Keith Helinski
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Joined 06-07-11, id: 780301, Profile Updated: 04-25-18
Author has written 23 stories for Humor, Horror, General, Nature, Young Adult, Thriller, Mystery, Romance, and Life.

I read {all the time}, I write {most of the time}, I listen to music {every time}, I watch TV {a lot of times}, I drink {sometimes}, and I know {a few} things.

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The Moment by asyouwish76 reviews
This was the moment. It was actually happening. She stood at the end of the aisle, looking more beautiful than he had ever seen her. The sun bounced off her golden hair, her cerulean eyes shone with happiness...
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,681 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Published: 9/10/2011 - Complete
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Covfefe reviews
A satirical jab at the 45th President of the United Shates.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,461 - Reviews: 2 - Updated: 7/16 - Published: 5/12 - Complete
He tries
Inspired by a friends Facebook post: "Describe yourself in a way you'd describe a character in a book." My response about myself...'he tries.'
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 352 - Published: 7/11 - Complete
Ever noticed? reviews
An observation that we stare at our 'smart' phones too much. Have you ever noticed?
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 642 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 7/5 - Complete
One Pulse
Pulse. June 12, 2016. Love. Life. Laughter. Dancing. Loving. Pride. Rainbow. Death. Destruction. Carnage. Cries. Tears. Gun shots. Confusion. Blood. Violence. Lots of blood. Darkness. Death. Toll. 49. Never. Forgotten.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 872 - Published: 6/27 - Complete
Dreaming
Two short stories and an excerpt from the novel, \m/, which tells the story about the band: Outsider's Vengeance. Their hard work rocks them to the top of their success, but it does come with a tragic price. \m/ is a fictitious rock 'n' roll fantasy - calling out to every person out there that has had a dream of being future rock stars. This story is of one dream/nightmare.
Fiction: General - Rated: M - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,416 - Published: 6/21 - Complete
Journeyman
A man that decides to quit his job, his life, and walks across America; on the surface, he has no cause, other than soul-searching. But soon we find out his cause is really to cure his heartache over the one that got away.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance/Spiritual - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,604 - Published: 6/20 - Complete
Wastin' Away
Wastin' Away is a fictional memoir of a fella that relocates to Key West, Florida – and decides to waste away his life at a local bar. A bar with a sea salt scent. He finds love, life, and tranquility in paradise.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,893 - Published: 5/30 - Complete
The Wanderer reviews
Hi, my name is Jane Doe. I moved to Hollywood in '49 so I can be a star. Instead, I became great friends with The Fairy Godmother and I settled for the Citizens of Hollywood street performers. Like many, I romanticized about a Hollywood that I thought existed, but never was. Life wandered into bleak noir. I can't say this is a happy story. But there is hope, darlin'.
Fiction: Mystery - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Tragedy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 9,433 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 5/22 - Complete
The Knife reviews
A 14-year-old girl's camping trip ends tragically when her 'sweet little brother' attempts to murder her with a knife.
Fiction: Thriller - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,632 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/24 - Complete
The Loot Crate
Getting a monthly-subscribed loot crate in the mail is fun, right? It's like Christmas once a month. The mystery of what's inside. The element of surprise anticipating the goodies you will soon own as you slowly (or quickly) open the loot crate. But what if the next loot crate you open causes the end of the world? Would you still want to open it?
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Humor/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,333 - Published: 2/22 - Complete
Snowpocalypse
Do you remember how fun snow days were? Do you recall the magic that snow brings? Here's a coming of age tale of a specific 'end of the world' snow day, that ended up turning into something completely different.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,208 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/8 - Complete
The Michigan Multiplex Massacre
"My name is Norm Cain and I sliced and diced people at the EYS theater in Buena Heights. I stuffed the body parts in theater seats. I was placed here because I got carried away with my last endeavor..." 'The Michigan Multiplex Massacre' is a bloody and droll fictional memoir sequel to 2011's 'Now Seating...'
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Horror/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,621 - Published: 5/23/2017 - Complete
You're gonna die laughing… reviews
Written 2001 for my creative writing class, this was meant as a parody/homage to SCREAM and SCARY MOVIE, which were very big at the time I wrote this script/story. Please excuse the writing/grammar. The teacher gave me 45 out of 50 percent on the story. She enjoyed how I wrote it, but thought the characters were a little under-developed. You decide...
Fiction: Horror - Rated: K+ - English - Horror/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,052 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/1/2012 - Complete
Emotions
James Tolk is in a coma-state after being involved in a mysterious car accident. He can't seem to wake up. His wife and his best friend is by his side in the hospital room, confused, sadden, and guilty. They try their hardest to wake James up. Inside James's head, his emotions guide him along his own reality. 'Emotions' is inspired and based on Ayreon 'The Human Equation.'
Fiction: General - Rated: M - English - Drama/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 19 - Words: 9,189 - Follows: 1 - Published: 6/26/2012 - Complete
Love Means More than a Cliche reviews
This was written for my high school newspaper back in 2002 so it's slightly old! I was noticing a lot of my friends that were screwing over girls just for sex. So I got inspired to write this piece.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 634 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 12/27/2011 - Complete
Now Seating reviews
Michael Loomis is a local blooger that investigates hauntings all over Michigan. He is now investigating the EYS Buena Cinema after receiving a random anonymous email regarding hauntings at the theater. Surly, EYS does have its secrets swept under the seats, as Loomis discovers... Now Seating...is a homage to horror genre.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Horror/Supernatural - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,387 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 11/17/2011 - Published: 9/29/2011 - Complete
Routine Nightmare reviews
A routine day-job at retail hell turns into a zombie nightmare!
Fiction: Horror - Rated: M - English - Horror/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,824 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/17/2011 - Complete
Silly Keith, 'Twilight' is for Tweens! reviews
Parody script of 'Twilight,' written 2009.
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,224 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 10/17/2011 - Complete
The Storm
A short short about a storm. I wouldn't consider this poetry. But it doesn't fit in stories either.
Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 174 - Published: 10/9/2011 - Complete
Life isn't like in the movies
Inspired and based on the movie, Cinema Paradiso
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 817 - Published: 10/9/2011 - Complete
That Day
An account of 9/11 from a sixteen-year-old watching that day unfold on TV.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,684 - Published: 10/6/2011 - Complete
Hellplex reviews
A typical evening working at the theater turns into a nightmare beyond imagination.
Fiction: Horror - Rated: K+ - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,756 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/29/2011 - Complete
Raise Your Glass: Stuck in the Twilight Saga reviews
Can you imagine what it is like for a guy to stand in the middle of a line for a Twilight release? This writer can! Now the question stands, which team you are with: Team Twilight or Team Sanity?
Fiction: Humor - Rated: K+ - English - Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,279 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/11/2011 - Complete