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Last Compliment: 9/4/2017

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Submission Reviews

  • Murder in the Tower
      To be honest, I am not sure this fits the criteria. Even though you declare a ...
  • An Evening Affair
      Well, the tea-time got by me but, given my disposition, I am always ready to t ...
  • Tasty Morsels
      At the halfway point, the phrasing felt somewhat dated. Then, when I saw the y ...
  • The Rising
    you're
  • A Hot Time in The Ole Town, Tonight
      I can't help feeling this story is caught up in two worlds. The genre of journ ...
  • Price of forgiveness
       Good story. I got a little wrapped up in the phrasing. Even in the first para ...
  • Final Descent
    Okay, I am throwing wrenches today.    I would delete half the time stamps. Give ...
  • Zeus' Day
    Dear Ms. M, you are on a roll with these fairy tale / fantasy morality stories. ...
  • Monday Moon
      I do like the choice of one simple scene. Always relaxing. A slow roll. A few ...
  • Trial by Hak’enra.
      Hey Fiona, first let me say, this is a interesting piece. I do agree with Dunc ...
  • Cosmium
      Clever and somewhat profound. What I found interesting is your concept of tran ...
  • Sex Appeal
      A delightful and funny story, An allegory, maybe? Certainly makes one self app ...
  • Porkies
       As you are aware, you are writing about something that is close and dear to b ...
  • Frankly, Scarlett, because I give a damn.
    With so much stuff in so few words, I came away with a basket of steamy, sweaty ...
  • Rewritten Fate
      Well, your explanation, explains my comment. Illustrates the difference betwee ...
  • The Taste of Grapes
      It is early in the competition and already I feel like this month's challenge ...
  • Chapter 1
      Okay, I guess I just found the start. Thought the forward thing was the start. ...
  • Nothing
      Upon reflection and reading the comments, I just realized, time travel is not ...
  • Nothing
      In order for me to think this was clever I would have to know all of those peo ...
  • Poison Creek
      Wow, your sub really [blanked] me. Probably one of your [blank]. Enjoyed the f ...
  • Floaters (Revised)
    Couple very picky notes, please feel free to ignore:  These beings that plague m ...
  • Floaters (Revised)
      I love the flavor of the main character. His narration / tone feels a lot like ...
  • Caverns of the Night
      Hey Richard, strangely enough, this story sounded a lot like the conversation ...
  • Awareness
      Louisa hit the nail on the head. I had the same feeling and explaining it is a ...
  • The last of Harborwind
       Well, aye, likened et. Me straps pulled tight to yore, I ken dongle crap bout ...
  • Take Twenty Seven
      Hi Jo, first, congrats on the win last month.    So, I did not make myself ver ...
  • Take Twenty Seven
      Hey Jo, it was a great read and something different. I liked it. One question ...
  • Alone and free
    Hi Nikolai, read your bio, it looks like you are just learning the language. So ...
  • Liberty Rose
      Hey Lily, great story.    Something kept with me throughout. A combination of ...
  • Last Dance
    You need to stay with the 'drum-roll across my back'  does that not resonate wi ...
  • Last Dance
    as a shell lands on a nearby pile of half-dead flesh, vomiting droplets of liqui ...
  • Heavy Dirty Soul
      Hey Igor. Nice story.    One thing that nagged me a little throughout, I find ...
  • ...Written by the Victors
    Well, this is top notch stuff for me. You will have a hard time finding someone ...
  • Out of Body Experience
      Didn't seem like 1500 words at all. This is because your writing is on top as ...
  • The Silly But Beautiful Girl
      Hey Lily, very nice. Not sure if it includes the 'Spring' topic in any form. U ...
  • Missing
    Hey Trish, I had a bit of trouble staying in the story. It is very much a study ...
  • Head in Serpentine
    Hey Neil, nice stuff. Because of the challenge, I erroneously thought it was an ...
  • Carroll at Christmas (or Take That Charles Lutwidge)
       Good story Ronnie. Always love your ability to hit the voice and tone. So muc ...
  • Paint the Tiger Purple Part 2
      And now, the rest of the story. :) Got to the part where the pencils fly and t ...
  • Surgery
    Please, excuse the boldness. I rewrote the first para. to make a suggestion. Cha ...
  • For the Man Who Has Everything
      Beautiful writing. Thought 'Catch and release' was fine... Didn't need the 'fi ...
  • The secret the storm hides
    Final thought, the title. I would recommend any title other than that, unless th ...
  • The secret the storm hides
       Very nice. The descriptions, especially at the beginning, really take you int ...
  • Seriously!
    You built your case like a DOJ, DA. Smooth, 'wait for it'. Did not see the end e ...
  • Case Closed!
    What is interesting reading subs on a global website, is that this exact same st ...
  • Confession of a Victim of Rape
       Hi Phillipa, first, let me say I really like the story. It is a little hard f ...
  • Case Closed!
    Also, to the tone again. It comes off as a 1030's newsreel narration. Especially ...
  • Case Closed!
    To the tone. A little tweaking maybe. Things need to be set right. > I can set t ...
  • The Sins We Carry
    Hey Anna Lee, nice sub, smooth, well written. Not exactly sure if there is a con ...
  • The Thorn Master
    Hey Kristy, this one is just a tad hard for me to follow. A reread would probabl ...
  • Endurance
    The boy is still in the clearing? He is still there? I am not sure that fits wi ...
  • The Turning Point:  Chapter Eleven  (section one)
    Hey, just perused your bio, etc. Saw you started this a couple years ago. Read t ...
  • Case Closed!
    Good story, great writing. Doesn't seem like 1150 words.  Hard winding this up, ...
  • The Game, The Promise, and One Moment
    I am unsure of who chose the game. It would make a difference to me in how the s ...
  • Haunted in a Good Way (revised)
    Okay, I am voting twist on this. Many will disagree, but few will dangle. The tw ...

