Note to Self- Mehak A.

Today’s piece, written by Mehak A., is a letter of encouragement addressed to herself. Dear Self, Every day you will view a new sky, so don’t feel helpless Just choose the right sunglasses and enhance your vision. Every day you will be challenged, so don’t lose your morale Consider it an opportunity and prove yourself.Continue reading “Note to Self- Mehak A.”

Redemption of the Frog (With Romanian Words and Phrases) – Skipper

This retelling of “The Frog Prince” by Skipper beautifully presents the theme of redemption. The biting wind lashed against her cheek, whipping her long, dark hair into a frenzy. Part of her longed for the warmth and comfort of her bed, but she knew she must press on. She spared one last look for theContinue reading “Redemption of the Frog (With Romanian Words and Phrases) – Skipper”

The Man Who Forgot – Pen W.

Today we present the poem “A Man Who Forgot: A Warning for the Present Age” by Pen Wordsmith. She wrote this poem to emphasize the danger of erasing our past and refusing to learn from mistakes. Once was a man who tried to leave behind, All the things from where he’d come. But sadly heContinue reading “The Man Who Forgot – Pen W.”

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.”

Through the Eyes of Children – Jimmy P.

This poem is about the author’s experiences at school. He noticed a factory-like nature that pushing kids to their limit to increase the output of grades. He wanted the poem to be an honest representation of his feelings about where the school system fails, and the way people look back at their school experience throughContinue reading “Through the Eyes of Children – Jimmy P.”

Song of the Violin – Jai Lynn

Enjoy this poem “Song of the Violin” by Jai Lynn. We love the comparison between music and life. The path of life follows the notes of a violin. High notes play the happy memories. Low notes play the sad. The bow sliding back and forth no matter how fast or how slow is the wayContinue reading “Song of the Violin – Jai Lynn”

I’ll Come Back, I Will! – Libby P.

We’re happy to feature this touching poem “I’ll Come Back, I Will!” by Libby P. Enjoy! There at the door he stands with hope, A lad of fourteen, tall and broad; He knows not to what end he goes, To take the ship that sails abroad— That sails to places without hope. Yet when heContinue reading “I’ll Come Back, I Will! – Libby P.”

8 Ways to Outline a Story

Sometimes it’s difficult to know where to start when you’re coming up with a short story or novel. Creating an outline is the best way to compile your ideas into a cohesive story. We’ve put together 8 different ways to outline. In this list, you should be able to find the perfect method for outliningContinue reading “8 Ways to Outline a Story”

Last Shot – Ellie

Today we are delighted to bring you the free verse poem “Last Shot” by Ellie. We love how this poem uses words, repetition, and formatting to highlight a central theme and draw in the reader. Enjoy! Ellie is a senior in high school who has a love for writing (fantasy, flash fiction, and free verse),Continue reading “Last Shot – Ellie”

Soar: The Story of a Kite – T. Calah

Today’s piece is a poem titled “Soar: The Story of a Kite”, which explores a unique theme that shows that sometimes the things that restrict us are there for a reason. The author, T. Calah brings the theme to life with the use of a kite-themed metaphor.