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TIFFANY CHAO

11th grader, age 16 New York, USA Dear Tiffany, my younger self, If this letter reaches you successfully, then my plan is proceeding in full swing. All this will sound very far-fetched, and maybe you’ll discard this letter and continue on with your life. But I advise you to listen. If all is going to Read more…

TIFFANY CHAO

Convergence Spirits are regarded as evil, only negative traces of whatever they used to be. People fear spirits, hunt ghosts, and tell stories about them as if they were passive monsters. The truth is, most aren’t malicious, hateful, or evil. They’re just alone. Forever. Or at least until they move on, or somehow become whole Read more…

TIFFANY CHAO

The Snow Ball The red brick building of the town’s elementary school had been drowned and frosted over by the winter, until all 3 acres from afar appeared indistinguishable from the pallid snow surrounding. Within this colorless edifice lay the cozy revelry of polite laughs and giggles: ‘twas the Christmas half-day at Homan Brook Elementary. Read more…

TIFFANY CHAO

The Clocks of The House with a Clock in its Walls Clocks are seemingly mundane objects, and always seem to seamlessly blend into the background of every setting. But what happens when we start paying attention? The endless variations of brands, structures, and histories of clocks can be very telling. In The House With a Read more…