Author Topic: Stu and Jim....  (Read 1748 times)

injest

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Stu and Jim....
« on: February 15, 2007, 08:15:18 pm »
here is a NON BBM story I wrote.

Showed it to three friends...got two 'very nice's and one:

"It was obvious and contrived, nothing new, you should stick to talking about chickens, you don't 'have the knack for this kind of writing'"

THANK YOU

nothing like getting a review like that from a friend to kill your courage and stop you from writing more.... :P
« Last Edit: February 25, 2007, 11:11:41 pm by injest »

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Re: Stu and Jim....
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2007, 11:20:37 pm »
http://mzjess.livejournal.com/1460.html


"It was obvious and contrived, nothing new, you should stick to talking about chickens, you don't 'have the knack for this kind of writing'"


That is just not right, not right at all!
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Re: Stu and Jim....
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2007, 09:29:21 am »
That is just not right, not right at all!

No, it's not. Sharing your writing is very personal, putting a piece of yourself out there. Constructive criticism is helpful, comments like the one you received are not.

I liked your story, btw. Thanks for posting it and giving us the link.

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Re: Stu and Jim....
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2007, 08:38:01 pm »
oh--it's me, twistedude...I haven't even READ the story yet, and I can tellk you, even on DaveCullen, where we are free to say ":this story is horrible!" Nobody is allowed to say "YOU should stick to writing about chickens"! You want to attack stories, go to DaveCullen; if you want to attack people---try the New York Tines!

Now I'm going to read the story...what a creepy comment...YUK!
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