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I Remember
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  • Reviews » Poetry » Lyrical, Realistic

    Hello! My name is Via and I'm here for a review! So let's get started! POSITIVES: First and foremost this poem is extremely relatable. I think just about everyone, maybe ...

    aooborromeo - 8 minutes ago

  • Poetry » Lyrical, Dramatic

    I watched Interview with a Vampire. I started writing about vampires. It got really dark really fast... Trigger warning for sexual assault victims.

    aooborromeo - 27 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Tempest's Eyes [OOC]

    It might be better to do a human (or human-looking) character for this! But thank you so much for asking--I didn't even think of that before you asked. >> Edit: ...

    Magebird - 52 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Dead End at Something Street [OOC]

    Up to the first mystery!

    Valkyria - 59 minutes ago

  • Forums » Writing Tips
    How do I write a good battle scene?

    Hey Niki! I've written a fair share of my own battle/action scenes, and they're definitely tricky to get used to! They feel clunkier than any other kind of scene— And ...

    mellifera - 3 hours ago

  • Forums » Research
    Questions about a world in a steampunk setting

    Hey Alkimia! This is a SUPER late response to your thread (sorry about that!), but I saw it didn't have any responses so I wanted to give it some attention ...

    mellifera - 3 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Final Ride {OOC}

    Thanks so much!!

    MomoMajesty - 3 hours ago

  • Forums » Art & Photography
    Otter's Art Corner

    Decided to put up the cover pages for my comic Hunters which I have been working on for 8 years now. If anyone's interested, it's now on Webtoons as well ...

    Otterpop - 4 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Dramatic, Action / Adventure
    The Civil War - Prologue: The Beginning of the End

    OMG YOU HAVE A NEW STORY ASFHDKL SINCE WHEN hiii I would love to review this c: I didn't look at the other reviews, so if I am a bit ...

    starlitmind - 4 hours ago

  • Forums » Information Desk
    How to Identify and Report Spam

    Hi everyone, You may have seen spammers advertising novel sites and apps on YWS in the past few months, as well as spammers advertising completely unrelated services. While the mod ...

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    Big Brother - 4 hours ago

  • Poetry » Lyrical, Satire
    Open to interpretation

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    TheCursedCat - 4 hours ago
    E - Everyone

  • Reviews » Short Story » General, Science Fiction
    I Remember

    Hi analienn, Mailice here with a short review! :D It's hard to judge and review an excerpt when you only get the information the author gives you to read. There ...

    MailicedeNamedy - 6 hours ago

  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Dixie Kitchen: A Poll on Citrus-Ade Drinks

    Blue Raspberry Lemonade is my favorite. I don't care that blue raspberries don't exist in the natural world; it's just a good flavor. :) here's an interesting article about blue ...

    alliyah - 7 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Teen Fiction
    Karina and Lynette

    I am quite confused by this. Although I am new to the site so its possible I haven't seen earlier installments of a series that uses these characters. It leaves ...

    TheWordsOfWolf - 8 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Land of the Eternally Bound [OOC]

    Posted! :)

    Magebird - 9 hours ago

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

    Awwww. Poor Harry.

    Magebird - 9 hours ago

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