What does it mean to be a mother ? I stared at the presentation topic in confusion. I understood that they wanted to be creative with mother’s day nearing but this topic made no sense at all. Firstly, what would we, as high school kids, know about being a mother? Secondly, how was this topic even applied to us? Lastly, with the amount of research … Continue reading #SHADY: What Does It Mean To Be A Mother?
Looking at the sky, here atop the mountain, is a different experience for most. Continue reading #STORYTIME: Looking at the Sky atop the Mountain☁️
If mom knew Kasey was my partner, she’d probably have thrown a fit and rushed to my school the next day to complain and demand me a new partner. Which I guess wouldn’t have been that bad… but it’d sure have been embarrassing. Continue reading #STORYTIME: Confessions of a Teenage Body Shamer: Chapter 2
2020 has been a wild (unexpectedly long) bus ride for all of us: we’ve hit lots of bumps on the road, but we’ve managed to have a little fun regardless.
This year we tried out, and added, a few new things: new, talented writers; new SPOOPY posts for October; posting once a week; lots and lots of poetry and short stories. It’s (semi-) safe to say that 2020 was our fullest bus ride yet and we’re super thankful for that.
To prepare for 2021, and the ideas we’ve got stacked up, here’s a review of everything we’ve done together on the bus this year.
P.S. Authors who do not have their own profiles on GOTB have Italicised names.
We looked at lots of things we liked
Written by Waseema from Our French Adventure
Though bittersweet, this is the final installment for our month of spoopy! Continue reading #HORROR-SHORROR: Shadow of The Night
Here comes the second spoopy chapter of The Killings of Everdale. Continue reading #HORROR-SHORROR: The Killings of Everdale: Chapter 2
It had been a week since he had died – the police and coroner couldn’t come up with an appropriate ‘Cause Of Death’. This wasn’t humanly possible, for a man to have each of his fingers twisted around, his palms split in two, his face disfigured and his body… twisted like a soaked towel. Continue reading #HORROR-SHORROR: The Gravestone: A Short Horror
I can think of an overall of three people that had left my school, Preston High, all due to bullying; mainly body shaming. Funny thing is, I was involved in all of those situations.
Continue reading #STORYTIME: Confessions of a Teenage Body Shamer: Chapter 1