ke.courier12 

member since 08/10/2007 | last login 04/04/2011

As a Portuguese of Chinese descent, I learned most of my English from watching Hollywood movies. I have a B.S. from Syracuse and MFA in screenwriting from UCLA. My writing consists of comedy, drama and horror stories about ethnic experiences. Favorite writers:...

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As a Portuguese of Chinese descent, I learned most of my English from watching Hollywood movies. I have a B.S. from Syracuse and MFA in screenwriting from UCLA. My writing consists of comedy, drama and horror stories about ethnic experiences. Favorite writers: Virgil, Annie Dillard, Lorrie Moore, Hemingway, Ivy Ho, Updike, Philip Roth, Gish Jen, Chayefsky... http://buddhistbrassiere.blogspot.com/

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  • A review of Malevolence
    by ke.courier12 on 04/03/2011
    Your story has many interesting twists and turns. It really made my heart race. I thought that the description of a church and slaughterhouse worked well. That said, I do want to mention some parts which didn't work for me. What struck me was the first and the last sentence. I thought that the idea of beginning with darkness was a bit cliche. And the last sentence of him... read
  • A review of My Final Day
    by ke.courier12 on 04/01/2011
    Your story had many funny lines, like the description of the shirt and the mutton reference. As my headline says, I also liked the ending. It truly surprised me. The voice of your narrator was unique, and I guess many male readers may identify with him. My only criticism is that the beginning seemed a bit too much like "American Beauty." Maybe you want it to vary it a little... read
  • A review of Flight 18 (revised)
    by ke.courier12 on 03/30/2011
    As you may remember, this is my second look at your story, and from what I remember, I think this version is much better. I like how the narrator measures up "Mr. Malibu Colony," but I have to say that by page 6 I though the reference to Rolex and BMW was repetitive. Of course I still like the "actiony" part of your story, but the first section has more tension now. My only... read
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Comments About ke.courier12 26

  • LGARNETT on 04/02/2011

    Thanks for insightful tips on my two stories, they're much appreciated. A few others have also commented that the beginning of 'My Final Day' is very similar to 'American Beauty', I haven't seen it (honest!) but I will definitely alter it. Thanks again!
  • YeahHi on 03/31/2011

    Thanks for your review of Curtains. I appreciate the feedback!

    Best,
    Shauna
  • cc chayce on 02/25/2011

    Thanks for reviewing Riley for me, k.e. Much appreciated.

    cheers ~Cal
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