Families: Learning Corner: Pop Fiction

Stars and storybook characters are inspiring more teens to write for the Web. Is this a good thing?

The phone rang sharply, waking up a sleepy JC Chasez. JC groaned and looked at the clock. 2 a.m. This better be good.

"Hello?"

"JC, do you want your children?"

JC sat up wide awake. Kathy. The cold voice of his ex-girlfriend chilled him to the bottom of his soul. She was the woman who used him and broke his heart...

Someone with the pen name Christina Kallilli, who describes herself as a high school sophomore from Boston, wrote this breathless fiction, and she wants the world to read it. Well, a certain kind of world, anyway: fellow members of a...

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