ZAFAR MAJID

The Ravenous Rats This story won Zafar HONORABLE MENTION in the Scholastic Awards! The shining sun glared down on the small town of Deaba, Louisiana. Everywhere the light shone, there was peace, happiness, and serenity. But in the darkness, there was no harmony, no rules, and no laws. Behind the KFC was a gray, greasy Read more…

TAYLEN LI

The Fabrication – A Curse in Disguise 1 year agoToday was a special day. Not for her, but for her son. It was her son’s tenth birthday. She had been extremely fidgety the whole day and she couldn’t wait for her work shift to end.  The moment the clock hit six, she turned off her Read more…

ZAYD MAHMOOD

Many said that Caesar was a general but that was not all, as in the War Correspondent doc it states… He was one of the best reporters as well. The document then zips along with the first war correspondents William Howard Russell, hired by Edwin Lawrence Godkin of the London Times. Russell’s actions were so Read more…

JUNE QIN

Vandalia: The Fiction and Truth of West Virginia Stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific, from the snowy peaks of Alaska’s Brooks Range in the Arctic Circle to Florida’s swampy Everglades in the Gulf of Mexico, the United States of America is as diverse topographically as it is culturally. Each state of the U.S. may Read more…

JOSHUA AARONSON

The Terrible Case Beep beep. Rob had just been diagnosed with a sickness called mono. He couldn’t move or talk. All the doctors were concerned about him: would he make it or would he die? Suddenly he stopped breathing. His throat was clogged with swollen lymph nodes. The Pulmonologist had just walked in. He quickly Read more…

ISAAC JAI

A Republic of Variety State by State, A Panoramic Portrait of America began as essentially a road trip compressed into a book. In the 1930s, the Federal Writers’ Project was created. The project hired many of the most famous authors to write for them, like Richard Wright, an author who was also the founder of Read more…

TAYLEN LI

Roald Dahl and Guy de Maupassant CRACK! BANG! A young boy, Peter Watson was hanging from fifty feet up on a tree, and bullets were being fired at him. The two hooligans had threatened to shoot at Peter if he didn’t jump.  One of the loutish ones reloaded his gun and screamed “Last chance!” But Read more…

EZRIE ZINCHIK

HUNDRED CAT This is Hundred Cat. He has 100 lives. Hundred Cat has only one problem though, it’s that he is really dumb. “Doy,” says Hundred Cat dumbly. He is soooo dumb that he likes to waste his lives. For example, it was Hundred Cat’s 99th life as he got ready to jump off a Read more…

RABIA MAHMOOD

“The Mildenhall Treasure” is a great story. It uses something called creative nonfiction. This is when a writer takes a real historical fact or story and uses nonfictional characters and techniques to recreate it differently. For instance, one can read a newspaper account of an event and have the same set of facts playing out Read more…

ROEN SCOTT

Madeline L’Engle Before I go deep into my writing, I want to say one of the most important things I took away from Chapter Seven. There are a LOT of big words. Mitochondria, farandole, Proginoskes, Echthroi, etc. Echthroi means enemies in Latin, by the way. So many that I had to re-read some pages A Read more…