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My Secret Letters
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You will never read this letter. I will lay it out for you—very conspicuously—but you will not find it. You will walk past it a thousand times and not even ponder it's existence. Just like all the others. I can't count how many times I've... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
Haunted
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    I walked up to the house slowly and cautiously, afraid the door was going to burst open any second. I knew something was wrong with the house. It was such a typical haunted house yet still terrifying. It was enormous, unusually large. The... (more »)
Subsection: Thriller/Mystery Articles  
Secrets and Lies
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Secrets and Lies   Click. The doorknob turned. I held my breath. The door creaked open. Light flooded the room. My heart was beating so loudly I’m sure they could hear it. My nose started to tickle. I tried to hold it back.... (more »)
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Her Secret
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I stopped. I turned. And with a flash it was gone. It. It was nothing to me. Nothing to me, yet. I never moved fast enough, never have. I dreamed I would catch it. They always say dreams will come true, if you move to have it. I moved, but... (more »)
The Name
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I wonder what my eulogy will say, he thinks as he flows deftly with the crowd. Will anyone realize I was a person before this? Or will they only be able to focus on the bad things I've done? Yes, he'd done bad things, and he knew it. The fact... (more »)
Revolution
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Prologue Carts and horses rumble along the worn dirt paths carrying goods and people. Merchants in the latest imported fashions haggle with men and women over prices as the sun sets behind the greystone houses of the capital. On the darkest... (more »)
Subsection: Action-Adventure Articles  
The Mysteries of Detective Francis
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Detective Francis De Rectom was the greatest detective in the land. If anoyone could solve a mystery it was he. So one day, as he sat in his office smoking his tobacco and drinking his tea, a loud knock came from his door. He smoothly got up out... (more »)
Subsection: Thriller/Mystery Articles  
The Sun-Warmed Station
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A honey ray of sunshine emerges at the station, bravely facing freezing licks of wind. In the light, the railway track glints like a shiny candy wrapper in a mass of dust. And above me, the ice of the sky starts to thaw; a sweet Soviet sunrise.... (more »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction  
The Witch's House, Continued
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In the middle of the woods surrounding a small rural town in Michigan, there stands a house. Few travel the path through the forest to get to it. It is a creepy house, the kind that someone would only go into if he or she was a ghost hunter or... (more »)
Subsection: Sci-fi/Fantasy Articles  
My Hero
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I look down at my mom, small as an ant from up here in the maple tree, the honey-golden sunlight beaming down on her, giving her the most angelic look I have ever seen. Her carrot-colored hair makes it easier to spot her. When the clouds hide... (more »)
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Abel’s Child This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When I am frightened, I go to the corner of the room by the floor lamp and chew my thumbnail. The movement of my teeth eases the danger; I know that no one will dare to hurt me when they see how fierce I am. Some of my teeth are missing,... (more »)
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tribute to a man who lives amongst owls This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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he sips moonbeams like fine wine and, settled on cloud-tops, casts a line hoping to catch some violet skies where scaly rocket-ships collide along the horizon line. he counts stars like fireflies before they’re even... (more »)
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Urban Fairy Tale This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Our fairies don’t have wings but they are brightly colored. Their neon bodies camouflage with graffiti and construction cones. They have teeth like rusted metal and they’re not afraid to use them. Our unicorns live in... (more »)
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A Private Darkness This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When Grandpa died, he didn’t look like he was sleeping. He looked like he was dead. It was Wednesday, August 16th. I remember because I circled it in purple Sharpie on my calendar. I don’t think Wednesdays are good days for... (more »)
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Keebler Pass This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
The coastline was dotted with rocks, refuse, and the occasional sea gull. The sky was gray, as it had been for the past week, and the sand had been interrupted by two pairs of footprints. Keebler Pass 1 mile Gas That was the... (more »)
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Everyday Superhero This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The Seattle morning was fresh, tinged with oncoming summer warmth, and the sky was lightening as the plane readied for ascent. Linda had an olive green backpack filled with plane survival items, including but not limited to snacks and a... (more »)
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