Distinctive, enjoyable, vivid and immediate, nice narrative progression, an intelligent voice.
Those who panic at–gasp!–“repetition” might want to familiarize themselves with classic rhetorical and literary techniques.
For a start:
Sometimes on critique forums, one finds that the level of critique does not match the level of the writing.
Well, I appreciate that. Thank you. 😀
But I also appreciate people who take time out of their day to try to help me. 🙂