Thursday, March 10, 2011

New Review of Hide-n-Go Coffin

My newest short story, Hide-n-Go Coffin and Other Short Stories was just reviewed by E & K Family Book Reviews. Overall, it was a very nice review. The cool thing is that one of the reviewers is 8 years old, so she's just at beginning reading age for these stories. So, this is the first review I've had from a target reader:
"I really liked these scary stories. They are short and easy to read. I didn't know what was going to happen until it did. It wasn't TOO scary though, so I didn't end up having nightmares. They were more suspenseful then scary. They reminded me of the Goosebumps stories that I really like."
 Her mother enjoyed them as well, though I don't think as much:
"These would definitely be good camp fire stories, short enough to remember- but scary enough to make you uneasy in the dark. My favorite story was probably the first one, I wasn't expecting the outcome.
Overall, whether you are 8 or an adult and like scary stories- These would be a good quick read for you. Maybe even fun to read with your kids!" 
She also mentioned she found a couple grammatical errors in the last story. I did have these shorts both edited and proofread, but I'm sure I slipped an error or two in after editing. So, now I'm off to hunt down these little buggers. A process that will probably take me all day =-)


  1. Wonderful news!! And Congratulations with this book of short stories! I love the book cover too. I'm very sorry but I am kindle-less and resisting all things e-published as staring at a screen hurts my eyes too much (blogging just about bliinds me!! LOL!) but I wish you all the very best with this!!! Take care

  2. Kitty, if you or anyone who reads the blog wants a copy, just send me a note with your e-mail address and I'll forward a copy in PDF format. Yes, it's a little tough to read on a PC screen, but for shorts it's not that bad!

  3. May you have lots of wonderful readers and reviewers of your stories!

  4. I love kid reviews! They call it like they see it!

  5. Cool to get a review from your target audience.

  6. It seems as though no matter how much you edit and proofread, there are always those two or three errors that ALWAYS slip right underneath your nose!

    I love reading what kids have to Anita said, they are honest about what they think.

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