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Ella-Marie Brixey

Ella-Marie has written quite a few short stories, poems, and one novel. Though she has not published any of her writings yet, she feels it is now time to "Tell Her Story" and would like to have her novel published at some point in the near future. In her personal life she is a single mother to three children and loves her family time. Her days mostly consist of work, writing, and hanging out with the kids and friends. Ella-Marie grew up with 3 brothers and no sisters. She always wanted a sister and was thrilled when her older brother got married, finally she had a sister. Coming this December another sister-in-law will be added to the clan. Ella-Marie loves life and wants to share her stories with everyone offering an imaginative world to escape to for the moment. "Live to be inspired, listen when you are." by- Ella-Marie Brixey

Story: Dreams That Come


Lisa Rose

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Hi, Ella. This is definitely an interesting story. When you are writing dialogue you should start a new paragraph every time you change speakers. This helps the reader distinguish between characters. Also be careful of your tenses, you wrote: Finally beginning to relax from the water pound on her back and stream down her legs... It needs to be more like: Finally, she began to relax with the water pounding her back and streaming down her legs... Otherwise, very good. If you have the time, please read my story, 'Drift Away' and write a review to let me know how you liked it.


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I'm left wanting to know more. There was no dull moment. Very easy read.


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