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Late Great Donald Blake

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Subj: Just For fun...
Posted: Fri Dec 31, 2021 at 02:08:22 pm EST (Viewed 154 times)
Reply Subj: This seems an awful lot like a dodge.
Posted: Fri Dec 31, 2021 at 12:47:17 pm EST (Viewed 144 times)

    Either way just pick the one that you think is the strongest (meaning the least just about your mere preference), and I'll show everyone what I'm talking about.

The conclusion to the Donald Blake story. Show me why that isn't bad writing. You know what my critique is, as we've discussed it several times.

I think the Blake ending shows clearly why Cates is a bad writer. Prove me wrong -- without invoking your personal preference or citing mythology. The story and the conclusion must be able to stand on their own legs.

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