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A Girl Called Fearless by Catherine Linka

A Girl Called Fearless by Catherine Linka takes place in a reality where fifty million women died from cancer caused by a synthetic hormone called Scarpanol, which was injected into beef. 443 more words

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Show and Tell - My First Professional Critique

There’s this false sense of security that lulls a would-be writer when she posts her work on a site like Wattpad and read all the praise pouring in.  599 more words



Unearthly quiet fills creeks and crevices. Swings sway loosely in the intermittent wind, their rusty chains straining against the tongue-tied backdrop. They make their way through littered streets, Luna’s fingers loosely curved around Elian’s palm like the branches of a wallowing willow. 787 more words

The Surrogate, by Tessa Hadley

No one likes to come in second place, particularly when it’s a question of love affairs and relationships. But let’s face it: How often do we know for sure where we stand when it comes to such things? 66 more words


The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

“Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. 551 more words


On Me

Once finished the rigors of publicly posting snippets of a short story, while in the process of writing it, what does one do?

Why…torment one’s self further, of course. 644 more words

The End

*This piece is part of an ongoing short story*

You can read parts one through nineteen HERE!

Gladys can see what looks like the school Principal standing outside the doorway of the hospital room. 1,457 more words