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After a young boy by the name of Timmy Hutchinson falls into a pit and is rescued, circumstances arise in Blackberry Village that none are prepared for. Read and you will not be disappointed.
African American male. Accepted Christ as savior as I have been born again since August 1st of 2002. I have been writing on and off for about 10 years though I'm pretty determined to keep at it this time.
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"I think that it was a very good story. I liked the part when Timmy fell into the pit and the grunting beasts came and tried to communicate. There isn't anything that I disliked. If it was a movie I would give it two big thumbs up." -- Brittany Harris, Detroit, MI, USA.
"Hey, Brittany! Thanks for your comments and I'm glad you liked the story. Hey, have you noticed that we live in the same city? That's quite a coincidence, isn't it? For those of you who don't know (and that's everyone) Brittany and I are siblings. But let it be known that I didn't tell her what to say in her review. These are (at least I think they are) her true feelings about the story. Hopefully seeing this review will give more people the gumption to want to read through the story, as it really is one of the best short stories I've ever written. Please! If you're reading this, then read the story!" -- Michael Harris, Detroit, MI.
"I can't wait for the sequel "Evil's Toes"." -- Bobo.
"You just couldn't resist the urge, could you?" -- Michael, Detroit.
"I really liked this story! It had a neat little moral about not destroying what you don't understand. Very interesting! One of the most interesting things I have read here! Imaginative, pretty good dialog as well. Keep on truckin'!" -- Collins, in, in, us.
"Hey, Collins! Your comments were greatly appreciated. In fact, I hadn't even noticed that the story contained that moral that you mentioned. Nice analysis. Thanks a mil!" -- Michael Harris, Detroit.
"I liked it too. Hey, it would make a good movie. " -- km.
"Hey, km! I'm glad you liked the story. Thanks a mil for your comments!" -- Michael, Detroit, MI.
"Hey Michael, I enjoyed the story as well. It read like a story I've written about eight years ago during my freshman year of high school. Nice work!" -- Skyler Drevan.
"Hey, Skyler! I'm glad you liked the story. Take care." -- Michael Harris, Detroit, MI.
"Great introduction to the story - it kept up my interest and drew me deeper into the plot. Wonderful descriptions keeping the story moving along at a good pace. Once again, excellent use of dialogue, as you've demonstrated so many times throughout your work. I'm very much impressed and enjoyed reading your stories. You have a vivid and fertile imagination. Well done, Michael." -- Gregory Christiano, Hopatcong, NJ, USA.
"Hey, Gregory! You're the first person to remark on my introduction. I was going for a Lovecraftian feel with it. Thanks a mil for the review!" -- Michael Harris, Detroit, MI.
"Your voice has certainly matured but I fear that it could have grown a little too formal for the subject matter - this could easily be made into a children's story (ever considered the market?). I'll start with a couple of notes that I picked up on. Being overly specific with the time, the time of day and which day of the week takes away a bit of the magic of the piece. I think it might be better left 'timeless' - you can say 'the next day' and 'yesterday' and what not, but don't give it the particulars of Monday, Tuesday, five o'clock etc. This piece of dialogue "I just told him to be safe, and he said he would, running out of the house in his customary manner with his arms splayed out mimicing a bird." doesn't sound realistic, and it would be better if changed slightly to "I just told him to be safe, and he said he would." Timmy then ran out of the house in his customary manner with his arms splayed out mimicing a bird. Where Timmy's mother and nanny are talking about him suddenly being social, shouldn't they be pleased rather than quizzing him about it? The mayor sounds like he naturally speaks like he's making speeches on the election campaign. I like how the story begins centred around Timmy but is then confined to the parents - the bunch of innocents. Who were the creatures who chatted at the top of the pit? Good description all the way through - this is a very good piece of work. Just keep polishing it until it sparkles - good luck." -- Jack Brown.
"Hey, Jack! My father wants me to write children stories and I've even taken a children's literature class but I've just never got the gumption to write children's stories. The creatures who chatted at the top of the pit could either be orcs or goblins depending on your point of view. Thanks for the review and I'll be looking forward to your Goblin sequel." -- Michael Harris, Detroit, MI.
"Yeah, that might take me a while but I'll keep you posted, lol. Just posted the Happy House and have started a romance novel (eek) so we'll see how all that goes." -- Jack Brown.
"Yeah, I was intent on reading and critiquing your newest story too, just so you know. Until then I guess." -- Michael Harris, Detroit, MI.
"Do you use any pen-names, Michael? http://www.fantastichorror.com/06/byron-evilsfingers.html ... We would like to straighten this out." -- Fantastic Horror.
"No I don't actually. That's pretty shocking. I contributed to this guys horror emag a couple of times in the past..." -- Michael Harris, Detroit, MI.
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