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Prism: Chapter 3

Khyte dismissed Nayaka and imagined himself leading the rest of his unit in a jog down a stone tunnel that led to the showers. Oh, how he longed to join them and wash all the sand off. 2,602 more words


A book worth sharing

Sometimes, when I’m reading a book, I think “I have GOT to share this book with _______!!!” It happened again today as I was reading  180 more words


Prologue: The Outline

This is an almost true story all about a teenage girl who struggled to cope with society’s thoughts on:

  • How she should fall in love with Kyle, Bianca, and Louise.
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Chapter 1: Was


He wrote music.

He drew.

I think I have souvenirs beyond the single doodle he made on my math notebook from 8th grade. My chest still thumps when I think about the day he pulled me aside and declared that I was his muse. 1,232 more words


Book Review - Her Name Is James by CJ Heath


When James Farrow’s father decided he wouldn’t have his 15 year old son under his roof any more, the boy was taken into care. Now James is 18 and is no longer the responsibility of Social Services. 722 more words


Social Media and Me


As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not one to easily warm to technology in any form. And, as an adult person in the 60s and 70s — when privacy not only still existed, but was held in high regard, I learned to eye social media with suspicion and mistrust.   448 more words

Sixty Nine And Still Sexual

That Last Summer Giveaway

Last week, That Last Summer by Susan M. Toy was given the Five Star Treatment, and rightfully so. This novella is a beautifully written coming of age story. 134 more words