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All Blog Posts Tagged 'stories' (9)

I love stories

I didn't remember in my childhood if I have been so obsessed about listening to stories whether from my mom or dad. however, I did listen to them a lot both from my parents and my grandmother, but the stories that I listen to them from my grandmother still haven't faded away yet from my memories, as…


Added by Rayan Abdulrrhman on October 25, 2018 at 13:00 — 9 Comments

The Dark Tunnel.

Sometimes fear appears in moments when the unexpected happens. Yeah, we would say that now we are adults and therefore have a lot of experience and there's nothing to fear and so on...but the truth is that most of us still have fear hidden in some nooks inside ourselves.

That night, I was walking alone on the sidewalk of a big avenue named Tlalpan (this avenue belongs to one of the main boroughs of Mexico city called "Delegaciones", it is important because of its conservation as a…


Added by Student on June 14, 2018 at 18:23 — 12 Comments


So, that is. Write a sad or shocking story in 3 words.

Added by MARY on January 27, 2018 at 16:30 — 22 Comments

A Weird Nightmarish Dream

This night, after staying up late as usually chatting in EC chat room, I finally hit the hay and almost immediately fell asleep, but I was not inundated with the usual night time visions, the phantasmagory that followed was way different, it was the most weird dream I ever had.

  I found myself in an idyllic scenery - temple like building, all of white stone, broad streets running through lavish gardens, people joyfully discussing or just relaxing on the carpets of grass which…


Added by rysperski on September 12, 2017 at 7:30 — 18 Comments

PICTURE OF THE DAY - There's a kid in my mailbox! D:

"A legal loophole in 1913 made it possible to send babies by mail. This picture was taken after it was banned in 1920" (phew!)…


Added by MARY on February 6, 2017 at 21:00 — 25 Comments

The most clever love letter ever made!

Love stories are always nice to share (if they have a happy ending, ofc)  This is a very ingenious real story of a love letter written in the 1850’s.

Warning to lazy readers: You have to read a lil bit, but I assure you it’s gonna be a very interesting reading. So don’t be lazy and give it a try!…


Added by MARY on May 11, 2016 at 21:00 — 20 Comments

Rudyard Kipling, Just So Stories: HOW THE CAMEL GOT HIS HUMP?

OW this is the next tale, and it tells how the Camel got his big hump.

In the beginning of years, when the world was so new and all, and the Animals were just beginning to work for Man, there was a Camel, and he lived in the middle of a Howling Desert because he did not want to work; and besides, he was a Howler himself. So he ate sticks and thorns and tamarisks and milkweed and prickles, most 'scruciating idle; and when anybody spoke to… Continue

Added by Rosenmaiden on October 23, 2010 at 17:00 — 14 Comments

Writing Challenge #20: Picture Stories

This month's writing challenge is inspired by all of the great photos that members uploaded for the Photo Contest. For challenge #20 we are going to use the photo entries to inspire short stories!

Every story should have:

1) a main character

2) a setting

3) a conflict

4) a resolution

Your Task:

1) Choose 3 images from the contest entries. Your… Continue

Added by Tara Benwell on June 9, 2010 at 16:34 — 31 Comments

For those of you who are not members of my group: What is my "Pay if Forward" Program?

Hi Everyone,

Some of you have probably heard about my "Pay it Forward program" and if not I would like to explain it clearly here. (There is a PDF file at the end of this post explaining everything. Don't forget to download and read it.)

"Pay if forward" or PIF is a movement or an idea which is based on the concept of giving. It is like karma. If you give, you will receive.

What you need to give? I need you to give a little… Continue

Added by English-Coach on May 12, 2009 at 11:23 — No Comments

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