Writing Corner: Fourth Wall Breaks

Fourth Wall Breaks A fourth wall break: when the line between the story world and the real world becomes blurred. What is the Fourth Wall? The fourth wall is a term from plays, TV shows or movies. Imagine if you are looking at a room in a TV show. You can see up to three…

Peril Squad 2: The Lost City of Harhenam

A special thank you to Henry, Amelia, and Harriet Symons for help in creating and staging the sets for this story. Synopsis: The Peril Squad are on a mission to find a soldier who deserted and set up his own kingdom in the jungle. Read Part 1 here. Peril Squad 2: The Lost City of…

Random Birthday Generator

A birthday is a day to be yourself. Kerri, being quite random, decided this was the best way to celebrate her birthday. Her last year of high school, she learned coding just enough to write a random birthday generator. On her nineteenth birthday, she came back to her dormitory room after dinner in the university…

Writing Corner: The Hyphen

The Hyphen I mentioned hyphens briefly in my post on the dash, but I am going to look at them a little more here, especially in a unique way they can be used in fiction. A hyphen is the shortest of all the lines used in punctuation. It is used when two or more words…

Submission Updates

Happy Wednesday everyone and a happy Eid to everyone who is celebrating that at the moment. I hope you stay safe and enjoy the time with your family. I wanted to give a few updates about the Green-Walled Treehouse. 1. We have decided to open all submissions to all ages. Originally a few of the…

Wishbelly

Roland went to see the Wishbelly when his family finally ran out of money to give the doctors for his sick father. Not that the doctors were helping, but they did provide Hope, which is a key ingredient to Life, as his grandmother said. The week after the money was almost all gone and it…

Writing Corner: World Building

World Building Story World: the setting of a story The nice thing about fiction is that you, the writer, make the rules. When you write non-fiction, you are (hopefully) limited by facts. But with fiction, you can change whatever you want to fit the story. This is especially true with the setting, or story world….

Peril Squad: The Beginning

Peril Squad: The Beginning Peril Squad began in the government organization SAP (Secret Adventure Protocol) because of a computer glitch. A member of the IT department was writing a program to email everyone the daily lunch menu and accidentally sent an email to three operatives and offered them a job. The first was Tatiana Cotton,…