DRAMA STORIES

The ode lives upon the ideal, the epic upon the grandiose, the drama upon the real. - Victor Hugo

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Tlase Morwane

Tightrope

Now, the gymnast walks carefully across the tightrope with each step growing in importance. Beneath her is a bed of nails that she laid herself

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Romantic Comedy
Crystal Walker

Meet Leah

A supporting character in the serialized RomCom “Matchmakers” Image created via Canva and using a stock image from Pixabay Leah is one of four women

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People are living the rat race blues today!
Walker Ikard

RAT RACE BLUES

We’re all running here and there. People are just trying to get ahead in life. You can’t blame people for wanting to move forward with

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Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

The Many Lives of Mita (Part IV)

*** Introduction: After Mita Lopez relocated to Scotland to be with her new boyfriend and their children, she began a new job at a production

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1940s soldier
Melissa Powers

Part 5: Cursed Time Lovers

The next morning, Miranda discharges from the hospital, given a clean bill of health. She walks with her parents down the hall to the waiting

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The passage of time is something that can't be stopped by anyone!
Walker Ikard

TIME

Where was I when you passed by? I never seem to recall. Did I smile? I was only a child. You were time, and I

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carousel
Kai Parker

Olympius Hunting

The Girl She ducked down behind the sleigh; the light couldn’t reach her there. The man whistled along to the tune and walked between the

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Pam Reeder

Freddy’s New Life

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Freddy sees something big. Now he has to go into witness protection. He needs the next available vehicle ASAP. Photo by Christian Lue on Unsplash

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abandonment issues
Melissa Powers

Ode to a Tortured Soul

I see you in the shadows, in the echoes of the past. Your words written on a crumpled piece of stationary paper that maim my

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Nine – The Hints of Burning Memories (P-5)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Five Nya’s alarm clock

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Crystal Walker

Meet Arnold (aka “Glitter”)

A supporting character in the serialized RomCom “Matchmakers” Saving the best for last in this group of friends, meet Arnold (aka “Glitter.”) “Arnold is a

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People are going to play games on and on!
Walker Ikard

GAMES PEOPLE PLAY 

People play games all the time. Why? Because it is what they want to do. It is fun to play games and not face reality.

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Spiritual blackbird trying to help us all on earth!
Walker Ikard

BLACKBIRD

An old man was down on his luck. So, he rolled the dice for one more buck. He was just trying to find someone to

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MAN WAITED TOO LATE TO LOVE HIS WIFE!
Walker Ikard

THE SILK UPON HER GRAVE

Now he unfolds silk upon her cold, cold grave. He is giving her the dresses that her young heart once craved. While she was living

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death
Pam Reeder

Final Goodbye

Making Peace with a Painful Past Photo by Cameron Venti on Unsplash I hated this old barn when I was a kid. I hate it

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Nine – The Hints of Burning Memories (P-7)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Seven Torren set the

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frienship
Melissa Powers

Life is an Endless Endeavor

I’m no stranger to embracing the loneliness, while others enfold the light. I have no desire in seeking something that will only bring more pain.

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Fiction
Devyn Beal

The Night At The Coffee Shop

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I observed the customers walking into the coffee shop like an evening rush hour. The potent smell of brewing espresso lit my nostrils on fire.

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Six – The Assessments (P-7)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Seven Torren stared down

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little girl
Robin Honigsberg

Little Girl Lost

Allie shifted from foot to foot, her eyes scanning the road for the familiar sight of her family’s red minivan. All the other kids had

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Abuse
Christina Nordlander

Put Her Down

The first time Jörgen and Malena used the threat was when Katja was ten. Qetesh must have been one year old; Katja had been nine

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conspiracy
Christina Nordlander

Chooser of the Fallen

Maria sat by the computer on the varnished side-table and dad lay curled up in the couch watching some discussion program she couldn’t focus on.

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All people want to live a good life!
Walker Ikard

LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT 

How do you live a good life? People will have many different answers on how to live a good life. But life is really what

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Ten – The First of Many (P-3)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Three Everyone looked around

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flash fiction
TzeLin Sam

He Prefers Blondes

A Flash Fiction. “All of them?” Luke shrugged and said, “Well, yeah I guess so. The second girl might have been a natural brunette.” I

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Nine – The Hints of Burning Memories (P-1)

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*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part One Torren looked at

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Walker Ikard

WALK A MILE

We never know what the world will hold. We never know how things will go. We don’t know what is coming around the bend. You

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Crystal Walker

Meet Maisie Jones

The main character in the serialized RomCom “Matchmakers” Image created via Canva and using a stock image from Pixabay Taking a little bit of a

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10-word story
TzeLin Sam

Left at the Altar

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A Ten-Word Story  I take off my wedding veil. He is not coming.  ——— The 10-word story above is written as part of a Medium

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter One – The Secret (P-3)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Cover Credit- Myself) Part Three It was nearly midnight when

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coming of age
Aryn Fitzgerald

Group?

Charlotte twirled and picked at the short, brunette hairs covering her nubby forehead, leaned down to pick the fuzzies off her emerald sweater with her other

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter One – The Secret (P-4)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Cover Credit- Myself) Author’s Note: Because this segment is so

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Loner
Victoria Mineva

When do I see you again?

