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Literary Spotlight

A Prayer for Brothers and Sisters
by AlyTheBookworm in Poetry » Realistic


at least i'm not oblivious
by mothbroth in Poetry » Realistic


I wish
by LizzyTyler in Poetry » Romantic


The Sky-Whale
by Liminality in Poetry » Fantasy


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


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  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Last Man Standing: Round VI

    Not sure how this'll go - but I'd like to join as a Bard :] project details forthcoming...

    lliyah
    lliyah - 17 minutes ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    alliyah chapbook project

    More "Heritage" Drafting 2022 ~we learned to build arks because the flood waters came. before people learned to use boats, with ribs turned into oars and lungs into sails, we ...

    lliyah
    lliyah - 20 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Humor
    The Many Gifts of Malia--Part 72: "The Lizards"

    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 is one of our very rare relaxation ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 2 hours ago

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

    Lol...that seems like the only way that this secret will be revealed :) And hmm Vankous is probably the only one who could walk in accidentally. The others can see ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Other
    Veni, Vidi, Vici

    Hello! And a late welcome to YWS! I hope you have an amazing time here! I am RandomTalks and I am here to leave a quick review to your work! ...

    RandomTalks
    RandomTalks - 3 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Trapped in Gotham [OOC]

    Meanwhile Vankous is doing his best to act like these two are the ones from another world intruding on some local activities xD

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Humor, Action / Adventure
    Assassin's Heart - Ch8

    Hey! I had no idea the next chapter was out, so I am a little late with the review! This was a pretty solid continuation of the story! I am ...

    RandomTalks
    RandomTalks - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Realistic, Dramatic
    at least i'm not oblivious

    This is such a touching poem! It's amazing how it captures the fear of growing up and abandoning what you grew with. It's actually something I'm struggling with now. I ...

    nymphasita
    nymphasita - 4 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Romantic, Realistic
    I wish

    Hi! Just testing my reviewing skills here as I am new. I really like this poem. I like the repetition of the word 'wish' because no matter how many times ...

    nymphasita
    nymphasita - 4 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Literature, Romantic
    A Short Story

    hi! saw this and it immediately peaked my interest. in the beginning, it seems to show not only romantic love, but platonic love as well. it shows how some people ...

    PaigeFantasy
    PaigeFantasy - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    The Last of The Ivory Days

    Hi there Istellur! Lim here to review your poem. First Impressions This is quite a mysterious piece. It feels dark and gloomy. The lines are very cryptic, for example, it’s ...

    Liminality
    Liminality - 7 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Humor
    The Many Gifts of Malia--Part 94: "The Tuzshu"

    In which Charax discusses the tuzshu

    dragonfphoenix
    dragonfphoenix - 7 hours ago
    16+ Language

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Macabre Schematics Maniacally Shattered [OOC]

    I don't have a direct idea of where it goes from here in detail. I thought that now, after this first test, we are heading for a first mission, where ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 8 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    LMS VI: Garden Realms Revamp

    Basic idea: scrapping the 'hard' magic system from my previous attempt to write this poetry collection. This new version will involve people being able to travel to different parts of ...

    Liminality
    Liminality - 10 hours ago

  • Poetry » Humor, Realistic
    An Almost-Sonnet: Table for Two

    PAW prompt: "soup". Somebody enjoys a cream of mushroom soup, but their tablemate is not nearly so enthused. Not too happy with the final two lines ha

    Liminality
    Liminality - 11 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    LMS VI: Under the Palm Tree

    TABLE OF CONTENTS 000 - ??? 001 - That One Damned Tree 002 - ???

    Kelisot
    Kelisot - 13 hours ago


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