Most Recent Realistic Fiction

Here is the most recent realistic fiction:

Conseil, NY This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , Stratham, NH
This is not how the story was supposed to go. I first saw the face of Claude Holmann in my sketchbook. He was on the last page, one of the last faces. He is there now. He is gray with a blocky forehead and bitter eyes. He was not... (more »)
The Biologist This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The snow wrapped the ground in an icy blanket, chilling even the coldest soul with its blue, spindly fingers. Not an inch of the village was untouched by the frigidness. The villagers, cloaked in their burlap sacks, trudged throughout the... (more »)
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Two Roads This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth …... (more »)
Blood of the Miners This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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He sputters out the ash, clasps his hand tightly around the black rock   he feels nothing but the warm blood leaking in between his fingers   “How much blood did I lose today?” he asks himself.... (more »)
Summer of Doom
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  I looked back and I stood there staring at what was in front of me. My heart was beating so fast. It was either I died or stayed alive. At this point, I honestly wanted to run into the house but I couldn’t. Even if I move a... (more »)
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A Beach Bear
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Gabriel and his family were on summer vacation at the Vancouver Island. One afternoon after a few hours at the beach the family started to walk back to their car. As they were walking back to their car Gabriel’s little sister, Soline,... (more »)
Let Them In
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Daughter: “Why can’t I fit in? Just because I look different, does it mean that others wouldn’t accept me?” I asked mother, my eyes welled up in tears. Staring into the wardrobe mirror, I caressed my... (more »)
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New Beginnings
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Smoke forcing its way into my lungs chokes me. Bleary-eyed and surrounded by a blazing inferno of flames, I’m paralyzed with fear. Suddenly, I hear splintering wood as mom breaks down my bedroom door. I watch, stunned, as she appears out... (more »)
Teens or Adults: Who's Really Attached to...
By , valley cottage, NY
Maybe we were wrong, this is turning out to be harder than I expected, Amara thought to herself. It was 7:30 in the morning and Amara was already having the worst day of her life. She was running late for work; again, her coffee spilled while... (more »)
Half of the Picture
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I sit, my legs folded underneath me, wool socks warm and itchy in a confusing swirl of feeling. My body is held captive by the couch that my great aunt, Faith, bought years ago. I feel like I am being suffocated by love. In my cold hands I... (more »)
To Believe or To Not Believe
By , Nyack, NY
Hebron, Indiana, 1979. A farming town that contained the home of one Julianne Cobbler, who had just finished her freshman year of high school at Hebron High School. While she was excited for the summer to start, she knew that that was when the... (more »)
Gabriel This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Gabriel couldn’t swim, and neither could you. The two of you would sit, feet dangling into the deep end of the pool, and talk about your lives before. You’d ask questions about him. What was his favorite color? What was his favorite... (more »)
Father Doctor MIA
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"It's finally come to an end" Sam said as he rolled down the hill. "I thought I would only live so long, but the results said I could finally end the treatments," he said. Something in his tone told me he wasn't exactly happy about it. He... (more »)
Stand Up
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Shanti, Virginia was a friendly town with a diverse community. Shanti was home to the Shanti High School Badgers, a wealthy high school with many sport facilities. They were most known for their football team, the Shanti Badgers, who have been... (more »)
The Name That Wasn't Called
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I woke up like any normal person does in Virginia, in my warm and cozy bed. I got up, ate my breakfast, and got dressed. But today wasn’t a normal day. Today was going to be a day full of anxiousness and suspense. Today was the day I... (more »)
Brooklyn Beginnings This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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