Valery was on a walk. She hated crowded places. That was the reason why she usually went out into the night. The streets were empty

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Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

The Many Lives of Mita (Part VIII)

Introduction Mita Lopez survived domestic abuse, stalking, and an assault that left her a prisoner in her own body, hearing everyone and everything around her

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Everything in life comes back around to you!
Walker Ikard

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND

If a rocket goes up into the sky, it will come back down. If birds fly up into the sky, they will come back down.

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Ten – The First of Many (P-1)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part One Torren had fully

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Birth

My name is Oliver James, and I was born on a beautiful warm summer day. I suppose I cried a lot as many others would.

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Abuse
Vanessa Lewis

“Burnt Chicken”

It was an accident, I told myself. And I keep telling myself that, as if saying it over and over again would make it true.

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begin
Amy Christie

Magic Love, Heart Sight

In twilight realms of mystic dreams, Where spirits roam, A wondrous place of enchantment beams, Where incantations gleam. *** The moon and stars shine bright

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Colors
Andrey Lukyanov

It Is Up To You

The notion of love and beauty is still there right?  One might start to believe, especially with the last few years, that it’s an outmoded

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Walker Ikard

UNDERSTANDING THINGS IN LIFE

People don’t understand things the same way. People have different educational backgrounds, and they come from different environments. They have lived different lives. Also, they

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SONGS ARE IMPORTANT TO ALL OF US IN LIFE!
Walker Ikard

SONGS ARE IMPORTANT

The world needs great songs that present messages for people to hear. People are searching for so many things in life. A songwriter can always

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contemporary
Quillful Writer

Holmes Institute: Ch. 1: Choices

[Content Notes: Swearing | Jasper reference] Summary: Being one of the top students at Holmes Institute involves more responsibilities than Jasper Madero really wants. Luckily,

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We have so much information in the world today!
Walker Ikard

INFORMATION SOCIETY

We all live in the information society. We are presented with so much information every day that we try to consume. All of us have

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believe
Amy Christie

Heart Garden

In my heart, a garden grows, A verdant oasis, wild and unhurried. Where love and joy abide, And sorrow does not reside. *** The petals

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Eight – The Cryo-Dreams Begin (P-6)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Six The man felt

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intrigue
Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

The Many Lives of Mita (Part I)

It all begins normally… like a whisper. *** Book 1 in the Scottish Limelight and Love series. ***   When one’s life includes a secret

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Seven – The First Decisions (P-2)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Two As soon as

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Songs and music are the soul of our lives!
Walker Ikard

WORLD WITHOUT MUSIC

I can’t imagine a world without music. It would be a sad world without any songs or music in it. Music is the rhythm to

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autumn
Amy Christie

Velvet Hope

Autumn love, a season of gold A time of change as stories unfold The leaves turn red; the winds do howl As love blooms, like

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stalker
Yvonne Lang

All Consuming Joy

My heart soared with pure joy as I caught sight of my true love. I didn’t think I could love her any more, but I

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big bang
Donald J. Bingle

Story Choices

This entire story already exists, but you are only experiencing it one word at a time as you move forward through it. You could, if

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awkward but cute
Quillful Writer

Exchange from the Heart

Being on the third floor of a city apartment, his kitchen only caught short glimpses of natural light. The winter made that time even shorter,

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YOU WILL REAP WHAT YOU SOW!
Walker Ikard

YOU NEED TO LOVE EVERYBODY

There are a lot of things going on in this old world, that I don’t understand. Like look how we treat our brothers and sisters,

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Five – The Procedures (P-2)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit- Myself) Part Two The man felt as though he

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Court
Kelson Hayes

Captive

DUNKIRK, KINGDOM OF LEGION Autumn, 1E78 “You stand before the court accused of crimes of smuggling; how do you plead?” the judge did not conceal

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bank
Gerald Washington

Overdraft

Another day, another dollar in my account So I hope, as I check to see the remaining amount A terrifying discovery awaited me The wave

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Ten – The First of Many (P-5)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Five “Time! All programs

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Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

The Many Lives of Mita (Part VII)

Introduction: When a woman with trust issues and a celebrity who works in an industry known for infidelity and oversexed debauchery date, problems should be

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beast
Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

Of Beastly Beauty (Part V)

Introduction: After Raphaela Blackheart was kidnapped as a baby by the sorcerers Rolan and Lucia Blackheart and then raised as their own daughter, Raphaela’s life

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choice
Andrey Lukyanov

A Moment That’s A Little Off

Right this second… An inflammatory thought! An idea turned cold. If you want to torture a person just put him/her on your life schedule and

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Apothecary
Brittany Henry

Alchemist’s Due

Leckin gnashed his molars on his goza as he inhaled from it. The goza hissed as the device took in oxygen and transmuted it into

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Times will always change for all of us!
Walker Ikard

TIMES CHANGE

You get up one morning. Then you realize, times have changed. Suddenly, you realize things are different, and the times have really changed. What happened?

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Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

The Many Deaths of Mita (Part IV)

Paranormal Adventures, Part I Since the first day they met, Mita and Keaton’s life together was an adventure. Now that they were married, life continued

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Come to Me

After dark, Aatun heard them. Knew she wasn’t supposed to be outside, but the cabin was a short walk away and the night sky was

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adults
Victoria Mineva

The tree

It was the second half of December. The sky was darker and grayer than usual days. The day was chilled and spooky. Two people walked

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Three – The First Steps (P-2)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Cover Credit- Myself) Part Two Aaron reached the outskirts of

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