VeliaJMatthews

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VJM

A quick disclaimer, I try to be helpful and give advice when I give reviews, but I don't sugarcoat things. I have a very blunt way of speaking, but I don't ever mean to come off harsh or insensitive.

Plot- As far as the plot goes, I wasn't very interested because, to me, it's just another werewolf novel based upon abuse. I wish there were more to it that made it unique, but I couldn't help comparing it to previous books I have read that have the same premise. That's not necessarily a bad thing, it's just that werewolf stuff isn't my cup of tea.

Characters- I think it's relatively apparent Luke and her father are assholes. I would like to see more character growth from Hayley so that she isn't pitied as much! Character growth is significant, and I'd hate to see her just stay this person who lets her abuse consume her instead of moving past it and becoming a more influential person due to it.

There were a lot of grammatical and spelling errors. Commas are extremely helpful because you had some sections that had severe run-on sentences that I could just hear my English teachers chastising me over.

I also have this HUGE pet peeve of people using the actual number (4) instead of typing it out (four). For me, it just pulls me out of the story, I also see it as lazy, your hands are already on the keys to write the number, don't take the extra step to reach an index finger upwards to press on the number four.

I also noticed you use parentheses in your sentences. Don't. Do. That. Instead of brackets, this is where commas come in handy. So instead of saying, "My mother (Ava)-" just write "My mother, Ava,)
"I never got to meet her-We never met" repetitive of the same sentence. You wrote in two different ways that Hayley never met her mother, right after the other. That's unneeded and very tedious to read. The only time something such as that should be repeated is if it's later in the story and is necessary to explain.

I also didn't find every area believable. My example of this is that you stated due to her father, Hayley's wolf has disappeared. So that means, as you said, she can no longer heal. At least, not as quickly as she used to. So when you explain that her head was smashed open, I find it very difficult to believe she was awake or even alive after this happened. A head wound that extreme would cause some SERIOUS blood loss. It would be far more believable if you mentioned after that she passed out due to blood loss and awoke to Luke doing the nasty thing he does to her. It's still not entirely accurate, but it is much more realistic.

Overall, I think this book has potential, but it does need some revamping and editing. None of this is me saying you are a terrible writer because it's not the case! All this means is you're learning. Everyone is continuously growing as writers and continue to grow the more they write. I don't want any of this to dishearten you. I am hoping it will help you notice these things and grow as a writer. I'm sorry if anything I said was harsh, and I hope you continue to write.

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*DISCLAIMER* When I write reviews I am always honest, I never mean for anything to come off rude. I am by no means a professional, and like us all, I am still learning as well. So with that said, let us jump on in. Starting with the cons.

I did know a few misspellings, such as you wrote: "Chanel" instead of "Chantel". But those are far and few so it's not a huge deal. Your punctuation and grammar are pretty much impeccable but I did only give four stars because there were moments when you would put a comma instead of a period. I know at some points you used the comma to then continue there sentence after a description. But there were a few times when it was just a comma and then no continued dialogue to follow the comma.

You also repeated some descriptions as well, the one that comes to mind immediately is when you described the blue of the school uniforms. It happened in two separate paragraphs pretty close-knit to each other, so I just wanted to point that out.

Overall Feeling:

I'm honestly really happy to write this review. I love how this book really showcases body image issues and the feeling of inadequacy that comes with that. Will is easily my favorite character, and he's also very much relatable. His pain, his love. It all rings loud and clear throughout the chapter. And that's what makes this so special.

This book is charming and unique. You are definitely a force to be reckoned with. I really hope that the readers who choose to read this, learn through Will, that self-love is just as important.

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VJM

Hello! I'm sorry it has taken me so long to get to your book. That being said, I wanted to give my honest feelings about it finally.

I'm going to start this off with a few things that did bother me, by some examples.
So the first thing is the usage of "ing". Even though words ending in "ing" tell us this is something that is past tense, it is very overused. My first example of this is a small segment from chapter one (the prologue.)

"He fought to pull them off of her, the sound of breaking bones cracking loudly..."

There are two things I'd like to point out about this specific sentence. The first is that cracking and breaking, very similar, so it seems a bit tedious to say both of them as descriptors for this particular scene. The second is that its an overuse of "ing" in my opinion. If you changed it to:

"He fought to pull them off of her, the sound of bones breaking echoed off the tiled floor."

