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Originally posted by Random Random wrote:

I've got some time and a nice, fresh cup of tea.

Be warned, though, I've been accused of being direct and I'm opinionated and even a little pedantic.  I can like a story and still tell you why the author should have been decapitated as a child to save us from their literary train wrecks. 

It's not personal.

I'm harder on myself.  I don't say I should have been decapitated as a child because I really didn't start writing until recently.  Besides, as a very canceled person once said, in the first place, self decapitation is an extremely difficult, not to say dangerous, thing to attempt; and, in the second, it's suicide, and suicide is a capital offense

How can I refuse?  How do I send it to you?? 
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Originally posted by sgspeed sgspeed wrote:

Originally posted by Random Random wrote:

I've got some time and a nice, fresh cup of tea.

Be warned, though, I've been accused of being direct and I'm opinionated and even a little pedantic.  I can like a story and still tell you why the author should have been decapitated as a child to save us from their literary train wrecks. 

It's not personal.

I'm harder on myself.  I don't say I should have been decapitated as a child because I really didn't start writing until recently.  Besides, as a very canceled person once said, in the first place, self decapitation is an extremely difficult, not to say dangerous, thing to attempt; and, in the second, it's suicide, and suicide is a capital offense

How can I refuse?  How do I send it to you?? 


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Originally posted by bdannar bdannar wrote:

Thanks, it's been a rough almost 24 hours. I could not get my original story to work and just scrapped it an hour and a half ago. I'll send out my current work within the next 30 minutes for anyone who is still awake! I'm Mountain time so it's not quite as late for me.
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Originally posted by Random Random wrote:

I've got some time and a nice, fresh cup of tea.

Be warned, though, I've been accused of being direct and I'm opinionated and even a little pedantic.  I can like a story and still tell you why the author should have been decapitated as a child to save us from their literary train wrecks. 

It's not personal.

I'm harder on myself.  I don't say I should have been decapitated as a child because I really didn't start writing until recently.  Besides, as a very canceled person once said, in the first place, self decapitation is an extremely difficult, not to say dangerous, thing to attempt; and, in the second, it's suicide, and suicide is a capital offense


This is EXACTLY the kind of critique I love.
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Originally posted by KateHJ KateHJ wrote:

Originally posted by Random Random wrote:

I've got some time and a nice, fresh cup of tea.

Be warned, though, I've been accused of being direct and I'm opinionated and even a little pedantic.  I can like a story and still tell you why the author should have been decapitated as a child to save us from their literary train wrecks. 

It's not personal.

I'm harder on myself.  I don't say I should have been decapitated as a child because I really didn't start writing until recently.  Besides, as a very canceled person once said, in the first place, self decapitation is an extremely difficult, not to say dangerous, thing to attempt; and, in the second, it's suicide, and suicide is a capital offense


This is EXACTLY the kind of critique I love.


The first thing I said to one poor desperate soul was about the jail time, or ER visit at the very least, that would result from the story's payoff.  Neither of those were part of the story, but laws are laws and physics is worse.
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