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Review: Leaf Chronicles – a story, by Darlene Williams

17 Nov

This is an unusual way to go about reviewing.
Quite unlike me.

I tripped over an event on facebook (here it is) organised by Darlene Williams, who is a historical fiction author and reviewer. She operates the popular Darlene Elizabeth Williams HF Reviews. She’s written this story, Leaf Chronicles, and entered it in a contest here: http://www.ebookmall.com/author/darlene-elizabeth-williams

Do feel free to click on the link and read it, even if you don’t feel inclined to review it. This is what I thought about it:

I’m not a great reader of short fiction, but that did not detract in any way from the enjoyment I felt whilst reading Leaf Chronicles. I thought it was a very inspired way to describe the journey through life and a brilliant analogy with us, humans. So many points in that poor little leaf’s development I could identify with, and so many I could recognise in others. My children, my friends, my co-workers, cliques at work (pre-lonely-writing type). Despite the low word count, I did feel like I knew the main character well enough to cross the road and figuratively shake his hand. I wanted to. There is a strength in that leaf that many of us wish they could find within themselves. Beautiful story. Absolutely loved it. Well done, Darlene!

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3 Comments

Posted by on November 17, 2012 in Book Reviews

 

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3 responses to “Review: Leaf Chronicles – a story, by Darlene Williams

  1. Carrie Rubin

    November 17, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    You do such a fabulous job of spreading the word about great writing finds. You are a true example of someone who loves the written word. 🙂

     
    • ellamedler

      November 18, 2012 at 10:14 am

      Thank you, Carrie. I do. 🙂

       
  2. Darlene Elizabeth Williams

    November 18, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    Thank you so much Ella! You are a gem.

     

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