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My Writers Digest Contest evaluation

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My Writers Digest Contest evaluation

Postby Starchaser3000 » Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:52 pm

My book titled "Fantastica" did not win the thing, and I only got a 3 out of 5 for my first crack at being a self published author. But here is the overall evaluation of the judge that critiqued my book.

"The comic aspect was refreshing and "idea" of the story is very unique. This book may have to create a whole genre of its own! Good thing about that is, the writer can never be compared to another. This book has a style all its own and it owns it from beginning to end."

Not bad for a first time amateur author like me huh? 8-)

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Re: My Writers Digest Contest evaluation

Postby Basie » Sun Nov 18, 2012 2:09 pm

Very nice. How high did you fly????
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Re: My Writers Digest Contest evaluation

Postby Basie » Sun Nov 18, 2012 2:09 pm

Very nice. How high did you fly????
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Re: My Writers Digest Contest evaluation

Postby Starchaser3000 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:16 pm

I did not fly anywhere. :D But it felt good to know that my hard work was critically recognized in a way that was encouraging enough to want me to keep on writing/publishing. I had entered my book back in April, and it was great to finally get closure on it.

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Re: My Writers Digest Contest evaluation

Postby EccentricKim » Mon Nov 19, 2012 6:53 pm

that sounds awesome! Congratulations!
Previously published writer starting over.

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Re: My Writers Digest Contest evaluation

Postby JeffSwitt » Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:56 am

I find it curious that a judge reviewing writing would get caught using the words "very unique."

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Re: My Writers Digest Contest evaluation

Postby mammamaia » Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:22 am

ditto that, jeff!

gives one to wonder who the judges are, what their qualifications are and how they're chosen...
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Re: My Writers Digest Contest evaluation

Postby mammamaia » Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:32 am

there's nothing for me to be jealous of, sc... and i'm a lover, not a hater...

if i was, or if i had any ulterior motive, would i have spent so much time and effort on trying to help you?... or bothered to answer every one of your dozens of emails?
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