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Literary Spotlight

The Chronicles of Carina: Legend of the Nanawars
by Yoshikrab in Short Story » Action / Adventure


What animals see
by Nicole136 in Poetry » General


Two Kinds of Rain
by MellyBourne in Poetry » Romantic


Prologue- A New Fairytale
by Ilium417 in Novel / Chapter » Fantasy


blushing with a shameful glow
by charlie4152 in Poetry » Realistic


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    College in New Rome DT

    @EditorAndPerks I think you are up next with Hamish's post

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    The Beehive

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    Chess Skirmish [DT]

    I think that should be fine @QuoolQuo.

    Yoshikrab
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  • Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure, Fantasy
    The Quest for Fire - Into the Mists - Chapter 4

    His heart raced like a million fluttering wings. Maybe this was the one. Maybe they’d finally be able to get away from this hell on earth.

    felistia
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  • Poetry » Dramatic, General
    Unsaid

    The feeling of everything you should have said but didn't burning a hole in your heart.

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  • Reviews » Poetry » Health, Lyrical
    Lost...TW: Depression/mental health theme

    Hi YourFriendQuirks08, Mailice here with a short review! :D Most of the poems I've read always have this underlying sadness or happiness in them, trying to make the reader either ...

    MailicedeNamedy
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  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    What animals see

    Hi there :D Quick typo or/and grammar mistakes list: They have come with there "with their" Pollution and machines There houses and roads again, "their houses" But now were are ...

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    S.T.Z.A.H.S chap 4

    Hi illy7896 and Haileyg21! Mailice here with a short review! :D I just sat down and read through the rest of the chapters to be up to date and I ...

    MailicedeNamedy
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  • Reviews » Short Story » Dramatic, Narrative
    Scarecrow

    Hi there :D Well that's one hell of a way to start a short story xD I want to write a bit of what I think about this short, having ...

    stygianmoon17
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  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    The Final Kingdom

    Hi TheFinalFighter32632, Mailice here with a short review! :D A very exciting story you present here, which I don't think needs much development plot-wise. Firstly, as it's only the first ...

    MailicedeNamedy
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  • Novel / Chapter » Horror, Mystery / Suspense
    Where the sky meets the Earth, part 1

    A game of one-man-hide and seek gone horribly wrong

    Stormbreaker
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    The Quest for Fire - Into the Mists - Chapter 2

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here....back to review this chapter as well...let's dive point waiting around...knowing just have sad this

    HarryHardy
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    Everyone She Ever Loves Will Die - Chapter 2

    Hi CreativeUsername! Mailice here with a short review! :D First of all, please tag me when the next chapter comes out. I really like the story so far. I like ...

    MailicedeNamedy
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    Avenger Interns. Chapter one

    Hey! First of all, I love the whole idea of an Avengers fanfic. This may just be the secret ingredient that will heal the world.

    NivedaJames22
    NivedaJames22 - 10 hours ago

  • Poetry » Realistic, Dramatic
    Window panes and Covid-19

    A poem which I wrote due to this corona!! No, it's not depressing, I guess.

    ForeverYoung299
    ForeverYoung299 - 11 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    What animals see

    Hello! You two did a great job collabing! Here for a review!! This caught my attention as I have always wondered about the POV of each and every creatures and ...

    ForeverYoung299
    ForeverYoung299 - 12 hours ago


Why should Caesar just get to stomp around like a giant while the rest of us try not to get smushed under his big feet? Brutus is just as cute as Caesar, right? Brutus is just as smart as Caesar, people totally like Brutus just as much as they like Caesar, and when did it become okay for one person to be the boss of everybody because that's not what Rome is about! We should totally just stab Caesar!
— Gretchen Wieners