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Two Rondeaus
by Rook in Poetry » General

by Via in Poetry » General

The Last Spell - Chapter 3.1
by SilverNight in Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure

fear in Red Underline
by Seirre in Poetry » Dramatic

Memento Mori
by Fishr in Short Story » General

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  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General

    Hi Sunflower here for a quick (and very excited) review! Wow! Honestly my whole review could probably be summed up at that one word, but I really just have babble ...

    Sunflowerdemon3712 - 2 minutes ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General

    The narrator wants true, honest love, which means telling their partner when they are in the wrong and sometimes feeling hatred for them. But everything is hidden under smiles and ...

    vampricone6783 - 2 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Mystery / Suspense
    The Scrambling of San Angelo | 3 | Monday, September 22 | Post-Game

    LMS VI. Francesca gets lost on her way home. Kind of. Rated for mild tipsiness.

    Ventomology - 4 hours ago

  • Forums » Lounge, The
    The Poultry-geists Team (Review Day Sep 23-25, 22)

    Way to go everyone!!

    lliyah - 4 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Realistic, Literature
    LMS VI: Let Me Live Tonight 1.2

    "What is past is prologue"-- The Tempest, by William Shakespeare

    winterwolf0100 - 6 hours ago
    16+ Violence Mature Content

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    How Not to Break Quarantine [OOC]

    Posted a short reply!

    Valkyria - 6 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Other
    LMS VI: Shadows & Dragonfire - Chapter 1.3

    LMS VI. Travelling filler chapter basically. And now things are going to get interesting...

    ScarlettFire - 7 hours ago
    16+ Violence

  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Team Bees Bzzy Reviewing (Review Day Sep 23-25, 22)

    Great work team! 9 reviews is no small feat and we've circulated the YWS feedback economy plenty of bee-wingspan distances today! Bzz-bzz-hurrah!

    Liminality - 8 hours ago

  • Forums » Lounge, The
    RevMo 2022 Review Day (September 23 - 25)

    Review Day Results Hiya hiya reviewers! I'm here with the review tallies and the results for the teams . . . The runner-up is . . . Team Bees Bzzy ...

    Liminality - 8 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Trapped in Gotham [OOC]

    Awesome! Dresden would be so happy to know no one's being sus of him right now :P

    Mageheart - 9 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » General, Historical Fiction
    Memento Mori

    Hi Fishr, Mailice here with a requested review! :D This is a very long story and I was a little unsure how I wanted to review it at the beginning, ...

    MailicedeNamedy - 9 hours ago

  • Poetry » General, General

    This one has a dog in it, too.

    Liminality - 12 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    Iceflame// Chapter 26: March of Glory and Revenge

    Hi Salis! RandomTalks here with a short review! I have to say - having not read any of the chapters before this one and having absolutely no idea of the ...

    RandomTalks - 14 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure, Science Fiction
    (LMSVI) The Ruptured Shadow, Chapter 1.2

    Just a healthy dose of panic.

    HarryHardy - 16 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » General, General
    why hide

    Hi TrinityPoeting, Jade here to leave you a short review on your old (but cute!) poem. Let's get straight into it. Stanza one: you're spitting facts. Though the flow feels ...

    LadyBug - 16 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » General, General
    A RAT's Tale

    Good Morning/Afternoon/Evening/Night(whichever one it is in your part of the world), Hi! I'm here to leave a quick review!! Anyway let's get right to it, It's the night before my ...

    HarryHardy - 16 hours ago

Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts.
— Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind