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AlexThomas

Name Alex Thomas
Location The Button Capital, Massachusetts
Member Since Sep 02, 2010
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"I must have a motor car. And it was thus I became a novelist. For it is a very strange thing that people will buy you a motor car if you will tell them a story." -Virginia Woolf

Fortunately or unfortunately, I'm a legal adult. When I'm not pretending to be a famous novelist, I draw in ballpoint pen and paint in watercolors. I hunt for new sweaters to add to my obscenely large collection, search for ways to increase the size of my handwriting, and try not to get pulled over for looking too young to operate a vehicle again. In the fall, I'm starting at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. If you have any questions about who I am or what I do, shoot me some messages.
I love critiquing and good books, so recommend some, but please be sincere and restrict all recommendations to my message board or inbox. Thanks.
Warning: The following works are first drafts and may contain traces of bad grammar, misspelled words, plot holes, or peanuts.
Long live the Oxford comma.

Works

Earthrumbler

Earthrumbler

26 parts / 86 pages, updated Jan 04, 2014PG-13PicturesCompleted
Book two. It's been months since I've seen my mother. And despite her warning, no other gods know of my existence. On the day of my father's wedding, Persephone's curse leads... read more
14,233 reads votes 598 comments 101
How to Grow Up: A Collection of Young Adult Stories

How to Grow Up: A Collection of Young Adult Stories

2 parts / 7 pages, updated Aug 07, 2013PGCompleted
How do we become who we were always meant to be, and gain courage to separate ourselves from those around us? How do we admit who we really are without losing those who brought us there? Most importantly, how do we become adults?
843 reads votes 19 comments 15
Cor Hominis

Cor Hominis

1 page, updated Jun 21, 2012PGCompleted
"The Heart of Man" The body is a vessel, a simple tether to what truly defines a person: a soul.
195 reads votes 16 comments 1
Sleepwalker

Sleepwalker

37 parts / 125 pages, updated Mar 30, 2012PG-13PicturesCompleted
Book one. I'd spent my entire life without a mother. But, when professors come to my father's inn, a cloaked figure known only as Sleepwalker begins to torment me with thoughts... read more
77,291 reads votes 1,664 comments 244
How To Write An Author's Note

How To Write An Author's Note

1 page, updated Mar 11, 2011GCompleted
It's actually quite simple.
5,535 reads votes 56 comments 21

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