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Live Like Legends
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  • Storyboooks » Specific Storybook Discussion
    'The Odin', Part One: Finding the Odin DT

    Yeah that'd be a cool idea!

    JasmineFelicia
    JasmineFelicia - 3 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Specific Storybook Discussion
    An Unexpected Time {DT}

    Also being on the wfp and stuff might be a bit weird due to time zones, but tomorrow would work for me.

    JasmineFelicia
    JasmineFelicia - 7 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Specific Storybook Discussion
    The Quest for the Slime King [DT]

    Great! I'll need a bit of time to pick a character but I should have someone by the end of the day.

    RavenLord
    RavenLord - 27 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, General
    Children of the River: Chapter 1 (Part 1)

    I love the descriptions you used for the fire, and the streets. You did a really good job setting the mood. "My mom used to say names held power, stories, ...

    Ave38
    Ave38 - 53 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Storybooks
    An Unexpected Time

    Liam Liam gazed at his paper, on it was written the words apple and pie. Apple pie. Why, Liam couldn't guess. He glanced at everyone, frowning, then back at his ...

    JasmineFelicia
    JasmineFelicia - 1 hour ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, General
    Children of the River: Chapter 1 (Part 1)

    This has been long overdue. I've had this idea for some time now and I wasn't making progress. I hope posting it here will inspire me to continue it!

    Haraya
    Haraya - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Fantasy, General
    The Echoes

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm Knight Hardy here on a mission to ensure that all works on YWS has at least two ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 1 hour ago

  • Forums » Welcome Mat
    Anyone new here? Want to make friends?

    Hey everyone! Welcome to YWS! If you’re new, and want a place to ask questions, make friends, get feedback, help others, or just chat, you’re like a lot of other ...

    Soccer23
    Soccer23 - 2 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    Harry's Silly Dreams

    Wow, so many ongoing projects! How do you estimate your final word counts before you've even started or is it more of a goal? My stories always take a million ...

    IcyFlame
    IcyFlame - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Spiritual, Fantasy
    How Halley's Comet Came To Be

    This. Is. Perfection. The fact that you used such a charming story to convey such a beautiful message is really the strong point of this piece! In the beginning, we ...

    Euphoria8
    Euphoria8 - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Dramatic, Narrative
    Modern-Day Medusa

    This was a truly heart-rending piece. I was hooked since I read the opening note and throughout the story I felt so many emotions which finally culminated into warmth, joy ...

    Euphoria8
    Euphoria8 - 5 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Specific Storybook Discussion
    If I Had a Heart DT

    Will do, @TheMulticoloredCyr! I actually have to make a similar request - I don't have work, but I do have classes & an appointment for most of the day. So ...

    Magebird
    Magebird - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Prince of Silk: Chapter IV - Excuse Slip

    Hiiiii!! I like how everything is starting to come together now! We've been introduced to Daishan now and his friends, Zary and Saviel! Your desciptions were spot on! I loved ...

    Euphoria8
    Euphoria8 - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Mystery / Suspense, General
    Winter

    Hey, Euphoria here! I enjoyed this poem so much! I like that you haven't written about winter itself, but rather, the transition from fall to winter! One thing I love ...

    Euphoria8
    Euphoria8 - 6 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    Vilnius's Personal Library

    THE COVER OF AMERICA GONE IS MAKING ME FEEL SO HAPPY FOR SOME REASON it looks so awesome!!! Really shows us how the book's mood in general would be...speaking of, ...

    Euphoria8
    Euphoria8 - 9 hours ago

  • Reviews » Article / Essay » General, General
    Application Essay

    Hola! Here to conquer your words & polish your thoughts. I love this essay! I too share the same interest but with a different book. I haven't really read Hunger ...

    ChrisDixon
    ChrisDixon - 9 hours ago


People say I love you all the time - when they say, ‘take an umbrella, it’s raining,’ or ‘hurry back,’ or even ‘watch out, you’ll break your neck.’ There are hundreds of ways of wording it - you just have to listen for it, my dear.
— John Patrick, The Curious Savage