Recent Reviews for Steven Douglas Elwood
The Woman (Short Story) - 3/12/2011 2:53:31 PM|
Oh Steve this piece captured your Mom's essence! Both Jim and I enjoyed it and Jim recalls the incident too, only both of you have different recollections of it. He recalls Michael getting in trouble for wearing his hair too long and NO belt. Who knows maybe he did wear a tie for a belt? Sounds so much like your Mom. We miss her too. You wouldn't believe the many times I think of her.
Wrong Highway (Short Story) - 9/14/2007 4:32:45 PM
Oh, wow. What a powerful story. It actually gave me goose bumps. Good for you, that you internalized this miraculous life lesson and let it impact your views on lending a helping hand to others in need. Very, very nice.
The Woman (Short Story) - 9/9/2007 5:09:21 AM
You really got to me with this one, Steven. What a beautiful and loving tribute to your mom. Made me cry. I loved the part where she visits the principal. I could see it so plainly. Excellent! Elizabeth
Three Golden Nails (Short Story) - 8/22/2007 2:25:00 PM
Reminds me of "A Separate Peace." Well done. Bravo. Mary
Wrong Highway (Short Story) - 8/18/2007 8:28:03 PM
The Woman (Short Story) - 8/18/2007 6:48:56 AM
Steven, this story is absolutely beautiful. I love the small, telling details you have chosen to describe your mother--the stained blouse, the dough rolled in her delicate hands. She sounds like she was a wonderful person. The world needs more like her. I enjoyed this very much.
A Stinky Sales Pitch (Article) - 3/12/2011 2:48:12 PM
Oh now I get what you meant about the Dollar Store! So far I have read all but one. Pretty good writing and I mean it too! LOL One of the things I do is critiques and the only ones I can find about your work is that you need to use proper punctuation and paragraphs to enhance the ease of reading and you need MORE material. The stories end just when they are getting good. I did especially like the one about your Mom. I honestly think they speak volumes about you and your life. I also joined this site, no competition, just thought I might try it for awhile.
The Paranormal (Article) - 10/15/2007 4:40:21 AM
I find your research fasinating and your article most interesting. I'm also intrigued by your observations and deductions--especially the energies, which I too believe are there. :) Elizabeth