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Reviewer Honor Roll

Listed here (and highlighted in each monthly newsletter) are the people who have given useful, insightful reviews that have been appreciated by the authors (or others who have learned from the review). After all, that's what makes the workshop go, and we want to give great reviewers a little well-earned recognition from the workshop community. If you've received a review you really appreciated and would like to the reviewer to appear in the Reviewer Honor Roll, just fill out the nomination form to send your nomination to the workshop staff. Nominations are added to this page monthly.

Last Month's Nominees (in chronological order)

Reviewer: Liz Coleman
Submission: Tru and the Elk, Part 3/3 by Marion Engelke
Submitted by: Marion Engelke
Nominator's Comments: Liz's review gives me the opportunity to step back from the story and look at the overall structure and see what's still missing. Much appreciated.

Reviewer: M T
Submission: Tru and the Elk, Part 3/3 by Marion Engelke
Submitted by: Marion Engelke
Nominator's Comments: It's an awesome review. Supporting and pointing out ways to make the story stronger in depth.

Reviewer: D A Howe
Submission: The Night Crystal by Sue Wachtman
Submitted by: Sue Wachtman
Nominator's Comments: A great review-- positives and negatives, lots of specifics, but also some general. A great balance of help. There is a lot to work on, which I expected, but the list is not discouraging!

Reviewer: K. E. Cooper
Submission: Dread Towers: Legacy of the Ilfaen ch1 c4c by T. K. Bounds
Submitted by: Samia Hayes
Nominator's Comments: This review does an excellent job of acknowledging the style that the author like and wants to keep (descriptive language) while still offering constructive feedback for how to strengthen the writing while maintaining it (better verbs and describing the important things instead of the incidental ones). The review also well-articulates how the author, not the characters, drive the plot in the middle and why this doesn't work. The analysis is specific to the work here, but written with broad enough context that it is helpful to me as well.

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