This gets the same point across without as many useless descriptors, and it is still past tense. Something I am still learning is not to overdo my "ing" and "ly" usages and trust me. I know how difficult it can be to keep this in mind.

Another thing I noticed, still using chapter one as a reference. Is that you tend to use commas more than periods. An example of this is:

"Alia was only able to take a single step before she saw it clamp its jaw down over her mother's neck and pick the full weight of her body her up by its mouth, slamming her against the wall as she struggled helplessly to free herself."

This is a massive run-on sentence. Commas are our friends as much as they are our enemies. Here is an example of how I would write this scene.

"Alia was only able to take a single step before she saw its jaw clamp over her mother's neck. Though she struggled to free herself, the beast's mighty jaw picked her up with ease, slamming her against the wall."

It's now only two sentences, instead of the four I had to read. It makes it smoother for the reader and less chaotic grammar wise.

I won't go any more in-depth with my critique because those examples of what I found wrong, continue throughout the chapters. But I would like to say that I did enjoy the story, as it is ongoing, there is always room for future editing, and these are quite simple things that can be fixed. I want to applaud you on your vision though, this story is not one I would pick up on my own, but it is one that I feel people should keep their eyes on. You paint a beautiful vision of what is happening or has happened to the main character and her pain/anguish.

I hope the examples I've given don't come off as pretentious or rude. I only meant the best. I am a learning writer as well and by no means a professional, so I hope none of this comes of rudely.

Write on fellow writer, write on!

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VJM

Just a quick disclaimer, I am not a professional, and anything I say in any review is strictly based on my own opinion. I try to give advice and be polite as possible, but I know my tone can come off blunt.

Plot- I think the plot is original, at first when I read Assasin I thought of Assasin's creed and realized this was not what was happening, haha, so my mistake on that. But, it is a fresh idea much different than I have seen on Inkitt.

I do think it can be a little confusing at times though. Reading the first chapter, the intro indicated that this was a present-tense scene, but everything was spoken as past tense. Even the way you describe the character's appearances, it is written in "had or were" both past tense.

When it came to the second chapter, I didn't realize it had changed characters until you started describing the new character. Which took me out of the story because I had to figure out who was actually speaking. I also didn't care for the parentheses used. I know you used them to translate the language, but they are personally just a pet peeve of mine when it comes to writing. I think a better way to deal with the usage of another language, maybe have one sentence showcasing the language, telling the reading "As both men spoke in their native tongue, Arabic," etc. that way you can still flow with the English language, and the readers will know that they are actually speaking their native language.

Also, there were times when you didn't separate your paragraphs so it was like reading one long paragraph instead of multiple. It made it very hard on the eyes and difficult to know when a scene was ending.

Overall, I did like the story, and I loved that it was an original idea. I think with some simple editing, this short story could really do well! I hope I wasn't too harsh in my critique like I said before, these are just my opinions, you can ignore them if you disagree.

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So, I never say this lightly, I'm honestly an extremely harsh critic. But, I love this. You're writing ability surpasses so many people, it's honestly insane! The way you paint the world and the emotions of your characters, I honestly have no words for how incredible it truly is. It's truly art how you string your words together, your metaphors, word usage, even the way you describe their appearances. Truly masterful work.
That being said, there were very few spelling errors, but those were easily overlooked. It goes without saying, that I am very impressed and without a doubt, addicted to this story!

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Interesting

I honestly found it quite difficult at times to really know what was happening, there was a lot of dialogue and not much for surrounding descriptions. What do things look like through her eyes versus anotherโ€™s? What are the smells, good and bad? Taste, and the way things feel, is the air cold or warm, does the sun beat down or is it hidden away? Those minor details will really help paint a picture of what your character is going through and seeing/feeling. I will say I was a little worried when I read about Tiaraโ€™s interview with a rich bachelor, kind of gave me โ€œFifty Shades of Greyโ€ vibes, nothing wrong with that but just be careful not to make things too similar otherwise thatโ€™s all people will see instead of your visual. Aside from that I really enjoyed the plot and the mystery surrounding Tiara, Iโ€™m looking forward to reading more from you.

