Forest Lake

CREATIVE WRITING

Want an escape? Cozy up in your favourite nook, fill your cup with steaming tea and drift away to worlds near and far...

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Beckoning at Departure Bay

Short Story

An Ocean Storytelling Contest submission about a ferry terminal on Vancouver Island.

Walk in the Desert

The Wilderness

Chapter

What would our world look like without water? 

Image by Oscar Nilsson

The Old Horse and The Hazel-Eyed Girl

Short Story

A short story inspired by Belgium’s traditional shrimp fishing on horseback on the North Sea.

Image by Elion Jashari

The Nameless Depths

Poem

An Ocean Storytelling Showcase submission about the mysterious depths of the ocean and its inhabitants.

Image by Logan Popoff

Sea Star

Lyrics

An Ocean Storytelling Showcase submission about sea stars and the intertidal zone.

Image by Nitesh Jain

Whale's Tale

Short Story

An Ocean Storytelling Showcase submission about one boy's fight to save a whale. 

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La peur de l’eau 

Poem

An Ocean Storytelling Showcase submission about the fear of water.

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The Ocean Calls at Midnight

Poem

Will you answer?

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Two Steel Buckets

Short Story

A short story about climate change, struggle, and the ability of youth to creatively make a change.

Image by Jana Sabeth

Why I Love Swimming in the Ocean

Non-Fiction

"The warmth, waves, and the buoyancy make me feel held by a living being with a will of its own..."

Image by Silas Baisch

Heart of the Ocean

Short Story

An Ocean Storytelling Showcase submission about a sea dragon in search of a mythical stone.

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City Beach

Short Story

An Ocean Storytelling Showcase submission about finding misfit plastic pieces on a local beach.

Image by Drew Darby

A Learning Journey on the Pacific Ocean

Short Story

An Ocean Storytelling Showcase submission about sailing the Gulf Islands, BC

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Lachine Canal: Frozen in Time

Poem

An Ocean Storytelling Showcase submission about our connection to water through time. 

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Hawksbill Hero and the Parrotfish Reef

Children's Book

An Ocean Storytelling Contest submission about the threats facing coral reefs.

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Poem

An Ocean Storytelling Showcase submission about how we should treasure water instead of exploiting it.

Image by Benoit Debaix

Naturalist or Not

Short Story

An Ocean Storytelling Showcase submission about different connections to local waterways.

Image by Marvin Meyer

Submerged

Haiku

A Haiku exploring diving for the

first time.

Image by John O'Nolan

The Whale Song

Short Story

A fairy tale inspired by Norwegian fjords, fishing villages, and the beautiful songs of whales.

Want an escape? Cozy up in your favourite nook, fill your cup with steaming tea, and let yourself be transported to worlds near and far...