Wednesday, February 1, 2017

It is review  from Writer's Digest for my e -book "The Dog Called Hitler" . I got it today February 1, 2017
It looks not so bad. I got two times note "5" It is a maximum. For spelling, punctuation and grammar I got note "3". It means I need professional proof reading.
Where to buy my book?,,

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Entry Title: The Dog Called Hitler
Author: Walerian Domanski
Pen Name (if provided): Walerian Domanski
Entry Category: Mainstream/Literary Fiction

Structure, Organization, and Pacing: 4

Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar: 3

Production Quality and Cover Design: 4

Plot and Story Appeal: 5

Character Appeal and Development: 5

Voice and Writing Style: 4

Judge’s Commentary*: The Dog Called Hitler
Walerian Domanski
Great title. It definitely gets attention! The dog’s pretty cute, too. Occasional glitches: “waste time while waiting period”? 2%. I like your writing style, though – very direct and clear.
Damn! Shocking turn in this first story. The last image is powerful and a little disturbing. It’s a pleasure to read a book that’s so intent on storytelling, not on sounding “literary.” The book is rich with characters and plots. Some beautiful wisdom from the policeman, 14%.
“but they knew some German curse words from their parents,” funny! 23%. I love this band of misfits taking on the Red Army. Priceless. 24%. I don’t want to entirely take away the quirks in your use of language – it lends a definite charm to the story – but it might be good to pass it through a native English speaker to find any subtleties of grammar that might get in the way.
I also enjoy the way you don’t mind telling a small story. They’re quite enjoyable. And the sense of humor is delightful and rare. It is quite a treasure, also, of hard and violent times under the Germans and Russians. Such insights! I love this dialogue about bureaucracy at 82%. Hilarious! “I am so sorry Rivka” – such a heartbreaking moment! 93%.

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