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Valley Visions editor, published author shares love for writing

Bea Lanfranchi, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014

Filed under Reviews

"My favorite thing to do" Luna said. Senior Mitzi Luna has been writing since kindergarden, when in a journal in which her teacher asked her the classic question, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Her answer: a writer. The h...

“Today You Can Cry” by Alysia Henderson

March 15, 2012

Filed under Creative Fiction

Today You Can Cry... Sometimes all we can do is just stare at the mess we've made. Not that we want to, but as we see our mistakes bright and clear in front of our face, never to be reversed, replayed, or undone, all we can...

“The Earthquake Crack” by Maria Paluzzi

March 15, 2012

Filed under Creative Fiction

Everyone remembers the lives of Leonard Cronkic and Rick a.k.a Roger. They were two fellows left without home and wandered the streets day and night. How they ended up in Breach is a mystery we have no intent to figure out. How...

Writer’s Corner: Shayla French

November 2, 2011

Filed under Creative Fiction

By Justin Kirkham More than graphite or pixels lines the strokes of her pencil or the serifs on her computer screen.  Within each of senior Shayla French’s narratives and descriptions is a mound of emotion, stemming from...

Excerpts from Shayla French’s book

November 2, 2011

Filed under Creative Fiction

"She is soaring over the trees, sleek as the fish diving down to the depths of the pond back home. Home, how she missed it. It had been four years since she had returned to Zalaha. Its mountains welcome her at its boarder. Come...

Writer’s Corner: Katharine Breithaupt

March 9, 2011

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From strikingly placed vocabulary to impressive diction, senior Katharine Breithaupt’s writing spans more than just a few short pages.  In short stories, “you don’t have time to have a character fully develop,” explai...

“Garden Snakes” by Katharine Breithaupt

March 8, 2011

Filed under Creative Fiction

The orchard was a snug twenty feet from the tracks. Every few hours Pike’s train would grind by, sending rotted apples plummeting to their graves-- all there was to look forward too then was their palpitating flesh; festering...

Writer’s Corner: Kelsey Weybright

February 4, 2011

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By Justin Kirkham Tailored with humorous lines and surprisingly eerie characters, junior Kelsey Webright’s compositions are both entertaining and pleasantly creepy.  This budding writer prefers to formulate short fiction because...

Writer’s Corner: Ashley Todd

December 14, 2010

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By Justin Kirkham Iambic quatameter, meter, rhyme scheme, and stanza are terms very familiar to senior Ashley Todd. Her favorite form of creative writing is “honestly, poetry, because I have a short attention span.” She love...

Writer’s Corner: Sarah Ash

November 9, 2010

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By Justin Kirkham Whether it involves a trek in the rainforest or adventures within dreams, junior Sarah Ash has it eloquently penned in one of her stories.  Regarding her writing, Ash said, “It’s my thing.  It’s what I do.” Ash primarily enjoys writing fiction pieces.  “If it happened,” she explained, “then I’m...

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