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Literary Spotlight

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


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


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


traffic
by AtlasWut in Poetry » Romantic


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


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

    This is an excellent poem! I could see this in a book of folk poems. I love the tie in of the hammer and sycle as a way to symbolize ...

    BlueGlow
    BlueGlow - 23 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Health
    Gone

    Good lord this story was incredibly well written and emotional. The ending was a shock and that was a fantastic way to leave an impression. Shock value. I think many ...

    BlueGlow
    BlueGlow - 28 minutes ago

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

    I love that plan, @TheMythMaster! That's usually how my characters sneak into places, so I definitely approve. Feel free to get your post up whenever you're free! @HarryHardy, actual Susie ...

    Magebird
    Magebird - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Romantic, General
    Falling in Tachycardia

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here to leave a quick review!!! First Impression : Well...this was a really sweet little story. Its ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 3 hours ago

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

    Soo....who's going next?

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 4 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Horror, Literature
    Him

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here to leave a quick review!!! First Impression : Well...this was quite a powerful little story here...you

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 4 hours ago

  • Poetry » General, General
    My shoes

    Ummm it's been a while but yea....so just bare with me

    BrokenHeartsAri
    BrokenHeartsAri - 5 hours ago
    12+

  • Reviews » Short Story » Humor, Dramatic
    Vladimir, the boy with six fingers

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here to leave a quick review!! First Impression : Well...this was quite a fun little story. I ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Health
    Gone

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here to leave a quick review!! First Impression : Well...that ended badly...oh well...quite a depressing st

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 7 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    I tipped my cup of coffee

    First of all, lemme just say I love your formatting! It looks SOO COOL!! I've heard of poets that paint pictures with their words, but your poem is like a ...

    NivedaJames22
    NivedaJames22 - 8 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Humor
    The Many Gifts of Malia--Part 24: "The Announcement"

    In which Charax and Malia have some fun

    dragonfphoenix
    dragonfphoenix - 8 hours ago
    16+ Language

  • 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 - 10 hours ago

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

    OK!!!!!!!!!

    soundofmind
    soundofmind - 10 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Feudal: Revamped [DT]

    Okay so, I kinda been hangin by a thread in terms of creative endurance, and I think I’m gonna hav to drop out of this sb :( I don't know ...

    soundofmind
    soundofmind - 10 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Other, Other
    key smashes are emotional

    Hiya Ashlyn here for a review ramp in randomness!! Before I dive into it though please know that this review randomness is not intended to offend you or make your ...

    AshlynPhoenix
    AshlynPhoenix - 11 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    Passover

    Hey there, mordax here with a review! So the title, Passover, as I know is a Jewish holiday (I think?) but I am not well educated on it and thus ...

    mordax
    mordax - 11 hours ago


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