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Joined 12-27-11, id: 817297, Profile Updated: 03-31-15
Author has written 11 stories for Life, School, Young Adult, Horror, Nature, and Family.

About the Author

J. Marie B. is an aspiring writer who hopes to someday become a New York Times Bestselling Author. Currently 17 years old, she is a junior in high school. She is a member of her school's band program, playing percussion, and she also plays piano. A triplet, she lives in Michigan with her parents and two sisters. She hopes to major in Creative Writing in college. She will write poetry on occasion. J. Marie B. is very open-minded. Despite being an agnostic atheist, she does not hate religious people so long as they do not use religion to justify oppressing people they have never met and denying people of their rights.

Her first serious work of fiction, Trigger, has been in the works since the summer of 2012. Part One is currently 60% complete, but will be uploaded onto this site periodically. J. Marie B. is hoping for reviews that critique her work as well as offer encouragement in regards to aspects that should not be changed in revision. She is searching for a professional beta to look over what she currently has for her first draft, but she hopes she can also rely on helpful reviews in the event that a beta cannot be found.

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  • Attention: All stories and poems within this profile are mine and mine alone, and, in the event that one of such works gets published, I have the right to, and will, remove the story from the site. If you wish to read a published book, pay for it. That is all I'm saying. Please do not plagiarize.

    In-Progress Fiction:


    TITLE: Trigger: Part One: The Target
    RATING: T or M (undecided)*
    GENRE: Young Adult: Drama, Angst, (Suspense)
    11,000 words
    SUMMARY: Olivia, a high school senior, has been suffering from similar nightmares for 3 straight months. Though her brother tries to help her battle them, the dreams seem to trigger irrelevant childhood memories—memories of Camellia, Olivia's ex best friend who became a cruel, unforgiving person with dark secrets. See a common school week of Olivia's life before it is irreversibly changed.
    Status: 3/27

    TITLE: Trigger: Part Two: The Bullet
    RATING: T or M (undecided)*
    GENRE: Young Adult: Drama, Suspense, (Thriller, Angst, Horror, Tragedy?)
    To Be Announced

    TITLE: Trigger: Part Three: The Wound
    RATING: T or M (undecided)*
    GENRE: Young Adult: Drama, Hurt/Comfort, (Angst?)
    To Be Announced

    *There will be no smut even if the story's rating is M. If you feel a work of fiction or poetry is rated incorrectly according to the site's guidelines, please notify me either via review or PM with an explanation.

    Epigraphs To Be Used in Trigger:

    Part One: The Target:

    Like a ship blown from its mooring
    By a wind off the sea,
    Like a seed dropped by a skybird
    In a distant wood,
    Who can say if I've been changed for the better?
    But because I knew you,
    Because I knew you,
    I have been changed for good.

    Wicked, "For Good"

    Do you think
    That ordinary people
    With ordinary problems
    Don't suffer?

    Well, I'm begging you
    To hold your lips tight.
    There's all of these people
    Close to the edge.

    — Cameron Brown, "Close To The Edge"

    Part Two: The Bullet:

    The question asked in order
    To save her life or take it:
    The answer "No" to avoid death,
    The answer "Yes" would make it, make it.

    "Do you believe in God?"
    Written on the bullet,
    Say "Yes" to pull the trigger.
    "Do you believe in God?"
    Written on the bullet,
    And Cassie pulled the trigger.

    — Flyleaf, "Cassie"

    Murder, murder -
    Or our doorstep!
    Murder, murder -
    So watch your step!
    Murder, murder -
    Take one more step,
    You'll be murdered
    In the night!

    Jekyll and Hyde, “Murder, Murder”

    Look around you!
    I have found
    You cannot tell, by lookin' at the surface,
    What is lurkin' there beneath it!
    See that face!
    Now, I'm prepared to bet you,
    What you see's not what you get -
    'Cause man's a master of deceit!

