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Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:25 pm
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whatchamacallit says...



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Welcome to my reviewing thread! If you're looking for an in-depth review that is full of constructive criticism, you've come to the right place.


What I will review

  • Poems
  • Short stories
  • Essays
  • Art
  • First chapters
  • Middle chapters (however I will probably not read the previous chapters)
  • Scripts (I don't have as much experience reviewing these but I'm willing to give it a shot!)
  • Most content, including gore, violence, and language
  • All genres


What I will NOT review

  • Anything containing sex
  • Anything containing hateful content towards groups of people based on their lifestyle or beliefs
  • Anything with more than 4 good reviews


What my reviews are like

Poetry
I'm definitely the most comfortable reviewing poetry, and you'll probably get a pretty in-depth review from me! I'll talk about structure, stylistic choices (such as punctuation and capitalization), flow, and wording.
Examples:
time does not heal all wounds
hot cicada summer
Frittering away
Spring in a Narrow Gorge

Short stories
If I review your short story I'll touch on plot, characters, and grammar.
Examples:
Unbiased

Essays and articles
These are my most nit-picky reviews - I like to focus on grammar, vocabulary/wording, and the arguments/points.
Examples:
My Essay on the Rise and Fall of Postwar Independent America Car Companies and Comparing Them To Tesla
Adapting to Change
Only Needed- Horse Show Checklist

Art
Second only to poetry, art is my favourite thing to review! I'll talk about colour pallet, composition, realism (if that's applicable), and shading.
Examples:
Paralyzed Collective - A Series of Art I Don???t Remember Doing
Ear Ring - A Visual Pun

Chapters
When reviewing a chapter, I like to talk about plot, characters, dialogue, and descriptions (and sometimes grammar nit-picks as well).
Examples:
Corrupted Courage Chapter 7
Chapter 7

Scripts
Scripts are mostly dialogue, so my review will mainly focus on that - as well as characters and plot, of course!
Examples:
Hide & Seek (part 1)
Longing


How long do I take to review?

I will review your work within seven days, at the lastest, but I aim to review your work 2-4 days after a request!


Requesting a review

Comment with a link, and anything you'd like me to know about the piece - if there's anything specific you'd like feedback on, mention that too!


Zero payment needed - my reviews are completely free!



One little note: if I'm unwilling to or uncomfortable reviewing your work, for any reason, I can decline to review it :)
Last edited by whatchamacallit on Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:05 am, edited 14 times in total.
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Mon Apr 13, 2020 9:50 pm
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LZPianoGirl says...



Hey! I was wondering if you could review an essay for me. It is not posted yet, but I will get it out by April 25. Its about the fall of luxury in airliners over the years. Maybe about 1,500 words. I'll tag you once I post it, if you can review it.
  





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Mon Apr 13, 2020 9:52 pm
whatchamacallit says...



Definitely! Let me know when you post it.
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Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:45 pm
whatchamacallit says...



@LZPianoGirl your review is done!
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Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:24 pm
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Tawsif says...



I'd like you to review a couple of parts of my.... Well, I still don’t know if it's going to be a short story or novella. It's still a work in progress.

You're exactly the kind of reviewer I need. Honest and harsh, as you mentioned.

These are the links.

https://www.youngwriterssociety.com/work/Tawsif/Lockdown-Part-1-147087
https://www.youngwriterssociety.com/work/Tawsif/Lockdown-Part-2-147112
https://www.youngwriterssociety.com/work/Tawsif/Lockdown-Part-3-147139
https://www.youngwriterssociety.com/work/Tawsif/Lockdown-Part-4-147211
https://www.youngwriterssociety.com/work/Tawsif/Lockdown-Part-5-147225
https://www.youngwriterssociety.com/work/Tawsif/Lockdown-Part-61-147274

You can read the parts and give your comments on any of them. I'd particularly love it if you can do it part by part, but you mentioned you won’t review anything that hsd more than 4 reviews and the first part has 5 already. I'd also request you to review the last part especially since it has 0 reviews so far.

Thanks in advance. And please let me know if you can't review it.
  





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Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:40 pm
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whatchamacallit says...



Hello @Tawsif!

I'll gladly review all the parts, but since there's six it might take me a couple of weeks to complete them all. I look forward to reading them!
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Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:05 pm
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Tawsif says...



Thanks so much. I'll be waiting!
  





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Fri May 08, 2020 3:41 am
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Liberty says...



Hello hello! I was wondering if you review scripts?
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the moment when you play a prank on a good friend and they react badly and you're afraid your friendship is over

LadyBug is the best frister ever <3
  





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Fri May 08, 2020 12:49 pm
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whatchamacallit says...



@Liberty I've only reviewed a couple, but I'd be more than willing to try reviewing yours!
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Wed May 13, 2020 8:29 pm
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Blackho says...



I just posted a short story, could you please review it. It's called Conundrum of Suicide, it is about a guy considering suicide.
  





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Wed May 13, 2020 8:59 pm
whatchamacallit says...



@Blackho certainly! I just have to finish one more review for @Tawsif, then I'll head over to your story for a review. You can expect the review within a week from now!
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Wed May 13, 2020 9:54 pm
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Blackho says...



@whatchamacallit thanks a lot, I'd expect your review
  





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Wed May 13, 2020 10:46 pm
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Liberty says...



Ah okay here's a script then, that needs a review: Hide & Seek (part 1). It's meant to be lighthearted. Annnd it's in the Green Room...! ;)
dread
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the moment when you play a prank on a good friend and they react badly and you're afraid your friendship is over

LadyBug is the best frister ever <3
  





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Wed May 13, 2020 11:40 pm
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whatchamacallit says...



Awesome @Liberty! I'll get to that by the end of the week!
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Thu May 14, 2020 1:00 pm
whatchamacallit says...



@Tawsif I've finished all 6 reviews! I hope they were helpful, and thanks for requesting them!
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