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I loved this, the way you write is very fluid and really paints a picture for the reader, which isnโ€™t always an easy feat. Iโ€™m looking forward to reading more from you and I hope others see how much potential this story (hopefully many more of your stories) has. Iโ€™m short, Iโ€™m looking forward to reading the next chapter!!

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Has great potential

I think the plot line of the story has wonderful potential and Iโ€™m very intrigued. Although there are some pretty major grammatical errors. For example you wrote โ€œhe wouldnโ€™t gave up any informationโ€ when the proper word usage would be โ€œgiveโ€. Iโ€™m not sure if English is your first language or not, but if itโ€™s not, then either way you are doing a great job at captivating your audience. Simple commas, periods, and such will also do wonders! Either way Iโ€™m excited to see you write more! Write on fellow writer!

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VJM

I feel like because we've talked so much and we know each other as writers pretty well, that I don't need to put a warning of how I do my reviews. So without further ado, this silent reader is finally going to reveal her true thoughts of "Not All That Glitters".

I'm going to do con's first because they are far and few. The only real complaint I have is that I would recommend separating your paragraphs a bit. There are times when the paragraphs are so elongated they take up the entire screen, now whereas I read on my computer it wasn't as big of an issue, I did look on my phone to actually see if it was a problem factor. Other than that I felt like your grammar was close to perfect.

Now this story is one that you don't come across quite often. The moment that the character Whitney was introduced, I knew I had stumbled on a very special story. Generally, I do relate to characters in ways, but this is the first time I truly felt the emotions and understanding of this character, Whitney. Your words and the way you describe things is poetic, and it leaves you breathless. I could tell that you put your heart and soul into every chapter and that these characters and their relationship with not only each other, but with their surrounding characters, and themselves, means a lot to you.

What I also enjoyed about this story, is the pace. From start to finish, everything had it's purpose and you got to know the characters well with only a few chapters. I also loved the character development. Especially Hollis! Going from a character who avoids relationships like the plague due to past family issues, to falling for a girl like Whitney and then struggling with figuring out how to be in a relationship. It was raw! I honestly cried when the two broke up and I read with bated breath until they made up and got back together.

If there's one thing anyone should know about this book, it's that the author is a story-teller, I only hope that someday I will be able to see this book, and hopefully your other stories, up on shelves so that I may own a copy. ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿฅฐโค๏ธโค๏ธ

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Hello! First, I'm sorry it took me so long to get to this book. But now that I'm here, I'd love nothing more than to give my thorough review of it.

So as I read, I liked that you put dates as your chapter title. It gave the book a very diary-esc feel. This is a pretty peculiar manner to write a novel, so it immediately piqued my interest. That said, while I enjoy the overall plot, there many times where it felt extremely jumpy.

I also would lean away from saying the MC's name as often as you do. If you are going for the third-person perspective, words such as "She, He, We, Our, Their, etc." showcase that perspective well, without using the main character's name.

I also found myself getting very confused because of the wording you used.

"The road took a sharp turn leading onto the adjoining street. Broad streets indicators of high traffic in the area."

The sentence is a little pausing. I had to reread it a couple of times to understand what you were trying to say fully. I would do something a little different such as :

"The road took me on a sharp turn onto an adjoining street. The broad street a clear indicator that traffic was high in these areas."

As far as the book itself goes, I'm afraid it's just not my cup of tea. Although I can see the potential this story has, and I feel like with some good editing, you may have something here. Though I'm not a professional and I am still learning, I hope that some of what I said is helpful. Take care, fellow writer, and write on.

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VJM

I felt like this was an interesting read, there was plenty of mystery and thrill. But I did notice you went back and forth between tenses, which can be pretty jarring and distracting on the reader. There were also a few spelling mistakes, but those are overall easy fixes. All in all, I think this is a great start to your story and I'm eager to see where it will lead. Write on fellow writer.

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VJM

Alright, so I don't feel compelled to leave a disclaimer about how I do my reviews. But I would like to start by saying, this is the first time I've put five-stars in each category.

Plot- I thought the plot of Jack and Diane was one that has been used before, but you've definitely made it your own and have done well in straying from the typical cliche's. I found myself continually analyzing the characters and not fully trusting the ones that seemed to be the main character, Jacks, ally. This is also the first book I have picked up on Inkitt that I've started reading and finished it in one sitting. I thoroughly enjoyed each chapter. There were times when Jack's temperament annoyed me a bit, but that just seems to be a flaw of his character, I don't think it's an issue whatsoever.

