Short Story Contest 1 - "Billy's Coloring Book"

The deadline for the second contest has already passed and the stories are available for reading. It had a Spring theme, and the winner got a $25 gift certificate. Stay tuned for information regarding another contest!
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Re: Short Story Contest 1 - "Billy's Coloring Book"

Post by pallavi garg » 15 Feb 2016, 07:34

At last death might set him free to fly like a robin...such a sudden twist to the story...beautiful. ..loved every word...brilliantly created. .

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Post by Cold_Case » 17 Feb 2016, 23:52

i was not prepared for that ending!

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Post by Book Unicorn » 08 Apr 2016, 04:36

Don't really like the last bit, but the rest of the story was beautifully written and wonderfully descriptive.

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Post by Christine Benedict » 08 Apr 2016, 12:17

Very nice. Every professor says to trust the reader. I think your ending is great!

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Post by Vermont Reviews » 12 May 2016, 09:55

Excellent writing. Keep up the good work.

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Post by ellehiltunen » 03 Jun 2016, 04:01

I love how we go through Billy's head and feel his emotions like they are our own! Wonderful story!

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Post by klbradley » 22 Jul 2016, 08:02

Very creative story! Well done!
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Post by Vivian Paschal » 28 Jun 2017, 13:22

This is really captivating and creative. I didn't quite understand the end but I liked the twist anyway. I think it has to do with painting the present to resemble the past that one is used to. But of course, like most writings, it is open to several interpretations. Nice work though; just a bit difficult to understand.
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Post by Winnie1219 » 08 Jul 2017, 19:26

very nice short story .it is full of knowledge. so creative.

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Post by violet-trey19 » 30 Jul 2017, 01:40

Good story!

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Post by Alexandramalobi » 28 Jun 2018, 15:44

The story itself is well understandable and enjoyable but the ending needs alittle twist

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Post by Stellahwangari » 11 Aug 2018, 07:46

A little twisted but I must admit it's an amazing story.

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