  • Hey Tony, the first three para are beautiful and descriptive, although possibly ...
  • The Cave Doctor
      The biggest issue I took away from this was what RJ commented about. The tone- ...
  • Great Expectations
    Hey Duncan, if this was Mission Impossible the mook would start to move Harrison ...
  • Death's Daughter
    Yes, just keep adding to your chapter, I guess. That is what the rest of us are ...
  • The Last Deception, Part II, 1968
    Plenty of time to tweak this. Going to take a play out of RJ's comment book :) ...
  • Click! (Reviewed)
    Okay, here is my confusion. For the first third I thought it was a home invasion ...
  • Straight Out of Hell
    Sign of good writing is when you are done reading and you just got started. Did ...
  • M I N E
    Also, great line: A shout was lost far in the distance. Has almost this epic com ...
  • Counting Llamas
    What exactly does this mean? "Fist motions told him she wanted him to follow her ...
  • Give a Dog a Bone
    Good Morning, just read my notes from last night. Biggest question is me. I hint ...
  • Spin
    Thanks for reading it. Your viewpoint is very encouraging. As to the full stops. ...
  • Spin
    Indeed, I thought this to be the start of a story. I realize the chapter heading ...
  • It's a Sin To Kill
    Hey Tony, as bess I kin tell, y'all switched from being Scout ta someone else in ...
  • A Listless Carol
    As an older man I am not sure what to do with this. It doesn't have any explosio ...
  • Bestiary
    Very nice story. The phrasing gets a little jumbled at times but it's a tough ba ...
  • Ender's Game
    Hey Duncan, I am not sure exactly how to sort out what the conflict is. The coun ...
  • A Teacher's View
    Going out on my limb again. To go from all that is being seen and experienced st ...
  • Just Outside the Window
    I guess this is someone with agoraphobia, as Alec mentioned. That gives rise to ...
  • Windowless
    Very wispy or whispy or whispery or shishpery soft. It is possible that if there ...
  • Think of the Children
    Awesome piece. As I pretty much live out on a limb, let me throw a different tak ...
  • The Moment that Never Happened
    Hey Kristy, your imagination has burst into high gear and Sherrie is almost out ...
  • Tick Tock
    If I understand this right. Your second hand pumps with a rhythm to ticking, try ...
  • The Gods Must Be Angry
    Great story concept and great execution. The narration and voices captured me - ...
  • And then there was Schrödinger
    the first
  • Man's Best Friend
    I was racking my brain to come up with some sort of advice as if there was a mag ...
  • Left on Main
    Congrats on the win Duncan. confused on this sub, is the MC in LA or is that jus ...
  • The Librarian
    Hey Tony, another interesting story from you. You are on a roll Sir. One thing c ...
  • Shenanigans
    There are a few subs like this that touch on freedom from a more community to na ...
  • Close your eyes and think of England
    P.S. - Love the 'thinking of England'. People do not have to recognize it as a s ...
  • The lion's roar
    So, the preface is the speech then (which I liked a lot). You could edit the sto ...
  • Close your eyes and think of England
    Hey Trish, read this maybe eight times so far. I like the idea a lot. This state ...
  • x
    oops, forgot to give you 5 stars. 6 for creativity but 4 for the repetition. Wou ...
  • x
    This story is a gold mine in cleverness! Duncan is correct in the overuse of the ...
  • Mad Marta
    Very nice story. One thing, on the tone. It has a bit of a "story tell" intermix ...
  • Adulthood is Overrated
    Okay, I will be serious now. Chloe and Harlee give speeches, but the speeches ar ...
  • Trapped (Rev 6 - 15 days left)
    Just read your comment to ADukes. So you see, you have direct thoughts about the ...
  • Taste My Fist, Wizard
    Note on the "growing stab of pain" They are two different sensations of pain. Yo ...
  • A Passing (Revised)
    Tend to agree with Duncan that my interest is not in the sensation of dying (unl ...
  • Hay Fever's a Bitch
    There is much I like about your writing. It is simple, direct, and flows consist ...
  • Hidden
    General: Thoroughly delectable! Extremely well written, you had me in the first ...
  • The Lover's Quest
    Is there like, a name, for this style of writing. Sorry, but I am going to go wi ...
  • Rain
    very nice, had to read the "My Life" sentence a couple times to realize that you ...
  • The Banquet
    General: What a windup. I thought I was at game one of the world series. Alas ...