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  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Leo the Great
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    This is a short piece I did a couple years back that I considered bringing to novel form, but moved on to something else. It is Pope Leo I's thoughts ...


    Trident - Fri Sep 29, 2006 2:40 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Correspondance--On Shakespeare
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    I can't belive I'm posting this. For my final essay in class, I chose to create a mock correspondance in the style popular during the 18th century. In my letter, ...


    Galatea - Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:21 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Lion of Athens (Character Sketch)
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    Dedicated to David Gemmell, who died recently. The character Leon is totally and utterly based upon a character called Parmenion from Lion of Macedon who is also a runner, and ...


    Firestarter - Thu Sep 28, 2006 12:41 am

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Toujours Nuit~1400 words
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    So as you can see, I've already gotten a lot of edits on it (see posts below!) but, I haven't the time to edit with school and NaNoWriMo coming so ...


    Emerson - Mon Sep 25, 2006 1:09 am

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Love Writing Historical Fiction?
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    Then join Historical Writers now!You'll enter a community of fellow historical writers where you can discuss yours and others literary works, along with a bunch of resources and some contests ...


    Firestarter - Wed Sep 20, 2006 7:59 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Mr. O'Leary's English
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    I decided that because a few people had recently commented on my old story, "Where Lies the Ocean," which I wrote almost a year ago, I should probably post the ...

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    Niamh - Mon Sep 18, 2006 5:10 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Ships and Boys - Short Story Complete!
    12

    So here's my story that I wrote for Creative Writing. It's okay...I hope my next two will be better. This is mostly a characterization story on the early life of ...


    Clover Madison - Thu Sep 14, 2006 10:57 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Pretty Poisoned Lady - HFC
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    In 1442, King Charles VII met Agnès Sorel, a lovely woman who was smart, beautiful, and interesting. He quickly made her his mistress and for the rest of her life, ...


    Snoink - Wed Sep 06, 2006 9:23 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Historical Contest: The Hanging
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    The Hanging November 21, 1849 – The Borough On the day of Susan Merrick’s hanging, Emily rented out our attic. Observers were willing to pay for an excellent view of ...


    Myth - Wed Sep 06, 2006 1:58 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    La Pais bonita (Historical fiction Contest)rough draft
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    Chicago, IL 2006 Tzipporah Cardoza was helping her mother clear the table from the meal during their passover seder as quickly as possible, so they could finish the rest of ...


    sabradan - Tue Aug 22, 2006 6:02 am

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Pugna Pro Patria
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    Pugna Pro Patria Jessica Bruce March 11, 1766 – Red Hill Plantation, Virginia – Fight for the Fatherland! * * * * My mentor sat, and my chair was pulled ...

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    Fishr - Fri Aug 18, 2006 2:56 am

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Guttersnipe (updated: 10/19)
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    Guttersnipe Chapter I – The Timepiece In a way, Regan wasn’t lost at all. It was just her mind had not caught up with her feet yet. She didn't mind ...


    Caligula's Launderette - Sun Jul 30, 2006 5:18 am

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Comments For Hourglass
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    Title is self-explanatory. Although...if it isn't...refer to Hourglass, which you (hopefully) have just read. If you haven't, this shall be a rather dull thread for you.


    Sam - Tue Jul 25, 2006 5:55 am

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Hourglass
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    Currently being edited to death. ^_^


    Sam - Tue Jul 25, 2006 5:54 am

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    1649 (Revised)
    19

    This story deals with both racism and religious predjudice. All views expressed are solely that of the characters, not me, for I stand in every way against bigotry, and have ...

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    Niamh - Sun Jul 23, 2006 5:21 am


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