Format your story in the style of diary entries.
Posted in Middle School on Oct 25, 2022
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“Divorcing the Dead” by Rachel Snider
The thing is, even though Rev’s the one who’s always been nice to me, I married his stupid brother instead. Why? Well, you can’t exactly marry the brother of the guy who knocked you up, right? At least that’s what Mammaw said. She said, “Darlin, you’re gonna marry the sunnuva dog who knocked you up. So who was it?” I said it was Tak Bullock (cause it was) and that settled that. On the day of our ...
“What Is This That Stands Before Me?” by Jonathan Sadler
April 23rd, 1858 - 16th Day on the TrailThis morning, I rose to find a sinister boil protruding from the left side of my neck like a grievously threatening mole poking its head out of the freshly-thawed spring ground. Bessie was able to trade half a box of our ammunition to a neighboring wagon for some slippery elm powder, and immediately set to work preparing a poultice with cornmeal. This was laid on a small piece of fabric and thus applied to the boil, until the heat from the cloth had dissipated into the...
“Maturation Diary” by Mike Panasitti
03/01/22“Being an adult child is not conducive to a person’s mental health.” Those were the good doctor’s words today. It’s his therapeutic longhand for saying, “you need to grow up.” I’ve got some nerve. Fifty-two years of age and I’m still being monetarily and emotionally sustained by my septuagenarian parents. But doc, I’ve got a handicap, the playing field I’m on is not level, the game’s been rigged against me. “And you’ve made and continue to make poor choices,” said the doctor. He is more than hinting...
“I Don't Want to Grow Up” by Pamela Torres
Friday, March 25, 2022 9:30 p.m. Dear Diary, What's wrong with me? Is it weird that I really like where I'm at and what I'm doing with my life? All my friends do is talk about getting out of this "podunk" town and how there's nothing to do. So they dream about next week, next summer, five years down the road...and they miss the NOW. In the school cafeteria,...
“The Real Hitler Diaries” by Mark Linsky
The Real Hitler Diaries Author’s note: For those not old enough to remember the 1980’s, one of the most astonishing events of that decade was the discovery of diaries kept by Adolph Hitler. Stern Magazine, Newsweek and the Sunday Times in London all planned to serialize and publish and were prepared to hand over millions of ...
“Dear diary” by F.O. Morier
Dear diary, I don´t know what day it is today, and frankly, I don´t care what day of the week it is. I´m looking for a sense of relief. Can I find some here, on these virgin papers of yours? A long time ago I set aside my creative dreams to become something else. I lost myself in that process. And now, here I am a collapsed star. How I long to return to a realm of beaut...
“Change” by Cassandra Ryker
Dear Diary, No. That sounds ridiculous. I sound like I’m in middle school or something. How about I call you Di? Why did I pose that as a question? As if you could even respond? Maybe I am crazy. Di- Hello, it’s me. As always. Sometimes. Maybe. Well this is off to a great start. Forget it. It’s not like anyone but me will see this and judge me. Future me will just judge past me a...
“Lessons From My Mother” by AshleyAnn Barnes
March 6 Dear Diary: I should be reading for my evening class, but I can’t concentrate. I think I fell in love today! I saw him from across the quad while I was walking to class. He is tall and handsome, with blonde, surfer boy hair and a smile right out of a magazine....
“Lost in Suburbia” by Alex L
Alex Lape(Warning: Contains themes of Teen Pregnancy)Lost in SuburbiaWednesday, August 12 2009Today was my first official day as a Freshman in High School. Everything started off a bit slow, ya know, they dragged all of us down to the auditorium for some boring ass three hour Orientation. It was pretty standard; one of the track coaches Mr. Donkey (and I’m not kidding - that’s his real name) started ranting of about how the school’s so excited to have ...
“Rae's Diary” by Raizel Michelina
8th September 1997 I cannot write much today, but dear Diary, she's here, she's finally here! My darling darling baby was born today. She's perfect, even better than I imagined her. And she smells so good, I can't stop smelling her! I'm still dozy after the anesthesia and my fingers are trembling right now, partly from happiness I guess. Okay, I've gotta go now, Love, Rae
“Mom's Voice” by Eugenette Morin
June 25th, 1988 Dear Diary, As you know, I moved out last week and it's been tough. Mom really made it look so easy but ... well, let me tell you about growing up and Mom. She's always been there, sometimes too much, as you are aware, dear Diary but ... I mean, ok ... I guess, it ain't always easy, it ain't always hard. But, there ARE times when you wanna hide under a floor, or a rock, whichev. True,...
“I'm Not Crazy” by Travis Hitchcock
It is the 20th day of the month of January of the year 2017. It’s my birthday, but I treated today like any other. Turning 21 is supposed to be a big event. For me, it is just a milestone of survival. Nothing more. I was chuckling to myself earlier. Chuckling is not one of my main pastimes. I remembered how I started this diary to document my growth a...
“Hey God” by Annette C
Good morning God, 03/20/2017 Today is a beautiful day. The sun actually woke me up, lol. Mitzy was lying beside me purring like usual. I think I’m going to wear something to welcome in the spring and pair it with my new Gucci bag. Spring is in the air. Bye, write you later xoxo Good evening God, ...
“My Dear Diary” by Dmitriy Galashin
Dear Diary, Today we went to see Alice. She is in bed. I think they don’t allow playing there. She is lying in bed all the time. They cut all of her hair. She is bald now, like uncle Gregory. He is balder, I think. Mom said this is to get Alice healthy again. We will play then, and her hair will grow back. Dear Diary, I am still alone at home, and Alice is in th...
“Incarceration” by James Grasham
Below is an extract from ‘Luthar’s Travels’, the biography of Luthar Shoresmith written by Scholar Second Class Elwell Mannion of the Library of History, Threftall University. The information regarding this period of Luthar’s life is somewhat scarce, due to the lack of reliable eyewitness accounts from Jakai. However, Scholar Mannion was able to retrieve a written diary from L’Beira Ashane which held some detail about hi...
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