White Ribbon

January 15, 2011
By EmilyGram BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
EmilyGram BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
2 articles 0 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."
Sylvia Plath


Summary:

They told us we were adopted, part of their tribal family. But I’m still not sure that we’ve escaped the Officials back home. I know that the tribe won’t let me leave this place, and I know that if I go home the City will kill me there.

My brother watches the dance hugging the leg of the woman who tells him she’s his mother. My sister, at least, remembers we are sisters. She knows I do not love the chief’s son.

Eamon holds my waist with strong hands as we dance, and the chief looks on in approval. I think of Lazaro. I think of my kiss with Lazaro, and I see him in the crowd. I meet his eyes with shame.
The crowd is ready to cheer and clap. My wedding is almost over.


EGram

White Ribbon


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on Mar. 7 2011 at 6:45 pm
This story is so amazing! The different threads are woven together neatly but suspensefully. The descriptions are wonderful, and the characters are so real! Can't wait to read more!

on Mar. 6 2011 at 6:00 pm
EmilyGram BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
2 articles 0 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."
Sylvia Plath

Congratulations, readers!  You have voted White Ribbon as today's top Sci-fi/Fantasy Novel!  Thanks for your votes, and I look forward to your comments on the new chapters 9-12 :)

on Mar. 2 2011 at 5:41 pm
EmilyGram BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
2 articles 0 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."
Sylvia Plath

Chapters 9-12 are now online!

on Feb. 27 2011 at 3:01 pm
EmilyGram BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
2 articles 0 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."
Sylvia Plath

Thanks!  I'm really glad you like it!

on Feb. 27 2011 at 3:01 pm
EmilyGram BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
2 articles 0 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."
Sylvia Plath

Chapters 9-12 have been submitted to TeenInk!  They should be posted online soon.

on Feb. 19 2011 at 8:18 pm
e.c.frances BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
4 articles 0 photos 7 comments
I just finished reading the last couple of chapters and they are great! I love your descriptions! They make the story so suspenseful and I love the charaters. can't wait to read more.

on Jan. 31 2011 at 5:40 pm
EmilyGram BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
2 articles 0 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."
Sylvia Plath

I'm really glad you're enjoying it.  Thank you so much for the comments.  You can't know how much I appreciate them.

Woody said...
on Jan. 31 2011 at 9:52 am

White ribbon is a great story ... well written.  More, please!            E Gram rocks!!! 

 


on Jan. 30 2011 at 1:08 pm
EmilyGram BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
2 articles 0 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."
Sylvia Plath

Readers, we are now the second most discussed Sci-fi/Fantasy novel and voted #3!!  Thank you so much for your support!  Please keep commenting and voting and maybe we'll reach #1! :)

on Jan. 29 2011 at 4:02 pm
EmilyGram BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
2 articles 0 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."
Sylvia Plath

Thank you so much for your support!  The next few chapters are in the works :)

on Jan. 29 2011 at 4:01 pm
EmilyGram BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
2 articles 0 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."
Sylvia Plath

Thank you!  Please check back for more!

on Jan. 29 2011 at 10:43 am
E. Gram...keep up the good work. Looking froward to your future writings!

on Jan. 29 2011 at 10:37 am
Well done.  Outstanding.  I enjoyed it!

on Jan. 28 2011 at 7:49 pm
EmilyGram BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
2 articles 0 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."
Sylvia Plath

Chapters 9-12 are in the works, but I can't say for sure when they'll be out.  Keep checking the page because they'll be posted as soon as possible! :)

mummers4 said...
on Jan. 28 2011 at 6:25 pm
I just read your last 4 chapters.  WONDERFUL!.  Your characters come alive and I find myself thinking of them at off times. 

on Jan. 28 2011 at 4:37 pm
Pandora118 BRONZE, King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania
2 articles 0 photos 32 comments
When are the next chapters coming up. I can't wait to read the rest of it.

on Jan. 27 2011 at 5:18 pm
EmilyGram BRONZE, Simpsonville, South Carolina
2 articles 0 photos 73 comments

Favorite Quote:
"And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt."
Sylvia Plath

Thank you for your comments!  Chapters 5-8 are now online so please enjoy and feel free to keep voting and posting your thoughts!

itgoeson15 said...
on Jan. 25 2011 at 2:14 pm
Oh. My. Goodness. I love this so much. I was on the edge of my seat the whole time. Please hurry and write more! Can't wait to read it!!!!!!! :)

on Jan. 23 2011 at 2:12 pm
Pandora118 BRONZE, King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania
2 articles 0 photos 32 comments
I know!!!!! You really need to keep writing more!!!!!!!!!! I reread it atleast five times!!!!!!!!!!

K.T.Kent said...
on Jan. 23 2011 at 12:09 pm
K.T.Kent, Salem, Oregon
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Wow! This is AMAZING! Can't wait for more!


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