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970 words. Two teens chose to save a library instead of escape into bunkers when their city was attacked. Now they try to stay together and find the device necessary to read the files they saved. More
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Published: April 21, 2012
Words: 1,190
Language: English
ISBN: 9781476386782
About Stephanie Flint

Stephanie Flint is a photographer and author. 1000 Words is a project consisting of 1000 word short stories, each accompanied by her own photo illustrations.

She married Isaac Flint in June 2012, and while some of her older works will still have cover art labled with Stephanie Bibb as the author in the compilation of the 1000 Words project, newer works will be labled with Stephanie Flint.

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Review by: Chris The Story Reading Ape on March 06, 2013 : star star star star star
Books are knowledge and it is written, a child shall lead them.
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Review by: effy shephard on Sep. 06, 2012 : star star star
Lacking key elements but it was cute I give it that
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Review by: Marcia Carrington on June 12, 2012 : star star star star
This is an intriguing short story which deftly creates its narrative world with sound descriptions, these defining a picture of the sounds and sights very well. The only drawback is that it is too short - it would definitely benefit from lengthening, to thereby explore the elements it briefly alludes to in more detail.
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Review by: Em Brister on April 23, 2012 : star star star star
An intriguing and nicely written story with natural dialogue. Ray Daley is correct in suggesting that this would make a very good novel — although it does at times sound a bit like "The Uglies." Well proof read too which make a change for around here. Great work.
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Review by: Amy Laine on April 22, 2012 : star star star star star

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Review by: Ray Daley on April 22, 2012 : star star star star
Instead of sticking to a thousand word limit, you should develop this into something longer.

It'd be cool to see the world before, perhaps as a prologue so you can meet some the characters who go underground. Maybe learn about the bombing & the reasons behind it. develop out the quest for the library, the discovery then the search for the equipment to read it. possibly even have a few inserts from the ppl in the bunker.

I reckon you have more than enough to work into a novella here. Go for it!
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