McKayla Rose

United States

I'm 16 years old and I've been writing since I was in fourth grade. It is such a huge passion of mine and I hope that is very evident :-)

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I'm pretty new to this website, but I welcome any constructive criticism and would be glad to help anyone else as well!

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McKayla Rose (United States) published:

I Write to Feel Alive

PROMPT: Why I Write

I write to feel alive. 

I write to live a life I will never and can never live. I write to be lifted from societal constraints and expectation. I write because my words give me an excitement nothing else ever could, and if I didn't write, that piece of me would decay. I write to travel between borders, meet new, beautiful faces, and touch the sky - all while never leaving my computer chair. I write because why not, when...

almost 6 years ago

McKayla Rose (United States) reviewed:

Leave My Door Open Just a Crack

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OH. MY. This hurt me. This piece was so, so very successful at tugging at my heartstrings. Everyone has been in th0at character's position at some point or will be, and you were so successful at putting these feelings into...

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McKayla Rose (United States) published:

Bartered

PROMPT: Fantasy Writing Competition 2015

A single fence separates two family farms. It separates the orderly farm of the Blackwood family, where the animals are fed food as succulent as if they are apart of the family, and the farm of the Salinger family, where the animals wander around finding what food they can before they are slaughtered. More than that, the fence separates the two kingdoms of Comae and Eleca. 

Comae, where all are treated equal because they know better than any other what...

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McKayla Rose (United States) reviewed:

Under The Willow

PROMPT: Fantasy Writing Competition 2015

Overall, I like the idea you have going on and am curious to see where it goes! I hope my review helped and I think this is a great try for someone who doesn't usually write fantasy! :)

almost 6 years ago

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McKayla Rose (United States) published:

The Bartered Prince

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“How can you even call yourself a prince,” Ronan asks, “when you’re afraid to face the people?”

Vance shifts his eyes from the carriage before him to Ronan. He’s standing there like a shadow, all darkness and no sunlight, just waiting for Vance to slip up again.

“I’m not afraid of them,” he says, and technically, there is truth to it. “I just don’t trust them.”

Ronan smiles, but it’s more like a dog maliciously exposing its teeth. “Why? You...

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