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Literary Spotlight

Prologue- A New Fairytale
by Ilium417 in Novel / Chapter » Fantasy

Two Kinds of Rain
by MellyBourne in Poetry » Romantic

blushing with a shameful glow
by charlie4152 in Poetry » Realistic

The Chronicles of Carina: Legend of the Nanawars
by Yoshikrab in Short Story » Action / Adventure

Advice for a YWS poet
by ticktock123 in Poetry » General

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  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Undead Infection [OOC]

    May or may not have posted a meme on the meme page

    Pokeberry111 - 37 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Roleplay Lounge
    The Undead Infection [Meme Thread]


    Pokeberry111 - 38 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Sisterhood Syndicate [OOC]

    Hans is a criminal now tho. If he's using anybody's army it'll be Iger's, not his kingdom's. I got some ideas for Iger but Imma have to add em later ...

    SirenCymbaline - 50 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Script » Dramatic, Realistic
    The Crazy One

    This is giving me serious drama vibes. Like I had some suspicions that he would of been crazy but I was surprised that you actually carried it out. I applaud ...

    MonyaR - 52 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Action / Adventure, Humor
    The Chronicles of Carina: Legend of the Nanawars

    Hi, Yoshi! Here for a review for this masterpiece! First of all: wow, I am amazed by the depths of this story and lore. It seems like with every passing ...

    Carina - 1 hour ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    College in New Rome DT

    Hi there, @NivedaJames22, of course you can join! Sorry if I'm super late, I'm working on a big project right now so I'm only really checking in every so often ...

    Europa - 1 hour ago

  • Short Story » Action / Adventure, Humor
    The Chronicles of Carina: Legend of the Nanawars

    The Nanawars end as quickly as they begin, but new dangers arise.

    Yoshikrab - 2 hours ago
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  • Poetry » General, General
    What animals see

    A poem from the view if animals who have suffered

    Nicole136 - 2 hours ago
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  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure, Fantasy
    The Natives Chapter 1

    Small grammar mistakes in there, but you know that and I'm not going to be a nitpicky turd about it. Overall, such an amazingly realistic character. She's of the nobility, ...

    MustachesAndSwords - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Lyrical, Other
    For Mango

    (give me a sec) *sniffles* ok well i am deeply touched and i really feel like this poem stabbed that little part of my heart where lies, "My pet memories". ...

    nightshadows - 3 hours ago

  • Forums » Lounge, The
    What made you smile today?

    I finally got a haircut after growing my hair out for a few months! It feels so refreshing to have it nice and short again. :)

    Magebird - 4 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    An Unexpected Time {DT}

    I forgot I have a birthday party tonight, so scratch that! Tomorrow and Sunday morning/evening works best. =)

    looseleaf - 4 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Wayfarers [OOC]

    It's okay, @TheMulticoloredCyr! I love how you described the rock creature - I think you perfectly captured what I had in mind. And those last three sentences sent chills down ...

    Magebird - 4 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Realistic
    chapter three of melody and the earth binding ring(b1)

    Hi Sunflowerdemon3712, Mailice here with a short review! :D First of all, I think it's really great that you always pick up the chapters where they left off before, so ...

    MailicedeNamedy - 5 hours ago

  • Poetry » Dramatic, General
    for anger slays the foolish man, and jealousy kills the simple

    not meant to throw shade at any religions ~ just some meaningless word barf.

    chikara - 7 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Beginnings and Endings OOC

    No prob!

    GrandWild - 8 hours ago

To be a master of metaphor is the greatest thing by far. It is the one thing that cannot be learnt from others, and it is also a sign of genius.
— Aristotle, Poetics