literature

Whether written centuries ago or just last year, literary couples show that love is timeless.

Sam Puett7 days ago
The Middle-Aged Wizard
My aunt tells me I was born thirty-five and get more middle-aged every year. I used to resent this, but I’ve grown to accept it as an undeniable truth of my life. I am, perpetually, a grumpy old man. ...
The Thistle Legacy - Pilot Episode
Copyright (c) 2019 This screenplay may not be used or reproduced for any purpose including educational purposes without the expressed written permission of either of the authors. FADE IN EXT - MORNING...
Sumaiya Soha12 days ago
Romances: Is the Genre at the Verge of Getting Stagnant?
It's easier to prove than a theorem that most avid readers of romances are girls, and I don't claim to be any different. There was a time when I could have devoured a romance faster than you could say the word. But in the last couple of years I have probably shelved 30 half read romances because I didn't have the energy to sit through "boy meets girl, both have attitude/ class/ gender/ health/ race issues that they need to overcome." I blamed it on getting older and wiser, because let's face it,...
Ry Lewis17 days ago
The Operator
Despite the sun radiating through his bedroom window and the sound of his sister’s laughter next door, Jackson was heartbroken. Even the aroma of cinnamon that wafted up from downstairs couldn’t raise...
AJ
Adri J20 days ago
The Night Bird (Ch. 3)
Chapter Three 5:21 AM. Robin’s alarm went off, and she hit snooze—just like grandpa always did. She always griped about his morning routine, but here she was doing the same thing. As her old alarm clo...
Lana Broussarda month ago
Bonfire of the Rebels
Late August 1981, and the hot breath of summer was still beating down the back of my neck as I loaded up the 1964 T-bird and headed off to college. I had grasped the grizzly hand of Destiny and decide...
AJ
Adri Ja month ago
The Night Bird (Ch. 2)
Chapter Two Today felt like any other day. Get up, go to work, go to class, drive home. Routine, that’s all it was. But she felt like something was missing. Harvey hadn’t called all week. That was odd...
Victoria Tunneya month ago
A Promise Kept
Rebecca drummed her long fingers against the dark wood, glaring at the row of gentlemen seated across from her. They had been at this current argument for roughly 4 hours now and were no closer to a s...
AJ
Adri J2 months ago
The Night Bird (Ch. 1)
Chapter One “Deep breaths. You got this,” she thought to herself. “Robin Wood?” Called the secretary. This was the fourth interview she had been to this month. “Big smile. Shake hands. Cross your ankl...
Emily A Dinwiddie2 months ago
Anna's Botanicals (Ep. 6)
FADE IN INT - DAY - ANNA’S SHOPPE ANNA is mixing up some bath salts in a bowl. GEORGE quietly walks in the open door, carrying a bouquet of wildflowers. He comes up behind her and moves the bouquet in...
Emily A Dinwiddie2 months ago
The Scottish Festival Surprise
Eleanor Morgan Dunwythe, a 30-something year old lady, five feet seven inches tall, a few extra pounds, with hazel eyes, auburn hair, fair skin, dressed in a burgundy skirt with a white peasant blouse...
Jenna Malin2 months ago
It Might Be Love
He brought the glass of whiskey and Coke to his lips, gulping down the last of it along with the undeserved guilt threatening to resurface. He eyed the reflecting light on the crystal glass, pondering...
Mallory Kane2 months ago
Cheap Wine
Bullseye. His eyes squinted, result of a grin big enough to reveal teeth whiter than my pointy pumps before guiding another dart into the board. He was tan, built, and confident enough. He had a sort ...
Kyle Agawin3 months ago
The Bachelor Party (Part 2)
Making her feel more desire for him. They both loved teasing their partner, whoever it was. They loved going through the pain of waiting 'til they wanted and needed the reward, making it that much mor...
Alexis Lindberg3 months ago
The Idealists Anonymous Meeting
The hoodies covering everyone's faces as they filed through the door to the community center's basement gave most who came across it a wary feeling about what went on in there every Wednesday night. O...
Marie xo3 months ago
The Moon King
Laura sat by her window looking up at the sparkly night sky, she wished she could be closer to him. She wanted to combine herself with him so badly she was willing to do whatever it took just to breat...
Diary of a Dying Girl (Pt. 3)
YOU'RE NOT WHO YOU SAY YOU ARE. I wonder if you know just how willing she is to do whatever you say, and if you do, that makes me fear your impending future with her even more. In the beginning, every...
Diary of a Dying Girl (Pt. 2)
YOU SAID "YES" TOO QUICKLY. "He proposed." I thought you were joking when you sent that text. My body knew you were serious before my brain did because I started shaking. My palms were sweaty and if I...