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Literary Spotlight

​The Sorceress, the Knight, and the Duck Stew
by Spearmint in Short Story » Fantasy

raising olive trees
by Arcticus in Poetry » General

Language and the mystery of words
by Buranko in Poetry » Lyrical

Supporting Characters Say
by Liminality in Poetry » General

Not Wet
by AnonymousRiceBall in Poetry » Dramatic

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  • Forums » Writers Corner
    How Has Your Poetry Style Changed?

    I think it depends on how far you go back for me, because there was definitely a time when I only wrote (poorly) in iambic meter and nothing else. Other ...

    Liminality - 15 minutes ago

  • Forums » Writing Activities
    Write the worst poem you can.

    The mirror just wants to destroy itself, on the shelf, no more health. A thousand scattering shards like ice cream, cold and, lacking consistency (badly-made ice cream). It's too many ...

    Liminality - 25 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Chiaroscuro Technique OOC

    BRO DON'T WORRY ABOUT IT speed doesn't bother me at all, am just happy to get posties :,)

    Carina - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Chapter 1 - The Prophecy

    HELLO THERE! ^_^ I saw the third chapter of this novel was in the green room, and I wanted to review it, so I decided to start from chapter one ...

    starlitmind - 4 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    raising olive trees

    Hello! I love, love, love the imagery in this poem! It is so realistic, raw even. The overall tone is haunting, like a fog misting over a graveyard. My favorite ...

    legendarycomputerpoetry - 8 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Sisterhood Syndicate [OOC]


    SirenCymbaline - 8 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    ♔Victorian Dives♔ OOC

    @AshlynPhoenix You'll be up next, lemme know how you wanna do this!

    TheScribe - 8 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Mystery / Suspense, Literature
    LoaMR: Chapter II: The Intruder 2

    Martha comes to Emma with an unusual request; she wants to meet Léonard. (Word Count: 1992)

    MailicedeNamedy - 8 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Mystery / Suspense, Literature
    LoaMR: Chapter II: The Intruder 1

    Emma takes a short break from the meeting between her and Léonard. A small moment of calm where one get to know Claire Silberlilie. (WC: 1175)

    MailicedeNamedy - 8 hours ago

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

    I love your post, @AshlynPhoenix! RIP Cyra and her Pad Thai. :P Also, I posted again! The evil scientist meeting has officially started~ If you're wondering where they are right ...

    Magebird - 9 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Roleplay Lounge
    ♔Victorian Dives♔ Meme Thread

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    Yoshikrab - 9 hours ago

  • Poetry » General, General
    raising olive trees


    Arcticus - 11 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Lyrical, Fantasy

    Hello! SoullessGinger here for a review! :) First of all, I absolutely love lyrical prose, and these are beautiful examples of that. This triplet is so profound and wonderfully fantastical. ...

    SoullessGinger - 11 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Lunar Plains [OOC]

    I love your post! Robyn's sarcasm and reaction to this whole thing is hilarious—I can't wait to read more posts with em later in this roleplay.

    Magebird - 11 hours ago

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

    Will do, @SirenCymbaline! And your plan to post sometime this weekend sounds good to me, @atlast!

    Magebird - 12 hours ago

  • Poetry » Dramatic, Teen Fiction
    Not Wet

    Ma first work about one of my OCs in my book. Maybe I'll post the book, maybe not :P

    AnonymousRiceBall - 12 hours ago
    E - Everyone

Remember when dad's shoulders were the highest place on earth and your mom was your hero? Race issues were about who ran the fastest, war was only a car game. The most pain you felt was when you skinned your knees, and good byes only meant tomorrow? And we couldn't wait to grow up.
— Unknown