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Skylar Gruys

I wish to one day make an income solely off of writing and reading literature.

Alas, the world is cruel, and I'm still in school; nevertheless continuing to write, thanks to the pure enjoyment I derive from the act.

Creative Nonfiction

The Bear

The sky dimmed dauntingly, the depiction dark. A stagnant air was wallowed in.
I observed it out the car window; eerie, or perhaps just foggy. Its hiss was unmissable. It was previously a... [+]

Qualified Long Story Short Award Fall 2020 - Creative Nonfiction
Short Fiction

Clasped

He moved in, hand clutching hand as I was pushed into the wall. The sky was eerie bright, the half-moon large, sparked light.
It was our third date, a monumental first step. The first had... [+]

Finalist - Community Long Story Short Award Fall 2020 - Short Fiction