November Drama: Of Death and Deception

by Jane Liu, Age 16, US The November drama prompt was “gratitude.”   OF DEATH AND DECEPTION Bedroom. Spotlight on couch where a SENIOR LADY reclines. ALEX enters stage left, with a mug of tea. ALEX: Here, Grandmama, just the way you like it. GRANDMAMA: Thank you, Alex. I knew I would succeed with one child, at...
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The Pros and Cons of CreateSpace

by Sylvia Nica, Age 14, USA   If you have been looking to self-publish your novel, you have probably heard of Amazon-owned CreateSpace. While it is is very widely used, there are both pros and cons for the young author looking to self-publish on this platform. Pros of CreateSpace One major pro about CreateSpace is that...
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November Fiction: Red (short story)

by Em Richey, Age 16, USA The fiction prompt for November was to include the line: “She watched the sun rise with fear and anticipation running through her veins.”   Red She watched the sun rise with fear and anticipation running through her veins. What tomorrow would bring she did not know, only that there...
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