Start your story with someone sharing a secret that has a big impact on everyone.
Posted in High School on Oct 31, 2022
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“Fake Orgasming Our Way Through Life” by Stevie B
May I let you in on a secret? Most people fake orgasm their way through life. Don’t believe me? Just read on…As usual, they were edging toward it for the longest time. Yet, they weren’t even close. Being weary of waiting the trigger had been pulled prematurely and the moment sought and desired to be achieved was missed. So, we really don’t want to go around fake orgasming our way through our entire lives, do we? Of course not – not when we can rea...
“The Devil Pays the Dues” by Daniel Allen
TW: Contains violence/ gore and bad language. I pushed my food around the plate, not eating a single bite. Refusing to eat might well be a sign that something’s on your mind, but throwing up all over the dinner table is probably an even bigger one. Luckily, Dad isn’t what you might call an observant man. I managed to last a few minutes grunting non-committal replies to his questions. Then Mum entered th...
“Nerves” by AnneMarie Miles
Three couples sat in the Kanister’s living room. It was a relatively small party, but for the Kanisters, having more than one or two close friends over felt like a big deal. Mrs. Kanister, who had dissolved her nerves with several pre-party cocktails, was putting the finishing touches, a bowl of mixed roasted nuts, onto a charcuterie board while her husband was entertaining their guests in the living room.“I gotta get something off my chest,” said James Stuart.“Spill it,” Carl Mutton shot back quickly.<...
“Cellared” by Katharine Widdows
At Granny Marge’s request, and expense, the black limo, that matched her dress and her mood, had waited. It drove the Gates family back to Bridge House. Solemn wipers flicked water from the windscreen as it reflected skeletal trees.The crooked, half-timbered building looked the same from the outside. But once they shuffled in through the heavy oak door, the floors creaked more loudly, the clock ticked more slowly, and the living room fire refused to light.“It feels different somehow.” Granny Marge lifte...
“A Fugitive Doubts” by John K Adams
‘How could he? After everything…’ Before dawn, the fugitive known as Thomas sat in a dark room, alone. He waited with his friends in their hidden place. He smelled cooking and heard low voices. ‘How is this even possible? After all his promises… It shouldn’t be like this. Our great future is forever receding. He allowed it to fall apart. The Master failed us. We were to be princes, not cowering...
“The runaway secret” by Julia Vines
So I had went to school one day and everyone was whispering when i had entered the classroom. I just thought someone asked someone out or someone online did something, but there was a secret going around that i didn't know about but everyone that day was scared, sad or either depressed and i hadn't known why. The truth was that someone had died recently and i wasn't aware that it wa...
“Love Outweighs Genes” by Madeline Honig
Marcie pats Tom on the back. “There there,” she says. His coughing fits have become worse and worse. They had moved Tom out of the hospital and back home once they realized there was not much more they could do for him. The cancer had spread and it was out of the doctor’s control. The first, second, and third opinions agreed he didn’t have much longer. The final doctor suggested to Marcie that he w...
“J-Wocking” by Graham Kinross
TW:Swearing, hunting, and references of a pop-cultural nature. “That’s why you never go outside? Because you were bitten?” Esmerelda asked Merl, her ghillie. He shrugged. “Four more dawns and I’d be a monster for the rest of my life. Staying down here doesn’t seem so bad compared to that.” He chugged whiskey from the bottle. Darren looked away from Merl’s gnarled face...
“Wedding Speech.” by Mel Dingwall
Contains some swearing and mild violence.Sarah tapped a fork against her champagne glass, toppling it over.“I’d like to say something.” She stood up, stumbled and caught herself on her mother’s shoulder. “Not now Sarah.” hissed her mother, Claire. “This is your sister’s special day.” “What? I’m…I’m great at making speeches.” Sarah slurred, adjusting the strap of her bridesmaid dress. She held up a now empty glass and looked down the head table at her sister....
“Fake Friend” by Yazmine Bennett
“What do you mean, you’re dead?” “Well, I mean, I wanted to tell you, it’s just we got along so well and then it just got weirder and weirder to tell you” “I but…like I can see you and I can hug you” “Yeah, I’m not going to lie not sure how the hugging thing works, because I can walk through walls, and I can’t really touch anything.” “I swear I have seen you...
“After the Storm” by Szal V
“It is no secret that Vulane’s finances were formidable,” the little creature said in his smart suit and glasses as he stood in the glorious Palace of Peace. “I am confident in saying that Vulane has at least twenty percent of all wealth in the world stored within its various accounts, buildings, and undiscovered cave systems.” The audience in attendance gasped. When the tribunal suddenly erupted in ‘deba...
“A Time for Heroes” by Del Garrett
“Folks always called my daddy a liar.” The voice came low and sad-like from the 12-year-old who sat cross-legged on the concrete steps of the Williamsburg Regional Library on Scotland Street. Joshua Fry glanced up from the history book he was reading. His friend, Thomas Paine, could see the hurt in the young boy’s eyes. “He isn’t?” “Nope, he isn’t, but that don’t stop some people from say...
“The Heir” by John White
“The king is dead.” Lucius declared. “Long live the king!” Marcus dropped his gaze, struck with sorrow at the sudden news. King Remus was beloved and renowned for being just and fair. Lucius continued, “This day has been planned since the day you were born. We have successfully kept the deception for 16 years. And it has worked. You’re alive.” “What deception?” Marcus ...
“The Bridge” by Margarita Escobar
The Bridge Carmen added a final touch to her outfit–a white carnation to her hair. Esteban’s favourite flower. She fluffed her skirt once more and left the apartment. Her heart galloped in her chest as she rushed to the park. Sunny skies filled her soul with joy and anticipation. She hurried to her destination. Fidgeting with her bl...
“Ghosts of the Night” by Dhruv Srivastava
With the strict brick walls of Winthrop manor, a slew of guests had most recently been chatting in the parlor, warm incandescent bulbs casting a yellow glow over Victorian furniture and through snifters of cognac. Laughs were sickeningly bright, following from comments such as, “Well of course John could’ve gone to Yale, but we thought it was best that he go to Harvard, like his father… Besides, we wanted him a...
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