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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 »)
Subsection: Realistic Fiction   2 comments
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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The Home Team This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I hate September. I mean, it’s pretty the way warm colors melt into each other on fallen leaves, and I like the swift breeze of autumn. But in the South, September means football, and I hate football. We have five reserved seats... (more »)
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Continuity This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Her laugh breaks the silence. Bouncing off the trees, echoing across the lake like skipping rocks. one. two. three. It rings in your ears, making the blood rush through your veins hotter and faster than normal. You look at her. She looks... (more »)
Subsection: Romance Articles   2 comments
Snow Child
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It was cold when Rose got up, but then again it was always cold. It seemed and almost perpetually feeling for her even thou the sun was bursting the stones outside. She got up and walked quietly to the door and listened to see if her parents... (more »)
Subsection: Thriller/Mystery Articles  
An Apology to late
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The year was 2035 and Robert Shant was being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on Elementary Robotics. The ceremony was simple enough but the part that really sticks in the mind was his speech. The man of fifty rose quietly from his... (more »)
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Pawns and Bishops This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I was born on August 8, 2026; the same year as the first man died trying to land on Mars. Four years later the first World Fracture occurred -a name coined by some clever journalist somewhere- marking the only time in history where 80% of the... (more »)
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Why they call it the Black Sea
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They were a day out of Constantinople when the ship flipped over. Seeing as this was not a naturally tenable position for a ship to be in, a large majority of the crew died simply of shock. When the ship flipped again another third fell off the... (more »)
Subsection: Historical Fiction  
Fire and Smoke
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William Bell was the new manager of Silver Springs mine and refinery in Silver Springs, Washington. He had moved their because he was asked to manage it after the previous owner and manager had suffered an accident. So Will, his fifteen year old... (more »)
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The Curse of Death
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It was raining, large drops that stung and they hit loudly against the priests single umbrella. There was nobody else but me as the coffin lowered into the hole. This was the third funeral in as many months. First, my father Walter, then my... (more »)
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I Love You, Elian Belt This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Her hair couldn’t be controlled; it whipped around her tanned face and stuck on her lips, courtesy of the blue lip gloss she was wearing. Her sunglasses made it impossible to see her eyes, but I knew if I pulled them off, I would see how the... (more »)
Subsection: Romance Articles  
Pax's Death
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"Take care of my teddy bear, OK?" Pax looked into Emma's eyes. "Promise?" Through the tears, she nodded her head and took the bear from his outstretched hand. "At least I did something good for the war, right Emma? Did I... Did I do good?" Emma... (more »)
Subsection: Action-Adventure Articles  
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