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Top Voted Realistic Fiction

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Dear Carter This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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It has become routine for me to write letters to my dead best friend. Every night after dinner for the past week, I have gone up to my closet-sized room to write a few words to him. And every single night, a heaviness looms in that room where... (more »)
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Garden of Lives Long Gone
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Lookingat Paris in this light, I feel as if I am a god: glowing, powerful, eternal.  The garden where I stand looks out onto the celestial city beyond.  Here you can barely hear the car horns and hustling of people who are never... (more »)
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There's a Boy I Know This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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There's a boy I know named Aaron. He goes to my school, and is a year younger than me. He's a typical kind of guy; he wears backwards caps, basketball sneakers, and plaid shirts. He's a nice enough kid, but always gets made fun of.... (more »)
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Forget Me Not This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
“Dad!” I scream up the spiral of stairs, clutching the handle of my bag in a vise­like grip. “Dad! We’re going to be late to Grandma's!” He comes tumbling down the stairs, glasses askew, and skids to a stop... (more »)
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A Starving Soul
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There is something unsettling about the descent of illness; it’s the first stages, when your throat is just beginning to ache. When you realize that you’ve been sneezing all day, and you just can’t seem to get warm. You can... (more »)
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A Life of Lies
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I've heard a lot of lies throughout my short 17 years of life. Your dog ran away. The stork brings a child to its parents. You're doing great! I'm not ashamed of you at all. We care so much about... (more »)
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Fireflies This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The lights glow dimly in the windows of the townhouses, shrouded by rolling clouds of mist. The only sound he could hear was the slight wave of the leaves of the giant oak trees, their branches cradling the street lamp on the stairs to the... (more »)
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The Choice This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The old beggar squatted on the corner of the road, eyes darting feverishly, searching for a benefactor. People rushed past, self-obsessed as ever, uncaring for the world outside of their small personal bubble. “Please...please...just... (more »)
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#9
Sorry
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     I waited for Beth at our usual table in the library.  Final exams were over, so I was looking forward to the two of us just hanging out.  I hefted a pile of library books onto the table.  Another good thing... (more »)
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#10
Expecting Forever
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"I feel sorry for not keeping in touch," she sighs, even though this was the first time she has ever thought of keeping in touch with him. "It doesn't matter," he shrugs, "it's middle school. No one expects forever." She remembers the message... (more »)
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#11
Hurricane Audra
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Abby watched carefully as the rain drops rolled down the window of the car. One was creating a stream, rolling down as it jumped from drop to drop. It was the only thing that had kept her sane during the endless hours of driving. They had been... (more »)
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Ours #1
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My alarm goes off at 7:00 this morning. I gently tap the power button and sit up in bed. Normally my alarm goes off at 7:20 but I set it early so I would have time to finish the math homework that I didn't even start last night. Not that I was... (more »)
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Devoid
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    When I was a child I was deathly afraid of the dark. So my parents bought me a night light so I would be more comfortable and get more sleep. Except this only made things worst. The night light had a timer and I would... (more »)
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Abstract This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
The young boy gazes into the sky on his worn out green and purple beach towel, searching for truth. As the days loomed towards the speech he had never truly grasped the art of talking in front of any sort of crowd. At age 15 the boy is left with... (more »)
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Vogue
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Mary’s small hands ran over the glossy cover of Vogue, staring at the model on the front of the page. Her eyes began to glaze over as she daydreamed about her 16-year old self on that front page instead of the model. She dreamed about being... (more »)
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The Decision
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The next day, while Chuck is walking to school, he thinks about what he will do to Nelson.  “Man, should I just punch him back?” But Chuck isn’t capable of a fight.  He is too scared get hurt, he’s a sensitive guy.  He knows if it... (more »)
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