Cat Johanson

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INFP. She/her. Just another human doing normal internet things. Enjoy the stories I wrote about humans because I am definitely a human. Have a good day, fellow human!

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So

I have to admit that this story is kind of rushed and everything is in long, strung together paragraphs, which takes away from what could be a good horror. If you had taken things more slowly and had better structure and grammar, this could be a really compelling story.
What I'm saying is that while the plot, characters, and general circumstances throughout this book are good, the way you went about writing it really wasn't.
You also had some technical errors in the plot that didn't make sense, like how Matt got out of the hospital after a few hours(in real life they would have kept him at least overnight) and you called paramedics "ambulance people".
I recommend getting an editor to fix your grammatical, pacing, and technical errors. If you did that, I think The Haunting Daunt would be a really good horror.

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Not Just a Nerd

I love the main character. Even though I'm not usually into the quirky girl meets hot guy, Lola is really relatable to me(a slightly chubby sci-fi fan), and Logan is a genuinely nice guy.
The story is pretty predictable, but mostly in a feel-good, tongue-in-cheek way. Maybe give Winona a little more depth and more reason to be the way she is, but I do like the story otherwise. There are quite a few typos, but I understand this is probably the first draft, and that happens sometimes. Other than that, I like your writing style and the pacing is pretty good.

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The Man Made of Ice

I really like the Icelandic lore and influence in this story. The characters, setting, and flow of this story is really good, and your grammar is excellent. I enjoyed it and look forward to more! Good luck.

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The Fairy In The Birch

I think this is a romance with a lot of potentials. The overall plot and world are interesting, but the characters seem a little bland and archetypal. With a little development, they could be much more realistic. You should also use a more poetic hand with your descriptions. Overall though, I think you have a solid story here, and, with a little bit of polishing, something great! Good luck!

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So, Fragile Things

The overall plot/storyline isn't particularly original, but I genuinely enjoyed the story so far. I like the main character and her friends, and I think your dialogue is quite good. The grammar and punctuation are good, and the pace was about perfect. Good luck, and good job!

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Wow!

I really like the worldbuilding, with the different cities for different types of people. The plot feels a tiny bit rushed but holds up pretty well overall. I also really enjoy the descriptions, and as far as the English goes, it's really good for a non-native English speaker. The author is very talented, and I can't wait for more!

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Contestant Review for Invisible Ink Awards

I think the story is interesting, and while I'm not typically a "fan" of fan-fic(no pun intended:D), I found this story and enjoyable read. The writing style isn't perfect, as there are a few clumsy sentences, but is pleasant to read.
The characters are interesting, and I like their chemistry. Grammar is pretty good aside from a few typos, and pacing feels a bit rushed at first but evens out later on.
Overall, I'd say the story could use some polishing, but has great potential.

Keep up the good work and good luck! :)

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Trip Gone Wrong For The Gemlight Book Awards Winter 2021

a. Grammar: 7/10. The grammar is good aside from a few clumsy passages and some typos.
b. Pacing: 7/10. The pacing feels a little too fast at times.
c. Plotting: 7/10. The plot is interesting but not super original.
d. Characters: 7/10. The characters are interesting but need better arcs.
e. Theme: 6/10. The themes explored here aren't very clear.
f. Dialogue: 6/10. The dialogue needs fewer "said" alternatives.
g. Prose: 6/10. The prose needs more descriptions.

Overall Score: 65%.

Pacing needs to be slowed a bit at places, and the plot needs something unique or original to bring to the table, just to make it stand out a bit. The characters need to grow and change and develop a bit more through the story, and the dialogue needs fewer said alternatives. Said is not dead!
Prose needs to have more descriptions! As it stands, this story isn't bad, it just doesn't stand out. Give it an interesting or unique spin and work on making your writing a little more interesting.

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The Shadow Rogue

This book is great! I love the characters and the pacing and plot are really good. Your writing could be a little more descriptive, but your grammar is pretty good aside from a few typos. I can't wait to continue the story and am enjoying its progression.

