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Literary Spotlight

dedicated to the mother i never had
by chikara in Poetry » General


what to do when the trauma piles up
by AtlasWut in Poetry » General


10 Reasons why it ended that way
by stygianmoon17 in Poetry » Realistic


Passover
by Haraya in Poetry » General


The Quest for Fire - Into the Mists - Chapter 6
by felistia in Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure


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  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Health
    Gone

    Oh, wow. A story of loss from the perspective of a mother isn't something I see too often. It's also uncommon to have a short story with suicidal themes that ...

    blueca
    blueca - 8 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Mystery / Suspense, Realistic
    To Truly Live

    Hey, LiviK! Welcome to YWS! Man. I love this poem. I really do. It's very well written, raw and powerful, highly relatable, and is able to move me quite strongly. ...

    LittleLee
    LittleLee - 16 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Narrative, Dramatic
    moving day

    Heya, Rubes here with a short review! "the floorboards creak your name as i pad down the stairs. i try to forget the last words you said to me, but ...

    YourFriendQuirks08
    YourFriendQuirks08 - 18 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    Passover

    Hi haraya, haven't seen any of your works before, oops now I remember you. I am here after seeing this one in green room and actually found time to review ...

    Buranko
    Buranko - 27 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Fantasy
    Escape

    Hello again, Blue! It's really nice to see one of your works every day! You're a pretty good writer, and I like the themes you work with. I'll begin by ...

    LittleLee
    LittleLee - 58 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Health
    Gone

    Hi YourFriendQuirks08, Mailice here with a short review! :D You wrote an extremely emotional story that gave me goosebumps while reading. Maybe because one can put oneself too much in ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Fantasy
    Escape

    Hiya Ashlyn here for a review!! Before I dive into it though please know that this review is not intended to offend you or make your writing look bad. Oh ...

    AshlynPhoenix
    AshlynPhoenix - 1 hour ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Across The Ocean OOC

    Okie! I subscribed, but somehow I'm not getting any notifs???

    Stellarjay
    Stellarjay - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Fantasy
    Escape

    Hi BlueGlow, Mailice here with a short review! :D I think you like to write such short stories that come with a very deep meaning. While reading, I noticed that ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    America the Land of the Free

    Hiya Ashlyn here for a review!! Before I dive into it though please know that this review is not intended to offend you or make your writing look bad. I'm ...

    AshlynPhoenix
    AshlynPhoenix - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, Realistic
    dedicated to the mother i never had

    There isn't much to say to be completely honest! Just sheer talent that you showcased here ; the vocabulary choices are great and are generally very fitting in this piece. ...

    YourFriendQuirks08
    YourFriendQuirks08 - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Health
    Gone

    Hey there, I saw this piece in the literary section, and I would love to leave a review for you, if you don't mind! ^_^ I crouched down and placed ...

    starlitmind
    starlitmind - 3 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Into the Saeverse [OOC]

    That's great, @Corvid! I can't wait to see how the fake employees all act as evil scientists—and how badly they mess up their roles. :P

    Magebird
    Magebird - 3 hours ago

  • Short Story » Realistic, Fantasy
    Escape

    We all have an escape

    BlueGlow
    BlueGlow - 5 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Ringing of the Bells [OOC]

    Yay!! I will join all of them Yup sounds like a plan...I wrote up the boys getting ready to flame on...its time for the fight in the next couple of ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    My shoes

    This is an incredibly dark poem but I think you conveyed your point quite well. There are people out there who are unable to trust others and communicate their problems, ...

    BlueGlow
    BlueGlow - 6 hours ago


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