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Postby zali » Sat Apr 23, 2016 1:14 pm

Thanks Dave and amoskalik! (I wouldn't be too impressed by it btw, it got an R from WotF lol)
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Postby amoskalik » Thu May 12, 2016 4:32 am

I have a story, Manifest Destiny, up for critique this week if anyone has time to take a look.
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Postby dbeavers » Tue May 17, 2016 1:04 pm

amoskalik wrote:I have a story, Manifest Destiny, up for critique this week if anyone has time to take a look.


Hi Aaron,

It made my day, I needed a good laugh!

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Postby amoskalik » Tue May 17, 2016 4:12 pm

dbeavers wrote:
amoskalik wrote:I have a story, Manifest Destiny, up for critique this week if anyone has time to take a look.


Hi Aaron,

It made my day, I needed a good laugh!

Dave


Thanks! I got some very differing reviews on that story as you can imagine.
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Re: critters.org Manuscript Notifications

Postby zali » Fri May 20, 2016 9:46 am

I have another story up in the queue this week if anyone wants to take a look.
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Postby amoskalik » Wed Jun 08, 2016 2:50 am

I have a story due out this week if anyone wants to take a look. I have to warn you though, it's a long one at 10K words.

I see that Matt and Stewart have a story in the queue as well. I definitely want to look at that one wotf007
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Postby MattDovey » Wed Jun 08, 2016 4:28 am

Indeed we do. About 5k, and a very silly fantasy thing it is too. Confession: the pissing dog statue is the fault of my corrupted imagination, athough Stewart is hardly innocent as far as ridiculous ideas go.

Sorry I missed your piece the other week Zaan--being kept too busy by other things over my lunch breaks and not getting round to much critting at all :(
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Postby dbeavers » Wed Jun 15, 2016 6:11 am

amoskalik wrote:I have a story due out this week if anyone wants to take a look. I have to warn you though, it's a long one at 10K words.

I see that Matt and Stewart have a story in the queue as well. I definitely want to look at that one wotf007


Thanks for the summer vacation reading, Aaron, Matt and Stewart. wotf013
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Postby amoskalik » Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:19 am

dbeavers wrote:
amoskalik wrote:I have a story due out this week if anyone wants to take a look. I have to warn you though, it's a long one at 10K words.

I see that Matt and Stewart have a story in the queue as well. I definitely want to look at that one wotf007


Thanks for the summer vacation reading, Aaron, Matt and Stewart. wotf013


No, thank you for a very useful and detailed critique.
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Re: critters.org Manuscript Notifications

Postby zali » Wed Jun 22, 2016 8:38 pm

I've a story up again in the queue this week if anyone's interested.

No worries Matt, I've missed a few weeks myself. School's doing its best to keep me on my toes.

And Aaron, I'm sorry to have missed your story. I saw Matt's but seem to have overlooked yours. Also the story I have up this week is one you've already critted, just mildly tweaked and with a different title, so no need to re-crit it as I don't think it's changed all that much.
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Postby Jason Parker » Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:32 pm

Whoa I remember using that site back in 2002. I totally forgot about it. Thanks for the reminder.

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Postby dbeavers » Thu Sep 01, 2016 2:44 am

I've got a story up this week: Man, Dog, Robot. It's an overhaul of a previous version I ran through Critters. If you have time would especially appreciate any thoughts on how the story fits, or doesn't fit, with WOTF. It runs on satire and a pinch of crude humor. Not sure it fits the WOTF mold.
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Postby MattDovey » Fri Sep 16, 2016 2:26 am

I fell off the critters wagon over the summer, I'm afraid, but I'm clambering back on now. And I have one up this week, a mere slip of a thing at 1500 words, about fairies, if anyone has the time. Cheers!
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Postby MattDovey » Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:46 am

I have wielded my MIGHTY and NEWFOUND powers of pro-authorship to sneak a story into the queue at zero notice :D 3000 words of magical realism turning to horror, up for another couple of days. It's got 13 crits already, so enough to be going on with; mostly posting this here in case any of you are nosey and want to have a gander at a rough first draft of mine (and this one is rough; written it and thrown it straight in the queue, because it feels like it needs big stuff doing to it still so not bothered polishing the prose yet).
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Postby MattDovey » Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:50 am

It may amuse some of you to look at my story in the critters queue this week, because it's the story I wrote in the WotF 24 hour challenge last year, based on the stone Tim gave me:
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Spoilers: it's not that great. I remembered it being better before I dig it up. But on the bright side, seems like I really have grown as a writer over the last year.
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Postby amyhg » Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:48 pm

I came across your story "The Space Between Souls" in this week's manuscripts. It's not as bad as you think. I hope you're able to get re-inspired on it and find it a good home. ;)

I have one coming up in the cue next week so look for one by Amy Henrie Gillett if you want to return the favor. ;) I work on my stories in the same way I paint, one coat at a time and each layer adds more details. Just an FYI, I'd say this story is only two or three coats in. I won't mention the name here because I'm thinking of using it for this quarters entry.
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Postby amyhg » Sat May 20, 2017 2:33 pm

Just an FYI. I've got a story in the Critters cue this week (until the 24th) for any critters out there. My first attempt at a light fantasy short story. Look for me name: Amy Henrie Gillett. ;)
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Postby hlreinhold » Sun May 21, 2017 12:15 am

Hi Amy, thanks for the heads up. I'd have missed it otherwise! I'll write you a crit sometime over the next few days. :)

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Postby RSchibler » Sun May 21, 2017 1:14 am

amyhg wrote:Just an FYI. I've got a story in the Critters cue this week (until the 24th) for any critters out there. My first attempt at a light fantasy short story. Look for me name: Amy Henrie Gillett. ;)


Hi Amy, I'll make sure to read yours then! Mine hits the top of the queue in two weeks, I'm excited/nervous/terrified.
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Postby reigheena » Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:32 pm

My story "Soulmates" is up on critters this week, if anyone's interested.
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Re: critters.org Manuscript Notifications

Postby hlreinhold » Wed Jun 07, 2017 1:15 pm

reigheena wrote:My story "Soulmates" is up on critters this week, if anyone's interested.


I'll take a look!

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Postby LDWriter2 » Fri Jun 23, 2017 8:59 pm

Anyone up for the 19th through 24th?




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