Writing Style- I enjoyed your writing style a lot, and due to a previous review you've left on my book, I have learned much from it. The only thing I felt it lacked was the tone usage. Though I'm sure that is just personal preferences, even without it, I still think the tones came across the way you intended them to be without the added words.

You mentioned how you didn't want the review to be focused on grammar, and honestly, you'd be correct to want to bypass that part because it was practically perfect.

Overall, I was/am completely hooked on this story. I think everything to beginning to the current stages, is absolutely a work of art. I find myself so invested that I keep thinking of how the book is going to end, or if there is something between Mark and Judith that hasn't been explained. It's so hard to predict what happens next, and I LOVE that about this story. There are honestly times when I'll start a book and put it down immediately due to bad grammar, spelling, and even over cliche. You've done well all in all, and I'm shocked this story hasn't gotten more attention. You are an author to look out for, and I'm excited to see where this story goes.

I don't mean to be overly optimistic in my review, and it's not to butter you up in any way. I honestly found no issues in your book, and I think it is masterful. You are an excellent writer, and I hope your books go far, whether it's on Inkitt or directly published. You deserve recognition.

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I enjoyed reading this story a lot, I think it's a great way to not only showcase what exactly we as people truly are doing to our world but also, the troubles of starting a new world trying to fix past mistakes. This is such a creative and unique idea. I'm not someone who usually enjoys Sci-Fi related things, books, or movies, but this is definitely an exception to that!

If I were to have once critique, I really dislike it when people use parentheses in writing, it just looks very unappealing to me, but that's just my personal opinion. All in all, I can't wait to read more! Keep it up.

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So a quick disclaimer*** When I write reviews, I do so in hopes to point out things you may not notice because as writers we have read and re-read pages multiple times, so we tend to miss things. I also try to be as polite as possible, but I do tend to have a blunt way of speaking, so I apologize in advance if anything I say sounds harsh, I promise it's not meant to!****

As far as the overall plot goes, I really enjoy it, it's original and I like the way you have the dialogue flow between each character. Where you lost me a bit was when you kind of "broke the fourth wall" in a sense when discussing the anxiety medication. It makes me think either this is a story she, Astrid, is personally telling, meaning this should all be past tense. If that's not what you're trying to do, I would switch the wording up by saying something like- "Even though I know others would tell me up and down that medication doesn't work, I found that in higher dosage it does." or however you choose to word that.

I also have a HUGE pet peeve for when people type out the number instead of writing out the number example "I am 24." it should be "I am twenty-four." To me typing out the number itself is a bit lazy, and amateur. It personally pulls me out of the story just by annoyance. I'm not saying you have to change it based on my opinion, but if you were to ever properly publish this story, it is something they would request you fix.

All in all. I think this was a wonderful story, and I'm excited to read more, The things I have listed above are, in the long run of quality, minor. I hope you continue writing and I'll be keeping tabs on this story.

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Hi there! So just a disclaimer- When I do reviews, I do them as politely as possible and always look to give tips and advice. I never mean to sound harsh, mean, or insensitive. I'm admittedly a harsh critic, so I apologize in advance if I sound rude. I don't mean to, I just have a really blunt way of speaking when I review things XD That said, let's get on to this review :)

The Plot- The overall plot I do like, the stalker, heroine side of it. It keeps you guessing and on the edge, and leaves you craving more.

Characters- Rosie is an interesting character, I like that she's not a Mary Sue, and she's relatable. Henry reminds me a lot of Dexter from the show, which isn't a bad thing, it makes him likable, in a weird way, I liked seeing his point of view "See through the eyes of the killer" in a sense.

What I didn't like:

I felt like there were spots where there was unnecessary detail, such as what she had for breakfast, or the number of things she sold. They could easily be simplified. For example, instead of naming off the thing she sold one by one, maybe say "unaware that I was reading the items I sold aloud, a familiar voice piped in-" queing Ellie's comment of her doing a good job that day.

