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Literary Spotlight

raising olive trees
by Arcticus in Poetry » General


Not Wet
by AnonymousRiceBall in Poetry » Dramatic


Conquest of Shadows Chapter 16
by FlamingPhoenix in Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure


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


Words of Color
by LizzyTyler in Poetry » Realistic


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  • Reviews » Poetry » Realistic, Dramatic
    Words of Color

    Hey, Lizzy! (Is it okay if I call you Lizzy? I’m sorry if it’s not, it won’t happen again if it’s bad *sweats*) I just wanted to review this poem. ...

    JoyDark
    JoyDark - 8 minutes ago

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

    Thanks :D is now tempted to write a short story involving the team and bathroom based combat

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    On Wings of Fire: Chapter 5

    Hi Mea, Mailice here with a short review! :D I'm at a point in the story now where I want to briefly mention how much I like the plot. I ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 2 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure, Fantasy
    The Quest for Fire - Into the Mists - Chapter 7

    ​The Shyfu had it beak like jaws buried into the deer Zoltar had seen earlier and was gulping down chunks of flesh.

    felistia
    felistia - 2 hours ago
    Violence

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure, Mystery / Suspense
    Conquest of Shadows Chapter 4

    Hi Flaming Phoenix, Mailice here with a short review! :D Let's start right away, what I noticed while reading: Not having much to go on he figured he should follow ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure, Mystery / Suspense
    Conquest of Shadows Chapter 3

    Hi FlamingPhoenix, Mailice here with a short review! :D I like how your introduction in the first paragraph directly indirectly (:D) refers to the previous chapter and how you manage ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » General, Teen Fiction
    The Last Confession: Chapter One (Extract)

    Hi sunlightwarriorxo, Mailice here with a short review! :D I've been following your stories for a while now and I'm noticing more and more that everything is set in one ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 4 hours ago

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

    Me...totally not having forgotten about glitching happening to everyone Also yes...this meeting is going exactly as I thought it would be...can't wait to see what the rest of our charas ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 8 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Reawakening of Hickory Grove [OOC]

    problem...I'll look through and let you know what the best times are...:D

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 8 hours ago

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

    Woo hoo, that's the cast complete...welcome aboard @Ignorance and @SoullessGinger.. And to answer your question....uhh...this is pretty simple, you put a description down of your characters, and then

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 8 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    'The Odin', Part One: Finding the Odin DT

    Not completely related, but have any of you read Six of Crows? I just thought of it because this kind of reminds me of it

    QuoolQuo
    QuoolQuo - 9 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    Josie, Stargazing in the Trees

    Ever since the death of her mother, Josie Richards has searched in vain for her god, the great Sky Cat. She spends every moment she can in Astorian Acres, stargazing ...

    FruityBickel
    FruityBickel - 9 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Chapter 2 - The Meeting

    HELLO FRIEND, I'M BACK FOR CHAPTER TWO!

    starlitmind
    starlitmind - 10 hours ago

  • Poetry » Dramatic, Realistic
    these fairytales aren't the same

    badabing i'm wannabe richard siken but my poetry doesn't actually make sense

    chikara
    chikara - 11 hours ago
    16+ Language

  • Poetry » Realistic, Dramatic
    Words of Color

    A poem with words of color.

    LizzyTyler
    LizzyTyler - 13 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Storybook Sanctuary
    The Descent

    Diamond Turner April 29th: The world sucks. That should be it, shouldn't it? That should be the end of this stupid story I'm supposed to be telling you. They want ...

    winterwolf0100
    winterwolf0100 - 14 hours ago


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