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coming of age

  1. bdcharles

    The Story of Echo

    Action Adventure Fantasy Speculative 
    "There is no war. It's all a lie." Gifted in the mechanical arts, Echo has a passion for making things fly. But after an army of horned marauders sweeps across the land, she discovers that she alone has the means to rally a defense their adversary will never expect. She must decide between...
  2. Smooth Jazz and 45 ACP

    The Summer of '30: The Start of Something Incredible (7.1k; scifi, mature content)

    My name is Jack Browning. I remember the eventful year of 2130 very well. The Frenkish Winter Patrol team lost by a very narrow margin to Mecharussia during the Vancouver Games in one of the biggest upsets in the history of the Winter Olympics. Symanski and Davis released their revolutionary...
  3. W

    Accidental hero

    I grew up in a small village in central Kenya. The village was a chaotic collection of permanent and semi permanent shacks that in a sad garish way, reflected the ‘wealth’ or status of the families that lived there. There are many stories to be told about this village, but the one I will tell...
  4. H

    #3 Discoveries

    Drive diverted, Tudor’s castled look. Out building, forgotten, cocoon of trees, slate roof, doors locked, windows looking in. Forbidden entry, teenage boys, hidden treasure. Structures, lessons, dare unlocking, revealing, pathways outside, reflect within. Steel pipe, second story window...
  5. Y


    Here's is an excerpt from something I have been working on that I hope will develop into a longer story. This is a fictional memoir featuring a session of self-harm. See what you think. My fingers are shaking because I just burned my wrist with a cheap, gas-station lighter. I’m...
  6. froman

    Trash Corps - Ch.2 warning: Language; violence

    Kellan threw his duffle down at the foot of his bed and sat on the edge of the stiff bunk. The barrack was exceptionally stark and gloomy, lit by only one bare hanging bulb every twenty feet. On the way to his own hall he had passed several others with numbered signs above the open doorways. The...
  7. B

    New writer

    Hi, my name is Alex and I've written a story about superheroes. It's a coming of age story about the son in the story. I hope to be able to publish it here soon! Link deleted by admin