sharonlin

United States

I'm a 17-year-old writer, developer, and activist. I write creative nonfiction, poetry, and prose, although I've also dabbled in other writing forms (http://sharonlin.me/writing). I live in NYC/NJ and enjoy animation, design, and photography.

Message from Writer

Chaser of dreams and lover of chai.
I live in the big city and climb mountains on the weekends.
Feel free to find me online @sharontlin.

sharonlin (United States) published:

Compassion

PROMPT: Speech Writing Competition 2016

Inside every one of you is a secret power.

You may not know what it is. You may not even know that it exists. But I assure you, that inside each of you is a unique ability, waiting to be found.

When we came together today, and I looked through the crowd at all of your eager faces, many of them shadowed with exhaustion from a long night's flight, I didn't see a multitude of individuals. Rather, I saw a...

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sharonlin (United States) published:

Einstein's Dreams

PROMPT: Book Review Writing Competition 2016

“Suppose time is a circle, bending back on itself. The world repeats itself, precisely, endlessly.”

A woman ambling along Marktgasse, a man who is unable to age, a boy who sees into the future and then into the past - the fantastic dreams recollected by renowned physicist and theorist Albert Einstein inspire even the least imaginative minds, and yet hold an inexplicable truth. While even the scientifically illiterate may recognize Einstein for his more famous work on the theory of...
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about 4 years ago

sharonlin (United States) reviewed:

In Corridors

FREE WRITING

The first stanza threw me off. I was expecting a nontraditional rhyme scheme, and I think it might've just been the words you chose for each line that sets off a strange rhythm that isn't reciprocated throughout the rest of...

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sharonlin (United States) published:

Einstein's Dreams - After the Light

PROMPT: Final Note

18 April 1955

A young man opens up the door and breathes in the fresh air. He steps outside into the streets of Gerberngasse and slowly makes his way down the road.

Nearby, a young mother water her petunias on her front porch. She smells the sea breeze and wonders whether summer will arrive earlier than she expected.

Two friends settle down in steel wire seats by a cafe. One man stares down at the Aare River, the other to his...

about 4 years ago

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