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Literary Spotlight

Part 1 - The Border
by ChieRynn in Short Story » Fantasy

Poem Of Blue
by Sree in Poetry » General

Part 2 - Faolan
by ChieRynn in Short Story » Fantasy

The Shadow stokers poem
by MoonFlower in Poetry » Dramatic

Groans: Genre Villanelle
by Radrook in Poetry » Dramatic

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  • Storyboooks » Storybooks

    Aidan Elliot Mom's going to be worried about me, thought Aidan as he lay on his back in the grass, staring at the clouds in the dimming sky. The letter ...

    Lael - 1 hour ago

  • Poetry » Dramatic, General
    ​Just call him crazy: Villanelle

    Who is really insane, the person accusing or the person accused of being insane?

    Radrook - 2 hours ago
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  • Forums » Writers Corner
    What Happened to Benjamin Marcos?

    The location, I've decided, will most likely be in Vermont or somewhere near there. Patsy is going to be the ex-serial killer. Here's a brief summary of how she accidentally ...

    shaniac - 2 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Mixing Magic [Draft 3]: Prologue

    Madeline discovers a strange woman in the forest and "accidentally" falls into another world.

    Mea - 2 hours ago

  • Forums » Poetry Discussion
    The Poem of the Week

    I Hear America Singing by Walt Whitman I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Those of mechanics, each one signing his as it should be blithe and strong, ...

    alliyah - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Realistic, Satire
    Never belittle passion

    Hey there Sree and welcome to YWS! Outside of your capitalized letters, which I would like to give a little speech on, since they aren't necessary, my most major issue ...

    LadyBird - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    Fall on deaf ears

    Ooh I like the poem. I especially love this line "The sound of my soul, my body bears" It really paints the feeling of pain vividly in my mind, and ...

    snowmonkey9 - 3 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    The Three Lockets

    The protagonists, featuring a little blurb on Kartiel. I might change the names later on, but I wanted to have something to start calling them now. I'll either update their ...

    Saen - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Humor
    The Chosen Grandma, Chapter 33.1

    I saw I had a review draft on this chapter and thought I had just written it like at 3am or something but nope it was just "review this". I'm ...

    LadyBird - 5 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    A Pocketful of Posies

    This sounds very interesting! The connections between degas and posies sound incredibly unique, and I'm curious to see what else you come up with for them. Also, I'm a sucker ...

    Saen - 5 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    Patience is a Virtue

    I'm working more on having an opening plot scene where Fortitude gets out of prison after Pride comes to rescue her. And by prison, I mean a bunker in Washington ...

    LadyBird - 5 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    I can help "diversify" your cast.

    You still haven't addressed the tokenism aspect— you're not building a diverse cast. You're saying "so long as I have one of these identities, that's enough." Star Trek is genuinely ...

    Rosendorn - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Dramatic, General
    The Shadow stokers poem

    Thanks for sharing this poem about a person who felt harassed and decided that enough was enough and then proceeds to turn the tables by becoming a stalker of those ...

    Radrook - 6 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    The Autumn Door

    T h e A u t u m n D o o r faer quartet #1 Zelda's aunt is up to something. She's sure of it. The day after she ...

    Lareine - 6 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Realistic, Dramatic
    The unstoppable cart

    Thanks for sharing this poem about a woman who tells us that she will not permit anything from making a loving relationship a reality despite obstacles which are keeping the ...

    Radrook - 6 hours ago

  • Forums » Art & Photography
    KaiRyu's artwork

    Wow. Teach me senpai XD

    wordwing - 7 hours ago

Wicked people never have time for reading. It's one of the reasons for their wickedness.
— Lemony Snicket