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Archive for the 'Inspirations' Category

Joseph Baldwin: The World of Magic, chapter 1 by Jonathan Zhang

My life was ruined on my 13th birthday. On that day my life was put into a stranger’s hands. Fate. I realized that I myself didn’t make my future. Fate made my future. Fate was my future. At least in my world it was. Hello, my name is Joseph Baldwin and welcome to my world. […]

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Falling for Fall: Why Fall is the Best Season by Nadia Calder

The gray sky seemed to swallow up the world, shielding the sun that peeked at the stirring world beyond through the gaps of it’s cloudy interiors. I watched as even the trees trembled under the bite of the howling wind. But safe under the layers and folds of my blanket, only the tips of my […]

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There’s No Light in Lightning, Chapter 1 by Lilli Tobe

Blinding lightning crackled, as thunder boomed loud in the cloud covered sky. The wind howled, as it started to peel the roof off. The large four pane window shattered, as strong wind raced through knocking me off my feet. Rain poured in through the empty window pane sending shards of glass flying through the air. […]

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Agent Aston Martin, Chapter 1 by Jack Mehlman

It was a foggy mid-July morning in London. The city was just waking up, the streets dead silent. Suddenly, a flash of bright orange light illuminated the sky. A fireball of heat spread across the city. The smell of smoke arose into the misty air. Big Ben had been hit. “Ughh, what’s going on?” I […]

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Reminiscing by Michael Wightman

  I took my rifle off the bracket where it was on the wall. I grabbed a cloth and started to polish it. There were many layers of dust, so much that every time I exhaled, a plume of dust flew off the rifle. That rifle brought back many memories. I got drafted for the […]

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