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The Literary Spotlight displays the five most popular new works over the past day as judged by the number of 'Likes' each has received in the past 24 hours.

in which two people fall out of love
by LadySpark in Poetry » Dramatic


Like Clockwork
by steampowered in Short Story » Fantasy


I Know That I Don't Know Everything.
by Zhia in Poetry » Realistic


Pinky Fingers and Whispered Words
by Deanie in Poetry » Realistic


Chasing Normal
by TriSARAHtops in Short Story » Teen Fiction



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  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Ready for NaPoWriMo 2015?

    Is it in bad taste to make a NaPo thread now?!? AHHH!!! I've been resisting the urge to make a NaPo thread myself. XD

    Pompadour
    Pompadour - 39 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Specific Storybook Discussion
    Lincoln Wood Private College Prep DT

    @Shiney that was a great post. (: You did it better than I ever would have. As for my post, I don't guess it was that great, but you can ...

    NicoleBri
    NicoleBri - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Lyrics » Lyrical, Spiritual
    My Salvation

    Really cool. I enjoyed the melody and rhyming. It was a very sweet song. Thank you. I found it to beautiful in the verses and the chorus. I also write ...

    Hope19
    Hope19 - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Lyrical, Satire
    The Hammer in my Head

    First of all, I hope you're feeling better now. Migraines can be such a (literal) pain. :( For the poem-- 1. I love the reference to Greek mythology with Athena-Zeus ...

    starlinks
    starlinks - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Fantasy, General
    Like Clockwork

    The detail is nice, and it's impressive that you wrote this within 20 minutes. One thing I might do is change some of the 'and's in the first paragraph to ...

    TheElderOne
    TheElderOne - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    Counting Stars

    First of all, (intentional or not), I commend you for the effort using OneRepublic's song title "Counting Stars"! Definitely attracted me to read the poem because the name is so ...

    starlinks
    starlinks - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Realistic, Narrative
    Somehow..

    Welcome to Young Writers Society! (though I am relatively new myself haha) For your poem, I like the idea, but the execution needs some work (just in my opinion, so ...

    starlinks
    starlinks - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Spiritual, Other
    For Darker Days

    I love the repetition of "remember" in your poem! It really iterates (and urges the audience/reader) the theme of the poem, which I assume to be "remember the better days ...

    starlinks
    starlinks - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Across Worlds - Chapter 21

    Hello, Noelle! KatyaElefant here for another review! Let us see what we have here... That beginning paragraph where Rhys is complaining about not having the locket is strange on Rhys's ...

    KatyaElefant
    KatyaElefant - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Lyrics » Spiritual, Other
    Keep Dreaming.

    I like the imaginative, almost celestial feel of dreaming mixed with spirituality. I'm not much of a lyricist, so here's some general suggestions/questions: Are you adding more to this? I'd ...

    theironnovelist
    theironnovelist - 6 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Specific Storybook Discussion
    Life on the Line DT

    And here's the Discussion Thread for Life on the Line. The plot goes as follows. After auditions are set for the 2014-2015 Marching Knights Drumline at Gildridge High School, we ...

    artsy
    artsy - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Across Worlds - Chapter 20 Part 3

    Hello! KatyaElefant here with yet another review! It's really hard for me to review these chapters because they are really well written, they are short and I'm kind off tired ...

    KatyaElefant
    KatyaElefant - 7 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Specific Storybook Discussion
    PMD: Seventeen Plates DT

    I'll either be posting a guardian, Alek, or Arthur post as a filler soon while I let the Toxic (Scourge) Plate story pan out.

    Robusto
    Robusto - 7 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Fantasy, General
    Crown Prince Derek and the Dragon

    This review is going to be short because I'm on my phone, not a real computer. Also, usually I'm a really nice guy. But seeing how I was challenged to ...

    Questio
    Questio - 7 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Storybooks
    Life on the Line

    So I recently read a book that talked about a high school drumline very broadly for a little while. Reflecting on that, as well as my own drumline experience, I ...

    artsy
    artsy - 7 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Across Worlds - Chapter 20 Part 2

    Hello, Noelle! KatyaElefant here for another review! Let's see what we have right here... I am just wondering if Rhys realizes that if he were to make everybody immortal, the ...

    KatyaElefant
    KatyaElefant - 7 hours ago