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Winter in Britain (Roman-era historical short-in-progress)
by Tyrannohotep - December 17, 2016, 09:57:35 PM
Winter in Britain
This is a short historical fiction I'm pretty much winging at this point. The setting is Britain during the Roman era, and the story is simply about a Roman legionary whose patrol gets ambushed by vengeful natives in the woods. I'm aiming for two scenes, with a word count between 2,500 and 3,000, with this little project. Any feedback is welcome, but I would particularly appreciate critique on the writing of the action scene(s).


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About Wordsmyths
by Worldsmyths Administrator - December 05, 2016, 07:33:51 PM

“Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.”
 ― Dr. Seuss


Wordsmyths is a non-role playing community of fantasy writers and readers who enjoy looking through the wrong end of a telescope, filled with writers of diverse backgrounds and experiences. We discuss everything from writer's block to cliches, to magic systems and technology as well as other things such as helpful resources and more. Our library is membe...


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Blood Ties
by Lord_Aetius - November 17, 2016, 08:53:05 AM
Hi, just joined the site and would appreciate any feedback on this short story. It's had a few revisions and I was wondering whether people thought it was ready to be queried. Many thanks.

http://www.worldsmyths.com/library/viewstory.php?sid=76



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The Perfect Shot
by Tyrannohotep - November 16, 2016, 11:23:15 PM
Just added a new short story draft to the Worldsmyths library, which I noticed has been curiously silent all month.

The Perfect Shot
Sid Francis, a struggling freelance photographer, goes on safari in search of the perfect shot. Of course the local wildlife is less than fully cooperative...

Please put all your comments in a review on the story itself.


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As of Yet: An Anthology
by briari hallow - October 04, 2016, 08:54:31 PM
As of Yet: An Anthology is a collection of the short pieces I've always been most proud of, and have remained rather proud of over the years.

I leave a lot of things unfinished, largely due to a fear of rejection. Because of this, I have decided to put together an anthology of works that I think best represents my various styles. The works span several years - some were written in high school, the most recent having been written just a few months ago. All have a fantastic element.

I've...


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