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Literary Spotlight

Advice for a YWS poet
by ticktock123 in Poetry » General

The Crepe and the Pancake
by NivedaJames22 in Poetry » Humor

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

by NivedaJames22 in Poetry » Lyrical

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by alliyah in Poetry » Romantic

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  • Poetry » Horror, Realistic
    Death and fame

    A poem brokenheartsari and I collabed!

    ForeverYoung299 - 11 minutes ago

  • Forums » Art & Photography
    Nivu's Art Corner

    One of my first attempts at converting traditional to digital

    NivedaJames22 - 2 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Dramatic, General
    Everyone She Ever Loves Will Die - Chapter 2

    With the world cursed and her life in shambles, Katherine begins to wonder if there's any hope left

    CreativeUsername - 4 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General

    This is a really short poem so it's not like I can find much to critique lol but yeah, basically what the other reviewer said. It's a cute poem and ...

    CreativeUsername - 4 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    Poetry is in the eye of the beholder.

    That last rhyme was great. Anyway I love this and I agree with everything said. Poems are fun to write and yet, annoying. So many unsaid rules but yet there ...

    CreativeUsername - 4 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Horror, Realistic
    Whispering from the chasms of the Earth

    Hello, I love the format of this poem, every line feels like the perfect length. There's a lot of good lines written in this poem to, and some good repetition ...

    CreativeUsername - 4 hours ago

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

    @SirenCymbaline, yes, it definitely is! In fact, I think I may boost it to a three-princess max in the next couple of days. (Also, I'm so excited about your plans ...

    Nyla - 4 hours ago

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

    The phrase “watcha” sounded odd to Nikolai’s ears, but he was able to guess it was some weird pronunciation of “what are you”, due to the context. How strange. @whatchamacallit ...

    Carina - 5 hours ago

  • Forums » Welcome Mat
    What up guys?! Otterpop Here!

    Hi Otterpop, you seem very cool!! :) comic? youtube channel? SCIENCE? i like u What are some of your stories? gosh, hundreds of characters is insaaaane -- props to you ...

    Carina - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Humor, Romantic
    Lovely Assassin Letters (6)

    Hey WishIHadASword! Wow! This letter has a completely different character from the rest so far...the others were playful and funny, but this is blunt, yet emotional. You've really captured the ...

    NivedaJames22 - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Culture, Health
    The Mirror

    Hiii! Ilium here for a review! I liked the idea of your poem. Mirrors are really poetic and it's cool to see how people use them in different ways. I ...

    Ilium417 - 7 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Humor, Romantic
    Lovely Assassin Letters (7)

    The last chapter of Lovely Assassin Letters.

    WishIHadASword - 8 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Romantic, Dramatic
    Two Kinds of Rain - Two Kinds of Rain

    Heyo! Ilium here for a quick review! This poem was amazing! It had so much symbolism and so much power in it, I really wanted it to keep going. (It ...

    Ilium417 - 8 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Realistic, General
    King of the Court [Chapter 7]

    Marble Creek's first point?

    Yoshikrab - 8 hours ago
    E - Everyone

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Prologue- A New Fairytale

    The story begins to change

    Ilium417 - 9 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Order: Gifted DT

    I've got an idea. The way we've painted Jared makes him look like a dumb teacher or something. What if we make it to where he's acting like he knows ...

    Yoshikrab - 10 hours ago

"What is a poet? An unhappy person who hides deep anguish in his heart, but whose lips are so formed that when the sigh and cry pass through them, it sounds like lovely music."
— Søren Kierkegaard, Philosopher & Theologian