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This piece is an excerpt from the book I am currently writing. I thought it worked really well as a short story so I wanted to share it with you all :) Although I have labeled this as literary fiction much of this story is based on my real life. Read More
a therapeutic piece about the process of putting an end to codependent patterns. Read More
A girl who was wild and carefree. A world that takes pieces away until she is something her father wouldn't recognize. Read More

Tags: life, trauma

This short story is about a young being named Cody that after this experience will not take lightly the life or well being of another. This short tale dives into a perspective opposite to the usual. It shows the other side of our entertainment, both in Cody’s case, but also… Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 22, 2020

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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This was born out of my personal trauma that led to the birth of my middle daughter, Aurora. The meaning of her name means goddess of the dawn, which also inspired some of the wording here. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 11, 2020

Reads: 217

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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This poem is based on a true personal experience of mine when I was 17 years old. Read More

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"I thought this was an excellent poem, and i loved the imagery you created using metaphors. I loved the line, "A pixelated blade met my throat...." Read More

A poem about battling depression, anxiety and trauma and how a terrible start in life does not mean you can't have a beautiful future. Read More

Book / Fantasy

August 15, 2020

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Comments: 1

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One woman owns the courage to embrace the journey. Her name? Few know it. From the dust of the Earth, from the depths of the heart, to the core of the soul and spirit, secrets must reveal and chains must shatter. Note: This is NOT finished. Would greatly appreciate feedback… Read More

Featured Review by Elise Pannon

"I am having a good deal of trouble with the formatting...won't save." Read More

Book / Romance

July 30, 2020

Reads: 178

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

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After serving her country, Shyanne Cooper finds herself back in Philly, Pa searching for inner peace. There, she finds herself consumed in drama with a single father and his 4 kids. Read More
Hi! I'm Connie Akins, the author of this novel. I am posting it for free for anyone to enjoy. I’ll be delivering it to you in a series of posts. Drop me a note and let me know how you like it! Thanks! Read More
The reaction from friends and family can sometimes be worse than the diagnosis. Read More

Tags: cancer, breast, trauma

just a little poem I wrote. I felt like this works as a way to get across something I've been thinking about. People often seem to discount either their own or others feelings by saying "other people have it worse" and while that is true, it is no reason not… Read More
This is the intro to my book I am currently writing called -- Anna Lucille: A Fallen Angel's Journey Back to Heaven. It is an autobiography. It has been a long time coming wanting to write this. At some point this book will be published officially so I will definitely… Read More
I wrote this when memories came back from an event that happened to me. It was something that made me realize that it actually happened. I needed a way to get things out and this time it came in a poem form. Even though something terrible may have happened to… Read More

Poem / Other

April 20, 2020

Reads: 153

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Confused about things that happened in my life. Read More
Madeline Harris i s an old woman who died in her Mansion in New York. In her room was a doll, who was owned by her Granddaughter, Megan. When she, and her family, live there, trouble follows them. Read More

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Comments: 1

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Tags: trauma

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"That was incredibly powerful and moving, firecracker 331. I hope you're okay, after that. I am very busy since my anthology was published so don..." Read More

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Comments: 2

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I, Hannah Wichesky, have never thought that life could be any different. I always live alone, be with myself, visit my mom if necessary. But never have I ever thought that everything can change just because the AI system for my apartment malfunctions. A stranger known as Ryan Sykes is… Read More
Taylor Roosevelt Taffet had always searched for something worthwhile of his expertise. It takes little to inspire him but it takes an army to motivate him. He felt this way until given the opportunity, by Franz Olivierra, to take on group therapy. Written By Trevor Tarrants Inspired By Trevor Tarrants… Read More
Shelby Greer has returned home after a terrible decade of anguish. Locked away with a cult leader and tormentor, she returns to her old life in pieces, trying to put them back together again. But when the trial to sentence him away forever commences, she struggles with speaking her truth… Read More
Well I had done a writing on my wiring issues... now how about what solidified me to be isolated for 30 years alone in my mind. Read More

Tags: early, trauma

first time writting something personal. pls let me know your thoughts Read More
You’re okay now. It’s all over and done with. Read More
40 years after a 10 year war destroyed much of our world, the survivors have now settled on the last remaining land mass, and have founded the country of Aurum. The citizens of it’s capitol Citadel live off the labor of conscripts who are chosen out of the population of… Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 02, 2019

Reads: 206

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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This was originally a spoken word type poem, so the formatting looks a bit strange here. Hopefully that won't get too in the way ;) Read More

Reads: 204

Shelves: 1

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A woman's daily struggles with her demons. Read More

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