VMorton's Compliments

Compliments:  41

Last Compliment: 4/18/2014

Brilliant (41)

Submission Reviews

  • Romancing the Throne
    You really capture the poor girl's emotions, both the happy part in the beginnin ...
  • Last Words.
    It's great when historical events speak to us in ways we can understand, that fe ...
  • Service
    Finn, This was a totally different feel from your other work and this piece was ...
  • As Luck Would Have It
    Kim, So engaging and amusing; I felt like these were real people. Loved the subt ...
  • Bitter Lemonade
    Oh, super-gross ending that disgusted me before I started laughing!  BTW, you ha ...
  • Jack
    Good job on portraying the dog's POV. You didn't overplay it; it was just right. ...
  • A thoroughly nice chap
    "can't do irony." This was great, and the description of educational snobs was h ...
  • The Naked Aphrodite
    A second reading brought out even more nuance (e.g. 'left the problem at the eas ...
  • The perfect Tardis and a Silver Dalek
    This is a well-thought out story line and I like the tone, which suggests a youn ...
  • Be Mine...
    Very poignant. A well-drawn scene in such a short space. The emotions were spot ...
  • Love In The Snow
    Congrats on entering your first challenge! You can still improve the verb tense ...
  • The Wait
    Jeff, you've been holding out on us. This was a well-crafted, horrifying scenari ...
  • The Many Virtues of Water; or The Treachery of Mothers-in-Law
    Excellent scene setting and imagery, especially this: "the whirring gears, the t ...
  • Deadly Angel
    Your opening line was a clincher. It grabbed me and sucked me in. From there, th ...
  • Eloise
    I liked the ship lingo. It was new to me, but within the context it fit and didn ...
  • The Destroyer Month
    Your imagery is unparallelled. This was another richly-described piece that made ...
  • Past Lives
    Dollys, I didn't want the challenge to end without coming on and telling you I e ...
  • Used up
    This was an interesting, satisfying read. You pulled me into her thoughts and em ...
  • Enya
    Excellent mood and setting. The words have a poetic sound and the repetition at ...
  • Vincent
    Excellent work. You played the two POVs brilliantly, and I could feel the passio ...
  • Between the first breath and the last
    This really grabbed my emotions, so even though it wasn't a happy topic, it was ...
  • Mother (Revised)
    Really good job on establishing a horror tone and maintaining it.   Take this ne ...
  • Re-re-rewind
    Great writing Alec, but you already know that. Pacing, dialogue, all the story e ...
  • The Three Musketeers
    Uncomplicated straightforward language that allowed the family relationships and ...
  • Lucky Man
    I loved the snarky inner monolog. The back and forth was snappy and lively. No w ...
  • The Lazarus Effect
    Fantastic writing and the pacing was awesome. I found myself holding my breath a ...
  • Lucy
    Wow! Felt like i was there.
  • Burn, baby, burn (revised Jan 17)
    Awesome theme of sacrifice.   Since she had no skill flying, it seemed odd that ...
  • Mike's Dream (Revised)
    Excellent, polished piece. You captured the feel of the neighborhood and Mike's ...
  • The Deal
    I like the dark humor and the feeling that I could be THAT writer!  A couple of ...
  • Dark With Wrath, Full of Rage
    Her mother's clumsy attempt at soothing and easing her daughter's journey to dea ...
  • First Kiss
    Love, love, love your sense of humor. Your writing is great and I really enjoyed ...
  • First Kiss
    I like the matter-of-fact tone. It was easy to relate to my own experience. The ...
  • Love Changes Everything
    This was terrific and poignant. The writing is tight. The "bring it on." seemed ...
  • The Gypsy's Touch
    I can personally vouch that vineyards are the perfect place to romp. Very sensua ...
  • Leprechaun Libation
    Your writing is so smooth, and entertaining too. In a short space you created an ...
  • The Death of Mary Mjöll
    Tight writing, Squirrel. Excellent narrative voice, and you brought in many of t ...
  • How I Spent My Summer Vacation
    The language was shocking, but I totally understood why it was used and it fit t ...
  • The taming of Tostig
    This is a very interesting period and I'm excited to find out more about it thro ...
  • FREE RADICALS
    General - I really enjoyed reading this.  Plot - Good premise.  I just read last ...
  • How about some bloody parameters?
    Thanks for your advice.  Consider 'The cat fell off the roof.'   Under the rules ...