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Last Compliment: 9/14/2017

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  • The beauty of moonlight
    I liked this, even as an excerpt from a bigger piece it is a good advert for you ...
  • Time's Justice
    Excellently crafted, you haven't lost it.  So the drowned have a long wait for a ...
  • Ghost of the Arena
    I really enjoyed this, a refreshing look at the gladiator's life from the view o ...
  • The Interview
    Well, I feel empowered and I'm not a woman.  I like the format you've chosen and ...
  • Unfortunate bunch
    Okay, I guessed it was a game (I did think old school D & D to start with) so th ...
  • Origami
    Very clever, Rik, it took me a second read to get onto the fact what kind of pap ...
  • Divine Intervention?
    Yup, that's dark. Tales of the unexpected twist too, had me thinking Hilary was ...
  • Waiting
    RJ, very good.  Is this a reworking of something I've seen before? It was the be ...
  • Playing House
    Powerful stuff, Chris, if a little hard to understand the reasons behind the act ...
  • A Day of All Days to Cherish
    Couple of (possible) typos I spotted...  "you look good for your age" Capital 'Y ...
  • Green Eyes Fading
    I'm not sure how I feel about this, Bing, for me it feels like there is somethin ...
  • Cretaceous Reserve
    This sucks!  I've wanted to give out that critique for ages.
  • Marauding Gangs of Children Doing Bad
    Fair enough.
  • Chapter Eight
    This is called 'Chapter Eight' but you know that already, so is it Chapter Eight ...
  • Slippery Soap
    Chris, I have written and deleted several times and none of my comments seem to ...
  • Movie Star
    Yup, this is pretty cool...and a little unnerving.  What I like the best is the ...
  • Awareness
    I quite like this, it's not the most exciting of narratives but I like the 'norm ...
  • Follow Cat
    I quite like the futuristic scene you have created but I am a little confused by ...
  • Snowbound
    Hitchhikers on deserted roads, will we ever learn?  Although the baddies were ea ...
  • Forgiveness
    Very good, funny and I really like the idea behind this and believe it could be ...
  • A Scientific Anomaly
    Don't have to make changes, mate, it's only my opinion. See what others think fi ...
  • Uprising
    What a load of bollocks.  This was fun and funny, mate, at first I was thinking ...
  • Numbers No More
    And I think you're right to like what you've done here, Rob, it has many merits. ...
  • Alone and free
    I would like to agree with Chris on all the points he made; it is great to see y ...
  • What's A King Who Has No Peasants?
    Skynet with genitals, that truly is a scary thought. Rogernators running amok. ...
  • The Party
    I'm fed up trying to think if things are vignettes or not but I agree with Lily, ...
  • The Forge
    This is more like what I was expecting...busy now, will be back to read it throu ...
  • Philos
    So, Sue,I had to go and find out about the story of Artemis and Orion...and Apol ...
  • All That Glitters
    Yes, the dancing with the faeries and passing time beyond your life, I am famili ...
  • Day Seven
    I knew it. Pink Floyd will destroy the world, bunch of pretentious public school ...
  • She
    Pretty cool, evocative to the extreme (for some reason, I'm Californian today). ...
  • The mating rituals of woodpeckers
    A whimsical ramble that caught me at the perfect moment; slightly hungover and t ...
  • Affection
    Hmm, Tiberius, at first the machine gun style bugged me but then I suspected it ...
  • Devolved
    That was a pretty good read, Camden, quite a bit of story conveyed through telli ...
  • A Journal of Blank Pages
    1,000 words to touch a reader (not in that way) and I think you did it. Also the ...
  • Hard day at the tables
    Hmm, not sure about this one, mayham, I did enjoy the characters and the setting ...
  • It's A Date
    Very good, a voyage of self-discovery in so few words can be very difficult but ...
  • The road to Rasoul (version 2)
    Good re-write RJ, I think the fewer players tightens the narrative.  Sue makes s ...
  • Laptop.
    By the way quite a few 'I know's in the opening few paragraphs, maybe cull a few ...
  • Carol Limerick
    Funny but I agree with lightning you gotta bash it into the Limerick form, which ...
  • Carroll at Christmas (or Take That Charles Lutwidge)
    Would the correct term be 'ripper'?  Excellent fun, the nonsense and ridiculousn ...
  • Carol's Swansong
    If I may use a nautical term myself: You knocked that outta the park...I couldn' ...
  • Paint the Tiger Purple Part 2
    Talking of fixations...  Getting more and more Bizarro as you progress so I sugg ...
  • Paint the Tiger Purple
    Oh yeah, funny too...  “She had a fine prothorax, don’t you think?”
  • Sandbox
    You appear to have an obsession with computer games, mate.  Is this a conversati ...
  • Such Pain
    Aww, I thought, someone is having a baby, Sue will handle this pretty well, even ...
  • Brown Bread
    'Brown bread', great I thought a Brit using British idioms and verily did I hoo- ...
  • Jerome Sanders
    I missed 'pen' too, clever.
