anerdgirl-writes

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I know nothing with any certainty but the sight of stars makes me dream
vincent van gogh

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anerdgirl-writes (United States) published:

Let's stop feeling uncomfortable about periods and make menstrual products free for all in the US

PROMPT: Op-Ed Competition 2020

Around the world, an estimated 100 million young girls lack access to menstrual products, including a significant number in the US. Despite the fact that 49% of the world 's population is female, for many cultures periods are still taboo. 

As a young woman, I’ve experienced people’s uncomfortable responses to periods for a good portion of my life. I’ve also suffered from the stigma that surrounds them. From male classmates asking me if I’m in a bad mood because of...

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10 months ago

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anerdgirl-writes (United States) published:

Let's stop feeling uncomfortable about periods and make menstrual products free for all in the US

PROMPT: Op-Ed Competition 2020

A stunning statistic that some might not know is that 100% percent of women will have a period at some point over there lifetimes, and more likely than not they will experience over one hundred. Women make up 49% of the entire world population and yet a woman’s period is something that is considered taboo by many cultures. 

As a young woman, I’ve experienced people’s uncomfortable responses to periods for a good portion of my life. I’ve also suffered from...

11 months ago

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anerdgirl-writes (United States) published:

Let's stop feeling uncomfortable about periods and make menstrual products free for all in the US

PROMPT: Op-Ed Competition 2020

A stunning statistic that some might not know is that 100% percent of women will have a period at some point over there lifetimes, and more likely than not they will experience over one hundred. Women make up 49% of the entire world population and yet a woman’s period is something that is an incredibly taboo topic around the world.  

As a young woman, I’ve experienced people’s uncomfortable responses to periods for a good portion of my life and I’ve...

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11 months ago

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about 2 years ago

anerdgirl-writes (United States) published:

Her Fate is known: Chapter 1

PROMPT: Novel Writing Competition 2018

He was staring at me blankly again. I sighed and ran a hand through my hair, absentmindedly thinking about making a ponytail for a second. No time, I reminded myself. “Okay, Grayson, I’m gonna need you to stop freaking out and making that face because frankly it's extremely distracting and most likely will be detrimental to you getting out of here alive.” I took him by the shoulders because he was still staring at me with a look on...

about 2 years ago

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anerdgirl-writes (United States) published:

Her Fate is known: Chapter 1

PROMPT: Novel Writing Competition 2018

He was staring at me blankly again. I sighed and ran a hand through my hair, absentmindedly thinking about making a ponytail for a second. No time, I reminded myself. “Okay, Grayson, I’m gonna need you to stop freaking out and making that face because frankly it's extremely distracting and most likely will be detrimental to you getting out of here alive.” I took him by the shoulders because he was still staring at me with a look on...

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about 2 years ago

anerdgirl-writes (United States) published:

How I'm changing, and the world is too

PROMPT: Personal Essay Competition: Making Change 2018

This year brought with it one of the biggest changes in my life, high school. Suddenly I was pushed out of my safe little bubble into world full of final exams, A’s B’s and C’s, and lots of paperwork. I’m six weeks in and still adjusting to the sheer amount of work that I have to do on a daily basis. As my world was changing and spinning around me I found myself looking to the world around me for...

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over 2 years ago

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anerdgirl-writes (United States) published:

One Match

PROMPT: Writing Small

There were no atoms left untouched, by the smoke, by the fire. The flames billowing up into the air. She watched from the outside. Then, sounding out from the flames, a hiccup, a call, Help. One matchstick, and she had single handedly ruined her own life.

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over 3 years ago

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anerdgirl-writes (United States) published:

"Happier", Ed Sheeran

PROMPT: Lyrics Unsung

All the lights are off. He peers through the curtain, again, letting in a sliver of light just to make sure it's till there. It's a beautiful day, one in which a regular person would be outside, enjoying life. He shuts the curtain again. if only going outside, was that easy. He's been in there for days, 3 to be exact. Ever since he'd seen hem walking down the street, it was then he had decided to not go outside. He looks across the...

over 3 years ago

anerdgirl-writes (United States) published:

A need for secrecy

PROMPT: Mystery Writing Competition 2017



9 am on a Friday morning, in a large house with blue panels and white trim surrounded by police cars, a man saw a ghost.

Daniel walked into the into the house and was not at all surprised or phased to find a dead body in there. The body being there was, in fact, the very reason he had been called to the house in the first place. In the throng of people, above the ruckus of the room, his...
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over 3 years ago