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Literary Spotlight

by Moo in Poetry » General

attempting the futile task to cross 800+ miles on land, & then on sea, & then by poetry
by lliyah in Poetry » Realistic

the thoughts i think in the dark
by winterwolf0100 in Poetry » Realistic

2+2= hazel eyes and heart-shaped scars
by Sonder in Poetry » General

My Body is Not Poetry
by vitamere in Poetry » Narrative

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

    Poetry is most effective when it is direct; but also sufficiently vague, for that comfortable cover of ambiguity | an angsty ellegy, a homing pigeon, a memoir, a large recycled ...

    lliyah - 43 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General

    Hi there, Lim! I thought I'd stop by with a review for you on this intriguing poem. c: (I started out by covering both of your author's questions, and then ...

    Seirre - 57 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Fanfiction, Other
    Poor Amy..

    Hi! I hope you are having a great day or night, whenever you may be reading this! There were a couple things about this that stuck out to me right ...

    Horisun - 1 hour ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Spiritual
    It ended at Midnight -Chapter 3

    Afternoon! I saw your work in the Green Room, and was thoroughly impressed with both this, and the previous two chapters. Quite frankly, I found myself far more invested in ...

    Horisun - 2 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    A Day Can Last Forever [OOC]

    Where should I do it? Is there like a special place to make the characters at?

    Kelisot - 2 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Storybook Sanctuary
    Lux Academy

    Well, Kynina wasn't surprised there was something more to get into Lux. But she still hadn't signed up for this. She really hadn't, in fact. Kynina had learned from seeing ...

    SilverNight - 13 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Humor
    The Many Gifts of Malia--Part 93: "The Lunacy"

    Hey there! Plume here, with a review! I liked this chapter! It was phenomenal to see Jade finally make an appearance (she's one of my favorite characters) and the characterization ...

    Plume - 18 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    [OOC] Gods Among Us

    I haven't made it quite yet, but we're happy to have you! :D

    WeepingWisteria - 19 hours ago

  • Forums » Art & Photography
    An Attempted Speedrun At Drawing Album Covers

    Morseland E.P. An Extended Plan I plan on releasing soon, and this is its current WIP progress (might have to upgrade it), and as you might've guessed, this was quite ...

    Kelisot - 20 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Mystery / Suspense, Horror
    Dementis: Chapter 1

    Hmm..I could be wrong, but I have a feeling Kaya isn’t crazy. Maybe she was in the wrong place at the wrong time and that’s how she ended up in ...

    vampricone6783 - 21 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Realistic, General
    to be gay in this christian nation

    DAMN THIS IS DEEP MAGE I FEEL YOU THERE, MY FRIEND Hello, this is Kelisot for a review, who is biased and can relate to you. I thought of writing ...

    Kelisot - 22 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General

    Hello, this is Kelisot here for a review. It caught my interest with your title being simply "Magpie", a favorite bird of mine because it sometimes reminds me of my ...

    Kelisot - 23 hours ago

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

    Since Bobby is away from the main group, maybe he finds something in the crates in another area of the warehouse that elludes to/kicks off some kinda bigger plot. He ...

    Teddybear -

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Lux Academy OOC

    Lava in a vision? Lava appearing conveniently as they try to escape? It’s almost like you very much have to forfeit if you don’t have a crystal by that point ...

    SilverNight -

  • Forums » Art & Photography
    mint's doodles & photos

    93 origami cranes... I made these for clubs day at my school. =P If anyone has any tips for avoiding the crinkling you can see in the second photo (like, ...

    Spearmint -

  • Reviews » Poetry » Realistic, General
    the thoughts i think in the dark

    Hey Winter!

    SilverNight -

We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions.
— Isaac Bashevis Singer