BEST MYSTERY/THRILLER STORY
First thoughts on Family Affairs
Title and Summary
The title of the story is a very interesting one, one of which we have not seen before. The summary is also very thrilling and captivating. We especially liked the part where the summary mentions how Nora's life wasn't as perfect as she first originally thought because of all of the deaths and disappearances of her family members, which was very mysterious and spooky.
We both really enjoy reading this story. We love how there were always many twists and mysteries revolving around the this family, and how the author always kept us on the edge of our seats with the continuous scandals, secrets and cliffhangers. What we also really liked was how later on in the story, the choices made such a great impact to the plot (such as who lived and who died), which was really amazing! The author has indeed put in a lot of efforts into making this story interactive for the viewers.
Story content and flow
The story flowed very nicely, in our opinions! All of the mysteries and cliffhangers in one episode are quickly revealed and solved in the next couple of episodes, making all of the episodes strongly relate to one another. The episodes’ lengths were very good too. They’re not too long, and not too short, which is exactly what we are looking for in a story. The same goes for the pace of the story, which was very moderate (not too quick or too slow), making it easy for the audience to thoroughly understand the plot.
Throughout the story, we noticed that the author repeatedly made some grammatical errors like mistaking the use of “your” and “you're”, as well as, “their”, “there” and “they’re”. These terms are very similar, so the author should be more careful when dealing with them next time.
Impact of the story based on the genre submitted
Family Affairs was very mysterious, which is exactly what we were looking for in this category. Every details and plot points were all very gripping and exciting, especially with the deaths and disappearances, which are great factors for a good mystery/thriller story! The skillful directions and impactful choices helped make the plot even more captivating and enjoyable to read. However, the grammar and spelling can be further improved to enhance the writing styles.
We highly recommend the story for any mystery lovers like us. Every episode, the audience will get to experience a lot of crazy dramas and deadly scandals that can leave everyone confused and shocked over what happened. What we also found really great about this story was the fact that the author was able to include many important choices, which made us feel like the characters' lives were in right in the palm of our hands.
We could tell that the author had put in lots of efforts into creating the story, so we just want to say that you’ve done an amazing job on your story! A definite must-read! Congratulations, Aura!
Note that this review has been edited and proofread by Aisha.