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American Sweetheart

This is a short story I began writing for my Creative Writing class at University. It’s also my first attempt at writing a murder mystery, which I am hoping to continue writing in further depth allowing myself to develop the plot and characters. 

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American Sweetheart

Struggling to struggle

As I’m writing this, at least this first sentence, I have Paolo Nutini’s “Last Request” playing through my headphones. A fantastic song by a fantastic artist, not a single other singer could perform it better. 364 more words


Chasing Inspiration

This is my fourth attempt at a blog.
The first I made in 2012, solely by accident. The second was a school project in which we needed an e-portfolio to keep our work organised. 427 more words


"End of Year Message" by Mary-Kelly

Young one set down your pen
Don’t hesitate, this is not the end
Your hard work has paid off and you’ve done well
You’ve blossomed and escaped your shell, 93 more words

Student Writing

Sometimes I Hear

Sometimes I hear

my class making

a loud noise.

It gets louder,



It’s like an elevator

going up,



Then it drops, 16 more words


All Write!

 As part of the All Write! program, 2A and 2P students entered a writing contest for adult students throughout New York.  350 students from around the city submitted writing to the contest, and 49 students were recognized for their writing.  1,028 more words

Student Writing

There's A Snake In Me

There’s a snake in me…

small sharp delicate teeth

for eating and defence –

a fork like tongue

for smelling and tasting

the air-

I keep that snake because… 18 more words