Elin’s Story: Review of reviews

Reviews of an Elin’s Story extract published on YouWriteOn. Interpretations of and take-homes from the comments – plus thoughts on some other reviews received

As promised in my previous entry, this is a brief analysis of the reviews the extract of Elin’s Story has received on YouWriteOn.com.

At the time of writing, Elin has received eleven reviews of which I have removed two. We’re allowed to remove one review for every five we receive.

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Not the next big author

Reporting on The Next Big Author competition and how the extract of Elin’s Story that I posted there fared.

If you read my previous entry At the Quill, then you’ll know that I submitted the first 7000 words of my novel Elin’s Story to an online competition called The Next Big Author at the end of March.

It’s been a month now and the competition is over (and I didn’t win). So, it seems like a good moment to review the competition and the reception that Elin’s Story received.

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Persperistance II

ovember is the cruelest month. Yes I know that TS Eliot thought it was April, but for me it’s November. As the days get shorter and darker and duller, so I begin to feel all my pleasure, all my delight, all my creativity, all of it, spiralling away like water down a plughole. It’s like … More…