Beautiful – Eliora P.

Today we’re featuring the piece “Beautiful” by Eliora. This piece is an exploration of our society’s definition of beauty, and how we could interpret the idea differently. Enjoy! Beautiful Do you see beauty? Beautiful. Aesthetically pleasing or meeting a high standard. Why are aesthetics the first measure of beauty? We have lost our perspective.   WeContinue reading “Beautiful – Eliora P.”

First Frost – Libby P.

Today we’re featuring a lovely essay entitled “First Frost” by Libby. We love how this piece showcases Libby’s masterful use of vocabulary to express her ideas. Enjoy! The ice-frosted grass glistens in the soft light of dawn.  Glassy beads of dew bend the slender, white blades—bowing, as it seems, to hail the morning. Thrills ofContinue reading “First Frost – Libby P.”

Grief and Gifts – Ashley B.

Today we’re featuring the essay “Grief and Gifts” by Ashley. This piece is the author’s reflection on the nuanced feelings that come with adoption, and what that has meant for her. Whether or not you were adopted, you’ll connect with some part of this essay. Enjoy! Today it truly hit me, adoption is the bestContinue reading “Grief and Gifts – Ashley B.”

Call for Submissions: Fall 2020

Submissions are open for our Fall 2020 issue. If you’re a young writer, we can’t wait to see your piece. Submit by 11/02/20, and your piece will automatically be considered for our official fall issue. Whether or not your piece is accepted to the issue, you’ll get a chance for publication on our site. WhatContinue reading “Call for Submissions: Fall 2020”

Challenging Yourself On Stage – Bri C.

Today we’ll be sharing an amazing story titled “Challenging Yourself on Stage” written by Bri C. It depicts an experience that many people can relate to and offers relevant and applicable advice at the end. Ten-year-old Luke was unable to stop the nervous tapping of his feet. He scanned a neat violin recital program andContinue reading “Challenging Yourself On Stage – Bri C.”

Patterns: A Story of Storytelling

1. Introduction: Why Am I Writing This? We learned to always start with an introduction. A hook, something so the readers keep on reading. What is the hook here? I can talk about why I am writing this. I want to write an essay that feels like me. I overthink everything before I sit downContinue reading “Patterns: A Story of Storytelling”