  • Full Circle
    Keberly, you did surprise one. Had no idea where this was going until part two s ...
  • The Silver Arrow
    Alright Ernest, do you think it is fate that I should be commenting on the very ...
  • Through Voids of Darkness
    I am afraid I agree whole-heartedly with LV; people who flaunt the word limit sh ...
  • confession song #2 - I Liked Us Better Then
    Bitter-sweet.
  • Endurance
    Poignant.
  • On Safari
    Hmm, not sure if this is the one I would have chosen, Keberly...I'm joking, I'm ...
  • On Safari
    Despite trying my best not to second guess the outcome...I did about a third of ...
  • The long wait.
    First up, manyu, like the avatar. A bit cumbersome for some scratching fun but w ...
  • Late Night Revenge
    Good tale, R.B., I enjoyed the read. Though I did kinda guess Alicia would be th ...
  • Keeping Up With the Joneses
    Whoa, this is a bit dark isn't it? Basically a sacrificial child, you got Mayan ...
  • The Look
    Crackin' story, reads like it could be traditional folklore. Really enjoyed it. ...
  • Patuxet
    I thought you'd turned traitor at first, RJ. 'Maize!' I thought, 'damned chap's ...
  • All in a Day's Work
    Had me thinking this was the forerunner of the good ol' western saloon brawl, we ...
  • Soldiers of Destiny
    Yer crafty beggar, didn't see that coming and there was me hoping he'd remember. ...
  • Inner Demons
    Anyone ever tell you, you're far too clever for your own good?  It would have be ...
  • White Knight
    You enjoyed this didn't you, Dexter, so did I.  'pitiable' shows up at least onc ...
  • I Imagine My World
    Bravo, Sue.  I really enjoyed this. You wrote yourself out of existence, all Twi ...
  • A Listless Carol
    The devils among us, catching and punishing sinners, proper horror film stuff. ...
  • Bestiary
    Excellent story, slow paced but an adventure yarn  nonetheless.  I did notice th ...
  • The World (an autistic view)
    Well, that cheered me up no end...  By the end both worlds seem as bad as each o ...
  • Nightfall
    This is the problem with poetry - or me and poetry to be more precise - I read t ...
  • Bird Watcher
    Yeah, I can see this one. It's nice and simple so it works perfectly for me.  An ...
  • The View from the Admiral's Table
    'tis funny, Leo but 'tis also not poetry. Here's some for you...  Although this ...
  • Saltwater Cures All Wounds
    Read it again? Aw, you're just getting cheeky, now, Saffy...but as you asked nic ...
  • Recess Lessons
    ...  That's me being speechless for a second or two. That's some pretty powerful ...
  • The Honour of Kings
    I don't think I've read any of this before, RJ, so I came at it with fresh eyes ...
  • Push Comes to Shove
    No flies on you, is there bruv.  So you went for a big 'un, the monster of the 2 ...
  • Pawn
    Hi LV, I'm going to go out on a limb a bit here...whoa, not that far, back up a ...
  • Pawn
    'About time,' I thought, on reading the title 'I could with some of that,' but a ...
  • Eternity
    The thing I'm getting from this is roadside 'IED' and the mayhem it causes in an ...
  • Man's Best Friend
    Okay, I'm going to be honest, this needs a damn (excuse my language) good edit. ...
  • Timothy took his time to school
    Stellar...or is it cosmic...or just plain brilliant.  This is excellent, RJ, fro ...
  • Alone
    I have read this piece several times and I will admit to being a little hesitant ...
  • Cannabis Blues
    Excellent read, Ernest, really enjoyed it. I smiled like a Cheshire when he cave ...
  • I Am A Living Hermit
    Addictive love at first touch, yeah, I can buy that.  But I did find it a little ...
  • Hex Nihilo
    So, someone played Dungeons and Dragons when they were younger...or have you sol ...
  • Hunting
    RJ, I do believe you have at least two addictions, of a digital nature, here in ...
  • Long Winter's Night
    Well written and, although not much happens, it does smack of the spirit of the ...
  • On the possession and ritual slaughter of hermaphrodite pigs
    So the 'pagans' are more Christian than the Christians, hey, RJ? I think you're ...
  • A Shadow Walks Alone
    A great hook, Aftab, and as RJ has already commented, an enthralling story telle ...
  • Heart of a Hustler
    Not much happens here but it is a great insight to the state of numbness this pe ...
  • The Hit
    Beverley, I know we're supposed to be reading with a critical eye looking for ty ...
  • If I kiss you where it's sore
    Exceptional.
  • Promontory
    I've just read it again to see if I can settle this with myself...it's not good ...
  • Mud
    RJ, I don't believe in reincarnation, or at least this incarnation doesn't, but ...
  • Fairy Tale
    Excellent as ever, LV, smacks of fairy tale throughout and the oral tradition. ...
  • The Musicians of Leatherslade Farm
    Pop culture historical fairy tale, with a soundtrack and plenty of violence. Wha ...