    Jekyll and Hyde, “Facade”

    Part Three: The Wound:

    Both of you fell the same day.
    You don't know why
    One of you never woke up,
    And you laid your body down on the floor.
    You're desperate to hear her footsteps again,
    But this house is on fire, we need to go.

    — The Fray, "Run For Your Life"

    "For the survivor who chooses to testify, it is clear: his duty is to bear witness for the dead and for the living. He has no right to deprive future generations of a past that belongs to our collective memory. To forget would be not only dangerous but offensive; to forget the dead would be akin to killing them a second time."

    — Eliezer Wiesel, Night

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    Bracelets by JC Green reviews
    My life in six bracelets.
    Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 199 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/4/2014 - Complete
    Still Alive by CharlesxXavier reviews
    Will and Clair can't remember a life without violence. Will does everything he can to keep his father focused on him instead of his sister. This seems to be working out fairly well until, suddenly, the beatings stop and Clair begins acting very strange.
    Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 36 - Words: 86,485 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 4/21/2012 - Published: 10/31/2011 - Complete
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    Of Suns and Moons and Stars
    An Elizabethan Sonnet I wrote for my CW class about the sun, moon, and stars.
    Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Supernatural/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 133 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/3 - Complete
    An Ode to Puppies
    An ode I wrote for my creative writing class. I don't have a dog, but y'know.
    Poetry: Family - Rated: K - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 214 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5/3 - Complete
    Somewhere In My Mind
    A cellpoem I wrote for my creative writing class.
    Poetry: Nature - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 81 - Published: 5/3 - Complete
    A Found Poem based on various philosophical Henry David Thoreau quotes. Written for my creative writing class. Rated T for the advanced reading level...I guess? Not sure what genres to put this under.
    Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Spiritual/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 191 - Published: 5/3 - Complete
    Trigger reviews
    A senior, Olivia Purview's suffers from nightmares about a nonexistent school shooting & the girl after her for 3 months. Though her brother tries to help her battle them, they trigger irrelevant childhood memories of Camellia Alum, Olivia's twisted ex best friend with secrets. Part I: 5 days of Olivia's life before it's irreversibly changed and the memories she recalls in between.
    Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 11,147 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 5/3 - Published: 2/3
    The Sough reviews
    I hesitantly scrolled through a website full of pictures of me sleeping and realized that in each image the strange man gets closer to my bed. In the one uploaded last night, he was lifting the blanket.
    Fiction: Horror - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,317 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/26 - Complete
    Showered Thoughts & Abandoned Fragments
    A free verse poem I wrote recently for a character in one of my fanfics about his depression. This is from the point of view of that character, as he is the one who writes this poem in the story. This will be included in the completed fanfiction. Don't read if triggered by depression, suicide, self-harm.
    Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 504 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/26 - Complete
    Trigger—A Poem reviews
    This poem was originally written in 2012. I suppose it could be turned into a song. TRIGGER WARNINGS: This was written during one of my many "peaks" of depression and suicidal thoughts and is about such things. This is the original version.
    Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Angst/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 336 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 10/26/2014 - Complete
    Covert Gallery
    A poem about how almost everyone has lies that act as protection, and it's not often that you meet someone who wants to look past those lies and, instead, see the whole truth, no matter how dark it is.
    Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Angst/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 252 - Published: 8/15/2014 - Complete
    Try-Hard reviews
    This is a poem I wrote for a summer poetry class last year right after freshman year. It is my way of ranting about the insult "Try-hard," which I have been called multiple times. So, here is an example of dumb bullying. Feel free to review and share your thoughts and examples of obscure insults. YAY HIGH SCHOOL, right?
    Poetry: School - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 560 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 8/15/2014 - Complete
    The Inevitability of Human Oblivion
    An Elizabethan Sonnet I wrote my AP Literature & Composition class last year. Inspired by a quote from John Green's The Fault In Our Stars: "And if the inevitability of human oblivion worries you, I encourage you to ignore it. God knows that's what everyone else does."
    Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 163 - Published: 8/10/2014 - Complete