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186 of my comments have received 189 Great Feedback votes

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And I've always been rather

Posted on Sat, 29 Aug 2015

And I've always been rather fond of liver...

I enjoyed this.  Very visceral, and the physical descriptions are particularly good.  Anna's character is also well drawn at the beginning.  I wasn't quite sure about the final paragraph.  I...

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Posted in Upon the Hills of Far Darrig

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The structure really does

Posted on Wed, 26 Aug 2015

The structure really does work with the content.  The poem grabs you and won't let go.  The sadness, the disappointment, the despair, all conveyed with precision but no loss of emotion.  I am glad to hear you found it therapeutic to write.  It...

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Posted in Post mortem results

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Very interesting ideas - when

Posted on Thu, 25 Jun 2015

Very interesting ideas - when gods do not want to be gods.  Another thing I like is that I still cannot see how it is going to turn out, which is really good and keeping me hooked.  One small typo - I assume you meant 'veracity' rather than '...

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Posted in Chapter 11 Conquest of Chimera

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This is very good.  I love

Posted on Thu, 25 Jun 2015

This is very good.  I love horror stories but they're so difficult to get right.  This one works because of the tropes Stephen has already mentioned, drawing you in, initially making you smile and relax a bit, then adding to the insistence and...

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Posted in Not your story

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The way you build up the

Posted on Fri, 26 Jun 2015

The way you build up the tension, and set up so many questions about how this is going to resolve (or not) is so impressive, and all the details of Dave's 'safe space' bring the situation so alive.  It's genuinely heartbreaking.  Great piece.

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Posted in Doing a good thing

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I saw something like this

Posted on Fri, 26 Jun 2015

I saw something like this once as a child, never since, and you've brought that magical moment back so vividly.  And I loved 'pert as the nipples of a fool-hardy dipper' - wonderful image!

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Posted in Boxers in Yellow

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Got interrupted when making

Posted on Sat, 13 Jun 2015

Got interrupted when making my last comment...meant also to say that I really liked the way you joined up the idea of sacrifice, from both sides and for the same purposes, at the end.  Cracking  last line, raising some good questions and making...

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Posted in Corporal Larnach’s Report 01 February 1833

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A real mixture of SF, myth

Posted on Fri, 12 Jun 2015

A real mixture of SF, myth and fantasy.  Every chapter is bringing a new surprise, just when you think you're gettng a handle on it.  Enjoying this more as it goes on!

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Posted in Chapter Seven Conquest of Chimera

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Increasingly intriguing...

Posted on Wed, 10 Jun 2015

Increasingly intriguing...

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Posted in Chapter Five Conquest of Chimera

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Really hitting your stride

Posted on Wed, 10 Jun 2015

Really hitting your stride with this now.  The writing feels a lot more comfortable and the ideas are opening up. 

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Posted in Chapter Four Conquest of Chimera

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