  • The Halloween Show
    Erm, would it be cruel of me to say you're correct. It is pretty predictable but ...
  • In Plain Sight
    The line...it's the (how do you do italics in this thing?) line from 'The Thing' ...
  • In Plain Sight
    Will, you gotta be fuckin' kidding.
  • Looked Down From a Broken Sky
    Am I right in assuming this is the story of a fallen angel? Tossed in the detrit ...
  • Hoodie (revised 09/29/14)
    This is nuts...in a good way.  However I do have a problem with the layout. Ther ...
  • Grains of Sand
    ...incredible, utterly incredible.
  • Grains of Sand
    Brilliant.  I guessed the ending but that didn't matter because all that beach s ...
  • Split
    What I think about this work has been pretty much said by all those below. A gre ...
  • No Safe Corner
    I like this, DJ, your narrative dropped me squarely in the scene and it was easy ...
  • Refreshing the Tree
    I like the action and the possible villain in this piece, a character that could ...
  • Left on Main
    Duncan, while I'm on a roll, have you considered changing 'metal pipes' to 'stee ...
  • Spanner Jones and the Bolivian Hail Mary
    DJ, I hope I'm alive when this 'sport' gets invented. Robo-football will be bril ...
  • The Chameleon
    Kelby, would it be rude of me to say I'm confused?  Don't get all proud of that ...
  • The Chameleon
    Erm..that was supposed to help was it, Kelby?  I now feel like my noodle has bee ...
  • Mad Marta
    Good job, RJ, well written and flows with a naturalism to my mind.  Medieval spi ...
  • Little Girl Lost
    Please tell me she's got a brother that plays rugby and owns a big bat of some s ...
  • A Passing (Revised)
    Well, that cheered me up, DJ, thanks a bunch.  I read/heard somewhere that most ...
  • A Rather Curious Garden
    Excellent as per norm, Aftab, is 'literary' the right word?  Sticks to the brief ...
  • Under the rainbow
    My eyes! My beautiful eyes!  Your formatting has blinded me...may help with my s ...
  • Orsinium
    Come on, LV, how cool is this.  Very little to do with a picture of a door in a ...
  • Guided Meditation
    Tiberius, my man, is this what happens at these 'Hot Yoga' classes I see adverti ...
  • No Exit
    Harrowing. An almost poetic voice used to describe a heinous act, I like the jux ...
  • The Door to My Destiny
    Smacks of a great premise for a novel, in fact it begs the question is this some ...
  • Schrödinger's door
    Oh yes, bob and weave then knock 'em out with the old anti-climax.  Crackin' stu ...
  • A Retelling of an Old Navy Tale
    Good yarn, Leo.  I read this earlier today - and I may be going mad - but have y ...
  • Cat Walk
    Good job at bringing out the personality of the cat without giving him any hint ...
  • You Can't Polish a Turd.
    Really, Wendy, how true?  I like the tie in joke you've made with Tesco and th ...
  • The Super-Secret Misadventures of Agent Dareo Hithun
    As a small piece like this, I'm not so sure I can buy into it but as part of a l ...
  • Only One Way to Go
    Well written and all in 28 sentences that left me wanting to know what had gone ...
  • Angel of Death
    Unlike the subject of your story, your writing is in no way a total car wreck. I ...
  • Marmota Monax
    Just to return the favour Duncan...  '...crew,l all...'  '...similar to Sher ...
  • Burn, baby, burn (revised Jan 17)
    Right WS, I truly believe that your major hurdle with this, and one you can do n ...
  • N/A
    I concur with all that has been said already.  If I had to write about such an ...
  • Vincent
    I soon as I read the word 'Norton' I was in. Bikes have souls, everyone who ride ...
  • The Visit
    Hyacinth Bucket's uptight older sister?  Love this, comedy is tight and held w ...
  • The Adventures of Mr. Pibb
    Okay, LV, another corpse getting sexually violated. Do we need an intervention ( ...
  • In which Solomon Fierce receives an offer he can't refuse
    Dude, what's going on?  This is the kind of thing I expect from me.  Loving ...
  • The angels have left.
    ...and this is what happens if you believe all this rubbish about global warming ...
  • N/A
    Hi LV,  I just came back here to take another look at your work, to see if I c ...
  • Lupe Lumina
    Nice twist, werewolves in space, sci-fi-horror, I like this.  Enjoyed the read ...
  • N/A
    There's lots and lots of words down there in the feedback section and I'm sure t ...
  • Elmer
    Too late, we shall never speak again.  Joking aside, I really liked your work, ...
  • Elmer
    Hi NJ,  Don't let Finn and Duncan bully you, they hang around in a gang and at ...
  • Cool Blue Ion Trails
    Kai, you're too easy to bully, I would have told me to 'bugger off' and  'I'll d ...
  • Big Fish
    Good tale well told but I would have liked a bit more depth in the story. I know ...
  • Of Whispers and Reflections
    There are mistakes and sentences that make you stumble when reading but the sens ...
  • upanishads
    Nope, straight over my head...like the thunder cloud I suppose.