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Literary Spotlight

​The Sorceress, the Knight, and the Duck Stew
by Spearmint in Short Story » Fantasy


raising olive trees
by Arcticus in Poetry » General


Language and the mystery of words
by Buranko in Poetry » Lyrical


Supporting Characters Say
by Liminality in Poetry » General


Not Wet
by AnonymousRiceBall in Poetry » Dramatic


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  • Forums » Writers Corner
    How Has Your Poetry Style Changed?

    I think it depends on how far you go back for me, because there was definitely a time when I only wrote (poorly) in iambic meter and nothing else. Other ...

    Liminality
    Liminality - 1 minutes ago

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

    The mirror just wants to destroy itself, on the shelf, no more health. A thousand scattering shards like ice cream, cold and, lacking consistency (badly-made ice cream). It's too many ...

    Liminality
    Liminality - 11 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Chiaroscuro Technique OOC

    BRO DON'T WORRY ABOUT IT speed doesn't bother me at all, am just happy to get posties :,)

    Carina
    Carina - 55 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Chapter 1 - The Prophecy

    HELLO THERE! ^_^ I saw the third chapter of this novel was in the green room, and I wanted to review it, so I decided to start from chapter one ...

    starlitmind
    starlitmind - 4 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    raising olive trees

    Hello! I love, love, love the imagery in this poem! It is so realistic, raw even. The overall tone is haunting, like a fog misting over a graveyard. My favorite ...

    legendarycomputerpoetry
    legendarycomputerpoetry - 7 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Sisterhood Syndicate [OOC]

    JUST LETTIN PEEPS KNOW I'M STILL WORKING ON THIS

    SirenCymbaline
    SirenCymbaline - 8 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    ♔Victorian Dives♔ OOC

    @AshlynPhoenix You'll be up next, lemme know how you wanna do this!

    TheScribe
    TheScribe - 8 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Mystery / Suspense, Literature
    LoaMR: Chapter II: The Intruder 2

    Martha comes to Emma with an unusual request; she wants to meet Léonard. (Word Count: 1992)

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 8 hours ago
    12+

  • Novel / Chapter » Mystery / Suspense, Literature
    LoaMR: Chapter II: The Intruder 1

    Emma takes a short break from the meeting between her and Léonard. A small moment of calm where one get to know Claire Silberlilie. (WC: 1175)

    MailicedeNamedy
    MailicedeNamedy - 8 hours ago
    12+

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Into the Saeverse [OOC]

    I love your post, @AshlynPhoenix! RIP Cyra and her Pad Thai. :P Also, I posted again! The evil scientist meeting has officially started~ If you're wondering where they are right ...

    Magebird
    Magebird - 8 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Roleplay Lounge
    ♔Victorian Dives♔ Meme Thread

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    Yoshikrab
    Yoshikrab - 8 hours ago

  • Poetry » General, General
    raising olive trees

    ~

    Arcticus
    Arcticus - 11 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Lyrical, Fantasy
    Glimpses

    Hello! SoullessGinger here for a review! :) First of all, I absolutely love lyrical prose, and these are beautiful examples of that. This triplet is so profound and wonderfully fantastical. ...

    SoullessGinger
    SoullessGinger - 11 hours ago

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

    I love your post! Robyn's sarcasm and reaction to this whole thing is hilarious—I can't wait to read more posts with em later in this roleplay.

    Magebird
    Magebird - 11 hours ago

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

    Will do, @SirenCymbaline! And your plan to post sometime this weekend sounds good to me, @atlast!

    Magebird
    Magebird - 11 hours ago

  • Poetry » Dramatic, Teen Fiction
    Not Wet

    Ma first work about one of my OCs in my book. Maybe I'll post the book, maybe not :P

    AnonymousRiceBall
    AnonymousRiceBall - 12 hours ago
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