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Picture of A BUSINESS OF CONSEQUENCE
Date Added: September 19, 2012
Word Count: 11,660
The story of two gansters in New York at the turn of the twentieth century who cross paths with Arnold Rothstein, Lucky Lucianno, and Legs Diamond in an age of bootlegging and speakeasies. It's a story that shows the darker side of the Jazz Age, told from the point of view o...
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Picture of A Carpet in the Bay
Date Added: April 4, 2013
Word Count: 3850
What happens when you mix hope and misery? Can the desire to make it out of poverty lead to frustration and violence? These are questions you will be forced to consider after reading, “A Carpet in the Bay.”
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Picture of A Darker Daisy
Date Added: December 4, 2012
Word Count: 6,078
The world is about to become a much better place for Daisy Gale, and a much more dangerous place for the rest of us.
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Picture of A Dog's Life
Date Added: March 10, 2012
Word Count: 12,939
When May, an orphan ten-year old girl is living on the streets without any food or water and agrees to pay all of her money to stay at Jane's house, she has a dog named Jack. Jack and her are the best of friends and only have eachother. Will May survive winter with no home, or will she learn what tr...
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Picture of A Dream of Dogs
Date Added: October 30, 2013
Word Count: 6,696
 A story of a man's relationship with his dogs and how they shaped his life and relationships with the women in his life. It follows Hal Lentz, a man in his sixties who is facing his own mortality and reflects on his past through a series of dreams beginning from his chldhood. At times, he stru...
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Picture of A Generational Defect
Date Added: September 28, 2012
Word Count: 640
This story deals with a boy who is trying to express something to a girl in the wake of her parents decrepit marriage. 
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Picture of A Grimm Beginning
Date Added: May 11, 2013
Word Count: 1300
For GG's Writing Contest: The following is based on a true story...I swear it.
Current rating is 4.19. Total votes 21.
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Picture of A Jar Full of Fireflies(Newer version)
Date Added: October 5, 2012
Word Count: 2693
 This story is based on all of the stories that my lovely Grandmother told me.   The setting is in Dalhart,TX during the 1930's dust bowl.    “She'll be okay.” my voice cracked, I saw an old half starved man sitting there, staring at me with hollow eyes. He look...
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Picture of A Liar's Love
Date Added: October 8, 2011
Word Count: 2,897
A mother's love. An angel's offer. Add these two things together and they have the power to create a miracle. Princess Isabelle has been told since birth that she must find the boy she is destined to love or she will die on her eighteenth birthday. Those were after all the terms of her mother's des...
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Picture of A Life Unlived
Date Added: November 24, 2012
Word Count: 1140
A short story about a father's thoughts as he holds the body of his three-week-old son, who has just died, having never escaped the ICU in the hospital in which he was born.
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