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After preventing the 9/11 attacks, Logan Dara, Dicky Michaelson, and Andrea Elan deal with life in a post-non-9/11 world. In the year 2002, the three cousins destroy Harry Potter, deal with President George W. Bush, as well as face their biggest enemy while discovering some unexpected family secrets that could… Read More

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Yeah, the title sucks, but that's the working title I've got. This is all post-retcon, so it's different than all the stuff that has Eiry and Rai in it (which is a lot >>). Basically chronicles what happens with Eiry and her business after the earthquake and tsunami, and her… Read More

Book / Romance

October 02, 2015

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FIRST CHAP IS A PREFACE. Jacob Hawthorne is thrown for a loop when his lost love, Nora, appears again in his life after 5 years. He quickly becomes obsessed with reconnecting with her, despite having a new job and a novelist wife at his New York City apartment. But Nora… Read More

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It was my bithday when it all happened. I thought the missing piece of my puzzle had just been put into place, but really more pieces disappeared. He was back. He was more dangerous than ever, and he wouldn't stop until we were all dead. We had lost. Read More
Aisha and her twin sister Heidi have recently moved from New York City to a small town because their dad is tired of being haunted by memories of their mother who died in a car accident. Their dad is sure that this new community is part of God's plans for… Read More

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Memoirs from the Stars tells the tale of two close friends and the lives they lead, and how they become tangled and confused; lives of love, loss and tragedy. But can they find happiness? Read More

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Caroline wants to become an actress and goes to New York to find success but suddenly she finds more than that and falls in love. // comment below if you want more chapters to be posted, thank you. Read More

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It was the snowy, quiet evening of January 12, 2015. Beautiful couples arrive, hoping to find peace on the street of Gamma Place. Austin, a friendly resident, silently watches these couples, yearning for the love that they possess. At 7:00 PM on this lonely night, Austin finds himself in the… Read More

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A short, sad piece I've written from the POV of an American Soldier Read More
Rita never imagined that someone from New York City would move to the same small town in Iowa where she is living. She knows Travis and in NYC, he belonged to a gang. Rita wants nothing to do with Travis because her father just happened to be killed by a… Read More

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Bailey Anderson is a city girl at heart, born and raised in downtown Manhattan. As the only daughter of the owner of the biggest family-owned oil company in the world, Bailey loves living her life in the fast lane, attending the best schools, partying in the hottest clubs, and dining… Read More

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The tragedy of 9/11. I recently went to the city of New York, and went to the world trade center memorial. The visit has largely impacted my life. I just want to give the dead a tribute. I want to tell you how almost 3000 people died in one day. Read More

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This isn't a story, it's a warning. The B.E.K. are already among us, look into their eyes and look into the abyss. Read More
First Two Sections - "It is midnight in the city of New York, and the magical feeling of exhilaration and liberation is soaring though the souls of every gent and doll that’s roaming the lit, colorfully wet streets of the city’s cracks and corners. Lingering through the lively crowds of… Read More

Book / Romance

January 19, 2014

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Audrey Ever grew up with dreams, as most New Yorkers tend to have. But when her first written play gets approved for Broadway, Audry gets thrown from make-up artist to playwright and her dreams spark to life. Naturally, her best friend Claire is her female lead, but when the directer… Read More

Book / Romance

January 10, 2014

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Ali, a girl who has lived her entire life in New York City, runs into the most handsome man she has ever seen, Leo. Their spark intensifies as they learn more and more about each other. They face problems along the way. Will their romance last? Read More

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A poem about the tenants below the speaker, and how s/he imagines they interact with each other. Read More

Essay / Memoir

September 11, 2013

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Written on September 12, 2001, the day after the attack on The World Trade Center. One New Yorker's 9/11. Read More

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Jordyn is trying to find a place in the big city. New York. Along the way, she finds the truth about different things. What made her sister so perfect? Who are her real friends? Who is she? Read More

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Summer Love story of a working man, set in New York City. Much of love romance, conflicts and dramas in office. Be ready to fall in love with 'The Cinnamon Summer' Read More

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Story won 2nd place in OnTheSpot's "1900-2000" competition. This story tells the tale of a pair of bootleggers during prohibition. Circa 1925. Hope you enjoy, and many thanks to OnTheSpot. Read More
Having grown up in a muslim country (UAE), I find the racism toward muslims in America to be particularly harmful. This is the first part of three of my short story. Read More

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It is the year 2097. Creature-like humans rule the world, feasting on other humans. The only way to stay safe is be in your home, silent, asleep, aware, by 11:00PM. Tony has broken that rule. Read More
A world full of the walking dead changes any person. Cali Maron used to be a quiet, unnoticed teenage girl. When her world was thrown into chaos, Cali had to adapt to her new surroundings; which meant traveling from her home town in Bronx, to New York on foot within… Read More

Book / Romance

May 19, 2013

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When Brandon Langston lands an internship with Wexford Enterprises, the number one corporation in Manhattan, he's determined not to let anything get in his way. But when he runs into the CEO's daughter, Charlotte, his entire world turns upside down. And his biggest dreams become something entirely different. "Everything can… Read More

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Young C.I.A agent Jack Layne is sent to assassinate a drug-dealing philanthropist when the operation goes completely wrong. The strange turn of events sends him to Istanbul, London, and New York as he grows into a person he never expected he would become. This is a booksie project that is… Read More

Book / Literary Fiction

January 30, 2013

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Calvin Jones struggles to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic setting, while a pack of once-human wolves prowl the streets of NYC. Calvin, along with Ferdinand Phantasm, Calvin's best friend, and Kylie Vice, Calvin's love interest, roam the wilds of overrun New York, in the hopes of one day defeating the… Read More

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Twins Ryker and Ryley Arc are truly evil. After murdering the District attorney's daughter they managed to arrest Ryker. While questioning him, Ryley replaces her dear brother. Her and the chilling Blaze Turner seem like ghosts to the investigators. Being trailed by the FBI BAU, Blaze and Ryley seem to… Read More

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Adam Westcott is a severally abused fifteen year old boy. He is a loner at school with only one friend, he's in love with his male next door neighbor, and he's bullied at school for being a loner. The only solace he has is writing fictional stories about his life… Read More
Maximilianus Chesterfield lost both his parents and his legs in a traffic accident when he was nine. He lives with his older brother MacQueen and his step sister Katariina in his childhood home. For seven years, he's been in a wheelchair and uses leg braces when he competes in the… Read More
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