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When dream sequences turn up

Posted on Thu, 16 Jan 2014

When dream sequences turn up I usually hunker down and wait for them to finish, but not with this one.    

I thought it to be pitched perfectly between real, eyes-wide-open cogency and the most awful Bedlam.  Stomach churning and with the...

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Posted in school photos 42

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Some very minor typo

Posted on Fri, 17 Jan 2014

Some very minor typo alterations to consider?

"Eddie massaged his temples (temple) and sipped at the tall latte in the cardboard cup."  The pedant in me says that he couldn't massage his temples (it would take both hands - unless his hands...

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Posted in New Year's Day

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I realise that I have a bit

Posted on Fri, 10 Jan 2014

I realise that I have a bit of catching up to get on with!  I missed this one.  There are some exquisitely observed details that lend an indisputable realism to it.  Well done.

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Posted in Screams

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Good one.  Could do with a

Posted on Sun, 05 Jan 2014

Good one.  Could do with a little edit where the prose and sentiment clash a little.  Here perhaps:

"that’s what’s consuming your entire personage"  delete 'entire personage' in my opinion.  There are a couple of others too.  Good...

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Posted in In the flash of an open smile

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Please insert the paragraph

Posted on Sat, 04 Jan 2014

Please insert the paragraph breaks!  Welcome to ABCtales.  

What I read before my eyes packed in was good.

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Posted in The Things You Do For Love

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As always a pleasure to read

Posted on Thu, 02 Jan 2014

As always a pleasure to read your stuff.  A little clarification lenchenelf, is this spelling intentional?

"terratorial (territorial) seizure,"

It works well either way.

Congratulations on the cherries to by the way.

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Posted in Companion planting

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Hello Tina.  Not easy to

Posted on Wed, 01 Jan 2014

Hello Tina.  Not easy to comment on a poem of this depth.  I was going to play it safe and stick to praising its technicalities but sod it.

This is an immensely affecting piece of poetry and your ability to put these together without ...

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Posted in Six Years On...

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My arse indeed.

Posted on Tue, 31 Dec 2013

My arse indeed.

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Posted in Happy New Year!

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Hi Amy and welcome to

Posted on Sat, 28 Dec 2013

Hi Amy and welcome to ABCtales.  This seems genuine and heartfelt, it has a simplicity about it too which I like.  Just a couple of points if I may?

"Walking down that eisle (aisle) ina (in a) white dress with my fathers (Father's) arm...

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Posted in Shop Window

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Well done Skyler.  I'm not a

Posted on Fri, 27 Dec 2013

Well done Skyler.  I'm not a fan of fan-fiction but you managed to write a piece that has a lot going for it.    The dramatic tension of being an 'outsider' having to conform to a hostile world is one of the stronger aspects of the piece.  A few...

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Posted in Arcane Chapter 1

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