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Since July 3, 2019
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Hi I'm Neil. I could never fit in. At school i was awkward & clumsy. To straight for the hips & to hip for the straights. I had friends but most of my time was spent reading novels by Peter Benchley, William Blatty, Issac Asimov, Arthur C Clark & Stephen King. Whatever my dad was reading i was reading. My past has brought me to my future and in order to be a good writer you must first be a good reader. Not that i am good…yet….but i have ambition, a want to write something not just good, but great. But no matter what i will keep on banging the keys, taking the good days with the bad, honing my skills & awaiting inspiration for that one story.
    Rated: XGC · Comedy · #2195301
    Tongue in cheek. Depicts a character who's uncouth but is not a bad person. Lots swearing.
    Rated: E · Philosophy · #2194876
    Facing our own mortality and hindsight on what we achieved.
    Rated: E · Inspirational · #2195123
    What i think is missing from so many peoples lives. Caught in the trap and no way out.
    Rated: E · Personal · #2195210
    Sometimes a piece writes itself & i wonder where it came from & this was one of those.
    Rated: E · Experience · #2194883
    Divorce is much more than the ending of a relationship, especially for our children.
    Rated: E · Personal · #2194875
    My father's and my own experiences when he developed dementia.
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2194879
    Just a comedic observational view of people...mainly the givers and the takers.
    Rated: ASR · Satire · #2194877
    A comical look at how all of the religions compete for our soul/money.
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #2194892
    Details my time dealing with addiction and self medicating.
    Rated: XGC · Comedy · #2196010
    Please understand if you read this i am joking...this is part of a stand up skit i wrote.
    Rated: ASR · Experience · #2196323
    I will leave it to you if you think this is fiction or an actual event, even i don't know.
    Rated: E · Philosophy · #2196167
    Belief systems are here for the benefit of all, but what if we question or worse...think.
    Rated: E · Philosophy · #2196240
    If i were a Buddhist monk and you asked me to say something with depth and meaning...
    Rated: 13+ · Experience · #2195084
    Depicts how i felt at week seven of my sobriety as a recovering meth addict
    Rated: 13+ · Experience · #2194893
    How I felt at that stage of my life. Depression is not much fun but hope is all we need.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2194887
    Divorce is tough and mine in particular was nasty.
    Rated: E · Experience · #2194891
    Written from frustration and feeling unheard online.
    Rated: E · Dark · #2195131
    Everyone struggles at some point and this was one of those points. There will be more.
    Rated: E · Relationship · #2195146
    Boy meets girl falls in love and as she evolves he remains the same until she walks out.
    Rated: 18+ · Experience · #2195282
    My battle with substance abuse.
    Rated: E · How-To/Advice · #2195377
    My thoughts on writing and putting it out there for others to read. Not easy for some.
    Rated: ASR · Tragedy · #2194880
    My first poem written in January 2018. A friend told me her story and this came.
    Rated: GC · Experience · #2195602
    The first time i felt withdrawals and the first time i acknowledged that i am an addict.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2195753
    Ode to my kids who were made to grow up too fast by parents who weren't grown up at all.
    Rated: E · Personal · #2195611
    Three little pigs vs my determination to never again get involved with the BBW nurserypoem
    Rated: ASR · Experience · #2195960
    Regrets are the hard lessons in life. If you have no regrets you never really lived.
    Rated: E · Friendship · #2196088
    A little ditty that is my goal in writing. Where would we be without the written word.
    Rated: ASR · Experience · #2196176
    The days between sobriety & relapse. Reflections, regrets and trepidation at whats coming.
    Rated: ASR · Experience · #2196177
    Introspective look at how giving someone your trust can cause pain and regret.
    Rated: 18+ · Gay/Lesbian · #2195907
    A fictional look at this condition and how it may have come to be.
    Rated: ASR · Experience · #2195670
    The nursing home called. My dad had escaped again only this time he was never going back.
    Rated: ASR · Community · #2195461
    An alternative opinion piece on this most controversial subject.
    Rated: ASR · Crime/Gangster · #2195360
    Juvenile delinquency can teach life skills on how to think quick in this true story.
    Rated: E · How-To/Advice · #2195147
    Just one of those crazy ideas that could never work....unless two people really wanted it.
    Rated: E · Children's · #2195129
    As a child I saw fairies and my kids too. Saddest poem i have written now they are gone.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2195090
    Just a nice thing to say to another human being who you care about and deserves to hear.
    Rated: 18+ · Adult · #2195207
    A fantasy piece . Dreaming of a connection that is perfection but does perfect even exist.
    Rated: 13+ · Experience · #2195382
    Get clean, relapse, repeat until sober... but don't count your chickens until i'm dead.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2195537
    When you meet someone special, who makes you smile, who you think of when you wake.
    Rated: 13+ · Emotional · #2195631
    Met a girl online and she used meth to cope like i did. But that was all we had in common.
    Rated: 13+ · Experience · #2195632
    Girl got drunk and was then raped at a party and she didn't report or tell anyone till me.
    Rated: ASR · Comedy · #2195674
    One of a series. The 90's were a time of change and to be at the front line was euphoric.
    Rated: E · Romance/Love · #2195828
    We all know love can bring joy and pain. Is it worth it? Pondering that very question.
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2195986
    You don't know what you've got till it's gone and once it's gone you can never get it back
    Rated: E · Personal · #2196230
    Everyone knows what's best for everyone else right? The spotlight is better off on others.
    Rated: ASR · Tragedy · #2195208
    Describes the night my best friend died and the lasting effects both positive & negative.
    Rated: E · Sci-fi · #2196392
    Six short SciFi stories based on the how we critters eventually get whats coming to us.
    Rated: E · Sci-fi · #2195748
    Our first contact with an alien craft and they 'need' our help. Our laws don't apply here.
    Rated: E · Sci-fi · #2195682
    Another scifi around the topic of the end of humanity. A series containing 6 short stories
    Rated: E · Sci-fi · #2195832
    Bacteria on the outer layer of the ISS could be from space, bringing many possible uses.
    Rated: E · Sci-fi · #2195672
    In 1879 the first pre-rolled cigarettes became more than just convenient, paving the way?
    Rated: ASR · Sci-fi · #2195835
    Pray those who are responsible think and act with responsibly if this day ever comes.
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