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Re: What is the one thing that you missed in this book?

Post by Gingerbo0ks » 18 Oct 2017, 13:51

I would have liked to have seen some more moments between Tom and Sarah to show her softening towards him and have them bonding. I feel it would be nice to focus on Tom gaining this granddaughter out of nowhere, and for it to be a nice thing. Maybe I just want more happy things, realistic or not aha.
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Post by BoyLazy » 18 Oct 2017, 13:55

Gingerbo0ks wrote:I would have liked to have seen some more moments between Tom and Sarah to show her softening towards him and have them bonding. I feel it would be nice to focus on Tom gaining this granddaughter out of nowhere, and for it to be a nice thing. Maybe I just want more happy things, realistic or not aha.
You sound very optimistic.. Good..
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Post by Gingerbo0ks » 18 Oct 2017, 14:00

BoyLazy wrote:
Gingerbo0ks wrote:I would have liked to have seen some more moments between Tom and Sarah to show her softening towards him and have them bonding. I feel it would be nice to focus on Tom gaining this granddaughter out of nowhere, and for it to be a nice thing. Maybe I just want more happy things, realistic or not aha.
You sound very optimistic.. Good..
I'm actually quite grumpy most of the time, but I like my stories to be positive and happy!!
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Post by BoyLazy » 18 Oct 2017, 14:08

Gingerbo0ks wrote:
BoyLazy wrote:
Gingerbo0ks wrote:I would have liked to have seen some more moments between Tom and Sarah to show her softening towards him and have them bonding. I feel it would be nice to focus on Tom gaining this granddaughter out of nowhere, and for it to be a nice thing. Maybe I just want more happy things, realistic or not aha.
You sound very optimistic.. Good..
I'm actually quite grumpy most of the time, but I like my stories to be positive and happy!!
I am trying to write my first sorry story. I have an old tale in mind, want to modify it to create a new take on it. No idea what to do with that tale right now and no idea what all I need to do to write and publish my short story online.
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Post by Gingerbo0ks » 19 Oct 2017, 01:31

BoyLazy wrote:
Gingerbo0ks wrote:
BoyLazy wrote: You sound very optimistic.. Good..
I'm actually quite grumpy most of the time, but I like my stories to be positive and happy!!
I am trying to write my first sorry story. I have an old tale in mind, want to modify it to create a new take on it. No idea what to do with that tale right now and no idea what all I need to do to write and publish my short story online.
I meant the stories that I read, rather than the ones I write. I don't do much writing at all anymore.
Check out the writing part of the forum for info on publishing, that might help.
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Post by BoyLazy » 19 Oct 2017, 01:34

Gingerbo0ks wrote:
BoyLazy wrote:
Gingerbo0ks wrote:
I'm actually quite grumpy most of the time, but I like my stories to be positive and happy!!
I am trying to write my first sorry story. I have an old tale in mind, want to modify it to create a new take on it. No idea what to do with that tale right now and no idea what all I need to do to write and publish my short story online.
I meant the stories that I read, rather than the ones I write. I don't do much writing at all anymore.
Check out the writing part of the forum for info on publishing, that might help.
Oh ok thanks ?
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Post by Kat Berg » 20 Oct 2017, 18:31

Okay, this seems like a small thing, but it took me a ridiculously long time to realize that “ ‘Eye” was short for Walleye. At first I just thought it was a weird vocal tic of the Tom character! I feel like if the author hadn’t introduced the nickname, which is a shortened version of what is already a nickname, it would be less confusing.

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Post by ZeroChill » 20 Oct 2017, 23:43

In my opinion the only thing missing in the book was the character development..... The writer didn't give much attention to giving back stories to the main characters which kind of creates a void in the story

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Post by BoyLazy » 21 Oct 2017, 05:25

ZeroChill wrote:In my opinion the only thing missing in the book was the character development..... The writer didn't give much attention to giving back stories to the main characters which kind of creates a void in the story
maybe in the sequel we get to know more :)
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Post by Athena Moon » 21 Oct 2017, 06:04

Actuall nothing was missing to me at all. I completely enjoyed the way author decided to write the story. Truly, it was more educational history novel and that was great just the way it was. It feels to me that nowadays readers forget to tolerate the original way of author’s to tell the story the way they see it fit. It is impossible to adhere to everyone and the work this author put in the story already deserves admiration. Sorry, I am history-freak and I loved it to the core :)

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Post by Gingerbo0ks » 21 Oct 2017, 09:30

Athena Moon wrote:Actuall nothing was missing to me at all. I completely enjoyed the way author decided to write the story. Truly, it was more educational history novel and that was great just the way it was. It feels to me that nowadays readers forget to tolerate the original way of author’s to tell the story the way they see it fit. It is impossible to adhere to everyone and the work this author put in the story already deserves admiration. Sorry, I am history-freak and I loved it to the core :)
History is definitely an important part of the novel and I think it was intentionally detailed and educational. I liked that about it.
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Post by Amagine » 23 Oct 2017, 22:15

Athena Moon wrote:Actuall nothing was missing to me at all. I completely enjoyed the way author decided to write the story. Truly, it was more educational history novel and that was great just the way it was. It feels to me that nowadays readers forget to tolerate the original way of author’s to tell the story the way they see it fit. It is impossible to adhere to everyone and the work this author put in the story already deserves admiration. Sorry, I am history-freak and I loved it to the core :)
That's great to hear! :D
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Post by jonaya » 24 Oct 2017, 08:39

The author did not explain anything on the behaviors of Becky so that I should match with that of Sarah.

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Post by Barry1379 » 29 Oct 2017, 06:53

I will love more of suspense in the story which is very important for a good book and little background information on the characters.

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Post by Bluecobia » 31 Oct 2017, 16:07

A lot of questions are unanswered . There was a need to resolve the conflict with the company.

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