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Registered: ‎08-15-2007
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An expansion on "The Highwayman"-Critique Wanted

Several years ago, a close friend suggested that I write a short story based on Alfred Noyes' beloved poem "The Highwayman." She thought that it would make a good film, and wanted to be able to visualize the story in a more fleshed-out version. As I am currently in the very beginning stages of branching out into the realm of fiction, I have decided to follow her advice. If nothing else, I figure, expanding on an already-developed storyline will be a beneficial exercise.

I have posted Part One of said story on my brand-new shiny writing blog,

Please visit and read! I welcome any reactions, critiques, and/or suggestions you might have either on this forum or on my blog. Thanks in advance!
Rouse up thy youthful blood, be valiant, and live.
-Richard II, 1.3.83
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Registered: ‎08-03-2007
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Re: An expansion on "The Highwayman"-Critique Wanted

I really like your writing. It has been a very long, long time since I have read The Highwayman, but I will go and reread it. It is such a pleasure to read a piece that is not jerky with today's idioms but is written showcasing the beauty of the English Language. Emma Franklin Ward