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Old 01-22-2013, 04:30 AM View Post #1 (Link) December Spotlight
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Thanks to everyone who suggested work for the spotlight, especially Squint and sbenzing. If you post a different type of work than is shown here, it's still eligable for future monthly spotlights - I've got my eye out for great artwork, other writing, and pieces posted in both the prose and poem threadboxes. I'm still looking for help with the spotlight, so if you want to claim a forum and start looking for January's best pieces, please let me know.

December was another bustling month for good work; these stories and poems are all worth reading. Let the authors know what you liked, and maybe leave a critique or two in the original threads (if it's in a threadbox, PM the author). Some of these pieces could use a little extra love and attention.

Short Stories

Reaching the summit of Garbage Mountain by Julian

The Axe by GoodGracious

Cheer up, Cheerily by katielfoster93

The Jones Brothers by rockyteh97


YLSP by MaroonBack313. You can start with the Prologue or jump to Chapter 15, the December installment that caught the attention of suggesters.

Teenage Dirtbags by mpenguinn


21 snapshots of love by hippo

beta physics by the heater lady

acida by asclepia acida

to e.e. cummings by bookworm


Home Sweet Home [The Village] by princess snowwhite

An exchange of intimacies by Squint
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:59 PM View Post #2 (Link)
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I don't know what to say... Um, first of all...

Congrats to the other spotlighted people! And thanks to Sbenzing for the nomination.
Most of my poetry is smut these days.
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:11 PM View Post #3 (Link)
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You're very welcome. It was well deserved I believe. I know I already told you what I think of the piece, buy it was amazing. I guess this is for anyone who is lame enough to have not read it already. READ IT.

Now go enjoy yourself all you great writers. Especially you squint.
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:14 PM View Post #4 (Link)
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Oh my God!!!!!!!!! Thank you thank you thank you!!!! And congratulations to other people too .
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Old 01-22-2013, 03:30 PM View Post #5 (Link)
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I feel left out. Like the kid who doesn't get invited to the parties. (which is me irl too).

Good job all you party people. A lot of it was really good. 21 snapshots of love ranks amongst the best stuff I have read hunched over a monitor. ever. it was THAT good.
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Old 01-22-2013, 03:35 PM View Post #6 (Link)
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Thank you to whoever recommended/chose me. I'm honored!

Congratulations to everyone else. I'm going to be munching through them tonight...
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:56 PM View Post #7 (Link)
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Ahhhh thank you so much And thanks to Lily for the nomination <333 I'm glad YLSP is going over well, and I'm still posting. Thanks for all the people who crit and support my writing :3 A lot of work goes into it, as I'm sure you all know :3
I will crit upon request

Also, my twin Ji, I love you

Aly. I love you so much it's ridiculous go away. Except don't, I'd be lost without your affection, your support, your excellent reading material, and your friendship

Kel! Thank you for making me think with every conversation we have. Thank you for changing my perspective on so many aspects of life. It's incredible how you do that

Carr. You've been acknowledged ... xD You're awesome and morbid and talented and yup. There you go
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:16 PM View Post #8 (Link)
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woah thank you so much congrats, everybody

poppies yet not bloomed.
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:10 PM View Post #9 (Link)
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thanks a bunch! And I have to agree, 21 snapshots of love was great to read. All the stuff here's a gem.
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Old 01-23-2013, 04:18 PM View Post #10 (Link)
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Pretty sure mine was a compromise, BUT GAAAAH GEE THANK YOU, ISIS.
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