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Forum: Non-Fiction 08-29-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
The Boy Who Kicked The Ball

There is a certain place from deep within my childhood that reserves more space in my exhaustive and complicated memory than any other. The details still swarm in my head like bees, remaining a...
Forum: Non-Fiction 04-02-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
The Fish

All I could do to hold back the tears was to look at that fucking fish tank. I stared through the thin glass at the colorful creatures swimming aimlessly through the coral, blissfully unaware that in...
Forum: Free Writing 09-22-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 696
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
A World Without Ears

I wrote this after a little encounter I had. Any critiques or comments would be greatly appreciated!


A World Without Ears

The rain continued to spatter across the pavement as I stepped into...
Forum: Poetry 09-09-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 561
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
You Make Diamonds in My Eyes

You Make Diamonds in My Eyes


When someday you look back
And see me young at heart
And the time spent long apart
I beg you realize your lies
But you make diamonds in my eyes.

I was so...
Forum: The Library 07-16-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3,717
Views: 283,003
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
Right now I'm reading The Power of One by Bryce...

Right now I'm reading The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-13-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
Jack

Jack - A Journal Entry from September 27, 2011 [revised]
I sit here and look at the bulletin board over my computer desk. Upon it my nervous and worried mother has pinned a countless number of...
Forum: Poetry 05-01-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
The End

The End

Happily ever after were
The Princess and Her Prince
In the castle amongst the glorious hills
And not a rain cloud since


He saved her from the burning tower
As the dragon...
Forum: Tips & Advice 12-27-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,398
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
When In Doubt...

As 2011 comes to a close, I have spent a small amount of time reflecting on my year and thinking back to all that I have learned and experienced. There is one piece of advice I received that I think...
Forum: Free Writing 11-08-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 398
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
The Two Clues

The Two Clues

The storm had blown out the power that night, and so the mansion was lit by candlelight. The light flickered and danced about the cold tile floors, casting an eerie shadow over the...
Forum: Poetry 10-15-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
Expectations

Expectations



Those butterflies will not be ignored

Should he choose to stay

The excitement of the crisp autumn air
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-06-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,240
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
Here's my contribution. First, I agree with what...

Here's my contribution. First, I agree with what Sketch said: you have to make your audience believe. Because you are so doubtful of everything: your age, what you were eating, etc it leads the...
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-06-2011, 04:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,154
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
Untitled <--- Help?

Here is a piece I've written but I am lost for a title. I'd love some help working and fixing this to make it an effective piece of writting. Thanks for the help!

Untitled
When I come home from...
Forum: Fiction 09-11-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
But you understand?

But you understand?
Forum: Fiction 09-11-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
Just Shoes

Just Shoes


I even remember what I was wearing the night I purchased those shoes. A small white dress that blew softly in the breeze, pearl earrings, and bare feet. I stood in front of that...
Forum: Free Writing 09-03-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
My Stranger

To be honest, I barely remember her. In hindsight, she's a complete stranger. A few memories fade in and out, blurry and vague. In an old photograph my mother took, she sits next to my sister on our...
Forum: Non-Fiction 07-22-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 665
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
Seven Horcruxes

Seven Horcruxes

J.K. Rowling once wrote ďA horcrux is a receptacle that is prepared by magic to become the object of a fragmented piece of soul and that piece of soul is deliberately detached...
Forum: Free Writing 06-24-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,088
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
I like it, but there are a few things that I...

I like it, but there are a few things that I noticed that need fixing.

#1: You changed tenses. In the begining you write "Crash went the waves" and then it switches to present tense. Make sure...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 06-24-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,569
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
"What Do You Want To Do With Your Life" --- And Why I Hate It

I am so sick of hearing "What do you want to do with your life" from parents, friends, teachers, family acquaintances, guidance counselors. I'm done! It just seems to me that at this point in my...
Forum: Non-Fiction 04-10-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,794
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
Although I question the success of a story like...

Although I question the success of a story like this (as the others do) I encourage you to write it because if it means something to you, its worth writing about.

As for the actual writing of...
Forum: Non-Fiction 04-10-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 733
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
Para Pura Vida: An Account of Learning Spanish in Costa Rica

Para Pura Vida


Para. The word came to me so suddenly, it surprised me. Its right, I heard my mind say. So I said it. Out loud. In front of twelve total strangers who did not know an ounce about...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 03-12-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
My new hobby of photography (black & white picture)

So I've been interested in photography lately, and though I'd love to show you more photos later, I only have a minute so I'd like to share one I took today. Tell me what you think!
...
Forum: Poetry 03-03-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 430
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
Thank You

I want to thank you for today
For keeping the clouds and storms at bay

Thank you for the Queen Anne's Lace
For the freckles scattered 'cross my face

For my mom's garlic mashed potatos...
Forum: Free Writing 02-12-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 966
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
Giving a Little Thanks to the Big Guy

Giving a Little Thanks to the Big Guy

I have never considered myself a spiritual being. The days of being shoved into dresses and stockings and reluctantly dragged by the arm through the doors of...
Forum: Non-Fiction 02-02-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,539
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
I really liked this piece! I'm not sure if others...

I really liked this piece! I'm not sure if others feel the same, but I enjoyed your pen analogy. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I'm assuming that the pen was out of ink when he through it away?
...
Forum: Non-Fiction 02-02-2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 882
Posted By ~WishfulWriter~
Dandelions, Family Dinners & Other Things --- The Truth About Going to College

Wednesday, February 2, 2011



I canít tell whether Iím excited or scared about college. I mean, I know the workload is going to be bigger, just like how I felt at the end of 8th grade looking...
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