This is an excerpt from our Cinderella-inspired YA fantasy novel. In this scene, the two protagonists meet for the first time but they each have different motivations for their meeting.
Video & Visual Arts
In the socially distanced era of six feet apart, two Brooklyn-based writers celebrate the beauty and history of their everyday worlds in this visual diary.
The Book of Extinct Creatures is a collection of mixed-media work for children. Through animals past and present, young readers will learn about important topics such as climate change and evolution.
Given our interest in mental health, we worked together on an infographic highlighting actionable steps teens can take to de-stress and recharge.
Our birthdays are one day apart. Last year, we celebrated by seeing a movie together—right before COVID-19 hit. Our 16th years were shaped by two events that changed the world, and our lives, forever.
This poem is a reminder to love ourselves and our bodies no matter what the mirror tells us.
A cute and funny short film where there is a supermarket for cats when they are shaped like different types of foods! Don’t worry though, they aren’t actually for eating—just for decoration!
The generational battle made famous by TikTok. But can we at least agree to fight the system together?
In this collaborative pair project, we collected and reflected on the things that have helped us pass the time in—as we often hear now—such an unprecedented time.
Today, the term ‘Frankenstein’ invokes the image of a stitched-together, grotesque green monster that serves as a warning for the pitfalls of human innovation, but how did this creature first come about?
I put together this collection of photos as a tribute to the places that are part of my life and feel like home. For me, home is both places and emotions. That is why I included photos of the physical places and descriptions of my memories there. Since moving from Peru to the US two years ago, I’ve been reflecting on my sense of identity and what home means to me. I know that many people who immigrate feel this way. This piece sends the message that it’s okay if you feel like you come from more than one place or have more than one home.
My piece is on women and the word “history,” so I decided to put those words together. The idea that inspired both my poster and the short story is really the idea of woman power. The story isn’t about a woman herself being powerful, but more about women being able to write a story because women today are still discriminated against across industries, whether we recognize it or not. The poster symbolizes sisterhood, women from different backgrounds coming together, and the idea that we are all stronger together.
”I know you say you love me; I don’t really feel it sometimes.”
It’s hard to maintain a relationship for more than three months, let alone three years. Follow our journey and become inspired to start your own. It can be with your little cousin, your mom, or even a cactus!
My multimedia piece is a slideshow on Canva called “Everything You Need to Know About Sheyla.” This was my first time working on a digital piece. I wanted the Girls Write Now community to have a guide of everything they need to know about what makes me who I am.