Official Review: Heart of a Child

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Re: Official Review: Heart of a Child

Post by AmySmiles » 30 Jul 2018, 11:11

booklysis wrote: ↑
30 Jul 2018, 10:41
I would love to recall my childhood back by reading this.
Enjoy! Thanks for the comment.
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Post by Samy Lax » 30 Jul 2018, 23:03

I really found it interesting to see how each writer used prompts to shape their story. I would love to read this one sometime.

Your review is really well-written.
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Post by AmySmiles » 31 Jul 2018, 05:52

Samy Lax wrote: ↑
30 Jul 2018, 23:03
I really found it interesting to see how each writer used prompts to shape their story. I would love to read this one sometime.

Your review is really well-written.
Thank you!
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Post by crediblereading2 » 01 Aug 2018, 10:40

Like as a child is so carefree and fantastic. I was always dreaming fanciful things. Thank you for a great review.

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Post by AmySmiles » 01 Aug 2018, 11:23

crediblereading2 wrote: ↑
01 Aug 2018, 10:40
Like as a child is so carefree and fantastic. I was always dreaming fanciful things. Thank you for a great review.
Thanks for commenting.
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Post by Bonnie Shelby » 01 Aug 2018, 13:26

I've also thought about ditching my responsibilities and traveling back in time, but unfortunately, that's impossible ;) This sounds like an awesome book, though. Thanks for the great review!

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Post by AmySmiles » 01 Aug 2018, 13:39

Bonnie Shelby wrote: ↑
01 Aug 2018, 13:26
I've also thought about ditching my responsibilities and traveling back in time, but unfortunately, that's impossible ;) This sounds like an awesome book, though. Thanks for the great review!
You could do so at least in thought by reading this book. Thanks for the comment.
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Post by Morgan Jones » 02 Aug 2018, 07:18

Wow, this is a great idea and method for self-reflection, as adults often forget how life was like before they were burdened with responsibility and routine. I'll make sure to add this book to my reading list. Excellent review!
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Post by AmySmiles » 02 Aug 2018, 07:36

Morgan Jones wrote: ↑
02 Aug 2018, 07:18
Wow, this is a great idea and method for self-reflection, as adults often forget how life was like before they were burdened with responsibility and routine. I'll make sure to add this book to my reading list. Excellent review!
Thank you, enjoy.
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Post by Dael Reader » 02 Aug 2018, 16:24

I'm not usually drawn to short story collections, but this sound like a good one. I am especially intrigued by the idea that the authors have been given prompts. I do like to see how people take an idea and explore it through writing. Thanks for the review and the recommendation.

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Post by AmySmiles » 02 Aug 2018, 16:39

Dael Reader wrote: ↑
02 Aug 2018, 16:24
I'm not usually drawn to short story collections, but this sound like a good one. I am especially intrigued by the idea that the authors have been given prompts. I do like to see how people take an idea and explore it through writing. Thanks for the review and the recommendation.
It really does make it interesting. Thanks for the comment
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Post by Eva Darrington » 02 Aug 2018, 20:00

AmySmiles wrote: ↑
23 Jul 2018, 10:32
Each story includes the writing prompt that was used to help trigger the author’s imagination. I enjoyed this part of the book as it was interesting to see how each writer used the prompt to shape their story. The collection contained several different genres including fantasy, literary, romance, creative non-fiction, science fiction, paranormal, and other fiction. The book provides a list of 50 writing prompts at the end, if the reader feels inclined to join in and write their own stories.
Oh, I think I would love this book. I am so curious to see what all of the writing prompts are! That's really fun that they included them in the book. I have done writing exercises using prompts and find it is an inspiring way to shape a creative writing piece. I'm so glad to know about this book, and I really enjoyed reading your upbeat, comprehensive review. Thanks!
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Post by AmySmiles » 02 Aug 2018, 20:17

Eva Darrington wrote: ↑
02 Aug 2018, 20:00
AmySmiles wrote: ↑
23 Jul 2018, 10:32
Each story includes the writing prompt that was used to help trigger the author’s imagination. I enjoyed this part of the book as it was interesting to see how each writer used the prompt to shape their story. The collection contained several different genres including fantasy, literary, romance, creative non-fiction, science fiction, paranormal, and other fiction. The book provides a list of 50 writing prompts at the end, if the reader feels inclined to join in and write their own stories.
Oh, I think I would love this book. I am so curious to see what all of the writing prompts are! That's really fun that they included them in the book. I have done writing exercises using prompts and find it is an inspiring way to shape a creative writing piece. I'm so glad to know about this book, and I really enjoyed reading your upbeat, comprehensive review. Thanks!
Enjoy. Thanks for commenting.
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Post by Beth KG » 13 Aug 2018, 10:04

Very nice review! I looked for your reviews after seeing that you are MOTM. This sounds like a book with multiple attributes to recommend it. Good stories for younger children, good stories for adults and reading prompts all in one. Thank you for an easily readable, thorough review.

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Post by AmySmiles » 13 Aug 2018, 12:22

Beth KG wrote: ↑
13 Aug 2018, 10:04
Very nice review! I looked for your reviews after seeing that you are MOTM. This sounds like a book with multiple attributes to recommend it. Good stories for younger children, good stories for adults and reading prompts all in one. Thank you for an easily readable, thorough review.
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