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Hugo, Little Steps
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Heir of Asratoil - Prologue
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The Unbearable Weight of Social Norms
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Sunny and the Syntax Errors of Doom: Chapter 5.2
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  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    In The Wake of A Calamity [OOC]

    sounds perf ☺️

    soundofmind
    soundofmind - 16 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Trapped in Gotham [OOC]

    Tempest Briar is trying his best. She can’t read .

    WeepingWisteria
    WeepingWisteria - 4 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Iceflame// Chapter 31: Burn the Bolt

    Hikaru and Hock face off against each other, both of them going through quite a few changes during the battle.

    SalisRuinen
    SalisRuinen - 4 hours ago
    16+ Language Violence

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Wayward Travelers [OOC]

    got another post up !! thinking we can timeskip to them having gotten food and then send them off to their next stop

    Mageheart
    Mageheart - 5 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    A Touch of Amethyst [OOC]

    wanted to give this rp a little nudge again !! anyone is free to post rn :)

    Mageheart
    Mageheart - 5 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Romantic, General
    Sweet Nothing - Chapter 2

    An overview of what Paxton is like in college.

    havengr1
    havengr1 - 5 hours ago
    16+ Language Mature Content

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    Letter to the friend who dumped me because his new girlfriend told him to

    You know what. This is relatable. Something very similar happened to me with my friends new girlfriend. Seen as I'm here to review. I LOVE IT. Your vocab is amazing, ...

    havengr1
    havengr1 - 5 hours ago

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

    gave a tiny little reply !! would u be down for doing a timeskip in ur next post?

    Mageheart
    Mageheart - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Mystery / Suspense, Horror
    The Unbearable Weight of Social Norms

    Evening! This is a really really really good short story I am in love! I love how it gives us an insight into a psychopath's mind. Your wording is amazing, ...

    havengr1
    havengr1 - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    an ode to absence

    hi there! i love this! your wording is great and the meaning behind the poem is really deep. (if I'm on the right tracks) The only thing I would critique ...

    havengr1
    havengr1 - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Other, General
    Tell All

    I really like this! It's super unique. As many people have said, it reminds me of the song "Telephone" by Lady Gaga. I like how fun it is to read ...

    enidskittyteef
    enidskittyteef - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Article / Essay » General, General
    Movie Review Essay on "McFarland, USA" (w/ bibliography)

    "Yeah, seven runners, not six and Danny Diaz." This is a great essay. "I am a senior movie critic at Movie Studio Reviews, and McFarland, USA is the most memorable ...

    YesChef
    YesChef - 7 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Dramatic, General
    Loneliness

    I really liked this poem! Loneliness is definitely a hard emotion to explain, but I think you've put it into words in a beautiful way! I feel like this poem ...

    YesChef
    YesChef - 8 hours ago

  • Reviews » Article / Essay » Film, Review
    Movie Review Essay on "October Sky" (w/ bibliography)

    Hello queen. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this essay. It fills me with a sense of nostalgia. It made me feel as though I am watching this movie in a dimly ...

    YesChef
    YesChef - 8 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Narrative, Romantic
    i told him

    Hey heyyyyy! I really liked this poem! I love the reiteration of the butterfly concept as reiteration is a very good aspect to include in poetry! I love the questions. ...

    YesChef
    YesChef - 8 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    LMS VI: Lunch Appointment with Death

    @bluesclues those sort of scenes are in the pdfs that come to email rather than posts on yws.

    Brigadier
    Brigadier - 10 hours ago


I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.
— Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

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