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  • Hubris
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    (in greek tragedy) excessive pride towards or defiance of the gods, leading to nemesis.

  • Frost
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    Jayme Campbell's older brother commits suicide on Christmas Day. Except she's not sure it was suicide.

  • Anecdote
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    "AN ANECDOTE is a short account of a particular incident or event, especially of an interesting or amusing nature. Late 17th century: from French, or via modern Latin from Greek "anekdota", meaning 'things unpublished'." Collection of short stories that is added to on a horrifically infrequent basis.

  • Space Out
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    CHANNEL 10 BREAKING NEWS: FIFTEEN YEAR OLD KIDS BECOME INTERGALACTIC TRAVELERS: ALL THOSE ON THE RUSSELL SPACE CRAFT LAUNCHED LAST WEEK SAFE. NASA RESEARCHING. One is ingenious kid astronaut Gillie Miller, one is ardent space liker Nara Kagome, and the boy, Taro Akachi, says he was a little drunk.

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    When she's not too busy a) being a ruthless killer and a thorn in the side of the Justice Department, b) trying (and failing) to stay out of family drama, or c) planning the occasional heist (on weekends only, of course), you can find Zenon enjoying a competitive game of water polo at Carlton Prep, one of the most pre...

  • The Complex Sorcery of Kicking Ass
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    WHAT IT TAKES TO RESCUE THE PLANET: one very potent unseeing sorcerer, one botanist doubling as a syndicate branch affiliate, one particularly curious, fair human sidekick, and a knack for magical ass kicking.

  • Of Lovers and Thieves
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    because the mythology nerd in me wouldn't shut up

  • The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones
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    WATTPAD ORIGINAL EDITION In 1955, mixed-race Ethan Harper leaves his progressive hometown for a summer in Alabama where he's not welcome, except by resident free spirit, Juniper Jones. ***** After getting himself into a bout of trouble, 16-year-ol...

  • Driving Doctor Mayhem
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    PERSONAL ASSISTANT NEEDED. People skills optional. Ability to take drink orders preferred. Personal mode of transport a MUST. To Reply, Contact Dr. M's home office: 1-555-TRBLE-4-U (Idiots and those prone to knock-knock jokes need not apply.) ◎ ◎ ◎ Nobody in their righ...

  • but i must admit
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    “but i must admit i miss you quite terribly. the world is too quiet without you nearby. i go to bed early and rise late and feel as if i have hardly slept at all.”

  • of blind heroines and foolish heroes
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    “i give a fuck. i give a lot of fucks, actually. i'm a prostitute of feelings.”

  • Hot Chocolate
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    Uriah Walter never expected to see his ex-girlfriend, Louise Santiago, again after their nasty break-up three years ago. But he also never expected her to work for him in his business firm as an intern. The best part? She doesn't remember him. At all.

  • Goddess
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    if nothing else works, call your mom. poetry #9

  • Aside
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    "AN ASIDE is a dramatic device in which words are spoken by an actor to the audience that the other characters in the play do not hear." A collection of "Eleven O'Clock Number" one shots.

  • IS / WAS
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    Jess is a hopeless romantic. Celeste tries hard not to be. Jess and Celeste are friends (who just so happen to just have had broken up yesterday) (if you even call that friends) (it's gonna work anyway) (right?) Humor #367 Teen Fiction #668

  • dumb.
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    the blips and bleeps of writing. (a series of shorts)

  • She is Not Made of Roses
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    Rosie Alder-Pembrook isn’t planning on letting her ultra-feminist club get shut down due to the senior class council’s budget cutbacks (and to be honest, it’s kind of killing her senior year buzz). But when it seems that the only way to revive it is to strike a deal with the semi-sexist/mostly ignorant Class Council p...

  • RE: girl
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    one of the biggest problems of being a teenage girl is that you're a teenage girl. ruby dillinger isn't special or anything, but she has her fair share of nanoscale problems — seducing josh kitsey, one-upping ruby lee, passing PE, combatting monsters of the boyish-white kind, her best friend going on a bible-bumping...

  • A Year of Winter
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    For seventeen years, Henry’s always been content with a cup of tea and a good book. But when he decides that he wants to write one of his own, he realizes he lacks something to write about. So, when the enigmatic Winter McLane transfers to his school, he thinks he may have finally found what he’s been looking for.

  • Iridescent
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    They weren't supposed to meet. But life does that sometimes; it throws in a couple of new faces that bring you the utmost of joys in the most unlikeliest of places, and every now and then, you'll come across someone who changes you - someone who's genuine and wonderful and full of hope; someone who changes your perspe...

  • Umbrellas
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    Because umbrellas are reliable, and reliable (unlike the capricious, loud, and volatile Aspen McKinley) is just what Hudson Parks likes.

  • Eleven O'Clock Number
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    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ALLISON REED: THE MUSICAL - release date, SEPT 2013. STARRING: Allison Reed, Lydia Huntington II, and the renowned Toby Martin. LOGLINE: A bitter, intelligent teenage girl (Reed) is paired with a musical aficionado (Martin) to complete an English assignment on musicals. With the help of her strik...

  • Loveseat Nights
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    Yesterday, Mona Lieber saw something she shouldn't have. Now she's got an ignorant boy wrapped around her finger, teaching him a lesson about the arts of entertainment. Today, Adrien Finkwell is suffering through 28 nights of classic movies. If he doesn't, one very snarky girl will spill a dark secret of his. They b...

  • Osculation
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    "As far as I can tell, there are two basic (kissing) rules: 1. Don't bite anything without permission. 2. The human tongue is like wasabi: it's very powerful, and should be used sparingly." In which Anna writes about a lot of people kissing.

  • Vanilla
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    "Not just a flavour, but a way of life." When seventeen-year-old Flo Kennedy is forced to up sticks and trade her life in London for a sleepy seaside town on the south coast, she's anything but excited. Walden-on-Sea could win awards for being Britain's dullest town, and with a population consisting almost entirely o...

  • Twelve Ways To Spend One's Christmas Eve
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    "Anna dislikes being stuck three-quarters of the way down a chimney. She really does. Not to mention, she's still going round North America, and there's, like, three continents still to get through in about as many hours."

  • Door To Door
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    Hudson Ellis is good at his job. Somehow, he manages not to annoy people when he knocks at their doors and asks them to contribute to the charity he works for - instead, he gets them to sign up for sponsoring programmes and fish whatever spare change they have out of their pockets. Even the infamously tough residents...