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Author Terrance Dean on “Elderly and Edible” from ‘Keep Your Panties Up and Your Skirt Down”

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Why am  posting a negative review of my short story “Elderly and Edible”? You have to be able to take the good with the bad.  Terrance gave his honest opinion of the story and that’s what I wanted and needed to hear. I respect that. It forces me to take a closer look at my work before it is revealed to the public. I like that!

Sure, not everyone digs short stories, even Oprah stated that she usually does not  recommend books of short stories because it seems like something is always missing and you’re left hanging at the end. Recently Oprah found a book of short stories that did not leave her hanging and she made it her book club choice.

I purposely wanted to leave people hanging with this particular story so that you’re forced to think. However, when it comes to character and story development I want you to know what they’re about.

Thanks for the tough love, Terrance. It will help in the end.

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Hey Ms. Dangerous Lee,

I have read your short and honestly I don’t feel I can give a positive review for it. I feel it’s a powerful tale and one that needs to be told, but it fell short for me.

The eight pages were extremely short, and the story for me was not developed. I think a lot more back story needs to be told, as well as the developing of their relationship, along with his relationship with the young girl. I didn’t connect with the characters, thus I couldn’t feel anything about their situation or issue.

Perhaps you should get someone else to read and review it for you. Sorry about this.

Thanks for thinking of me.

Terrance

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Ask Dangerous Lee – Humor Advice Column – Week of August 18th

Q: Most of my immediate family lives in Houston, and I was talking about how most serial killers come from or pass thru Texas at some point in their careers and my sis pointed out the Detroit has a higher crime rate than Houston. I was unaware so I checked a few stats and not only is Detroit in the top five most violent cities in the U.S. (Houston isn’t even in the top ten), but Flint is right behind Detroit. What do you think about this and why do you think this is happening in your home town? I was really surprised.

Nykos’s Auntie, Houston, TX

A: What do I think about it? It saddens me. Why do I think this is happening? That’s a loaded question that I cannot completely answer. I have no idea why Flint is close to the top of the list of most violent cities, but I’m sure this list is based on population and neither Flint or Detroit has the population of Houston. On the other hand there are many violent crimes taking place in Flint, but there are also many positive and non violent events happening in Flint. Don’t judge a city by its crime rate. Come visit us and I’m sure you will get home alive.

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Ask Dangerous Lee – Humor Advice Column – Week of August 11th

Q: What is the “unpardonable sin,” found in Mark 3 and Matthew 12, and how does sin become “unforgivable?”

Is You Is, Detroit, MI

A: Obviously you have opened up a Bible and read this particular section which means that you’re already several steps ahead of me. From what I understand everyone who reads the Bible thoroughly interprets it differently, so even if I was versed on psalms I may think it means something totally different than you. Make your best judgment sweetie and roll with it. That’s the religious way!

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Ask Dangerous Lee – Humor Advice Column – Week of August 4th

Q: How do you know when you’re an adult?

tt!, Flint, MI

A: When your 18th birthday arrives you’re an adult, legally. If you’re 18 or for that matter 35 and cannot handle your own damn business and you’d rather run the streets getting high, not working, and can’t commit to anything then you’re not an adult. Comprende?

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