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Broken pieces
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Sky of Seasons Chapter-2.2
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Stuck in a Chrysalis
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  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    An Unexpected Time {DT}

    does anyone have time this week?

    looseleaf
    looseleaf - 27 seconds ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Action / Adventure, General
    The Basement Tapes

    Hey there! I like the idea you've got going on here. You should think about expanding this short story into something fuller. There's so much that is unsaid because the ...

    WinnyWriter
    WinnyWriter - 3 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Art » Dramatic, Realistic
    Impermanence

    Why did this spark something inside of me that I can't explain? Well, because it was marvellous! I don't understand why this wasn't reviewed before because this just got me ...

    illy7896
    illy7896 - 27 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Fantasy, Dramatic
    May Immortality Rest In Peace

    Hiya Ashlyn here for a review!! Before I dive into it though please know that this review is not intended to offend you or make your writing look bad! She ...

    AshlynPhoenix
    AshlynPhoenix - 28 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, General
    Just Imagine

    Hey there! Your short story is great. You've taken us to a place in your imagination and allowed us to see it in our mind's eye through the image you ...

    WinnyWriter
    WinnyWriter - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure, Fantasy
    Before The Dragon - Chapter 36

    Hiya Ashlyn here for a review!! Before I dive into it though please know that this review is not intended to offend you or make your writing look bad! Notes: ...

    AshlynPhoenix
    AshlynPhoenix - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Action / Adventure, General
    The Basement Tapes

    Hello Rohit123, Lets jump right into the review shall we? Roses Your story was so fun to read! I loved the idea of having a tape hidden in the basement. ...

    Stellarjay
    Stellarjay - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, General
    Just Imagine

    I really, really liked the imagery here. It's not too detailed to where I easily zone out to it, and then forget what I'm reading (this happens to me whenever ...

    RealSadhours296
    RealSadhours296 - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, General
    Just Imagine

    Hiya Ashlyn here for a review!! Before I dive into it though please know that this review is not intended to offend you or make your writing look bad! I ...

    AshlynPhoenix
    AshlynPhoenix - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Fantasy, Dramatic
    Sunset in Wonderland

    Hi FoolishForsythia, Mailice here with a short review! :D First of all, welcome to YWS! :D You wrote a nice little, short story. I liked it in many ways, because ...

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 2 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Roleplay Lounge
    Out-of-Context RP Quotes

    "I thought the academy made you up! Like, if you don't complete all your office hours, the lightning dude will strike you dead!" Maji slithered out of her box like ...

    winterwolf0100
    winterwolf0100 - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Lyrical, Dramatic
    A place called there

    Hey there! Thought I'd drop a review. First of all, the layout of this poem is pretty clear, and the varying indentation of the lines seem to draw the reader's ...

    WinnyWriter
    WinnyWriter - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Horror, Realistic
    His blood

    Hello! And welcome to YWS! RandomTalks here for a short review! So this was an interesting story. You built it up quite well, but I did notice a few grammatical ...

    RandomTalks
    RandomTalks - 2 hours ago

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

    I love ever ones reactions to what a sandwich is XD. Also describing a house is sooooooooooo difficult! Never thought I would have to do that lol.

    Stellarjay
    Stellarjay - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    Stuck in a Chrysalis

    Hey there! Thanks for sharing this poem. It has a relatable quality, for sure, even if one has not experienced these feelings to this level. I like how you've captured ...

    WinnyWriter
    WinnyWriter - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Spiritual, Other
    The River

    Hi BlueGlow, You really did a good job of choosing the right words for the theme. It's a somewhat short but really powerful poem, powerful as in one can really ...

    sukunas3rdeye
    sukunas3rdeye - 3 hours ago


To be a master of metaphor is the greatest thing by far. It is the one thing that cannot be learnt from others, and it is also a sign of genius.
— Aristotle, Poetics