literature

Best corporate culture and workplace literature to better your workplace experience. Journal's favorite stories.

Ember Joya month ago
Why I Write: Part 2
My writing. It's my escape. The escape from the darkness in the world and the lack of control I have over it. When I write, I create the darkness I want and it gives me a sense of control. This contro...
Dharma MacKay2 months ago
A Busy Barista Is a Happy Barista
“What can I get for you?” I ask as a group of three young girls in hoodies and big sweatshirts as they come towards the counter. “Yep, sure thing, alright!” Boop boop boop, now to make a triple maple,...
SKYLERIZED 2 months ago
Firm, but Not Crushing
Steel and glass enveloped the building in Wilmington, Delaware. A young COO named Kholer Ingot entered the skyscraper with energy and readiness. He possessed a chestnut skin tone and a flattop hairsty...
Skye Bothma3 months ago
On Becoming a Writer
Why do I want to write? To be honest, at this point in my life I don’t actually want to write. It’s too much like hard work. In my teens, writing was easy. It was my release, my way of working through...
SKYLERIZED 4 months ago
Four Categories
As the ball rolled down the chute, anxious eyes abounded. They jostled and thumbed at their mobile devices to see just what the final number would be. “Eight!” A collective “aww” swept over the crowd ...
Jessye Gould5 months ago
Writer's Block
I wish that I could say that I've been doing nothing but writing for the last few months, but I've found myself having to take time off from writing. Stress and life keep getting in the way for one re...
Stephanie Dube5 months ago
Writing Tips for Aspiring Authors
Ever since I was a little kid, I've always loved writing stories. For some strange reason, though, it never popped into my head when it was my time to choose a career path. I hadn't written anything e...
Deanne Adams5 months ago
Why the World Does Not Owe Your Story an Audience (and How to Find One Anyway)
I want you to ask yourself how many messages you've been bombarded with since you woke up this morning. The first one was probably your alarm, giving you the signal to start your day. If you're like m...
Alex Mustard6 months ago
Writer's Block
Usually I can just simply write for hours and hours and hours, but recently I've found it hard to even formulate sentences together, let alone paragraphs and chapters. Currently I am endeavouring on b...
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Sally Holland6 months ago
NANO WRIMO
It is that time of the year again. It's NANO WRIMO. National Write a Novel in a Month, Month. It is where inspirations flow and frustration is abundant and a bunch of people try to conquer writing a w...
Leigh Fisher6 months ago
Setting Goals as a Creative Writer
The very existence of the word creative lends itself to flippant motivation and capricious inspiration. Like a library book, it lends itself out freely. It’s easy not to have a specific goal when you’...
Leigh Fisher6 months ago
A Month of Literary Insanity
National Novel Writing Month is not for the faint of hand, but it's an incredible writing challenge. Writing a novel in thirty days is insanity. It’s pure literary madness. However, it teaches you to ...
Jessye Gould6 months ago
My Novel Journey
Writing. Some of us do it every day, and don't even think about it. I'm a chronic list writer. I write lists for everything, just so I can feel maybe a bit more organized. Sometimes it works, sometime...
Deana Rita6 months ago
Why I Wanted to Join Vocal
My name is Deana, and I am currently a sophomore in college studying Special Education Moderate PreK-8. I was scrolling through Instagram one day when I came across an advertisement for Vocal. The ad ...
Mary Jones6 months ago
My Writing Journey
My journey into writing... This is my paper written journey through writing my first novel, about my struggles my victories; my hopes and dreams that linger in my head. I suppose I should start by int...
Katherine Williams7 months ago
The Fig Tree
"I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked.” “So, Katherine,” my older fri...
Melinda Dawson7 months ago
Journey into Fantasy
Of all my current series, Araviel, was the most difficult to finally start. Before starting the book I worked tirelessly for three years to create the world, all the species, the religion, and several...
Shann Allyson8 months ago
'Wishes Upon the Stars'
I am here to expose my inner and outer most personal experiences in all life through writing my own books. Although unpublished, I do post them all on a free Android app and site called Wattpad. What ...