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#1
Time This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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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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Behind the Door
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The darkness around you is thick and deep like a viscous liquid that weighs down upon you. The shadows are deeper than normal; they seem to be an endless abyss around your silent and almost motionless figure lying sleeplessly in bed. I can see... (more »)
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My New Sister
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Grandpa has always been the nicest person to me. He buys me toys and feeds me. Yet whenever I go out with him, people always seem to be afraid of him. He bought me a beautiful life-sized doll with luscious brown hair and glowing green eyes.... (more »)
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Case #616
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1 MAIN TITLE SEQUENCE 1:       1 The camera pans from ground up to reveal two officers, and it is out of focus. They are walking down a long hallway. As they approach, they come into focus. You can tell they are speaking on a serious... (more »)
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Reflections
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I The dread of what I’ve done washes over me, hitting me like a tsunami of jagged rocks. The mere memory is enough to send my body spiraling into some kind of paranoia – tightly closed lips, labored breathing, an overwhelming... (more »)
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Screens (Four Percent 6)
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The game moves slowly without failure. I watch as Blue is dragged into the wolf room.   "Twenty five sheep and thirty-five wolves."   I wonder what I should do next. The twins nor I have tortured anyone for a long time in the game. I... (more »)
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3:45AM
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I checked my phone again, 2AM. A sigh escaped my lips and I dug my hands further into my pocket. Standing on the opposite side of a brick wall was a wild party that separated me and my frineds. Inside the sorority house my friend was... (more »)
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The Man in the Shadows
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BOOM! The whole trailer shook with the jolt of the blast. I grab a satchel out of the drawer, pack it with food and water. As we run for the door I think back to just five minutes before, sitting and watching the game Cousin was so piped up... (more »)
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Mystery in the Making
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It was Monday, January 25 and I was lost, lost out of my mind. I had recently lost my job and I have been living with my parents again- joy. I am only 24 and already lost my first job. Usually I quit my jobs, I don’t get fired from them!... (more »)
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To Make It Right Again
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He hadn’t meant to visit the waterpark. It had appeared on the horizon as he’d traversed the flat plains, watching the golden fields of wheat blur together as he sped along. The sun beat down and gave everything a nice glow, though... (more »)
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28 Day Writing Challenge #20
By , Elk Grove, CA
Shaman. Day 20: His name was the Shaman. He had an imposing stature. His name was actually tattooed across the back of his neck, but he usually stupidly popped his collar so no one would be any wiser. It probably would've been smarter to just... (more »)
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More Than Appears on the Surface
By , Des Moines, IA
I am afraid there is more to this than appears on the surface. At first sight, you would think it was the husband. I mean, it’s always the husband, right? Young couple, married less than a year, shotgun wedding; it’s a classical Criminal... (more »)
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Diabolical Ways
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As I stood at the foot of her bed, I watched her sleep peacefully. I had these strange, demonic thought running through my head. I wanted to kill her, and make her suffer. I did not know this lady but there was something about her that drew me... (more »)
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Serenity
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It was a cold day in December, exactly one week before Christmas, and Mrs. Jane Myers was taking a walk with her child. She walked slowly, the snow gently crunching below her feet with every step, a look of great serenity on her face.... (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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