They -- It's Always They by Damian Delao


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Post September 24, 2012, 05:04:41 PM

They -- It's Always They by Damian Delao

I liked this story, especially the title, which has an important message for all of us. Well written. Good use of detail.
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Post September 24, 2012, 10:19:07 PM

Re: They -- It's Always They by Damian Delao

Whoa!! Dynamite stuff!

Very powerful, with the preservation-of-family angle, plus the part about the other man wanting the narrator to just give up the kid. Incredible tension, and I really admire the way it was paced and built up.
Not a wasted word anywhere. This could be another "best of" for the year.
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Post September 25, 2012, 02:57:49 AM

Re: They -- It's Always They by Damian Delao

Thank you for the feedback, I really appreciate it. About two years ago (out of nowhere) I decided I wanted to write a story, a bucket list type thing. So, that is exactly what I did.

I taught myself how to write fiction and put my thoughts down on paper and the feedback, both negative and positive is what I value most.

Thanks again.

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