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Thirty One

I haven’t written a story in a long time. I’ve been working on a novel, but I recently got into a high fantasy phase and it’s making it tricksy to work on my very modern and not high fantasy novel. 673 more words


Laura Baber - Out Past Where the Mangroves End

Out Past Where the Mangroves End

My name is Sunditi Desai and I am dead. I did not know it, not at first, when I woke to the natural up and down rhythm of the boat on the river. 884 more words


Story Challenge of the Week

I only have 104 pages left to read in my last book for the semester! I do still have a few articles to read, an exam to study for, five papers to write, and one to edit… but all of that will go by fairly quickly. 218 more words

Writing Challenge

Kennett, MO - A Creative-Non-Fiction Piece

I’ve been homesick for the spring since we first met, when my mind first learned how to store things up for later thought. The showers kissed the itchy grass, daffodils the fertilizer-speckled soil, the golden retriever puppy my short nose. 443 more words

Friends Are Hard

Amelia had decided that college was crappy.  The students were self-entitled, the professors spent half the class period pontificating about irrelevant topics, and her stupid roommate never left their room.   507 more words

Rae C. James

To walk a straight line

As age and comfort bestow their wares upon her, she decides that a deviation is necessary. Her course so far has been marked by her history and her future, the combination of which had brought her to this point. 42 more words


2041 - Grande Valse, Costs, Customer Service

Continued from yesterday, Part 1

Leon slipped two phones out, one a newer Samsung, and the other an old Nokia with a nice heft to it. 80 more words