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"After" - Chapter 3

Prologue
Chapter 1
Chapter 2

Chapter 3

I cringed. I didn’t mind dissecting anything, from an insect to a human, but the cracking of the bones still gave me the creeps. 1,289 more words

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Writing is a lonely business; critiquing your own work and learning new skills can be difficult without the support of constructive feedback. This was the seed from which we grew to what we are today. 264 more words

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Constructive Criticism: Not Everyone Will Find Your Writing Perfect...Or Even Decent

A few days ago, I gave a copy of one of my short stories to a rather erudite business partner. I mistakenly thought that she would appreciate it, especially since I was rather fond of this piece, believing it to be one of my best works of short fiction. 659 more words

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...moron is Right!

I wonder who thought putting these two words together would be a “good” thing.

con·struc·tive
1. serving a useful purpose; tending to build up.
synonyms: useful, helpful, productive, positive, encouraging… 28 more words

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The good, the bad, and the ugly

Constructive criticism. What is it? What does it mean? What does it do?

A few weeks ago, I spoke of the importance of beta readers, and I still believe them to be a necessity when it comes to improving your skill as a writer. 715 more words

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"After" - Chapter 2

Prologue
Chapter 1

Chapter 2

“For the Thole!” I heard the yell off to my right, but didn’t see them yet.

We had a good area of defense. 1,792 more words

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Positives Dealt With

26 years on from The Last Poets let’s have a look at a bit of middle 90’s hip-hop.  I’d pretty much fallen out of love with it at the time, bar a couple of Method Man tracks and Gravediggaz, I’d retreated back to all my old favourite artists, it all sounded either like they weren’t really trying (R&B? 705 more words

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