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Teen Ink Magazine, October 2010 Edition


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College Guide


College Essays50,000 Words Custom User Avatar
College EssaysMy Résumé Custom User Avatar
College EssaysTo Be Like Katie Custom User Avatar

Fiction


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Accused Custom User Avatar
Haunting Her Custom User Avatar
Ivory Custom User Avatar
Macaroni Custom User Avatar
Maestro Thaddeus Meringue Custom User Avatar
Matilda Custom User Avatar
Mirror, Mirror Custom User Avatar

Hot Topics


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BullyingThe Good That Lies Within Custom User Avatar
Community ServiceGuiding Eyes for the Blind Custom User Avatar
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EnvironmentBlackened Waters Custom User Avatar
EnvironmentDear Litterbug Custom User Avatar
EnvironmentDisaster in a Bottle By Jennifer W., Brooklyn, NY
HealthBecoming a Real Girl Custom User Avatar
HealthDeath by Cigarette By Carol D., Brooklyn, NY
Letters to the EditorBook Reviews Get an A+ Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorExpression & Connection Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorExpression & Connection Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorGreen and Gold Family Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorLittle Pebble By Maddy W., Monticello, IL
Letters to the EditorNothing By Maggie U., Monticello, IL
Letters to the EditorOnly College Reviews? By Jean R., Edgewood, NM
Letters to the EditorSanctuary Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorTeen Ink Weekly Custom User Avatar
Letters to the EditorWhat Is Teen Ink? Custom User Avatar

Nonfiction


Strange Beauty Custom User Avatar
MemoirAlzheimer's and My Dad Custom User Avatar
MemoirThe Box Custom User Avatar
MemoirTrading Wasteland for Eden By Alicia J., Brooklyn, NY
MemoirWould someone please save the King? Custom User Avatar
Personal ExperienceA Freshman Fumble By Laura K., Omaha, NE
Personal ExperienceWe Are the Dreamers Custom User Avatar
Sports10,000 Hours of Perseverance Custom User Avatar
SportsA Reason Custom User Avatar
SportsBikram Yoga Custom User Avatar
SportsCauliflower Ear Custom User Avatar
SportsGlorious Greens By Jon K., Oshkosh, WI
SportsPlaying Hardball Custom User Avatar
SportsPressure to Win Custom User Avatar
SportsThe Stigma of It Custom User Avatar
SportsVarsity Versus Gym Class By Kelley H., Wexford, PA
Travel & CultureAnd Sunday Mornings By Emma G., New York, NY
Travel & CultureKeats & Coffee in Rome Custom User Avatar
Travel & CulturePrayers in Peru Custom User Avatar
Travel & CultureShanghai Noons By Anonymous, Coquitlam, Canada
Travel & CultureThe City of Angels Custom User Avatar

Opinion


communists don’t join the navy By Holly M., So. Plainfield, NJ
Exceeding Humanity By Caitlin A., Gilford, NH
Facebook: Not Making the Grade? By Audrey C., Bellingham, MA
To My Generation Custom User Avatar
Tainted Love Custom User Avatar

Reviews


Book ReviewsA Break With Charity by Ann Rinaldi Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsA Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsFrankenstein by Mary Shelley Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsKnights of the Hill Country by Tim Tharp Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsThe Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck Custom User Avatar
Book ReviewsUnaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri Custom User Avatar
Movie ReviewsBecoming Jane Custom User Avatar
Movie ReviewsInception Custom User Avatar
Movie ReviewsThe Wolfman By Michael L., Nashua, NH
Movie ReviewsTomb of the Dragon Emperor By Stephanie Y., Brooklyn, NY
Music ReviewsContra by Vampire Weekend Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsDream Street by Dream Street Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsJustin Bieber Concert Review By Arin S., Scottsdale, AZ
Music ReviewsThe Life of a Pirate by Cady Groves Custom User Avatar
Music ReviewsThe Oracle by Godsmack Custom User Avatar

