Pennsylvania stories, books, poems, and more

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Being seekers of all things paranormal, my family and I are continually asked about our belief in ghosts and whether or not we have seen a ghost or experienced paranormal activity. The answer is yes to all of these questions. We have lived with the unexplained since as far back… Read More
A travel dream that started in Frank Lloyd Wright Fallingwater residence and finished in real life adventure in Ayn Rand's Fountainhead. Or is it ViceVersa? Read More

Reads: 328

Comments: 4

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Suffering from cabin fever, and missing fishing during the cold winter months in PA. Read More

Reads: 5049

Comments: 84

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Charlottoe Charlie Avery is ugly. But when a modeling agent sees potential in her, she goes from nerd to model as she blooms into a naturally gorgeous woman. Now, with looks and attention that she, only an ex nerd put into the modeling business, isn't used to, she has to… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 22, 2012

The tale of a woebegone beast who is scared of even his reflection, based on the mythical creature that lived in the hemlock forests of northern Pennsylvania. Sort of a rough draft-could use some editing. Read More

Book / Horror

December 04, 2011

Reads: 872

Comments: 1

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"I saw how shocked Sadie was when she saw all the blood, but she gave me a look when she didn’t see our mother lying on the ground where I told her. My heart was pounding in my chest. What the fuck is going on here? Is this some kind… Read More
Are the Greek Gods real? Maybe. Could everything be just a trick of light? Possible. Was my father possibly a greek god? Likely. Was I certifiable? Yes. Most Definitely. My name is Zoey. And I'd like to personally welcome you to hell. Actually, that's Lina's job. But more on that… Read More

Book / Romance

December 30, 2010

Reads: 333

Comments: 1

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Lilith is a sixteen-year-old girl who has just moved to Pennsylvania with her former pageant queen mother, understanding father, and bratty twin brothers. Lilith is also an indie-rock-loving misfit who dresses in neon colors and knee-socks and draws freaky cartoons. Sam is the twenty-three-year-old son of Lilith's neighbors, the Tobins.… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 10, 2010

Reads: 744

Comments: 1

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A poem written about the town of Centralia, Pennsylvania, which is now a ghost town because of the fire burning in the minds beneath it; this fire has been burning since 1968. Read More
This is an unfinished novel about a girl who returns to her hometown after three months of living in New York. She's a senior, sure of the fact that she doesn't want to stay in her home of Ferndale Pennsylvania. Recently, one of her best friends has been killed by… Read More
Written in 2006, this poem celebrates my favorite retreat, a place so filled with natural beauty that I plan to retire there someday. I refuse to tell where it is, for I do not want everyone on the East Coast to also discover its beauty and taint it by living… Read More
A young girl living in Pennsylvania meets an enslaved African American child, a year younger than herself, and wants to try to free her safely into Canada before someone finds out, and before she gets in major trouble. When all hope seems gone to the poor enslaved child, the young… Read More
Levi Yoder permits Amish turned Englisher, Margaret Goodman, to visit his son, Luke a week at Christmas. Stubborn, unbending Levi threatens to stop her visits if she gives Luke his mother's journal that will reveal a family secret. Levi doesn't want his son to know his mother didn't die. Fearing… Read More

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Comments: 3

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This is just a little thing I did for creative writing today. Read More
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