By Morgan Gregg, TIWP Student Look I know you are trying to relax and maybe wind down for the night with a nice book but I’m warning you: put down this book immediately and you you can go on with your life not knowing of the treacherous, dangerous things that lurk just under the surface, […]

They Got Me

By Emma Stokes, TIWP Student He knows something and he won’t tell me. These days he spends most of his time alone in his room muttering random phrases to himself that mean nothing. He says it will never be the same. What? He walks around and it seems everyone stares because they don’t know him. […]

The Infirmary

By Leighton Tanaka, TIWP Student “Has anyone seen Aspen?” The warm fire crackles and slows. It flickers in the black, being swallowed into the darkness. A fire that doesn’t warm but keeps one alive during the deadly winter. The warmth quickly disappeared into the atmosphere, and instead, we were left with each other. I could […]

This One Time

By Leighton Tanaka, TIWP Student The cold metal chair presses up against my body. The legs creak under my weight. Amber shines in through the windows, I sit just past the shadow. I had been talking with my friend about nothing. But now we sat in silence, she stared down awkwardly at her hands. She […]

Crossing the Road

By Leighton Tanaka, TIWP Student Making my way down the street, my claws scratched the ground. The street lamps lit my way as I walked down the inky sidewalk. The world turned blue with the setting of the sun, and leaves rustled with the wind. Carefully dodging the clutter on the ground, I waddle toward […]

Before “The Time Girl”

By Audrey Howard, TIWP Student All around her, ruins of the city, craters miles big, smoke clouds clogging the air, buildings ablaze. Then she looked behind herself, a girl, her hair was tangled and dirty, her clothes ripped, her legs bleeding under stones, and her arms scarred, and yet her eyes were hopeful, this girl […]


By Maeve Clinger, TIWP Student nothing is stronger than your human heart breaking into a million tiny pieces and still somehow beating so cry cry out every single rejection,  every single mistake, every single missed chance. let them fall like raindrops against your window and shatter into tinier and tinier pieces until your face is […]

Hush Girl

By Zara Quiter, TIWP Student Cordelia Campbell lived in the tallest house in Woodbury town, on top of the hill, the forest of animals and plants starting at its gate, unruffled by the humans who lived nearby. Cordelia Campbell lives with her papa, and her mama, and her four older brothers. Cordelia Campbell was spoiled, […]

The Thing from the Sea

By Lila Hanifin, TIWP Student They said the thing comes from the sea. I say that can’t possibly be.They say the thing comes from the sea. I say why don’t I inquiry?They say the thing comes from the sea. I say it couldn’t possibly eat me.They say the thing comes from the sea. I say […]

New Moon Part 1

By Audrey Howard, TIWP Student “Tayen” Jalen asked Tayen on the day that would change her life.“Tayen! Are you sure” Jalen nagged his cousin. ‘This isn’t a choice where after the consequences you can run to your parents” “Yes” she answered confidently. Later that day, in a raid on the native village, Jalen, and his […]