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Literary Spotlight

people that meant a little more
by Plume in Poetry » Romantic


Words of Color
by LizzyTyler in Poetry » Realistic


Not Wet
by AnonymousRiceBall in Poetry » Dramatic


raising olive trees
by Arcticus in Poetry » General


The Quest for Fire - Into the Mists - Chapter 7
by felistia in Novel / Chapter » Action / Adventure


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  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Reawakening of Hickory Grove [OOC]

    Okii...sounds good :D

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 13 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    The Land of the Eternally Bound [OOC]

    They both look great there!! Feel free to post now. :D

    HarryHardy
    HarryHardy - 23 minutes ago

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    Dead End at Something Street [OOC]

    I just realized I never described how different Edward looked underneath the bandages, so I edited my post post include that. :)

    Magebird
    Magebird - 5 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Romantic, Narrative
    people that meant a little more

    Hey, Plume! Just wanted to drop by and give a review, because I think this deserves it. This sort of gives me the vibes of your “letters I will never ...

    JoyDark
    JoyDark - 7 hours ago

  • Forums » Art & Photography
    My random art and photography

    @Veralder The first one is from a rose garden, and the second one is from my towns downtown area. I just kinda go somewhere that seems cool and wander around ...

    Vita
    Vita - 7 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Realistic, Narrative
    Hope amidst distress

    Hi! I am here for a little review, Your poem hits right in the heart. I too am living where there has been constant lockdown for weeks, the hospital beds ...

    Rodionandaxe
    Rodionandaxe - 8 hours ago

  • Short Story » Fantasy, Literature
    A Story of Child Labour

    Edgar works in the Dream Factory, where he is asked to create all sorts of dreams. When his friend asks about leaving, he isn't sure what to think.

    waywardxwallflower
    waywardxwallflower - 8 hours ago
    12+

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

    I can see why! It was fun to read Esprill's first post. :)

    Magebird
    Magebird - 8 hours ago

  • Reviews » Short Story » General, Science Fiction
    I Remember

    You write so beautifully! Obviously, it's a little confusing, considering the fact that I have not read your future book and don't know what an Urwayhen is, but that's no ...

    WrenZorya
    WrenZorya - 10 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Literature, General
    Never Let You Die

    This is really really amazing!! I've reread it a few times and I'm still getting chills! It flows really well, and the message is wonderful! I found this short but ...

    WrenZorya
    WrenZorya - 10 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Realistic, Dramatic
    Words of Color

    This brings to mind the poetry of Emily Dickenson, in that of the style it is written in. Usually I do not like poetry of this style because it seems ...

    TheWordsOfWolf
    TheWordsOfWolf - 10 hours ago

  • Reviews » Poetry » Lyrical, Realistic
    Reality

    Oh wow. This is very good. I'm sure a lot of people can relate to this which is one thing that makes poetry good. It is difficult to write about ...

    TheWordsOfWolf
    TheWordsOfWolf - 10 hours ago

  • Poetry » Literature, General
    Never Let You Die

    Just a poem I wrote

    TheWordsOfWolf
    TheWordsOfWolf - 10 hours ago
    E - Everyone

  • Storyboooks » Out-of-Character Discussion
    'The Odin', Part One: Finding the Odin DT

    Definitely, there’s a show on Netflix now as well which is pretty good

    QuoolQuo
    QuoolQuo - 10 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Fantasy, Politics
    CASE #926164

    Love this look forward to seeing more in the future. Since this is a fantasy court I am assuming it works differently than a "real court" thus having several judges. ...

    TheWordsOfWolf
    TheWordsOfWolf - 10 hours ago

  • Reviews » Novel / Chapter » Dramatic, Fanfiction
    The Augury of RiverClan - Chapter 9

    I AM READY FOR THE CRAZY ,,, I think >.> The full moon rested in the sky, the shine of the stars casting shadows on the forest floor. Could the ...

    starlitmind
    starlitmind - 11 hours ago


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