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Pandora's Box for Gemlight Book Awards Winter 2021

a. Grammar: 7/10. Needs a little polishing to flow better.
b. Pacing: 8/10. The pacing is pretty solid.
c. Plotting: 7/10. It's an interesting concept, and I like the use of Greek mythology, though this story does take quite a bit of creative liberty with it.
d. Characters: 8/10. The characters are pretty interesting, and I think Pandora has an interesting arc.
e. Theme: 8/10. The themes of this story are interesting, and the author explores them well.
f. Dialogue: 7/10. The dialogue is pretty natural and it spread out well.
g. Prose: 6/10. The prose could use more descriptions.

Overall Score: 72%.

The use of Greek mythology is interesting, though somewhat inaccurate, as much of the mythology surrounding Pandora's box has been glossed over or left out here. I do think it's an interesting concept, however, to place a character from Greek mythology into a modern setting. The characters are good(Pandora's character arc is especially well done), and I think the pacing has been done well. The prose is lacking, being very bland and suffering from a lack of description. The grammar is good, but still needs a little bit of polishing where sentences could be shortened or need to be rewritten with better flow.
With a good bit of editing, I think this book has potential, but it is a long way from perfect.

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The Gemlight Book Awards

Much better organized than it has been in the past. I am enjoying it and things are going smoothly. I highly recommend it if you want more exposure for your book or if you just enjoy competitions.

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The October Amaryllis

The plot is progressing nicely and I like the characters so far. I think the concept is interesting, the grammar is good, and I enjoy the writing style. I think this story has great potential with a little polishing.

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The King's Desire

I really enjoyed this book. I like Flora and Fauna and enjoyed the pacing of the plot. The grammar could use some polishing, and you need to work on your descriptive skills, but other than that, I think this is a great story. Keep up the good work!

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OmniWar

Nice. It gives me a bit of Cloud Atlas vibes with the different timelines. I'm enjoying it so far and am excited to see where it goes as I continue to read.

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Soul-Mate For Gemlight Book Awards Winter 2021

a. Grammar: 8/10. The grammar was good aside from a few typos.
b. Pacing: 7/10. The plot felt a little rushed at times but was solid otherwise.
c. Plotting: 8/10. There are some interesting aspects to this story, but it could use a few more twists.
d. Characters: 6/10. The characters were a little bland and needed a little development.
e. Theme: 6/10. The story did a decent job with its themes and exploring them.
f. Dialogue: 8/10. The dialogue feels pretty natural.
g. Prose: 6/10. The prose was a bit boring and needs more descriptions.

Overall Score: 70%

Work on your pacing a bit to slow things down a little. Prose needs more description, and you need to work on the age-old and much-loathed "show, don't tell". The characters need more development. Other than these points, your writing is pretty good. Some polishing will get you a long way.

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Four in One

I love the flow of your writing, and your grammar is really good, apart from a few minor mistakes. The characters are interesting and I was invested in them straight away. Your plot and pacing are really good, and I will continue to enjoy this story as it progresses. This is one of the best books I've read on Inkitt and has great potential with a little polishing..

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Nice!

The grammar and descriptions are really good, especially for a non-native English speaker. I like the main character, and the plot is interesting.

The dialogue could use some improvement, but overall is solid.
Keep up the good work!

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Wow

I have to admit it took a couple of chapters to catch me, but once it did I was definitely invested. I love the main character, and you did a good job making the reader sympathise with her.
The format is a little messy and there are a few grammatical errors, but that's to be expected in a draft. Great work and good luck!

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Wowwwwww

Okay, so the story is a little slow, but that's something that I think a lot of people appreciate. The style in which you write is a little confusing, but if one takes the time to understand and explore it, the amount of emotion you convey is utterly amazing. I also quite like the characters and the way they relate to each other.
Your grammar and punctuation are excellent, and my only complaint is that the constant switching back and forth can be a little disconcerting, but it does help contributes to the depth of the story.
So while this book isn't exactly my type, I think objectively, it is something of a masterpiece. Good work, and good luck!

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So, Wolfheart

As someone who isn't normally a fan of werewolves and such, I was a little hesitant. Your story, however, was a surprising breath of fresh air for the werewolf fandom. You managed to make an engaging and original storyline, with an interesting and likeable protagonist. The plot is engaging, and your description skills are magnificent.
I really enjoyed reading this story and look forward to continuing it. Great job, and good luck to you!

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