The Official Writing Challenge
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08/08/14
Very nicely done. I like everything about it.

Creative and inspiring. You're on my list of favs.
Lovely story, written with authenticity.
You might want to check your spelling in sentence at end, I think you mean him to"slay" a dragon.
This brought a big lump in my throat. I loved the patience of the teacher and how realistic the little boy was. You did a great job of showing what empathy is all about.
08/09/14
Touching, moving, and poignant. I can relate having dyslexia myself. The teacher and the MC was very realistic...and when I read it was based on your son, I could see why.

God bless~
I have a similar eye problem to dyslexia so I can relate. I loved how the teacher was aware and tried to do what she could to quietly help. Also I like that your character's mom and other teachers reinforced that a learning disability does not mean stupidness. I'm so thankful that my parents also taught me that and that you taught your son that. Great writing. You had me right there in the moment.
08/12/14
I could feel the frustration of Tommy.

You did a great job of painting pictures of this embarrassing moment in a child's life.

Great job.
Congratulations on ranking 14th overall! Happy Dance!