lina13

Australia

Message from Writer

"There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed." - Ernest Hemingway

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lina13 (Australia)() published:

Letter to a Sister

PROMPT: Love in Words

I remember that my parents were so careful to prepare me for you. They would tell me that you were coming, and told me stories about the importance of sharing. I read picture books that explained that older siblings shouldn’t be jealous when younger siblings receive more attention; babies need more care, after all. My mother took my hand and placed it on her swollen stomach, explaining gently that I would no longer be the only child in the family....

10 months ago

lina13 (Australia)() reviewed:

chinese restaurant

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Overall, I love this poem! I think you've captured a very small, specific moment, and made it very universal and meaningful for every reader. Keep up the good work, and I look forward to reading your future writing!

12 months ago

lina13 (Australia)() reviewed:

Enough time

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(Just a note that these comments are my personal opinion only. As the writer, you have full creative control over your piece, and you get to decide to what extent you implement my feedback). Overall, I was thoroughly impressed by...

12 months ago

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lina13 (Australia)() published:

Julia Banks Quits the Liberty Party: Liberal Party now firmly a minority government, as Banks cites “bullying” and “intimidation” as her reason for leaving

PROMPT: Open Prompt

Last Tuesday, Australian politics was shaken up as Julia Banks announced that she was quitting the Liberal Party, a decision that will have repercussions on the power of the Liberal Party in the House of Representatives, with now a firm minority of only 74 seats. In the current period of uncertainty and petty back-and-forth between the Liberal and Labor parties in the lead-up to the May election of 2019, this latest blow will undoubtedly cause problems for the Liberals.
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12 months ago

lina13 (Australia)() reviewed:

Growing Down (April Poetry Piece that I will probably forget about)

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Overall, congratulations on writing a poem that plays with structure, punctuation and formatting in a really clever and creative way. If you were looking for some inspiration on physically innovative poems, I'd check out ee cummings (one of my all-time...

12 months ago

lina13 (Australia)() reviewed:

Lost Love

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Congratulations on writing a really unique and effective story that deals with multiple layers of emotions! It's always very challenging to write about loss, because it's a raw emotion that's difficult to transfer onto the page. If you wanted some...

12 months ago

lina13 (Australia)() reviewed:

Moonlight #believe

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Congratulations on writing a super unique, fun piece! Especially well done on writing a story that's almost entirely dialogue - it's one of the hardest things to do in writing, and you did it masterfully! Capturing a child's voice would...

12 months ago

lina13 (Australia)() reviewed:

Unspoken Notes

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Overall, well done writing an expressive, unique story! I'd encourage you to expand on this very solid foundation by providing a little more detail, characteriation and plot, but at the end of the day, you've done a very good job....

12 months ago

lina13 (Australia)() reviewed:

Social Anxiety

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Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed this piece! It was well-written with a unique concept, and I'd encourage you to keep writing!

12 months ago

lina13 (Australia)() reviewed:

The Sweet Caress of Twilight

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Overall, keep up the good work! It was a pleasure to read your work.

12 months ago