Love, Sweat and 6 Years
Hello everyone, I’ve written this short story years ago, but I want to workshop it some more. I would like your honest feedback. Thank you!
- Top Story - January 2024
Critiques Needed: First pages of Project Styx
Authors note: I would like constructive critiques on the first pages of a sci-fi fantasy book I am working on. I would like to know first impressions and things that need to be worked on. This is so I can get an idea of what an agent or editor might think. I also know that this is long—no need to read the whole thing, in fact, tell me when you lose interest.
Navigating the Unknown
Now, let's embark on a journey into the future, speculating about what the year 2100 might look like across different aspects of our lives.
Exploring the Silurian Hypothesis
The prevalent belief that we are the first technological civilization on Earth is challenged by the intriguing possibility that others may have come before us.
Nothing particularly remarkable
You were not paying attention, when you died. A car hit you as you were crossing the street. Fatal. It was a painless death.
Fans are Divided as "The One Piece" Trailer is Released
The recent unveiling of WIT Studio's trailer for the "One Piece" remake has sparked a division among fans. While some eagerly anticipate potential improvements such as reduced filler and improved pacing, others express reservations, particularly regarding the timing of the adaptation and possible alterations to the beloved voice cast and soundtrack. This divide underscores the deep emotional connection fans maintain with the original series, highlighting the intricacies of introducing changes to a well-established and cherished anime.
Lovecraft Country (TV Series)
The television series, "Lovecraft Country" is a horror and historical fiction set in 1950s Chicago. The Freeman family makes travel guides for Black Americans traveling in the pre-Civil Rights era. They quickly learn that they must battle racism by understanding the threatening magic surrounding them.
Dark Obsessions A Kate Barnes Thriller
Who likes a mystery? Marie Sutro has written 'Dark Obsessions A Kate Barnes Thriller'. This a murder mystery where the detective Kate Barnes who needs time to pull herself together due to what happened during a previous case that affected her in many ways. Kate has some personal issues to work through and a trip to the Northwest United States could be just the place where the answers could be found in more ways than one. Marie has written this mystery that gives the reader quite a ride into a psychological thriller. The cover art does give the reader a sense of the territory the reader is about to enter. The main character of Kate has many dimensions and Marie Sutro brings those dimensions to light and makes the reader like Kate and will bring about an understanding of what one's mind has to learn to deal with both the past and the present in a given situation.
The Adventures of Lilly Nilly Pardon My French It's the Language of Ballet
What an introduction to the world of dance and the French language. Nancy Paris is the writer and illustrator of this children's picture book. This is the story of a little girl by the name of Lilly Nilly and journey in learning ballet as well as some of the French language. This is a beginning chapter book in a way. Nancy's drawings shows and tells what Lilly's ideas of learning what ballet is about somewhat. The sketches are drawn using crayons and made the pictures appealing to children. Some of the French language she uses could cause some misinterpretations but this story makes it fun. It is also a good story to create an interest in the world of ballet and learning a new language. Each of the short chapters gives each level each level that Lilly lives through from learning the basic skills needed to performing and even seeing and learning what makes a good friend using humor.
Stephen Seagull is Bad
'Stephen Seagull is Bad' is a children's picture book written by Dawn Lippiatt. Stephen Seagull teaches what is good and bad. Dawn Lippiatt has written this book about a seagull named Stephen to live up to what his father seems to think how a seagull should behave. Stephen wants to make his father proud. Will he do it? Dawn has written a picture book that is quite descriptive in and on various behaviors exhibited by the main character of Stephen Seagull. The artwork seems to give me the impression of watercolors or even the use of pastels to give the readers the sense of a seaside environment and how seagulls live and act around others. The use of boldface words for emphasizing various words was a good technical device for young readers to understand the story. It could also be a good story to share about various cultures just by seeing some of the human characters and how they look.
Freckle The child whose fear became her Superpower
We all have our own super power. We just have to find it somehow. 'Freckle The child whose fear became a Superpower' written by Erin Page and illustrated by Claudia Aaron. This is the story of a little girl named Freckles who is a person who becomes nervous and anxious over new situations that may occur. Her father gives her a way to deal and act out her feelings and how they make her feel safe.
Fods Future on Demand Secrets The Introduction
Mathew Osmond and Stephen Frazer has written and illustrated a children's picture book entitled 'Fods Future on Demand The Introduction'. These fods are quite the characters. This is a story that introduces the fods along with each of their various skills. They are from a far away solar system that is a place where they did not feel safe. They describe this and their own planet and what they were doing there and what they are suppose to do here. The artwork in this picture book is drawn using crayons that give this picture book a homey feel and one you will want to share with others. The beginning pages gives the inspiration they needed to complete this book and teach what parents do or may do to help others and maybe even themselves. In a way parents and teachers could teach various safety rules like thinking before leaping.