The Official Writing Challenge
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01/18/08
This was very educational, and I learned something new. Perfectly on topic in a creative way. The truthful ending to your piece was tragic.
01/18/08
Wow, this is really suspenseful and educational at the same time. The characters are very well written. Kept me glued to the scenes and actions.
I felt like I was right there. Indeed, educational. Excellent.
You have created an outstanding story based on a specific occurence.
01/19/08
You certainly placed me right in the middle of this tense, harrowing scene. A great example of the proverb. Great title too.
01/22/08
Great writing and thank-you for highlighting history, despite the atrocities committed.
01/22/08
I am like the other readers... great educational read. I really enjoyed it.
So sad. Perhaps in the future we can learn what became of the children with the Syrians?
01/22/08
I love reading things that share factual historical events through a fictional character. This was very well done, and I enjoyed learning a piece of history! Great read!
01/22/08
I love historical fiction for all the reasons I like this entry - I learned something, I cared about the characters, the story was exciting. Well done.
01/22/08
I would read this as a novel--superb.
01/23/08
I would love to see this expanded into a novel! Great writing! A message and a history lesson!
Leon Uris move over - so much potential in this historical writing. Educational and entertaining, can't beat that combination!
01/23/08
Very good writing -- kept me captivated throughout. I don't usually enjoy history, but this was very informative and entertaining to read. Great job with the topic.
01/23/08
Wow! You really brought this event to life. How sad this time in history was (and will be again). Great, great writing with this.
01/23/08
This is such powerful writing - you put me directly in the scene.