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Literary Spotlight

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by Plume in Poetry » Romantic


CASE #926164
by WrenZorya in Novel / Chapter » Fantasy


Words of Color
by LizzyTyler in Poetry » Realistic


Ghosted [Chapter 5.1]
by Magebird in Novel / Chapter » Supernatural


I Remember
by analienn in Short Story » General


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  • Novel / Chapter » Historical Fiction, Realistic
    11.. 4.. 3.. - Chapter Two

    The volunteers wake up to discover secret service agents and some trouble brewing in the East. Mild language and violence. 1929 Words.

    looseleaf
    looseleaf - 10 minutes ago
    12+ Language Violence

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Dramatic
    Chapter Two: Hrex's Cockroach

    Another short about a follower of the Rellvorge Pantheon.

    SoullessGinger
    SoullessGinger - 57 minutes ago
    12+ Violence

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Final Ride {OOC}

    @Blueca, Great post! :D I will do mine soon, but I might not have time tonight, but ill be sure to do it tomorrow.

    JamesPeterson
    JamesPeterson - 2 hours ago

  • Forums » Writing Activities
    The "I wrote a poem, but don't need reviews" thread

    This is where this goes I guess, Blind lot He talked of peace On the day he murdered his brother And humble he said he was Under his gold crown  ...

    Rodionandaxe
    Rodionandaxe - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Realistic, Teen Fiction
    Karina and Lynette

    Hi! I am here for a review, First of all, your story is really realistic. It's like i am sitting on a branch of a nearby tree and watching as ...

    Rodionandaxe
    Rodionandaxe - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    Step into her shoes

    Hi Ari! Here with the review! Before I begin, sorry for the delay. I know it's been a while since you requested it. First thing I noticed about this poem ...

    MeherazulAzim16
    MeherazulAzim16 - 2 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Lyrical, Dramatic
    Vampire

    Hey there, aooborromeo! My names's Vilnius, and I'll be reviewing your lovely poem today! c: I like the italicized story that you're telling alongside the main poem. I feel like ...

    TheScribe
    TheScribe - 2 hours ago

  • Forums » Writing Activities
    Poem Spot - [ on the spot ]

    Here I am - Momo Forced to use my bad talents @Hannah is so cruel

    MomoMajesty
    MomoMajesty - 3 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Dead End at Something Street [OOC]

    Sweet! :)

    Magebird
    Magebird - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Lyrical, Realistic
    Reality

    Hello! My name is Via and I'm here for a review! So let's get started! POSITIVES: First and foremost this poem is extremely relatable. I think just about everyone, maybe ...

    aooborromeo
    aooborromeo - 4 hours ago

  • Poetry » Lyrical, Dramatic
    Vampire

    I watched Interview with a Vampire. I started writing about vampires. It got really dark really fast... Trigger warning for sexual assault victims.

    aooborromeo
    aooborromeo - 4 hours ago
    18+ Violence Mature Content

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

    It might be better to do a human (or human-looking) character for this! But thank you so much for asking--I didn't even think of that before you asked. >> Edit: ...

    Magebird
    Magebird - 5 hours ago

  • Forums » Writing Tips
    How do I write a good battle scene?

    Hey Niki! I've written a fair share of my own battle/action scenes, and they're definitely tricky to get used to! They feel clunkier than any other kind of scene— And ...

    mellifera
    mellifera - 7 hours ago

  • Forums » Research
    Questions about a world in a steampunk setting

    Hey Alkimia! This is a SUPER late response to your thread (sorry about that!), but I saw it didn't have any responses so I wanted to give it some attention ...

    mellifera
    mellifera - 7 hours ago

  • Forums » Art & Photography
    Otter's Art Corner

    Decided to put up the cover pages for my comic Hunters which I have been working on for 8 years now. If anyone's interested, it's now on Webtoons as well ...

    Otterpop
    Otterpop - 8 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Dramatic, Action / Adventure
    The Civil War - Prologue: The Beginning of the End

    OMG YOU HAVE A NEW STORY ASFHDKL SINCE WHEN hiii I would love to review this c: I didn't look at the other reviews, so if I am a bit ...

    starlitmind
    starlitmind - 8 hours ago


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