Praise for Mistwillow
Blake on July 02, 2013 :
Oh, this was a sheer delight to read. Good, absorbing story which sneakily
reveals its hidden depths a bit at a time, but the actual writing is so
rich it positively drips gold. There isn't a single word in the piece that
fails to suggest it hasn't been deliberately chosen to enhance the work.
These are expert descriptions here, not long-winded lists of details but a
few considered observations which evoke a vivid image. For example:
"He leaned against the counter and surveyed his inventory of goods
awaiting buyers. Stacked shelves of flour, wheat, beans, and jerky lay in
dusty ruin. Wilted dresses hung from wall pegs like gray ghosts. Spider
webs adorned the boot rack, and the pickle barrel had rotted out long
Make no mistake, this is a writing masterclass all Smashwords fiction
writers could learn from.