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Literary Spotlight

what to do when the trauma piles up
by AtlasWut in Poetry » General


The Eraser
by Haraya in Poetry » Humor


stuck in the hanger
by queenshadowgem in Poetry » Health


Summer portrait
by Buranko in Poetry » Realistic


traffic
by AtlasWut in Poetry » Romantic


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  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Realistic, General
    King of the Court [Chapter 6]

    Hey there! Plume back again, with another review! Ooh! This chapter was full of a lot of high points of action, and it DEFINITELY held my interest. I think there ...

    Plume
    Plume - 4 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Script » Dramatic, Realistic
    An Utterly Stupid, Nonsensical, and Ultimately Fruitless Exercise to Practice my Suspenseful Writing

    Ohhh I can see the conflict coming This was AWESOME The tension was great, I have no idea what the writing exercise was, but this was just wonderful. I really ...

    stygianmoon17
    stygianmoon17 - 9 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Descent Discussion Topic

    Rodger Dodger

    BlueGlow
    BlueGlow - 21 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Romantic, Dramatic
    i am the ghost, you're the haunted house

    Hiya! This was a neat read, and the themes feel Romantic with a capital 'R'. Not only is the voice intense, the language also seems to describe the sort of ...

    Liminality
    Liminality - 32 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Beach [DT]

    Welp..this got forgotten...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 38 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Becoming the Costume: Redux [OOC]

    I posted as well! Rew is officially a disaster. c:

    Magebird
    Magebird - 49 minutes ago

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

    That's great! I can't wait to roleplay with you more. c: And I definitely feel you on the inactive roleplays—I'm planning on making a whole slew of them to replace ...

    Magebird
    Magebird - 52 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Hey-Day Capriccio [OOC]

    It's okay! Harry just noticed that the boy's eyes looked normal once he slipped on his glasses. >> Also, I posted! I think the lamp I mentioned in my post ...

    Magebird
    Magebird - 1 hour ago

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

    me: i'm not sure i'll be able to post for a bit also me: posts less than an hour later The first post is officially up! Feel free to start ...

    Magebird
    Magebird - 1 hour ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Beginnings and Endings OOC

    My knowledge of the castle's layout is really, really vague, but I wonder if it would be possible for Envy to somehow meet Nosa and skekRa before getting to the ...

    Magebird
    Magebird - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Supernatural, Dramatic
    The Reverends son

    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 terrifying story to end ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Other
    Reality School Mornings

    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 a lovely little summary of a ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Action / Adventure, Fantasy
    Dreams of a Warrior

    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 an epic story here...the fight ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Romantic, Narrative
    It's Called Observation

    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 fun little story to ...

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 2 hours ago

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

    Haiku on peanuts Come get a crack out of this It will drive you nuts

    Haraya
    Haraya - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Horror, Science Fiction
    The View from Yesterday

    Hello there! Haraya here to review! I find this work...interesting. It's unique, definitely something I don't see very often around YWS. I didn't expect it would lead to an apocalypse-scenario ...

    Haraya
    Haraya - 3 hours ago


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