back to how he got there. Read More
The arch angel of death, Kayne Deathwing, is the last of angelic elf in the whole entire world. He wanders alone and without purpose, around the streets of the world in Toronto, Canada. He ponders continuously about when he will reunite with his love, Alynina. As each day passes, he… Read More

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A hard-hitting novel that spans all genders and ages. As this is my first ever full length novel, I will be writing in chunks as and when the motivation and inspiration come to me. I would absolutely LOVE if you could drop me a comment. Thank you! Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 20, 2013

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Just a little poem I wrote in ten minutes about my dog and all other dogs really. Read More

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We are grade twelve students studying Writers Craft at Niagara Christian Community of School, Fort Erie, Canada. Our final project was to write a book about Fairy Tales. Our class selected the topic of women in Fairy Tales. We did analysis' of the Fairy Tales and we re-wrote the Fairy… Read More

Short Story / Other

January 17, 2013

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One last good deed. Read More
I dated a beautiful and very troubled who had problems with eating and 'fitting in'. She is now an award winning actress. This was written as a lighthouse. Read More

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"I have seen six centuries and ninety odd years; I have roamed through nearly ten lifetimes, watched kingdoms, countries, leaders, even worlds, rise and fall. Through all of this I have not perished and perhaps never will. In this way I am eternally cursed." This is the story of an… Read More
I wish there was a modern day Robin Hood, taking from the rich and giving to the poor. Take Donnie Trump to the bank, clean him out and jack up that weird hairdo, you know it be hiding from him at night, under the bed, and laughing at him. I… Read More

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This is a dramatic love story that tests the bonds of forever Read More

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This poem is a snap shot of a man's experiences with the twists and turns of love... from a dark perspective... Read More

Poem / Humor

December 07, 2012

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CALL A SPADE A BLOODY SPADE WILL YOU! Read More

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You know the story of The Little Mermaid. You\\'re familiar with it. But what if everything was switched around? That question has now been answered (at least, partly). Please enjoy a modernized twist to The Little Mermaid. :) Errik knows it\\'s forbidden to love a human. They\\'re dangerous, and unpredictable.… Read More

Book / Fantasy

November 17, 2012

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"While receiving the hate they give The hardest thing one may have to do Is to not be the same" 'Magus' are magic users that are born only to harm others, supposedly reviving relics of the past to terrorize the present. A boy wakes one night to find himself in… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 13, 2012

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Society today Read More

Tags: life, society, modern

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