Stories

  1. The Castaway Hotel: Next Generation Book 2 11. The Castaway Hotel

    By Bill W, in Fiction. 11/22/2016 (Updated: 07/24/2017)

    The story of the Castaway Hotel continues, but this time with Danny relaying the story and taking charge. How will things go as the Hotel continues to add new residents?

  2. 319 Winesap Lane

    By CarlHoliday, in Fiction. 07/26/2016 (Updated: 07/24/2017)

    College professor Geoff Johnson's 1890's Queen Anne style house is so big he has to hire someone to help maintain it. Usually, every four years that person has always been a freshman at Warnton College where Geoff works. The house is always full of students many of whom Geoff has had affairs with. This year all of that comes to a crashing end when his life takes a dramatic turn.

  3. Adlai

    By grahamsealby, in Fiction. 07/16/2017 (Updated: 07/24/2017)

    Adlai Ben Yusuf the son of a humble carpenter, grew up  in the village of Nazareth in the troubled land called Palestine. With  with his brother Tavi and cousin Cephas he enjoyed the usual escapades and misadventures of a normal teenage boy.  Whereas Adlai was scholarly and introspective his brother Tavi was an extrovert. He was a warrior, an adventurer and a womaniser; trouble followed him relentlessly. Being popular and well-loved, he was  his father Yusuf''s favourite. Then suddenly  a simple mistake occurred which was to have tragic and far-reaching consequences; consequences that have endured to the present day.  

  4. Firestorm

    By quokka, in Fiction. 07/18/2017 (Updated: 07/23/2017)

    Life had been going fairly normal for 16 yo Mitchell Benning, until the annual spring community fair, during the 3rd term school holidays. One sentence from his so called best friend ended all of that in one fair swoop. A day after the fair, Mitchell packed up most of his belongings, and he was sent to his mother's spinster sister to live, and with hard times on the farm, he would not be returning to boarding school for the final school term of the year. Many years later, Mitchell will return to his home town, and a firestorm of a different kind will strike the town, not just the one with him returning to face the community.

  5. CARHOPS

    By Nick Brady, in Fiction. 06/20/2017 (Updated: 07/23/2017)

    The story of two friends, one black and one white, both gay.. This story is set during the racially divided period of the 1950's in a small Oklahoma town. 

  6. The Fresher

    By Pavlik, in Fiction. 07/23/2017 (Updated: 07/23/2017)

    He was never entirely convinced that university was the right choice for him, but Andrew has taken the plunge and is about to embark on the next stage of his life at the University of Bath. As a watershed moment, he's determined to live his life differently. It will all be plain sailing, right?

  7. Finding A Voice 1. Early Poetry

    By Ivric, in Poetry. 06/17/2017 (Updated: 07/23/2017)

    A collection of early poerty and prose.  This served as a outlet and a source of sanity in an otherwise stressful time in my life.  I hope everyone enjoys these early works that have helped me become a better writer.

  8. After Dark

    By Narias1989, in Fiction. 07/15/2017 (Updated: 07/23/2017)

    Super Senior Dave Shinozaki-Sanderson has only six hours to write a 10,000 word short story and save the world from The Trespassers' evil plan to destroy the Moon. Dun dun dun. I had a lot of fun working on this story. Plus, there are footnotes!

    Would love critiques. Will return the favor. 

  9. Hero Wanted

    By Superpride, in Fiction. 07/10/2017 (Updated: 07/23/2017)

    Ryan always loved the heroes with powers who fought crime and saved the world in his comic books.  Then after a series of events, he discovers that he has become part of a new breed of soldiers with superhuman powers that come from the ability to manipulate the very structure of light.  They fight against beings from another world called the Colossus and protect humanity against their destructive nature.  Between rising to the legacy of his deceased brother to falling for a brooding man from a rival political family, Ryan begins to discover who he is and what the world truly needs...a Champion.

  10. Euphoria and Other Poems

    By asamvav111, in Poetry. 07/13/2017 (Updated: 07/23/2017)

    A summer documented in verse.

  11. timmy's poetry

    By Mikiesboy, in Non-Fiction. 12/14/2016 (Updated: 07/23/2017)

    A new home for my poetry

  12. Stepping Out in Faith

    By Hudson Bartholomew, in Fiction. 05/08/2017 (Updated: 07/23/2017)

    Andy is a deeply closeted priest who has lived his life denying his sexuality. But after a rogue night with Marcus, indulging in long buried temptations, Andy can no longer ignore the truth about who he is. Can he come to terms with his sexuality without abandoning his faith? Will Marcus stick around while Andy learns what it means to be a gay Catholic?

  13. Puzzle Pieces... My Poems and Thoughts!

    By BlindAmbition, in Poetry. 06/09/2017 (Updated: 07/23/2017)

    A collection of endless thoughts and poems 

  14. Moggy's Mutterings

    By mogwhy, in Poetry. 06/14/2017 (Updated: 07/23/2017)

    A place for moggy's words to be shared. Poems and sayings.

  15. Unwilling

    By metajinx, in Fiction. 09/20/2014 (Updated: 07/22/2017)

    When Jared meets Darwin at his new university, he instantly feels a connection he has never felt before. This being something a werewolf looks for his whole life, Jared decides to win the defensive Darwin over - even if it means going up against those who want to harm his heart-throb, and against Darwin himself.