Posted on Wed, 06 Aug 2014
I cannot over stress the importance of commenting on other writers' work. The benefits aren't just the obvious ones of providing feedback and recieving reciprocal comments yourself. The hidden benefit is that your own writing standard will...Read full comment
Posted in Dust
Not at all, but you don't
Posted on Mon, 31 Aug 2015
Not at all, but you don't want repetition. In the second line you have the word "air" twice and only five words apart. The fourth line has "with every" twice, once again only a few words apart. It may seem petty but these are the things that stop...Read full comment
Posted in Chapter 2: Gone (John)
I'm so sorry to hear this.
Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021
I'm so sorry to hear this. And this site is here to be supportive when you need it.
It sounds as though you are spending so much emotional energy trying to forgive and understand your father, but please think about prioritising yourself...Read full comment
Posted in How do you forgive a parent?
Posted on Sat, 09 Nov 2019
...the most memorable and resonating piece I've read this year. Your ability to bring sense of place, immediacy of actions and effect within a context of past events are skilfully controlled and enviable, you never let the narrative run away from...Read full comment
Posted in Trees on the Arapuni Road
Wow! Keansburg, NJ- Your
Posted on Fri, 27 Sep 2019
Wow! Keansburg, NJ- Your story brought me there too and since I've also been there, it was extra special fun for me to visit it again in your words. If I remember correctly, from the boardwalk you could see the Manhattan skyline and the...Read full comment
Posted in Life and Death Under the Hudson
Good to read this train of thought,
Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019
I was thinking about writing a bit of a ramble about a totally different subject, but reading this brought familiar thoughts and also some nice memories of my Las Palmas and Lanz. days. Eight years away from Spain punctuated by occasional trips...Read full comment
Posted in Among friends