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Some_Stand_Up_For_The_Vanquished (United States of America) liked Recipe for disaster by Seth DiMaio (United States of America)

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Seth DiMaio (United States of America) published:

Recipe for disaster

FREE WRITING  | GROUP: True Stories

Recipe For Disaster

  1. Find something that is none of your business
  2. Find out as much as you can and sprinkle some tumors around
  3. Act as if you know nothing  about it and watch as people flounder
  4. Comfort the people involved and tell them you're on their side
  5. Continuously say things behind their back while you also gain their trust
  6. Repeat the 5th step as needed
  7. Watch everything they love fall apart in front of them
Expect a sour taste
  This...

about 8 hours ago

Ketchup (United States of America) liked Dr. Death by Ketchup (United States of America)

1 day ago

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Ketchup (United States of America) published:

Dr. Death

FREE WRITING  | GROUP: True Stories

  1.     WARNING THIS MAY BE A SENSITIVE SUBJECT TO SOME READERS THIS IS A TRUE STORY
                         




   Harold Shipman or “Dr. Death” is one of the most infamous serial killers. A government analysis was ordered to decide how many more patients Shipman may have murdered; in 2002 an official report found that he had slaughtered at least 215 people and possibly as many as 260, including...

1 day ago

Just Jess (United States of America) published:

Unseen

FREE WRITING  | GROUP: True Stories

    My library lost its pride and innocence after the people took it. People no longer get books from there, they no longer trade knowledge. They trade drugs with their favorite vendors.
    You try to put your trust into the police, you want to believe that they will help this plague that's spreading. Sooner or later, you realize that this is just a dream for the future. No matter what happens, no matter how many people they arrest, no...

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2 days ago

AnnaTypeWriter (Peru) published:

Mountains & Trees

PROMPT: Imagined Scene  | GROUP: True Stories

Mountains rushed past and I wondered to whom or what they were running to. I wondered whether they would ever tire from their strides, whether they would tire from fleeing. I looked towards the trees that weaved between them - like a toddler running circles - and I could hear a child's laughter in between the breeze. As I stared back at the window, not through it but at the glass, I knew that perhaps I, myself, would never tire of running. The...

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3 days ago

clos (United States of America) reviewed:

Winter

PROMPT: Dual Existence

This piece is something that is very sweet and has a really good story. It flows really well and manages to keep it short but still hold a really pick gut punch in the end. You really take the prompt...

3 days ago

ajbcreations (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) published:

The Waters Below

PROMPT: Imagined Scene  | GROUP: True Stories

Sapphire under the burning sun, waves crash against the fortress wall, begging me to take a cool dip and be part of their world. Although planted firmly on the ground, my feet can't help but inch forward across the sandy brick, beaten down over the centuries, my toes teetering over the edge. This port belonged to swashbuckling pirates, robbing ornate galleons of all they were worth, stealing maidens and depleting rum supplies. They'd never have expected sweet families to take their Easter...

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4 days ago

clos (United States of America) liked Winter by prithikazlife (India)

4 days ago

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prithikazlife (India) published:

Winter

PROMPT: Dual Existence  | GROUP: True Stories

It was the time of the year when families get together to celebrate Christmas. But for me and my love it was the time of the year when get to see each other finally after 11 long months of wait. I still remember how we used to spend winter nights talking for hours as if we were the only people in the entire universe.There was a small balcony where we use to spend our mornings listening to the birds chirping....

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5 days ago

@PRANAVI_079 (India) liked The-Can't-Ignore-It-Rooster by @PRANAVI_079 (India)

5 days ago

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@PRANAVI_079 (India) published:

The-Can't-Ignore-It-Rooster

PROMPT: Animal Alter-Ego  | GROUP: True Stories

The rooster's active mind is always working on a way to create more drama in its life. Offsetting a feisty and competitive nature is a secretive and aloof side that manifests itself when it feels insecure. And yet, a rooster is a solid friend. Their blunt approach -- while sometimes hurtful and tactless -- can always be counted on to be honest and frank. 
There's a touch of glamour in everything the rooster does -- for settling for less would...

5 days ago

Zen (United States of America) reviewed:

Vagabond

PROMPT: It’s Your Life

I love it please keep writing! I don't see anything to add, maybe make one more sentence for the first stanza to be the same length as the others below it. Other than that I don't have much to say...

5 days ago

Harlow (United States of America) published:

imprisoned

PROMPT: Imagined Scene  | GROUP: True Stories

I never retreat inside my imagination. It’s a scary, scary place. Try as I might, the cacophony and fear intruded the inner crevices of my mind. So, no, I don’t retreat inside my mind. I retreat from my  mind itself. 

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Zen (United States of America) liked Vagabond by Kii (United States of America)

8 days ago

Jessica Garcia (United States of America) published:

Mexico (Draft 2)

PROMPT: Dual Existence  | GROUP: True Stories

We take the steps off of the plane and I look back at my family and realize how much we've all changed since the last time we've come here. I smell the same smell of familiarness. Whether it's raining when we step off or dry as ever, the smell is always there. It just rained so the smell is stronger. I've smelt it so many times, yet I don't know how to describe it. It's a smell that not everyone...

9 days ago

Jessica Garcia (United States of America) reviewed:

Camp

PROMPT: Dual Existence

I really liked when you said, "It feels like I'm always there and my future will always be there."

10 days ago

clos (United States of America) reviewed:

Mexico (Draft 2)

PROMPT: Dual Existence

I really liked this piece, even though it's just a draft. It's filled with a concrete storyline that describes you experiencing the present while recounting the past. With the descriptive detail you use to recount these memories and the tone...

10 days ago

Kii (United States of America) reviewed:

Canary

PROMPT: Animal Alter-Ego

Some advice from me, you can take it with a grain of salt if you wish, but I feel like this piece needs more imagery and description of a "canary". You described the voice and the wings, but what other...

10 days ago

Lightless (United States of America) reviewed:

Grade 4

PROMPT: Dual Existence

10 days ago

clos (United States of America) reviewed:

The Girl in the Music Box

PROMPT: Freedom

I really liked this story. It's very human and combines a lot of good techniques and strategies together. I think it would be fun to see an audience for the ballerina. I guess it depends on the type of music...

10 days ago

clos (United States of America) liked The Girl in the Music Box by tojosiewithlove (United States of America)

10 days ago

Ray (Canada) liked Canary by Zen (United States of America)

12 days ago

Charisse Marison (United States of America) liked Grade 4 by Maryam (Canada)

12 days ago

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Maryam (Canada) published:

Grade 4

PROMPT: Dual Existence  | GROUP: True Stories


    Grade 4. Funny how that feels like it was forever ago. A lot had happened in that year, a lot that has changed my perspective on things. Imagine, a bunch of 9-year-old kids doing stuff that still messes with my 14-year-old mind. At that age (and almost all ages), everyone cares for friendships. How popular you are, how many friends you have, and that stuff is what people look for when deciding whether or not to be your friend. Me...
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