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I put up this profile in 2008, uploaded a bunch of crappy poems on this site, realized I needed to work on reading and writing a bit more before I came back, so here I am.

favourite books

By Italo Calvino: If on a Winter's Night a Traveler, Invisible Cities, The Castle of Crossed Destinies
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Sea and The Infinities by John Banville
Despair by Vladimir Nabokov
Journey to the West is a perennial
Books on Myths and Legends of different cultures.

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XL Lin

When Xin starts dreaming of the characters in the Chinese stories her grandmother told her, she realizes there is a lot more to her life.

Xin Long is an ordinary ten year old girl who loves breaking the rules and driving everyone, including her teachers, insane. She says what she thinks and likes to listen to her grandmother's stories, even though Ah Ma is a little "See-Nile" and repeats herself. At the start of the New Year, Xin Long goes back to school to see her enemies, and she realizes that they were a lot more of them than she thought, especially since some of them aren't mortal. In this first book, Xin goes on a journey of self-discovery, and learns that showing fear is not cowardly, and that monsters are never as terrifying as they are made out to be.


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Josh W Droefam wrote 584 days ago

Hi XL Lin, Thanks for your constructive feedback, I shall work on ....

faith rose wrote 586 days ago

Hi XL, In case you're looking for a new book to read and support, ....

Josh W Droefam wrote 586 days ago

Hi XL Lin I'm sort of new to Authonomy, and I've jsut uploaded par....

mildredbaby wrote 587 days ago

Hello My Dear, How are you today? And how about your family? I hope ....

mdws77 wrote 592 days ago

Since you will have a gold-medal book (with Ginger the Buddha Cat pu....

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I wrote 585 days ago

That's a good point! I'll look into it after the first draft view book

I wrote 586 days ago

Things I liked about your story 1. You're good with building up suspense and the scenes that involve destruction 2. Character description - I can see Adanis clearly, so that's a good thing Things that can be worked on Actually, it's just one thing - the little introductory bits before the sto... view book

I wrote 586 days ago

Thank you! I'll look into that. view book

I wrote 592 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind words! I will continue working on it. I have started reading your work and will be right back with a review! view book

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