I really didn't like the multiple usages of the word "unexpected" the title itself says "The Unexpected" instead maybe use the words "strange, unusual, werid-etc" it's less tedious and doesn't pull the reader out of the story

The parenthesis also bothered me a bit, I don't think parenthesis should ever be used in a novel, it kind of pulled me out of the story and I felt you could still explain what you wanted without them. For example, instead of saying "My boss (Benson)" you could have said "My boss, Benson, etc etc" it is much smoother and keeps the story flowing without interruption.

I did see some grammatical errors, such as where there should have been commas where there were periods and simple stuff such as "Me and Ellie" ---> should be "Ellie and I" but those are pretty minor compared to other stories.

I would say to break apart your paragraphs, there were times when a paragraph is so long it takes up the whole page. I know it's difficult to gauge something like that on the app, trust me, haha. But a simple way to help that a little is just constantly previewing your chapter before submitting it, that way you can see the layout of the paragraphs.

I was also extremely confused on if Ellie was British or not. She notes that Henry has a British accent, but she herself previously calls her apartment a "flat" so I'm not sure if they live in the UK or USA, or if she moved to the UK and just picked up the dialect.

"But my hand froze when I felt a hand take it out." I didn't really care for this sentence mostly because it was repetitive with the word "hand". I think what would make it a little better is if you used a description of the hand. Example: "But my hand froze my ice-cold fingers grazed against a warm hand." just little descriptions can really make a sentence that much better!

I'm very sorry for the long review, but I try to be as thorough as I can, and I hope you don't hate me for my critiques. I did love the plot and thought it had great potential and I loved how all the characters interacted with each other, Henry made for a perfect psycho stalker just craving love and Rosie the damsel was super relatable. I wish you luck in your future writings fellow write! Dream big and never let your passion die!

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This is honestly one of the BEST writing abilities I have read on this site. The way the author creates such a vivid world is truly magical. I felt like I was right there with the characters the whole time. I have zero cons for this story and I am truly eager to read what is to come! I hope the author never stops writing and realizes what a gift they truly have!

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VJM

I like the plot of this story, the immediate mystery about Accalia and her past. I think the story is heading in a great direction. Though, it did have some grammatical errors. For example, when Accalia introduced herself she said "Accalia white..." without capitalizing the last name, it's minor but it does make a difference. As while as Mr Knight
I'm sorry if anything sounds like I'm being a jerk, I try to be as nice as possible when I give my reviews and advice. We're all learning as we go and I am, by no means, a perfect writer. If I was, I hope I would be famous by now, haha, all jokes aside though, I do like your book so far, and I'm enjoying the read. The great thing about writing, is even without knowing, we're constantly improving!

Write on fellow writer!

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I like where you're going with this story, definitely one I will be keeping an eye on for certain. If I were to give cons, I think it's a little fast-paced with Derek coming straight out and telling Laura she's his mate, but I'm sure it can be stretched out more. It's hard to really gauge how well I like this book so for with so little chapters, but I am definitely intrigued!

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I donโ€™t know if this would classify as a novel, I mean no offense. But, it seems more like a screenplay. When the characters have dialogue, sometimes itโ€™s hard to know who is talking. I got a bit lost throughout the story the way you have it laid out with bold and italics. I think this story has potential, and I hope you continue writing

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There were some grammatical errors and simple past/present tense mistakes. But, my biggest issue was I felt like things were fast paced, I mean you explain this woman plays hard to get and then she suddenly is confiding in him and revealing her sexual links. Seems kind of easy to me, I would have liked to see you play out a scene where she does really brush off his advances to really set it in there. Also, in my opinion, men who are wealthy, and even not, try to show a woman on the first date how well they can provide for them. Whether it be food, clothes, transportation, and home life. So to me, him offering them a nice dinner out with pizza kind of took me out of the story. Not to bash on pizza, but if a million dollar bachelor asked me out on a date, especially a first date, Iโ€™d expect something more lavish. All in all, I do think it a an excellent start, you do have a great way of painting a picture and really expressing these characters personalities which I love. I hope you continue writing!

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So, I havenโ€™t completed the book yet. But just by reading the first three chapters I am completely and utterly hooked. The author has such a beautiful, eloquent way with her words and paints a beautiful picture for her readers. Iโ€™m not going to lie, I have started stories and stopped reading after only a few paragraphs because they werent that great. But this is a GEM and I recommend anyone to read this.

