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Forum: Previous Contests 09-13-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,286
Posted By mrschina
Chains of Silk Through the lattice...

Chains of Silk

Through the lattice window of her silken cell
She sees the tops of pine trees,
Pointed swords guarding the old stone castle.
She sees a tinsel river
Flowing to the...
Forum: Previous Contests 06-21-2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,178
Posted By mrschina
Free Birds

He moved quietly through the beech trees, creeping closer to the circle of caravans in the clearing. Bonfire smoke drifted in the faint breeze and flickering flames lit the scene like disco...
Forum: Fiction 05-24-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By mrschina
Thanks for all your encouraging comments. I was...

Thanks for all your encouraging comments.
I was trying to show him as down-trodden (decorating/errands) rather than giving an explanation about why. My grandfather was a bit like that - just put up...
Forum: Fiction 05-22-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By mrschina
The Gardener

Hi
This is a very short story I've been playing about with - all comments welcome!

He watched the blackbirds pecking at the fallen apples under the trees, squabbling, alert, gold beaks darting...
Forum: Introductions 05-22-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 432
Posted By mrschina
Hi I'm new too and have a habit of lurking ...

Hi
I'm new too and have a habit of lurking which I'm trying to break!
Forum: Fiction 05-21-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By mrschina
Hi I enjoyed your story - it was well written...

Hi
I enjoyed your story - it was well written and I could feel Harold's sense of loneliness. There's a poignancy too, particularly in the line 'time was the only thing he did have'
I liked the...
Forum: Fiction 05-16-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By mrschina
Hi I enjoyed your story. One or two points...

Hi
I enjoyed your story. One or two points that I hope will be helpful!
The scene setting was strong and I could visualise Alex's lifestyle and the cherry trees.
You also gave the backstory...
Forum: Introductions 05-16-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By mrschina
Thank you for the warm welcome messages! ...

Thank you for the warm welcome messages! Personally I found the course very helpful as I needed to get some structure to my writing and learnt to plan and be organised. Previously I was very hit...
Forum: Introductions 05-13-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By mrschina
A Nervous Hello

Hi everyone
My name's Susan, currently living in not very sunny Dorset. I'm nearing the end of a creative writing course with the Open University, which has kick-started my writing having been very...
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