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Community Level 5stevie-boy

stevie-boy

DEATH OF A TITAN

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"Note: This is a short story which has been based on a factual event, the sinking of the Titanic. It is designed to show people what the “middle” class of people witnessed, as in nearly all the stories about the Titanic, the emphasis was placed on the First and the Third class section of Titanic, but hardly ever the Second class. This story is written in the 1st person, told through a fictional character I have created, to show you what it was actually ..." Read review
12.04.2004

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Desperate Times

AdvantagesMy first foray into the world of the novel

DisadvantagesProbably going to take a while to get through!

"Recently, a friend let me read her book. She'd spent months on it, and I have to admit to being both impressed and jealous, as I'd been saying for ages that I wanted to have a go at writing one. Anyway, I was inspired, and have started one for myself. This is the opening portion, and I figured that there was no better way to get constructive feedback than to let you discerning people have a look. Sorry, it's hefty, but if you can plough through it, ..." Read review
15.05.2006

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Community Level 8frkurt

frkurt

The monk

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Disadvantagesa story

"Sometimes life doesn't turn out the way you plan... ---------------- As I woke this morning, I was cold. The main fire in the centre of the building just doesn’t heat our cells very well. My brown coarse robe is heavy but there’s only so much one can do to combat the cold at this time of year. Just keep busy. I remember Thomas Becket is supposed to have told the King that the best way to fight the cold is with the cold’s own elements – splash ..." Read review
19.09.2004

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The Scratching.

AdvantagesShort story - Fiction short enough to read in one sitting!

DisadvantagesNot to everyone's tastes, my first attempt at a short fiction story...!

"...America, and I'm afraid my fiction leaves a lot to be desired but nevertheless, here it is - like everything I write on Ciao - it's just meant to be entertaining. If so, then it's a successful piece in my eyes! Enjoy - The Scratching. Ladies and gentlemen. Boys and girls. My name is Eddie Radford, and I am drunk. Dead Drunk. Legless. Try shitfaced, if you will and if you fancy it. I've been drunk before, sure I have - but never quite like ..." Read review
03.08.2006

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Community Level 5VickyVicks...

VickyVickster

My Angel Mission.

Advantagesthis is some of my writing, you might like it.

Disadvantagesthis is some of my writing, you might hate it.

" I have had a flurry of creativity. My 69th review was met with such enthusiasm here I am again, offering up one of my imagination babies to the critics here at ciao. This is something new for me, a completely non- romantic, non-erotic story and I hope you enjoy reading it. I am really nervous now. Better just get on and paste the story and submit it eh? *gulp* *please note given ratings are my fantasy...the rating I hope I get!* ------------------------------------------------------------------ It ..." Read review
24.08.2004

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Omnipresent

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"The downpour was very heavy. The driver said "Sir, I can't see anything in front". Torrents of water were falling on the windscreen. I thought it would be better to halt at one of the wayside restaurants and have some refreshments, while the rainfall might slow down. I was travelling to Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala State, my home state in Southern India. The driver negotiated a turn and drove the Ford Ikon into the parking area of The Tropical ..." Read review
25.07.2006

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Community Level 5britum2000

britum2000

Swordplay

AdvantagesA gentle romance

DisadvantagesAnd why not?

"This is a place I sometimes go to. It's aptly named Was Faraway The early morning sun stole through the shutters and alighted on Sara’s slumbering face. The rapid movement behind her closed eyelids betrayed the vestige of a vivid dream soon to be chased away by the coming light. As the first glow of the day fell upon her sleeping face her eyes opened suddenly, widened and then squinted painfully in the glare. She yawned and stretched out her ..." Read review
12.05.2007

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Community Level 3Drone007

Drone007

Understanding Dreams

AdvantagesOwn Story

DisadvantagesMay relate to current feelings on terrorism. Short

"Ive finally decided to put this up. I wrote it a short while ago for a piece of english coursework, where it was given an A* level, so I thought it should be of high enough quality to go up here. So enjoy. ----------------------------------------------------- Understanding Dreams ----------------------------------------------------- I do not know why they made me so afraid. Everything was going fine before they started affecting me. There is ..." Read review
26.11.2005

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Community Level 2reviewmania

reviewmania

WIFE BEATER

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"...that was a little science fiction to him. Especially those that used earpieces that seemed to talk to themselves. A few months had gone by and a knock came to his apartment door right after work. It was the very first time he had received a visitor. He had no eyehole to see who was there so he just opened it up. By the door, a blonde haired, blue-eyed woman in her mid-20's stared back at him. He knew at once this was his daughter by the resemblance ..." Read review
16.11.2005

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Community Level 4Sally3

Sally3

"AID"

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"...is the first piece of fiction I've ever let anyone read, apart from my children. I wrote it about 10 years ago and it was my first attempt, tho' I've tried to tidy it up a bit. Any comments - and please be honest 'cos I won't improve with "niceness!" - and constructive criticisms would be very welcome! And the 5 stars just refer to the satisfaction I got from writing something for this categroy, not my story!! ****************************************************** “There!” ..." Read review
28.01.2004

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The Shape of Things to Come ?

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"Borough Newsletter We hereby notify you of changes to our existing Borough Council regulations , with immediate effect . 1 ) Your personal offspring allocation has until now been determined by taking into account the income , educational achievement and medical history of both partners . We will now be including in this criteria both the personal appearance and educational skills of any existing offspring , and will award points based on ..." Read review
08.11.2005

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Community Level 4maz2909

maz2909

By the light of the moon

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"...letting other people read some fiction that I have written so apreciate all comments good and bad! Sarah shot bolt upright in bed, this was the fourth night in a row she had been woken up by her teenage daughter Katie screaming in her sleep. Sarah got out of bed and hurried down the hall to her daughter's room. "No, please stop, leave me alone, someone help me, please please SOMEONE HELP ME!!!!" The screams were getting louder as Sarah sprinted ..." Read review
06.03.2006

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Snowed In (review 150)

AdvantagesThoughtful piece of writing about what living alone can be like

DisadvantagesIt's a bit dull

"When I reached review 100, I wrote about my experience in a bout of snow. So this time, I will try my hand at something fictional. Enjoy. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ==Snowed In== The New Year had barely settled in when the snow storms came. Warning after warning had been broadcast, until people were convinced it would never really happen. Now Lucy leaned ..." Read review
30.01.2013

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Community Level 6l-m-n-o-p

l-m-n-o-p

The Good, the Bad, and the Crispy Review with images

AdvantagesIt's fun to make fun of George Bush

DisadvantagesHe could sue me or something...

"This is a satirical piece that I have written for my English coursework, and I felt I would share it with you, since I know that so many of you must enjoy a good laugh at George Bush. I hope you like it... Cast your mind back to the January of 2002, and what do you remember? Monumental events that shook the world? Or perhaps President George W Bush choking on that most difficult of snacks to swallow, a small, crispy pretzel? After being omitted ..." Read review
18.10.2005

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Community Level 1codebluebe...

codebluebelle

Sweetest Perfection

AdvantagesI got an A* for this

DisadvantagesThis is quite long (it was 9 short chapters)

"I entered this as coursework at school - it would have gotten full marks if it hadn't been 9000 words over the limit. Be warned, this story deals with homosexuality (no flamers please). This was originally a band fic, but you don't have to read it with that in mind. Sweetest Perfection What a night. A triumphant return by all means. The funny thing about the scene is that you make friends only so that you can crush them more successfully. The ..." Read review
19.01.2005

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