Art / Photo


A Haunted House Custom User Avatar
all you need is LOVE. Custom User Avatar
Amethyst Odette Custom User Avatar
An Attempt to Tip the Scales By Erin H., Carrollton, TX
Californian Empire Custom User Avatar
Colors Custom User Avatar
Day Dream Custom User Avatar
Everlasting, Forever Aging Custom User Avatar
Female Michael Jordan Custom User Avatar
Fly High. By Andrea M., Waynesboro, VA
Forest Beauty Custom User Avatar
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Girl In the Sunset By Barrie T., scarsdale, NY
gossip n stuff Custom User Avatar
Great Save Custom User Avatar
Happy Halloween Custom User Avatar
I Don't Like To Share Custom User Avatar
Lucy Blue Custom User Avatar
Memoirs of the Niagara Custom User Avatar
Mill Park By Carlie C., Portland, OR
Never give up Custom User Avatar
Nice is Nice Custom User Avatar
Off Custom User Avatar
Panic Custom User Avatar
Pencil Perfection By Krista S., Newport Coast, CA
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Pieta Geometric By Winston L., Dallas, TX
Poised for Attack Custom User Avatar
Power II Custom User Avatar
Puppy Eyes Custom User Avatar
Rescue The Lonely Custom User Avatar
Scream Custom User Avatar
Set Me Free Custom User Avatar
Shadow Custom User Avatar
Simply Daisy. Custom User Avatar
Things A Brother Knows Custom User Avatar
Unfurling Love Custom User Avatar
Vertigo Custom User Avatar
Watching & Waiting Custom User Avatar
Water Droplet Custom User Avatar
Waterfall Custom User Avatar
What's Lurking In The Water By Shelby D. R., Wolfforth, TX
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Wrestling Custom User Avatar
You'll Rust... Custom User Avatar

Poetry


A Circle of Dogs Custom User Avatar
Childish Custom User Avatar
Golden Fangs and Fire Eyes Custom User Avatar
I've always wanted... Custom User Avatar
If Pillow Cases Could Talk Custom User Avatar
In the Midst of the Mist Custom User Avatar
It's a World Custom User Avatar
Memory Custom User Avatar
Mommy, Now That... Custom User Avatar
Of Octopodes Custom User Avatar
Paint Me Custom User Avatar
Puppets, a Villanelle. Custom User Avatar
The Hardest Things to Say Custom User Avatar
Tracked Custom User Avatar
Under The Shell Custom User Avatar
A Good Poem Custom User Avatar
A Soldier's Angel Custom User Avatar
April 10, 2002 By Anonymous, Attleboro, MA
Art of Virtue Custom User Avatar
Blackberry Kiss Custom User Avatar
Butterfly Bones Custom User Avatar
Ceramic Plate Custom User Avatar
Charred by the Emotions of a Blackened Childhood Custom User Avatar
Cleansing? Custom User Avatar
colored pencils in water fountains Custom User Avatar
Dear Reader Custom User Avatar
Depression By Pat C., Ipswich, MA
Devil Inside Custom User Avatar
Digging Through the Darkness Custom User Avatar
Down Payment Custom User Avatar
dreamlike Custom User Avatar
Embroidery Custom User Avatar
Futuristic By Kelsey W., Metairie, LA
Garage.Sale Custom User Avatar
Generation Y Custom User Avatar
Good Job Custom User Avatar
Growing Pains Custom User Avatar
Heartless By Anonymous, Rockville, MD
Hello, My Name Is Custom User Avatar
Hungry Custom User Avatar
i dare you Custom User Avatar
I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream Custom User Avatar
I Remember Custom User Avatar
Krispy Kremes & Girls Custom User Avatar
Let's Take It From The Top Custom User Avatar
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Margot’s Secret Custom User Avatar
My Happiness Custom User Avatar
Noted Silence Custom User Avatar
Pinky Promises Custom User Avatar
please, stop the music Custom User Avatar
Poetry is Our Prison Custom User Avatar
Proof That The Writer Doesn't Care How The Character Feels Custom User Avatar
Queen Midas Custom User Avatar
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Step Not On Morning Grass Custom User Avatar
Summer Custom User Avatar
Sun-Tongued Grove By Emily C., Beverly Hills, MS
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The Bishops' Walk Custom User Avatar
The City's Autumn Custom User Avatar
The Dead Remember Custom User Avatar
The Mess of My Life Custom User Avatar
The Seven Seas By Anonymous, Gardena, CA
To Light up the Sky Takes the Help of Just One By Anonymous, New Hyde Park, NY
Typewriter Custom User Avatar
Unrequited Love Custom User Avatar
Why I Kept These Heels Custom User Avatar
You got hit by a car, remember? By Pia R., Moscow, PA
“Call back”, never came Custom User Avatar
Angels Custom User Avatar
My Home By Therea B., Tuba City, AZ
My poetic destiny Custom User Avatar
October Nights Custom User Avatar
Summer To-Do List Custom User Avatar
When You Can't Sleep Custom User Avatar
Hey There Boy (I Wanna Breathe) Custom User Avatar
Suppose the Skies Custom User Avatar
You don't live on my street By Anonymous, Millington, TN
Despair Custom User Avatar
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Sonnet 18 As Written By Me Custom User Avatar
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