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When a bio-weapon went wrong in India, it's creator-- Dr. Tapa became patient zero and began a epidemic that turns humans into crazed creatures called the "infected". In Houston Texas, Brooklyn and her small family must learn to survive and thrive in a world of chaos and death and every… Read More
When 17 year old Alisha is left with her three daughter Kalrice to care for things don't always go her way especially after a tragic break up, her parents refusing to help her care for the child while she finishes her dream of highschool art class. Left alone in a… Read More
"Here" I said as I held out my jacket. He looked at me as he shook his head with a smile. "I can't take it, it's supposed to be the other way around now" "Who says?" As he was about to say something I interrupted him "im your friend and… Read More

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Life is a lie, but it is also the truth. Listen to me, I'll tell you it all. Right up until the last leaf will fall. Read More
It was about mid afternoon on a sunny August day; the Thorne family was laughing over a joke Peter just told. All of the sudden painted men,  riding on  pinto horses came charging through the towering grass towards the wagon. Jetta’s heart skipped a beat. What did these Indians want?… Read More
A young girl has an infection, giving her three days to live. A short story assignment, where the underlined words were words we had to use in the story. Read More
So i'm in grade nine and my english teacher decided to do short stories. Obviously about a thousand idea popped into my head at once and after careful consideration, I finally landed with this one. It got me a good mark, and I'm pretty proud of it. I know I… Read More
How will this world end? I guess it really doesn't matter. Read More

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Sometimes we pass through life without a glance. Those around us fade to memories quicker then a blink of an eye. What happens, though, when they are gone? What happens to the mothers, the lovers, the teachers, the best friends? Even a stranger can be touched in one trivial moment… Read More
John and James are two brothers who are all they have in the world. But when social services threaten to tear them apart, they must find a way to stay together and just maybe find a new family at the end of it all. Read More
Seth, who was a very popular guy in high school, makes a series of decisions which inevitably makes his life take a turn for the worse. But his actions don't only affect him, he puts his only little sister's life in danger, and in the end can he mend what… Read More
In 1899, as a young English woman of 20, Charlotte Carter finds herself in love with a soldier who is sent over to fight in the second Boer War. Desperate not to lose him she secures a job as a nurse in one of the camps. She has been sheltered… Read More

Book / Science Fiction

April 02, 2014

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A series of short stories about three girls who tell their story through their eyes. The world is shown in both before and after a deadly illness strikes the world. They will tell their stories until they meet each other. Read More
HATING SATURDAYS. FATHER TO SON. Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 18, 2014

taken from my book, "This Never Happened Before" Read More
A young faint girl, accursed with magic and a growing sickness of self operative experiments on the living, is found guilty for all of her treacherous crimes. She is unknown to the world at first. Nothing but an anonymous child, lurking around streets with the hunger of the learning to… Read More
The story of a Girl who fights aginst brain cancer and lives the life she has left relying on the hope of love. Read More

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Comments: 3

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A mother has a premonition of her son dying in battle. She must decide how much she is willing to lose to save him. Scene one of something I have been working on for a long time. Scene two will hopefully come soon. Read More

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An elderly man is fulfilling an old dream of parachuting. But is it more to it than that? Read More
taken from my book, "Taking Our Sweet Little Time" Read More
The terrible truth of a flower grown under concrete. Read More

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Comments: 110

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Julia knows her time is running out. She isn’t afraid. She just isn’t ready to die. She knows only of a life where the ones she loves cry for her. She imagines a life beyond the hospital and the fear of watching them fall watching her. When your life is… Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 06, 2013

Reads: 301

Comments: 4

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read and find out it is not what you think it is at first so be warned about that. Read More
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