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Literary Spotlight

I breathe brazenly
by whatchamacallit in Poetry » Narrative


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


the tragedy of all of us
by chikara in Poetry » Dramatic


Passover
by Haraya in Poetry » General


Escape
by BlueGlow in Short Story » Realistic


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  • Forums » Writing Activities
    Child of the west

    The town Oari that was beautiful and was filled with love and hope in the west was now underattack by some unknown species. [MIDNIGHT 2:30] (PHONE'S RINGING) GUY: HELLO! This ...

    Knightdealer
    Knightdealer - 2 minutes ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure, Mystery / Suspense
    Conquest of Shadows Chapter 15

    “Nothing,” Grace mumbled picking up a scroll quickly hiding it behind her back while fidgeting on her feet.

    FlamingPhoenix
    FlamingPhoenix - 11 minutes ago
    E - Everyone

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Mystery / Suspense
    The Shenanigans of Ruby Oak and Her Crew: The Adventurer Association

    Hi LizzAndTheNifflers, Maiilce here with a short review! :D First of all, welcome to YWS! I hope you like it here. Let's get started right away: This is the first ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 1 hour ago

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

    The fact that you can take some simple keyboard gibberish and put it into some kind of context, and make it actually have emotion, is really impressive to me. This ...

    LizzAndTheNifflers
    LizzAndTheNifflers - 1 hour ago

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

    The fact that you can take some simple keyboard gibberish and put it into some kind of context, and make it actually have emotion, is really impressive to me. This ...

    LizzAndTheNifflers
    LizzAndTheNifflers - 1 hour ago

  • Forums » Fiction Discussion
    What is your favorite fiction book?

    Without any doubt I can say that my favorite fiction books are the Cogheart series. I have actually never met anyone who has read these books before but I really ...

    LizzAndTheNifflers
    LizzAndTheNifflers - 1 hour ago

  • Poetry » Lyrical, Other
    Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blank

    So in one of my creative writing workshops, the prompt was called Thirteen ways of looking at a ___. Fill in the blank. I took it literally.

    aooborromeo
    aooborromeo - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Lyrical, Other
    Hospitality

    Hey there! Plume here, with a review! This piece has been in the green room for a bit, so I thought I'd give it a review to bump it out! ...

    Plume
    Plume - 2 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Mystery / Suspense
    The Shenanigans of Ruby Oak and Her Crew: The Adventurer Association

    Follow Ruby and the rest of her adventurer squad as they go on many, potentially dangerous, quests.

    LizzAndTheNifflers
    LizzAndTheNifflers - 2 hours ago
    E - Everyone Violence

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, Realistic
    dedicated to the mother i never had

    Hello! My name is Via and I'm here for a review! So let's get started. POSITIVES: First and foremost, I absolutely adore the structure of this poem. The free verse ...

    aooborromeo
    aooborromeo - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, Other
    The Greatest Risk of All

    Book_Dragon here with a quick review! Oooh, I really like this poem. It sounds very nice, and I like the rhymes. It also kind of spoke to me... I needed ...

    Book_Dragon
    Book_Dragon - 2 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Valkyria + Mage's Unnamed Duo [OOC]

    Great! I can't wait to see what you come up with. :) I think my favorite example of Edward being revealed to be a ghost was in one roleplay where ...

    Magebird
    Magebird - 3 hours ago

  • Poetry » Culture, Realistic
    India

    My thoughts on my great motherland, India.

    Phillauthet
    Phillauthet - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Romantic, Dramatic
    Station.

    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 sweet little story to ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Science Fiction, General
    A Proverb Of Mankind

    I really liked this poem. Your vocabulary is great, it enables you to express yourself perfectly while going with the rhyme scheme. I especially like the last line, where you ...

    Phillauthet
    Phillauthet - 4 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Science Fiction, General
    A Proverb Of Mankind

    Hi! I liked this poem, so I’m going to review it! First, some of the best poems are written in 5-10 minutes (or in the shower in my case :P). ...

    LizzyTyler
    LizzyTyler - 4 hours ago


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