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I liked the plot of this story a lot because it held a strong sense of mystery with both characters. A couple of things that I did find issues with are:

1. You're writing in the third person, and when the girl with amnesia meets Deliah, you instantly wrote Deliah's name even though the character and the readers hadn't been properly introduced, and then you introduce her.
2. A bit confused why Deliah sees the amnesia girl and instantly recognizes her as her daughter and then acts like she didn't know who she was just because the girl didn't know her. If the girl has amnesia and Deliah does believe it's her daughter, I feel like she, Deliah, would try harder to get the girl with amnesia to recognize her.
3. The book kind of jumps. Such as when Deliah asks the girl to follow her to her home, you don't describe where they went, how long it took, or if they were still in the wild.
4. Punctuation and grammar could use some work

I feel like if you worked on these things, then this book would really pop. As it is, you have a good solid plot that isn't full of cliche's, and that's half the battle. I am looking forward to seeing you grow as a writer. Write on fellow writer, write on.

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Good!

I did enjoy the plot a lot but I felt like the main character was a bit Mary Sue. Making her just a little unrelatable, however I do love the mafia plot and thatโ€™s sheโ€™s kind of a bad ass who can take care of herself, I look forward to reading more.

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Pretty good!

This isnโ€™t my usual cup of tea, but I liked your description use and the descriptions you give. Definitely can see the picture you paint and I enjoy your word usage! I canโ€™t wait to read more!

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As you know, from the reviews I left, I never mean for my critiques to be harmful or rude. I am learning like everyone else and hope that my words help instead of hinder.

This said, I will jump into my cons, as the least is substantially shorter. All of the examples I use will come from the first chapter, as the same cons continue in the chapters after it.

The descriptors you use, while beautiful and poetic, can, at times, be surrounded by "needless" words. An example of this is from the first chapter:

"When he wiped the sweat away from his brow and settled down his station, his father, too, began to close it down for the night."

The problem I have with this sentence is the phrase "wipe the sweat away" the word "away" while correct, makes the sentence a mouthful.

"When he wiped the sweat from his brow..." It still gives the same effect without the added word and makes the sentence more fluid. I'm not sure if you were trying to stray from a cliched phrase, but if so, know that cliches can still be good!

Using the same sentence. I also had to reread the sentence to grasp the full picture. I'll put an example of how I'd write it. Now, this doesn't mean you HAVE to write this way. It's just how I would do it if it were me.

"When he wiped the sweat from his brow, Decius began to settle down his station, his father joining in as he closed down for the night."

That, personally, just flows better and isn't as wordy. I have a HUGE lousy habit of trying to use "filler words" to make a sentence sound more...I guess professional? But in the world of writing, less is more.

The only other thing I'll briefly mention as a con, and it's brief cause I noticed someone already commented on it, is paragraph lengths. I tend to use the 3-5 sentence rule. If a paragraph reaches seven sentences, it's time to space and start a new paragraph.

Now, for my favorite part. PROS!

Honestly, I have a hard time reading something and my eyes not searching for the critiques. My primary examples come from chapter one, strictly because I completely forgot I had intentions of leaving a review.

Your words are beautiful, descriptive, and enchanting. The ability you have to take your reader on a journey is one that many strive for. I was able to vividly see everything that was happening and relate emotionally to the MC. The story is original, and one that I will continue to follow. This is a book I would find in a bookstore and immediately buy and wait with anticipation for the sequel.

I hope you don't take this as me purposely blowing stuff your way. I genuinely enjoyed your book, and I don't regret it for a second, looking into it. Your passion for writing burns bright throughout each chapter, and I hope you never stop and continue to grow!

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VJM

To be honest, I had a difficult time reading this. Not because it was "that terrible" it mostly wasn't my favored genre. I think the story has great potential, and I love the little brother Ollie. But I think you should work around more detail of the characters. Not just their tones, but for example, when Ollie is initially upset by his parents, you mention he is angry, and sad. But, I'd love to "see" he is, like, his fists being bawled up, angry tears streaming down his chubby cheeks. It gives the reader more visual. It's always difficult to find the middle ground of too little detail and too much. That being said, I will be keeping an eye on this story. The wonderful thing about writing, is we are always improving.

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