I’m going through so much old stuff while cleaning and packing for the move.
My mom held on to lots of my work from elementary and high school. I have so many good stories, some I may rework. I’m not sure how many are based off other books or TV shows, but some are definitely originals. Oddly, I found stories I did not remember, which are very similar to projects I’m working on now. Looking at my childhood journals and creative writing makes me feel even more sure that I am meant to write.
Here is a short story written when I was 11 or 12 (gr.7):
Another gem I found was a fantasy quest, I burned the edges of the paper to make it more “old-timey”: