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Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:44 pm
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WritingWolf says...

name: WritingWolf, you can call me Wolf, WWolf, Write, Writing, WW, or really anything. lol
age: Teen

what you write: Poetry, short stories, scripts, and novels. Primarily fantasy and sci-fi, but sometimes I lie to branch out.
what you review: Anything that strikes my fancy really. Usually that means poetry, shorts, and occasionally novel chapters. I will sometimes do other things too though.

what you read: Fantasy and sci-fi. Recently I've been exploring other genres as well.

your "specialty": Uhhh... this is kinda tough... I guess maybe outlining? This isn't really something I think about a lot. lol

what times you are online: For me it really varies a lot. Due to this me and any future mentees will probably converse through PMs most of the time. So that we don't need to be on at the same time.
I do tend to get on once every day (or two). So, yeah, we should be able to work something out.

five random things about yourself: 1: I love to dance. (I square dance and swing dance on a regular basis) 2: I've been involved in music for most of my life. 3: I love animals. I have quite a few pets. 4: I have two sisters, no brothers. 5: I tend to be a really organized person.

anything you'd prefer not to read: Nothing rated 18+, and I'm really hesitant with anything rated 16+.
I don't really do fanfiction much. I'm not very fond of paranormal or dark things... hmmm... The only thing I never read is horror.
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Fri Jun 20, 2014 9:24 pm
Moriah Leila says...

name: Lisa
age: 26

what you write: historical & spiritual fiction
what you review: Action/Adventure, Historical, Fantasy, Mystery, Spiritual

what you read: LOtR, Narnia series, anything by Jane Austen, Iscariot by Tosca Lee, Sherlock Holmes, Christian teen lit (There's a lot so I won't list them all), Hunger Games, Harry Potter, the Bible, and some self-help books.

your "specialty": Setting & character development

what times you are online: Anytime between 9am to 11pm (Mountain Standard Time). It varies each day.

five random things about yourself:
1. I believe in Jesus & want to live my life like Him.
2. I have been married for 7 years to my best friend.
3. I am a mom to three girls (ages 7,5,2).
4. I only eat frozen Snickers, they're gross otherwise.
5. I am afraid of most bugs.

anything you'd prefer not to read: poetry, sci-fi, romance or anything with excessive bad language.
I am not addicted to reading, I can quit as soon as I finish one more chapter.

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Sat Nov 28, 2015 6:53 am
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HostofHorus says...

Hi. i am ready to be reinstate/instated as a mentor! Below is my profile :)

name: Feel free to call me Ellie or Elody!
age: 20

what you write: Goodness. I write a lot. I love writing poetry and short stories. I have ideas for novels but they seem so daunting :( Part of me wants to hold off a few years until I feel like I can make them as well as I want to.
what you review: I tend to review mostly poetry. I have more time to look at them and I feel like I have more helpful criticism in this department. Occasionally I'll throw some short stories in there.

what you read: Ooo, I'll give some of my favorite Authors/Poets!

Authors: John Irving, Ray Bradbury, Friedrich Nietzsche, Lewis Carroll, Rick Riordan, George Bernard Shaw and many more :)

Poets: E.E. Cummings, Tennyson, Keats, Yeats, Frost, Auden, Hardy, Dickinson, and many many many more.

your "specialty": I'd say I specialize in rhyme/metre in poetry and in feeling in general. I prefer works to be filled with genuine and raw emotions.

what times you are online: UTC -7 (U.S. Mountain Time) and it varies, but generally I'll be on late at night after 8 P.M. or so.

five random things about yourself: 1. I loveee music. I play the piano and guitar and listen to just about anything. This is why I prefer closed form poetry!
2. I'm kind of a basketball junkie....
3. Some day in the near future, you'll see me on YouTube! :P
4. I'm a bit obsessed with cats and Mitch Grassi from Pentatonix. Not necessarily in that order.
5. I'm transgender, though I haven't really shared this with too many people.

anything you'd prefer not to read: I'm kind of done with dystopic stuff and I don't care at all for vampires and zombies and the like. Otherwise, I'm open to most anything. Realistic is always best!
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Sun Nov 29, 2015 12:27 pm
deleted21 says...

Name: Nire! Mialy! :) Dumboker probably? :P
Age: 18.

What you write: Poetry, generally. And, articles.
What you review: I try to review everything but I didn't review Novel/Chapters like that, so far. :3

What you read: Fictions of all sort and comics and poetry, yes! :D

Your "specialty": Till now I'm not entirely sure about my speciality which is unfortunate but I think I can do pretty good with humor in stories and in poetry even in articles. :P

What times you are online: >_< Please guess my timezone! I'm online most of the time except for when I sleep! Which I don't do often. :P
On a more serious note, if you need my help, I'll always be there for you! RIP sleep! ^_^

Five random things about yourself:
1. I'm scared of Maths.
2. I don't like cats, I prefer dogs.
3. I have scopophobia ;-;
4. Without my spectacles, I'm nearly blind.
5. I like playing with my brother's toys (He is 7! <.<)

Anything you'd prefer not to read: Adult fictions! Seriously, I can't handle those!

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Sun Nov 29, 2015 5:01 pm
Steggy says...

name: Steggy, Stego or Stegosaurus
age: 16

what you write: I write novels and never finish them. However, I do like to write fiction and fantasy.
what you review: Poetry, short stories, and novel chapters.

what you read: At the moment, I am reading Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. I do like to read anything I can get my hands on.

your "specialty": novels. I would like novels to have good action and lovely dialogue.

what times you are online: I'm online whenever! My timezone is CT.

five random things about yourself:

1.) I love dogs.
2.) I love playing with toys (everyone is a child at heart)
3.) Won a state soccer game, once. I didn't get the trophy, however.
4.) I have two siblings, which are both boys (who both play football)
5.) I used to have a pet frog named Hamm. He ran away into the forest, never to be seen again.

anything you'd prefer not to read: Adult fiction.
You are like a blacksmith's hammer, you always forge people's happiness until the coal heating up the forge turns to ash. Then you just refuel it and start over. -Persistence (2015)

You have so much potential and love bursting in you. -Omnom

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Mon Dec 14, 2015 5:41 am
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TimmyJake says...

name: You can call me Timmy, Tim, Timothy, Jake, TJ, Jakey, TimTim, TimTam, etc. :P
age: 18

what you write: I write poetry and fiction. I especially love writing fantasy and action novels - more recently action YA novels. I loveee writing those.

what you review: EVERYTHING. Although I admit that I review more novel chapters than anything else. c:

what you read: I admit I don't read much save for historical and religious stuff. >> But when I do, it's YA science fiction stuff.... I especially love the Hunger Games series.

your "specialty": My specialty is... Uhhh, I work a lot on punctuation and grammar (since I've always had trouble with it), and big plots! I love complicated plots. c: Intriguing characters are always amazing, too.

what times you are online: I'm Pacific Time Zone, and I'm on usually around 8-9:00 in the evenings, and then in the morning between 6 and 7.

five random things about yourself: 1) I play guitar and sing. 2) I enjoy hunting 3) I'm left handed 4) I love Carrie Underwood and Josh Groban! 5) Coffee is life.

anything you'd prefer not to read: Ermm, I don't enjoy reading anything that's rated too high for maturity, but I love reading all genres. c:
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Sun Dec 20, 2015 3:28 pm
Rin321 says...

name: CHRISSY (what you want your buddy to call you)

what you write:Mystery, horror, humor
what you review:anything that grabs my attention

what you read: Horror, mysteries (published works, not on YWS)

your "specialty":Writing thing that are descriptive, using imagery (eg: character development, punctuation in poetry, writing action scenes, &c.)

what times you are online:anytime between 9:30 am to about 9:00 PM (times where is may be on) Standard Eastern time (include time zone!)

five random things about yourself:
I and fun, quirky, you may not be able to predict what I say next!
I love animals (the cute and cuddly kind) :P
I love to read/write (obviously)
I love Hunger Games, Harry Potter, and many other series
Don't be nervous when you talk to me, I go with the flow. :)

anything you'd prefer not to read: anything like anime (eg: if you don't read slash, you might not want to buddy up with a Harry/Draco 'shipper, and so on)
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Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:32 am
FeatherPen says...

name: Ferran or ferry
age: 16

what you write: Poetry (free verse)is the main thing I post on YWS. I also write Science fiction, fantasy, essays and philosophic meanderings.

what you review: Pretty much anything; I’m happy to follow the chapters of your novel, critique poems, look at essays and short stories. I will do fan fiction if it is some thing I have watched/read or if it stands alone.

what you read: I like reading YA fiction, but recently I’ve been delving into the Sifi classics, like Brave New World. I have also been known to read the Australian Constitution and Math text books for fun. :D My favourite (published) authors are; Terry Pratchett, Diana Whynne Jones, Janet Edwards and Brian Selznic.

your "specialty": I like to think I’m pretty well rounded, however looking through my reviews, it seems I specialise in reviewing chapters. My reviewing ‘style’ tends to focus on each paragraph separately and include thoughts on the whole chapter, at the beginning or end. I try to make my reviews as balanced as possible, by pointing out brilliant parts, as well as those which can be improved. I always attempt to tell you why or provide ways of fixing it. I review on grammar if it is the only thing stopping it from being perfect. Otherwise I look out for; plot and character development, POV consistency, flow, action/description balance, natural dialog and telling/showing examples. All of this tends to make for fairly long reviews.

times you are online: I’m in Australia where we are 10 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time. I can be on a wide range of times, but try to stay off from midnight till seven am, my time (So I get some sleep). :smt015

six random things about yourself:
1. I play the violin and like playing the pirates of the Caribbean music. :pirate1:
2. My room is white and teal.
3. I am the eldest of four; I have two younger brothers and a little sister.
4. I have a fairly large veggie patch where I’m currently growing tomatoes, beans, sweet potato, spinach, heaps of herbs and spring onions.
5. December last year I finished a diploma in chemistry and forensics.
6. My favourite food is raspberry cheese cake.

anything you'd prefer not to read: I tend to stay clear of; stories where the main story line is a romance and love poems.
The world is what you make of it and the universe how you dream.
Previously FerranWright

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Mon Feb 08, 2016 11:25 pm
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Pretzelstick says...

name: Pretzel, Pretz
age: 14 and 1/2

what you write: I generally write short stories, I guess because they don't require that much commitments at all, and I think that they are kind of like experimental prose to me at least. I also occasionally dabble in poetry, as I have done NaPo and enjoyed the experience. I guess that you could say for me, writing poetry soothes my soul.
what you review:
I'll mostly review everything that you throw at me, and I'll try my best to make it happen. My interests vary, and I can tolerate most genres, because I always am looking to read and experience a variety in literature.

what you read: (published works, not on YWS)
Fiction novels mostly. I am in avid reader who is always interested in listening/learning to new book recommendations. My favorite type of books are narrative/sentimental prose because it touches me in the "feels" the most and that's why I think that I will enjoy them the most!

your "specialty":[/b Hmm, getting the stuff out on paper, no matter how bizarre or rough my ideas are. My motivation comes very rarely, but I'm always up to play with Word Wars, I'm a fairly fast typer, if I may say so myself.

[b]what times you are online:
(EST time) Basically all day every day. Most of the day anyways, in and out. During the school-day, I check in several times on my mobile iPhone, but I have chat disabled there because it's buggy. I'm also usually invisible on the chat bar, but I prefer it that way because I get much more YWS "work" done and concentrate better.

five random things about yourself:
1. I walk around wearing clear glasses, because I'm just a nerd at heart.
2. I listen to podcasts every single day of my life, and I have a long list of them that I could recommend to you in a heartbeat.
3. Some people have said: "you're the nicest person that I know" but I don't really know how to receive compliments that well, so I usually just send an emoji.
4. I have a minor obsession with taking pictures of sunsets and daylists,but then again most of them are taken from my window via my phone, so it's not the best quality yet.
5. I absolutely have to wear gloves at all times during the winter, because I hate when my hands get cold.

anything you'd prefer not to read:)
Nothing that is rated 16+ or 18+, although I occasionally do sometimes review such works for a friend or a competition, I tend to be very careful and getting more strict on the type of content that I am allowed to review (for myself.) Nothing that has more than 5 quality good reviews, I just don't want to repeat previous wise point made.
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads only lives once
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Life isn't about finding yourself; it's about recreating yourself. ~George B. Shaw

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Tue Feb 09, 2016 12:41 am
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Holysocks says...

name: Holy, Socks, Holysocks, HollyHocks- I'm not real picky!

age: 18

what you write: I write just about anything. I prefer prose but find myself writing a bit of poetry here and there. I really like horror and fantasy, and anything odd, really.

what you review: Anything! Though mainly novel chapters.

what you read: Fantasy and anything I suppose. My favourite author is Jessica Day George because her works are so easy to read, I just pick a book by her up and never put it down.

your "speciality": I'm not sure. People often say they like my characters... so perhaps character development...? I want to say I'm doing better at imagery lately but that's what I've been working on so I highly doubt it's my speciality! :P

what times you are online: (PST) I'm generally on in the evenings the most. Afternoons too. I'm schooled online so I'm around most of the time!

five random things about yourself:

1. I love socks
2. I fight rapier
3. I quite enjoy creating art
4. I grew up on a farm/ranch
5. Summer dresses for the win

anything you'd prefer not to read: I'm pretty sure I'm fine with whatever!
I hope it's a good joke because otherwise I'll have got it for nothing...

WARNING: Do not take grammar advice from me... EVER.

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Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:11 am
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Mea says...

name: Mea, Meandbooks, Books, whatever.
age: Almost 16

what you write: Umm...I write both prose and poetry. So far, my prose has mostly been sci-fi and fantasy, but I'm hoping to do some historical fiction soon.

what you review: Pretty much anything. My strengths are short stories and poetry. I don't like reviewing things that have a lot of swearing or graphic scenes, though.

what you read: Mostly sci-fi and fantasy, though I'll read pretty much anything if it's good. I tend to not like romance as much, though. Quick list of favorites: Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, anything by Brandon Sanderson, and Ender's Game.

your "specialty": Hmm...for prose, it's the overall things. I comment on your characters, structure, and anything that feels like it's inconsistent or confusing. For poetry, I tend to go more line-by-line and point out places where it didn't flow very well.

what times you are online: (include time zone!) My timezone is GMT+9, so if you live in the US or UK I'm not likely to be on at the same time as you, although when I'm awake I'm on at fairly regular intervals. The times when I can be on the longest, chatting or whatever, are evenings and weekends.

five random things about yourself:
1. I play piano and viola.
2. I play Minecraft.
3. I love instrumental music.
4. I don't have a phone.
5. My bedroom is a small library.

anything you'd prefer not to read: Again, nothing with too much swearing or sexual content. Fanfiction is great, but no slash or anything like that.
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I think you, @Deanie and I are like the Three Book Nerd Musketeers of YWS.

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Tue Feb 09, 2016 12:09 pm
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Apricity says...

name: Sub, Subby, Hir

what you write:I write mostly fiction, short stories, novels but I dabble in poetry now and again.
what you review:Most fictional works, I'd love to review poetry but I don't have the skills for it.

what you read:It changes from time to time, a wide variety of them. Some of my favourites are fantasy, surrealism, realism and autobiographical.

your "specialty": I think my specialty is probably looking at your chapter as a whole, I deal with plot holes, character developments and how the chapter functions in the bigger scheme of things and how well it connects as a chapter on its own.

what times you are online: GMT + 10, at night mostly. For around 5-6 hours, on and off.

five random things about yourself:
1. My mum threw me in a pond and left me there for over two minutes when I was three.
2. I've played piano for over a decade and still suck at rhythm.
3. If I'm left alone in the house for a day, I'll either make a PB sandwich or something really fancy.
4. I've had two goldfishes and they died within the week.
5. Up until the age of eight, I had no idea what the internet was.

anything you'd prefer not to read: I like to try new things.
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Tue Feb 09, 2016 1:02 pm
SkyeWalker says...

Name: Reneia, you can call me Ren, Kylo, Solo, so on.

Age: 14

What you write: Pretty much anything. I write prose and poetry, pretty much any genre, as long as it's fiction. And yes, that can include fanfiction.

What you review: I review poetry and short stories, but I have been looking for a novel to follow, so if you have one, feel free to ask me!

What you read: Pretty much everything. Not poetry as much. Screenplays, Novels, only fiction though.

Your "specialty": I'm really good at descriptions, openings, and titles. Dialogue is usually pretty good too, I'm also good at closing things. I can review, I just don't do it all that much.

What times you are online: Eh, about 8 in the morning to 9 at night. Also EST.

Five random things about yourself:

1. I. Am. The biggest. Star Wars fan. So be prepared for obscure references in the most normal of sentences.

2. I'm random as all things random.

3. I am a very nice person. Need help? I can give you help with a prettywordcherry on top.

4. However, if you annoy me, I will kindly tell you so. If you don't, I'm a scary person when angry. I don't think my best friend has even seen me ANGRY. Don't be that person, I'll be wonderful.

5. I can rant for hours about Star Wars or any other general fandoms. So. Relate at least one fandom with me and we'll be friends! XD

The extra: Also, I'm suuuper dramatic. I'm an actress. Therefore, crazy. So.

Anything you'd prefer not to read: I can get through pretty much everything. Gore? lol written a bit of that myself! Sex Scenes? I prefer not to, but if it's vague enough I'm fine with it. Cussing? Fine with that. Just don't make me read an essay or a rough draft of a Math Book and I'll be fine!
"You are... a new flower on an old Elm tree. What? NOT MY FAULT YOU REMIND ME OF A PINK FLOWER ON AN OLD ELM TREE" -Tuesday

"You would make a terrifying politician." -CuriosityCat I review!

Formerly Zhia and Reneia

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Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:22 pm
Lavvie says...

name: Lavvie, Lav, or whatever suits your fancy
age: 19

what you write: I write short stories and novels, but I'm currently much more committed to my short story project, which you can find in my signature below.

what you review: Short Stories for the most part, and sometimes chapters of novels.

what you read: I really like to biographies because the fact that people's lives are worthy of great stories is something I find rather intriguing. Of course, I also love fiction and I'm more likely to read novels as opposed to anthologies. My favourite books are Jane Eyre and the Harry Potter series.

your "specialty": Grammar is my one true love, which is even more evident due to my writing the grammar column for Squills, YWS' writerly weekly newsletter. I'm really into making sure description is apt and true and I'll encourage writers to zone in on a particular message/commentary/purpose for their piece.

what times you are online: I currently live in Paris, France so my time zone is GMT+1. I'm mostly online from 8 pm until 2 am.

five random things about yourself:

1. I own only three pairs of jeans, meaning the rest of my life revolves around skirts and dresses.
2. Audrey Hepburn is my idol, in every sense of the word.
3. I've been to 16 different countries, three of which I have lived in for extended periods of time. The three are Canada, Germany, and France. I will be moving to the USA in August for four years.
4. Elephants make me cry, in a good way.
5. My favourite name in the entire world is Sybil, for a girl. For a boy, it would be Axel or Hugo.

anything you'd prefer not to read: Anything that is way too cheesy. For example, I can deal with intimate scenes as long as they are legitimate and not only 50 Shades of Grey 2.0. Horror/blood and guts is something I will not put up with whatsoever, though.

What is to give light must endure burning. – Viktor Frankl

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Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:37 pm
Amnesia says...

name: Mem
age: 18

what you write: Mystery/ Suspense Novels
what you review: most everything if I'm interested enough

what you read: Currently I'm rereading Harry Potter, But I read mostly things with Dragons and Magic

your "specialty": creating suspense

what times you are online: Usually I'm sparatic and lately I've taken times from about 2:30 to about 1:00 to 2:00 am (GMT or MST(Arizona time))

five random things about yourself:

1. I have 4 cats and a dog who thinks he's a cat (It's probably something to do with the fact that he was raised by two of our current cats)

2. I have a minor addiction to the internet

3. I work well alone at school and writing but I'm too social to really do much alone

4. I'm a natural brunette but I love being a red head as my dying account will tell you.

5. I absolutely despise green chili and salsa but I wont tell anyone because I'm too nice to hurt their feelings

anything you'd prefer not to read: smut, I avoid it like the plague
I want a Harry Potter reboot with Benedict Cumberbatch as all the characters~~Mem
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