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  • HOKP

    Primary Genre: Suspense/thriller Word Count: 2,500 Beta Readers: 0

    House Of Knotty Pines opening

  • Complexity of Success

    Primary Genre: Self improvement (Non-fiction) Word Count: 61,221 Beta Readers: 1

    On the edge of order and chaos, exists a developmental framework of human transcendence.

    The Complexity of Success: Your Journey to Exceptionalism is a 61,000-word self-help book based on complexity science and holistic development. Beyond my personal experience of developing and utilizing the attributes of the Complexity of Success, I...

    On the edge of order and chaos, exists a developmental framework of human transcendence.

    The Complexity of Success: Your Journey to Exceptionalism is a 61,000-word self-help book based on complexity science and holistic development. Beyond my personal experience of developing and utilizing the attributes of the Complexity of Success, I have used this framework to achieve personal success and promote this impactful ideology at three prestigious private schools. I now want to spread awareness beyond my restricted capacity to help others navigate a world in decay, including the recent decline in intellectual capacity, emotional stability, ethical standards, social skills, and physical health. I look forward to making this book available to those longing to make lasting and meaningful changes.

    As a new author, I would love to receive general feedback on the concepts, writing style, and flow.

  • Planet Primal (Chapter One beta)

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 6,246 Beta Readers: 0

    This is the first chapter of a novel I’ve recently finished. It’s a science fiction story, set 300 years in the future. It takes place on a game preserve planet, inhabited by dinosaurs. This first chapter introduces one of my main characters: a big game hunter who lives and works...

    This is the first chapter of a novel I’ve recently finished. It’s a science fiction story, set 300 years in the future. It takes place on a game preserve planet, inhabited by dinosaurs. This first chapter introduces one of my main characters: a big game hunter who lives and works on the planet. Any feedback would be appreciated!

  • Arrival

    Primary Genre: Realistic fiction Word Count: 1,237 Beta Readers: 0

    Hi fellow writer! This is the first chapter of my literary thriller. It introduces Ian Page, my hero, arriving in Hong Kong after leaving family in Chicago on Christmas day. I'd love any feedback. No need to pull punches.

  • Secrets and the Sand

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 2,123 Beta Readers: 0

    Give me any kind of details that you find.

  • Lingering Shadows

    Primary Genre: Suspense/thriller Word Count: 40,000 Beta Readers: 0

    Lucia Pierce killed her mother, or so she thought. She is racked with guilt and nightmares, and marked with scars that remind her of her sin every day.

    Thirteen years later, in the wake of her father's death, Lucia takes ownership of the family home they left behind years ago...

    Lucia Pierce killed her mother, or so she thought. She is racked with guilt and nightmares, and marked with scars that remind her of her sin every day.

    Thirteen years later, in the wake of her father's death, Lucia takes ownership of the family home they left behind years ago – traveling hundreds of miles to start a new life in an old house. She finds the property in a disastrous state, a result of both neglect over time and active destruction by any number of people.

    With a massive job ahead of her, Lucia gets to work right away. Cleaning, sorting, and moving occupy nearly all of her time. As she sifts through what remains of her childhood, Lucia makes a discovery that hints at her mother’s leading dangerous double life and the long-held deadly grudge that remains over her own head.

    Isaac Young finds himself caught in the crossfire as he attempts to be a good neighbor, helping Lucia to both rehabilitate the property and learn to let go of a past created for her by the adults in her life. Will Lucia be able to move forward and forgive herself, or will she double-down on loathing herself in light of what she’s learned about the most important person in her life?

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    I am looking for mainly developmental and story feedback. What makes sense/doesn't make sense about the story, are there areas where it feels lacking or over done, etc. That said, I am open to any and all feedback as I continue to move forward with this project in hopes of finishing it up soon!

  • Tangled Hearts

    Primary Genre: Romance Word Count: 52,643 Beta Readers: 0

    I am looking for feedback on transition as the story progressions and the story overall.

  • The Seed of Troubles

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 8,600 Beta Readers: 0

    I`m fairly new to writing and would like feedback on the story/characters (it's an early draft so it will need grammatical & Typo fixes which are not important now).

    The story takes place in a world quite different than ours. In a realm largely isolated from the larger world. However,...

    I`m fairly new to writing and would like feedback on the story/characters (it's an early draft so it will need grammatical & Typo fixes which are not important now).

    The story takes place in a world quite different than ours. In a realm largely isolated from the larger world. However, troubles begin when foreign peoples begin entering this realm and throw it into chaos. The story follows a boy displaced due to conflict, an exiled general, a mysteries swordmen and his strange companions.
    The story is meant to be very fantastical, involving gods, demons, hero's, fantasy creatures, and fair bit of tragedy.
    *This is only a few early chapters.

  • zendari

    Primary Genre: Science fiction Word Count: 60,000 Beta Readers: 0

    This is a story about a planet run by the women that abduct men from earth. The men think that this is the best place ever, but they have no idea what these women are capable of.
    1. I would feedback on the storyline.
    2. I would like feedback on...

    This is a story about a planet run by the women that abduct men from earth. The men think that this is the best place ever, but they have no idea what these women are capable of.
    1. I would feedback on the storyline.
    2. I would like feedback on the characters.
    3. I would like feedback on the scenery

  • The Mixed Blood Of My Brothers: A Farlands Tale

    Primary Genre: Fantasy Word Count: 5,097 Beta Readers: 0

    This is a writing project I started last year. I'm a fairly new writer and I understand this piece has a lot of things that need to be addressed. From the character voice too the prose, I can objectively say this piece is..okay, but not good. All I really want...

    This is a writing project I started last year. I'm a fairly new writer and I understand this piece has a lot of things that need to be addressed. From the character voice too the prose, I can objectively say this piece is..okay, but not good. All I really want to know from you is how I can tell this story from Elliot's perspective? Thank you for seeing this and happy reading.