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credit card applications as a metaphor
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by Omni in Novel / Chapter » Fantasy

​Day One Hundred and Twenty One Thousand
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It's Nothing
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There Was Once A Girl Uglier Than The Wind
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  • Storyboooks » Roleplay Lounge
    Combining D&D with SBs

    I don't know if I'd necessarily do this myself, but this sounds like such a cool idea for a roleplay! I actually took one of my ancient storybooks, Aeyis, and ...

    Mageheart - 36 minutes ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    LMS VI: Lunch Appointment with Death

    Week 5 - 1,410 words Their head pounded inside their existence. Hal could hear things happening around their body: hushed words, warnings, questions, and concern for their wellbeing. They could ...

    Brigadier - 53 minutes ago

  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Literary Spotlight for September 2022

    Thanks man.

    BEASTtheHUN - 3 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Spiritual, General
    ​Day One Hundred and Twenty One Thousand

    1000 years of no dying? Pure perfection? Somehow, that’s even worst than the flaming pits of Hell! I like how this poem describes a perfect world where even vomiting is ...

    vampricone6783 - 4 hours ago

  • Forums » Art & Photography
    Trinity Inking

    I can't wait to see your art nea! Super excited and cheering you on!

    shatteredstones - 7 hours ago

  • Forums » Lounge, The
    Featured Member October 2 - October 16: vampricone6783

    Congratulations!!! :D

    MailicedeNamedy - 9 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Fantasy, General
    Shortstory, a First

    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, In the deep dark void ...

    HarryHardy - 9 hours ago

  • Poetry » General, General

    Wrote this for a school project where we had to include specific words (Dr. Seuss style) and ended up liking it!

    ImaginaryPoet - 9 hours ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Us Among the Gods [OOC]

    You’re the only one who has made that joke.

    WeepingWisteria - 11 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Literature, Mystery / Suspense
    LoaMR: Ch.XIX: Léonard and Monique 5

    Hi again Mailice! First Impressions I thought the scene between Claire and her father was quite moving. That part stood out to me in this chapter because Claire had this ...

    Liminality - 14 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » Fantasy, Supernatural
    The origin of Vampircone6783

    Alright, I loved that! It is a unique story that is much more intriguing than most of the life stories we read nowadays. And I already really want to know: ...

    MyKingdomOfRuins - 14 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    LMS VI -- I don't have a title yet :D

    Week 4 543 words ______________________ At the alley she saw them taking another turn, and when she reached the end, they were vanishing into a broken storage building. She kept ...

    Stringbean - 19 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    LMS VI: Something about Monsters

    Week Four: Yara-ma-yha-who Part Two 1008 Words “What do you mean-” Before Richard could finish his sentence, the yara-ma-yha-who quite literally lept into action. Richard felt himself flying into

    WeepingWisteria - 19 hours ago

  • Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Action / Adventure
    LMS VI: Silver and Silk 0.4

    Ryun tries to find an exit to the mines but ends up finding something far more mystical.

    Omni - 19 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    LMS VI: The Halls of St. Julian's

    Week Four - Chapter 2.1 - 1030 Words The four suitcases were hastily pulled out of the back of Uncle Oskar’s Buick. A ratty old school bag, one Eduard intended ...

    looseleaf - 20 hours ago

  • Forums » Writers Corner
    LMS VI: sorting heirlooms

    There are some Lutheran hymn-scholars, who compare the relative importance of the Bible and hymnbook to the sun and moon. If a person coming from overseas could only keep one ...

    lliyah - 20 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