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#1
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Every morning I wake up to the normal sun shooting through the left window, blinding me as I try to open my eyes. My dog, Donald, barks up a storm. He insists that every morning at exactly 7:04, he has to go outside. It really is starting to push... (more »)
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Jade Vine
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As if the howling wind wasn’t enough, the seemingly endless rain poured down on John, chilling him to the bone. He scurried to the entrance of the airport and swiftly opened the door, scouring the lobby with his eyes for his best friend,... (more »)
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The Oakwood Murders
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It was a beautiful day, something no one would expect on the day of the death of Oakwood’s  most beloved student and friend. Everyone determined that the student got into a car crash seeing the car on the side of the road but nobody had ever... (more »)
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One Big Happy Family
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She sat with her legs dangling off the edge of the building with the wind blowing through her hair. I stood behind her, afraid of disrupting the peace that enveloped her comfortably. She watched the cars drive by below, watched with confusion of... (more »)
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Asylum
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The air was deathly still. In the cold no tree shook. Ahead, a molding sign hung haphazardly on rusted hinges. Inside a large building, residents lay asleep, waiting patiently for the new day’s sun to rise. An old truck slowly pulled up to... (more »)
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Wrath of the Vampires. . .
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“Jason?” I asked, raising my voice slightly over the stuttering of the engine. “What’s wrong?” I, Xyla and my brother Jason were on our way home after spending three weeks at music camp. We had been driving through nothing but snow for... (more »)
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A Day of Nightmares
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As the heavy thunking grew louder, Theo’s breath hitched in her chest. Oh God, oh God, oh God, oh God! She thought. Don’t find me please, don’t let him find me! She tried to will her legs to stop trembling as she pressed closer to the... (more »)
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Hidden Secrets
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Ten seconds left in the game. “Nine, Eight, Seven, Six, Five, Four!” The crowd members were counting down the time left in the game. The last three seconds and Cruz came up the court. “Play three.” She mouthed to Alyssa. “No! Fake left... (more »)
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Irony
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The room was deathly quiet as Darah walked in slowly, her head hanging low. No one spoke; they all just looked up at her, not knowing what to think, much less say. The girl had died. That was all there was to it. She could not take back what... (more »)
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#10
The Hallway
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Nancy was washing the dishes in the kitchen of the rental home she and her family had just moved into. It was a two story older home built in the 1920s. It was the only home available for rent in the small town of Cascade, Montana, while their... (more »)
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A Single Bite
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I used to love apples. My mom whould complain about the cost, "Twenty dollars a week," shed'd say, "so you can have apples for breakfast, lunch and dinner!" Then she would laugh, kiss my cheek and cut up another apple for me to eat. I didn't... (more »)
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#12
Moe's Cafe
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My grandmother Susie is ninety years old and has lived through many interesting events in her life. As she becomes older, I enjoy hearing more and more of her stories from her past, but nothing compares to the story she told about Moe’s Café.... (more »)
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#13
Cloudy
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Camila felt wet. Well that doesn’t make sense, Camila thought to herself. Why would my bed be wet? Then Camila discovered something else. I’m not even on my bed! This feels like the ground. It feels like cold wet hard ground. Why would I be... (more »)
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Cupcake Caper
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It was my eleventh birthday today and I was treating my class with a box of cupcakes I was bringing into school. Everyone was enjoying them as we ate them before we went out to recess. Five students in my class were absent so I had extras that I... (more »)
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Cab-Ride Claustrophia
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Anna O... A patient of Sigmund Freud, she developed feelings of transference towards her doctors. Transference, a psychiatric phenomenon, is portrayed by the shift of a human’s feelings for one individual towards a more available person. Plagued... (more »)
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#16
Karma
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"This one wasn’t by accident. Look at these bruises, the attacker was angry." I looked at Jerry, the man I had worked with for over ten years. His face had wrinkled and those once lively freckles on his face were now looking more like poppy... (more »)
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