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01/16/10
I liked the message of this story. One of the most important aspects of historical fiction is atmosphere, and I was missing a little of that in this story. Try to think of details to evoke the scene in your head - a little goes a long way toward creating the world in your reader's head.
Thank you for sharing your entry on the sting of war. Keep writing.
01/18/10
I enjoyed getting to know these characters--well done with the southern dialect.

The last paragrah was a bit of a letdown--more of a summary than part of the story.

I've started a class in the FaithWriters forums for Beginner and Intermediate writers. I'd love to see you there--look for "Jan's Writing Basics".

Nice little slice of life--I liked it.
01/23/10
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