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A short verse from a rap song I am currently working on. Read More
This is part of a multi-strand project I currently working on. It is only a very small fraction of what I intend being a much larger work. The idea being that several plots intertwine, with characters interacting across the different plot strands. Read More

Short Story / Horror

October 08, 2012

Reads: 225

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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*HORROR* Something has haunted Marceline's mother for too long. After a change in the common frightening routine, the story has to be told. Read More

Book / Other

September 29, 2012

Reads: 184

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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The trials and tribulations of four friends. Life isn’t what you expect, it has its ups and downs, twists and turns. Kennedy and Robert are total opposites but best friends, you have to be when you’re twins. When Kennedy discovers her best friend is in an abusive relationship, she’ll do… Read More

Short Story / Young Adult

September 23, 2012

Reads: 203

Shelves: 1

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Grime is raw like an open wound, rough like rubbing your face on a 5 o’clock shadow with unmistakable passion and the heart of a thousand lions. Grime has its own rules that set it apart from Hip Hop. My name is Charlie Boy. I’m or I was a DJ.… Read More

Book / Romance

September 20, 2012

Reads: 583

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

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A young man comes up with an idea to get involved in a deep romance with a beautiful young woman he normally wouldn't consider a long term relationship with. Read More

Reads: 247

Comments: 1

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Iris 2958 is a cog in a corporate machine. Part of a genetically-inferior class known as the 'Bases', Iris and her kind are exploited by the all-encompassing Tribe Corporation. After a chance encounter with a seemingly deranged young man, she finds herself cast out of the futuristic society she despises,… Read More

Reads: 179

Comments: 1

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Living on the razors edge, Giselle Burgman's life is torn apart by her cheating boyfriend. Little does she realise that he is the least of her worries when her long term friend Alex introduces her to his family and a new, darker world. A world of lies, deceit and corruption.… Read More

Reads: 149

Comments: 1

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A former juvenile delinquent Graffiti artist finds his voice and fame through his art Read More

Reads: 250

Comments: 1

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Sometimes, to destroy evil it takes something equally dark – a selective malevolence that will do what others will not, or cannot do. "I have had many names, from my earlier days in Mesopotamia to the present killing zones of Eastern Europe. For most of my existence I have lived… Read More

Reads: 315

Comments: 45

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A nice little poem that i'm proud of. and it rhymes. i don't get a poem that doesn't rhyme except haikus. Read More

Tags: humor, poem, pride, urban, hawk

This story is set in the near future or perhaps on an alternative Earth where strange things start to happen young adults who find puberty to be more horrific than most. Read More

Reads: 230

Shelves: 1

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From the urban Legend. I know some of you have read it, but I wanted to write it on my own publishing thing for those who haven't read it yet, here's your chance! :) Read More

Tags: horror, urban, sci, fi, legends

This story is more of a biography, if you will. I have always struggled to survive in modern urban society, I find it a grey, daunting and scary place – of which it is and can be. But, I tried to illustrate in this short cluster of words, how even… Read More

Reads: 332

Shelves: 1

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This is another Urban Legend that I love and I wanted to write it. I do not intend to have the copyright to it. I just love it and wanted to rewrite it. Read More

Reads: 112

Shelves: 1

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In my Language Arts class we had to write an Urban Legend and they do not have that genre so I put horror. I had this dream once but I did not wake up to the ironic twist in the end thank goodness. Read More

Book / Fantasy

March 13, 2012

Reads: 180

Shelves: 1

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Since the 1970s humans have forced supernaturals to live in caged cities known as habitats. Each habitat is themed and organized by a particular religion. All supernaturals are tagged at birth with silver brands embedded in their foreheads identifying them by species: a full moon for Vampires, a crescent moon… Read More

Reads: 563

Comments: 40

Shelves: 1

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In the busy streets of Brooklyn, there is a teen prostitute name Ramona. She tries to survive her life as a prostitute but ends up realizing that this isn't the life for her. So for a couple of years, she stays as a prostitute and begins her new life trying… Read More

Book / Thrillers

February 17, 2012

Reads: 240

Shelves: 1

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Huntress is about a female journalist that infiltrates an outlaw motorcycle club, in the hope of getting revenge for her uncle's murder. Read More
A sneak peek of fast-paced British thriller 'Crack', which was shortlisted for the Page Turner Prize 2011. A cop hits and kills a young girl with his car in a notorious British estate and is thrust into a life-threatening stand-off with the gathering crowd. When the stand-off escalates into a… Read More

Reads: 197

Comments: 1

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"Whatever you do, fight." Sophia's family has skeletons, but they aren't in their graves. At twenty-two, practicing Wiccan Sophia Parsons is scratching out a living waiting tables in her Rocky Mountain hometown, a pariah after a string of unsolved murders with only one thing in common: her. Sophia can imagine… Read More

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Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

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Asia is fresh out of high school, and ready to face the world. Still, she has to juggle rapping, a hobby that turned serious, college and the re-emergence of her high school crush. Leselle, is just getting out of an abusive relationship and is finally ready to get her life… Read More

Reads: 100

Shelves: 1

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The story of a young woman named Rain and the trails and tribulations she goes through as a young woman caught in the storm of life:) An Urban fiction tale.... enjoy... Read More

Tags: love, urban

Iraqi security officers were very helpful, professional and respectful to all mourners. On Monday, at least 28 people were killed and 78 wounded in a wave of bomb attacks in central Iraq against mourners. I Ajmal Mehdi condemns in the strongest terms by volunteering my time in Karbala for help… Read More

Poem / Young Adult

December 28, 2011

Reads: 74

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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Let me show you man something Im taking my time to make sure I hit, Read More

Tags: rap, urban

Miscellaneous / Other

December 27, 2011

Reads: 150

Shelves: 1

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I finally found the courage to post this. I hope it helps those of you who know what I'm dealing with. This is Post One. Read More

Reads: 134

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The walk to work Read More

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Comments: 1

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Riding around in one of the worst streets, people nagging in my ears and hiding behind their ignorance and hate... This is what I wrote and I barely altered its original form. It might not all make sense, since it's kind of coded. It's about the hurt that one can… Read More
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