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Forum: Fiction 11-05-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Leila
Speech tags describe how a character is speaking....

Speech tags describe how a character is speaking. like 'screamed', 'snapped' etc
Forum: Fiction 11-04-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By Leila
I like the wry tone, and Christopher's...

I like the wry tone, and Christopher's world-weary attitude.Someone's probably going to call you out for using speech tags though (happens to me all the time).
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-27-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,296
Posted By Leila
One of the best uses of music in any film is the...

One of the best uses of music in any film is the beautiful and poignant score for the animated version of children's classic book 'The Snowman.' The film itself has no dialogue. Oh, and it has one...
Forum: The Library 10-27-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 39,433
Posted By Leila
The Snowman. I mean the original children's...

The Snowman. I mean the original children's classic by Raymond Briggs, not the serial-killer nonsense that's going around at the moment.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 10-27-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 919
Posted By Leila
I have a very fatalistic outlook on life, due in...

I have a very fatalistic outlook on life, due in part to my religious upbringing, but I guess it's ended up being a matter of personal temperament more than anything else. Gives me an excuse for...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-27-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,098
Posted By Leila
The old animated Askit powder ads, from the early...

The old animated Askit powder ads, from the early 80s here in the UK. Loved them, they were so funny. Headache and flu and cough miseries stomping around looking grumpy and then getting scared away.
Forum: Fiction 10-27-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Leila
Well-written, and moves along at quite a brisk...

Well-written, and moves along at quite a brisk pace. I certainly don't have any major criticisms, but you might want to tighten up in one or two places. For instance, the following:

'Wracked by...
Forum: Fiction 10-23-2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By Leila
thanks for reading and commenting pralina. I...

thanks for reading and commenting pralina. I might work on fleshing it out a bit, although not too much. Also I still have to think of a title ...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-22-2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 9,090
Views: 249,721
Posted By Leila
well, you know what they say. 'There's only two...

well, you know what they say. 'There's only two types of music: good and bad. if you like it it's good. If you don't like it it's bad.'
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-20-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9,090
Views: 249,721
Posted By Leila
Recently listened to Garbage 'Only happy when it...

Recently listened to Garbage 'Only happy when it rains'. Probably their best.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-20-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9,090
Views: 249,721
Posted By Leila
I wish.

I wish.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 10-20-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9,090
Views: 249,721
Posted By Leila
Personally I don't like them not because they're...

Personally I don't like them not because they're uncool but because they're bad.
Forum: Fiction 10-20-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By Leila
I like the image of the fabric of the soul.

I like the image of the fabric of the soul.
Forum: Fiction 10-15-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By Leila
Thanks Elenita. Glad you enjoyed. I appreciate...

Thanks Elenita. Glad you enjoyed. I appreciate you taking the time to read and comment.
Forum: Fiction 10-05-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By Leila
Hi Owen, thanks for reading and commenting. Glad...

Hi Owen, thanks for reading and commenting. Glad the twist worked!
Forum: Fiction 10-04-2017, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By Leila
short piece

(Can't think of a title right now, but decided to submit anyway. Feedback welcome.)



Dear Alicia,

Forgive me. I can't stop sending these messages. I can't forget you. Believe me, I've tried....
Forum: Fiction 10-04-2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By Leila
Done! At least I think so. Not always sure how/if...

Done! At least I think so. Not always sure how/if things work around here, lol
Forum: Poetry 10-03-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,535
Posted By Leila
I like the groove

I like the groove
Forum: The Library 10-02-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,559
Posted By Leila
Not really 'horrifying', but Edith Wharton's...

Not really 'horrifying', but Edith Wharton's short stories of the supernatural are pretty good. She deals in stock gothic imagery at times but by and large these stories are crafted very subtly.
Forum: Poetry 10-02-2017, 12:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By Leila
Forum: Poetry 09-29-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,535
Posted By Leila
I like that lyric about water and jealousy. ...

I like that lyric about water and jealousy.

Grace - you strike a wistful and tender note with these lines. Nicely done
Forum: Writers' Cafe 09-29-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9,090
Views: 249,721
Posted By Leila
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Forum: The Library 09-29-2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,559
Posted By Leila
One short - very short - story that has always...

One short - very short - story that has always freaked me out is 'The Cobweb' by Saki. Far better than his more well-known stories like 'Sredni Vashtar'.Although I suppose he's not that particularly...
Forum: Fiction 09-29-2017, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By Leila
Some vivid imagery as always chat! Speaking...

Some vivid imagery as always chat!

Speaking of vampire stories, did you ever read 'Carmilla' by Sheridan Le Fanu? Pre-dates Dracula and MUCH more freaky.
Forum: The Library 09-29-2017, 03:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,559
Posted By Leila
It's certainly weird, but I don't really find it...

It's certainly weird, but I don't really find it creepy. More sad than anything else. Poor Gregor ...
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