Tag Archives: YA

Guest author: Harsha Sheelam – The girl with golden highlights

I’m sure you’d agree that this story has a happy ending. She was only six and her parents, living in a small town of rural India physically abused her, kept her devoid of education and made her do household chores. … Continue reading

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Guest author: Selma P. Verde – Happy birthday to The Hard Way

Looking for a good teen read? Well, I may have just the one for you…  Happy 1st Birthday to The Hard Way! Today, April 12, 2018, is the one-year anniversary of the day I, Selma P. Verde, pressed the publish … Continue reading

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Chris Graham at TRSA hosts storyteller Gregg Savage

Reblogged from The Story Reading Ape: I have ended up here, because I managed to earn myself a bonus year of life. Somewhere between October 13, 2016, and October 13, 2017, I convinced myself that I was 37, and not … Continue reading

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Haven – Sarah Brentyn #writephoto

“No, no. That’s east. I’m sure of it.” Angela looked back at the three strangers she’d managed to pick up along her travels. The tall, ginger-haired boy tilted his head. “I think that’s west.” “North,” the little girl toddled up … Continue reading

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Rubbing Salt in the Wound – Sarah Brentyn #WritePhoto

  “There used to be water here,” he pointed to the cliff. “Up to the standing stones.” She nudged some loose debris with her foot. “This is cool, isn’t it? And, no, there wasn’t. Water, I mean.” “How do you … Continue reading

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Breakthrough #WritePhoto by Sarah Brentyn

“Check this out,” he crouched over some green stuff poking through the pavement. “Okay,” I squinted. “I give up. What is it?” “No clue.” “Let’s go. I don’t like this. It’s not right.” “Wait,” he reached out. I grabbed his … Continue reading

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Guest author – Traci Kenworth: Doing it Afraid

  I’ve been afraid my whole life. When I was in school, from elementary to high school, I was bullied. I came from a poor family and didn’t have the right clothes, looks, or weight. I’ve always written. I used … Continue reading

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