Reviews For Green Eggs and Silmarils

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Reviewer: Shirebound (Signed)
05/11/16 - 01:52 pm
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Brilliant!  *applauds and grins*



Author's Response: Thank you very much! I'm glad you enjoyed it. :)

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Reviewer: Raksha The Demon (Signed)
07/31/14 - 10:50 pm
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Anyone who manages to put flet and carcanet (and rhyme them) in a Dr. Seuss/Tolkien pastiche has my serious respect.  I love it, and Feanor is perfectly characterized!



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Reviewer: zopyrus (Signed)
06/03/14 - 01:48 pm
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This is so funny!  The rhymes are perfect, as is Fëanor's capslock!



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Reviewer: Eruherdiriel (Signed)
05/17/14 - 12:13 pm
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Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha!!!!! This is hilarious! I love it!

How did you get the verses to rhyme? That's my problem when I write poetry. I can't get the ideas I have to fit words that rhyme.

    ~Eruherdiriel



Author's Response: *g* Thanks! I'm very glad you liked it. With doggerel verse like this, I can often just write whatever silly thing comes into my head (or, in this case, steal some of Dr. Seuss's rhymes!). With more formal poetry, sometimes the line I need just comes to me, and sometimes I have to sit down and go through every sound in the English language to make a list of words that rhyme until I find one that works. If that doesn't work, I might try a synonym or rephrasing the thought or switching the order of the words and then repeating the process. Then I fix that word as the endpoint and try to find something I like which will get me there, playing around with words and just trying different things until something clicks. If that doesn't work, I start again! I hope that helps. And of course, not all poetic forms rely on rhyme -- some rely on rhythm and meter or alliteration, if it's the rhymes that are a stumbling-block for you.

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Reviewer: Himring (Signed)
04/21/14 - 09:13 am
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I'm glad you posted it more widely! It's so much fun.



Author's Response: Thanks! :)

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Reviewer: curiouswombat (Signed)
04/10/14 - 03:46 pm
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That is wonderful. 



Author's Response: *g* Thanks!

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Reviewer: Linda Hoyland (Signed)
04/01/14 - 07:48 pm
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This is sheer delight. I just love it. I'm so pleased you have decided to post it here.



Author's Response: Thank you! I probably wouldn't have posted it without your and others' encouragement. :)

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Reviewer: Huinare (Signed)
04/01/14 - 06:20 pm
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Still hilarious on the second read--and cleverly done to boot.

Avanti's illustration is great too, very Seuss-ish.



Author's Response: Thank you, and thanks for commenting! :)

I think so too! I like the picture a lot.

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Reviewer: Dreamflower (Signed)
04/01/14 - 09:57 am
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Bwah-ha-ha-ha-ha!! Oh mercy! *giggle-snort*wipes eyes!*

This is too funny! I can just imagine!



Author's Response: *g* I'm glad you enjoyed it!

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