It's all subjective

Commonmind

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No real surprise here. Reviews are always subjective.

Congratulations on the publication :)
 

Sapheron

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Just dance around and be happy you were published methinks. That alone stands to show you had a reasonable piece of work there.
 

Dean F. Wilson

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Better than both not liking it and the objective view being that your story was rubbish :p

To each their own. Never try to please them all.

-D
 

Teresa Edgerton

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Since the reviewer who didn't like it didn't give any reason -- just that it didn't hold his interest -- I think you can dismiss his review as easily as he dismissed your story.
 

Susan Boulton

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Thanks for the comments one and all.

The two reviews really brought it home that you do need a thick skin and it is all personal taste.

Yes, Teresa, I noticed that too. If he had said why he didn't like it, rather than it just bored him, I could learn from that.

Anyhow, the reviews show at least two people read the book ROFL!

I have another short story, hopefully being published later this year, wonder how that one will go on.
 

Susan Boulton

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Oh, just thought I would mention that the editor/publisher submitted the stories in the anthology for the Aurealis awards, down under. Well my short "Aftermath" made it through for the SF short story. A hell of a lot of good stories there so I am cuffed to make it that far.
 
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Justin Thorne

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An Aurealis!

Strewth, Sue... next you will be published in Andromeda Spaceways!
 

Susan Boulton

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An Aurealis!

Strewth, Sue... next you will be published in Andromeda Spaceways!
Not a cat in Hell's chance! lol... I can't write the sort of stuff they go for.

It was only in the nominated work, along with a pile of others, not the short list. Though there was a short story with the same name as mine that did make the short list. lol.....
 
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