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Joined 06-29-10, id: 732384, Profile Updated: 08-04-11
Author has written 19 stories for General, Sci-Fi, Horror, Religion, Humor, and Historical.

My name is Emily. I'm 17 years old, I live in New England.

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Postcards from the Jungle reviews
Hank would go to Vietnam willingly if it meant not having to deal with loving somebody he shouldn't every day. Unrequited male/male
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,012 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/4/2011 - Complete
In Pools of Empty Winter
A woman struggles to adhere to traditional Japanese codes of honor. Feedback on the final section would be appreciated.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,521 - Published: 2/12/2011 - Complete
Twist reviews
A child learns to cope with danger and their own mortality. Very short. Autobiographical.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 652 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 1/22/2011 - Complete
The Acquired Skill of Living
I watched then as his head slammed into the steering wheel, and saw the blood left there, and felt the impact as he was tossed into me so the blood on his head stained my dress. Oh my God, I said, oh my God." A major revision of another story of mine.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 998 - Published: 11/7/2010 - Complete
Genesis
A love story told in the style of Genesis. A very quick read.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 473 - Published: 11/7/2010 - Complete
Six Small Words reviews
A collection of stories that are all six words in length. No more, no less. In progress.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 13 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 10/26/2010
Fifty
A collection of unrelated 50-word stories. In progress. Rated T for dark themes.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 102 - Published: 10/22/2010
My Daughter, Who Would Have Been Louisa reviews
A short piece about grief in the wake of losing a child at birth.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 626 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/27/2010
How to Bee Happy reviews
A quick, jaunty little thing about a man looking for a sign to tell him if he is going to hell after replacing the ashes in the urn of his girlfriend's mother with the ashes of roast chicken. Rated for the occasional F-bomb.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 585 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 9/18/2010 - Complete
In the River Neranjara reviews
4 lines, free verse. -Gold bowls that swim upstream is a reference to the Buddha, who, before fasting and achieving enlightenment, ate from a gold bowl and threw the bowl in the River Neranjara, saying that if it went upstream he'd be enlightened. It did
Poetry: Religion - Rated: K - English - Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 31 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/31/2010 - Complete
Overboard
This piece, which is about a novice sailor who is thrown overboard and consumed by a beast, is told in the style of a fable.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,565 - Published: 7/5/2010 - Complete
A Discovery reviews
The gates to hell are found outside a small American town.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,996 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/5/2010 - Complete
Braids
A mother who sees her daughter as a child still, and her daughter, a woman who can not mature enough to learn to let go. Based on study of Andrew Wyeth's portrait, "Braids".
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 868 - Published: 7/5/2010 - Complete
Zenith reviews
Trapped on a mountain, a man mistakes his starving companion's hunger for love. WARNING: Cannibalism portrayed vividly
Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,118 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 7/5/2010 - Complete
The Way Things Are Now reviews
A girl loses her love to death by monotony.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 522 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/1/2010 - Complete
Thr Rush of Tide reviews
A teenage girl seeks escape from her life in the open ocean, but underestimates the power of the sea.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,174 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/1/2010 - Complete
The Rot of Endless Space reviews
Short, metaphorical piece about the way the void of space tears at a man.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 342 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/1/2010 - Complete
Familiar Blood reviews
A woman tries to explain her grief over the death of a father she did not love.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 511 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/1/2010 - Complete
The Way Hair Gets When It's Underwater reviews
A crab boat drags up a dead teenager, and one member of the crew finds himself strangely attracted to the rotting corpse of this beautiful girl that he has never met. The story of his twisted descent into unrequited romance.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,257 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/1/2010 - Complete