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Offline Rostum

During the Dance: M. Lawrence
« on: August 29, 2015, 11:25:03 PM »
Mark has published a number of short stories that can be found on his website(s) but this one has really moved me as it is damn near perfect. Read it on the web get it free for kindle on Amazon, but read it.

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Re: During the Dance: M. Lawrence
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2015, 12:42:52 PM »
Mark has published a number of short stories that can be found on his website(s) but this one has really moved me as it is damn near perfect. Read it on the web get it free for kindle on Amazon, but read it.

That was lovely, Rostum. Really lovely story and writing.

Thanks for letting us know it's out there.
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Re: During the Dance: M. Lawrence
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2015, 01:17:51 PM »
Yes, yes, yes!

I remember to have mentioned this story in the 'Currently reading' thread when I finished it, but it fully deserves its own thread.

The amount of emotion packed into a short-story, and the lasting resonance it has on the reader, make this one of the best things I've ever read. I was a wreck by the end of it, during my first read, but it is still capable of making me incredibly emotional, unlike any other book/story.

So yeah, this:

Read it on the web get it free for kindle on Amazon, but read it.
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Offline Davis Ashura

Re: During the Dance: M. Lawrence
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2015, 12:46:07 PM »
He's a strong writer in virtually every type of writing. If you look at his poetry, I personally really like Sea Song.
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Offline Mark Lawrence

Re: During the Dance: M. Lawrence
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2015, 02:51:01 PM »
Mark has published a number of short stories that can be found on his website(s) but this one has really moved me as it is damn near perfect. Read it on the web get it free for kindle on Amazon, but read it.

Thanks. I think it might be the best 2000 words I've written. It certainly hits a lot of people in the feels. A hard write too.

Offline Rostum

Re: During the Dance: M. Lawrence
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2015, 05:13:51 PM »
I feel I should be thanking you for sharing such an emotional and powerful piece of writing.