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JM_Webb

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Beautiful writing style; it's like I'm reading a classic. But yeah, as you guessed, it's too niche. People like to be told directly nowadays though there are some who will enjoy this kind of writing. The premise suffers the same issue, and the chapters are too short which can deter potential readers.

Overall, less than 100 readers by chapter 30. Could be more if you add the word 'Necromancer' somewhere in the title since it's quite popular among readers, but that's up to you.
A little disheartening to hear I'm doomed, but at least people seem to think the writing is pretty :)
 

bulmabriefs144

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Give me your story's premise, tags, and first chapter's link and I will give you my feedback and prediction per title above. By popular, I mean reaching 800+ readers on this site (or other places too, if you want) and/or getting into trending. However, don't expect any very detailed opinion because I'm not really much of a critic -- you can check TheTrinary's thread for that. Works best if you haven't written many words or posted on anywhere yet.

Note: Not guaranteed 100% accurate prediction (I'm not a psychic lol). My feedback is derived from my observation and experience as an author for around six years. Also, just because the story have the right genres and tags, doesn't mean it'll become a hit. There are more nuances than that. Lastly, I only give predictions up to 30 chapters.

Hahahaha, I already know. It won't. But here you go.

The story is actually two stories, an actual story and an ostensible one. The ostensible story is that a beggar girl named Ambrosia gets sent on quest from God with a crossdressing ex-prince named Nevras, a half-elf named Aqorm, a scholar/priest named Elias, a druid named Zoe (originally Anideshi but there were too many A names), an exorcist named Azrael, an angel named Michael, and a demon named Lilith to stop a wizard named Yazim Jianne from unleashing a demon and destroying the New Earth. This is a trilogy, the first two books deal with this part, the third involves a second quest where her daughter joins to fight an overzealous angel.

The actual story, however, is that
Ambrosia actually is an amnesiac version of God, the world's history is intentionally false or contradictory, since nothing really exists, and the entire story is Ambrosia trying to prevent boredom and keep herself from getting lonely (including giving herself a quest). She eventually has to create the world properly so that her husband can exist.

 

Hathnuz

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Hahahaha, I already know. It won't. But here you go.

The story is actually two stories, an actual story and an ostensible one. The ostensible story is that a beggar girl named Ambrosia gets sent on quest from God with a crossdressing ex-prince named Nevras, a half-elf named Aqorm, a scholar/priest named Elias, a druid named Zoe (originally Anideshi but there were too many A names), an exorcist named Azrael, an angel named Michael, and a demon named Lilith to stop a wizard named Yazim Jianne from unleashing a demon and destroying the New Earth. This is a trilogy, the first two books deal with this part, the third involves a second quest where her daughter joins to fight an overzealous angel.

The actual story, however, is that
Ambrosia actually is an amnesiac version of God, the world's history is intentionally false or contradictory, since nothing really exists, and the entire story is Ambrosia trying to prevent boredom and keep herself from getting lonely (including giving herself a quest). She eventually has to create the world properly so that her husband can exist.

Actually, God protagonist is among the tags that will attract many readers and a bit underrated (I've only seen a handful of stories that contain that element and they're all successful). I understand you're going for a bait-and-switch of typical high fantasy novels, but I personally think it'd be better to spoil the second premise right from the beginning because that's the interesting part. Unfortunately, your title and synopsis aren't eye-catching and unclear.

Your story already have more than 30 chapters, so I won't predict yours. The first premise is generic -- though, I know it's intentional but it's detrimental to your readers growth -- while the second premise has potential.
 

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I am new on SH so I would like some predictions :s_smile: My story is a Sci-Fi comedy with an alien shapeshifter as the MC. It will mainly revolve around nerd jokes, funny situations, and the uncommon weapon he uses (a spoon named Carmen, in a universe where eating is obsolete and no one knows what a spoon is). Posing as a human, he gets in various tough situations. Later on, I plan for it to become a space opera with a focus on space exploration.

The Space Spoon
 

Reyezwriting

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Hello, good sir-- I mean, Oracle!
I would like a prediction please:

While the Santa María spaceship travels the galaxy in search of a new home for humanity, all passengers are required to enter cryo-sleep and log into The Novus, a Virtual Reality MMORPG designed to teach the young the importance of maintaining a civilized society.

After reaching Level 5, seventeen-year-old Alan and Astrid had decided to run an adventurer’s guild, promising each other to turn it into the best of them all. But an emergency has kicked Alan out of the system.

What will he find once he returns?

2 years have passed. Astrid has become one of the strongest warriors, and he's now the weakest being in the world.

* You can check the tags here
** And the first chapter here

Thanks you.
 

Hathnuz

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I am new on SH so I would like some predictions :s_smile: My story is a Sci-Fi comedy with an alien shapeshifter as the MC. It will mainly revolve around nerd jokes, funny situations, and the uncommon weapon he uses (a spoon named Carmen, in a universe where eating is obsolete and no one knows what a spoon is). Posing as a human, he gets in various tough situations. Later on, I plan for it to become a space opera with a focus on space exploration.

The Space Spoon
While novels with non-living object mc are mostly popular, they tend to have certain components that will help them to become successful. Your story don't have those, and that's bad for readership. Unique premise, though. Overall less than 100 readers by chapter 30.
Hello, good sir-- I mean, Oracle!
I would like a prediction please:

While the Santa María spaceship travels the galaxy in search of a new home for humanity, all passengers are required to enter cryo-sleep and log into The Novus, a Virtual Reality MMORPG designed to teach the young the importance of maintaining a civilized society.

After reaching Level 5, seventeen-year-old Alan and Astrid had decided to run an adventurer’s guild, promising each other to turn it into the best of them all. But an emergency has kicked Alan out of the system.

What will he find once he returns?

2 years have passed. Astrid has become one of the strongest warriors, and he's now the weakest being in the world.

* You can check the tags here
** And the first chapter here

Thanks you.
Good and quite unique (but familiar) premise with a blend of space sci-fi and vrmmo. The latter genre will bring you decent amount of readers as you can see already. The title and synopsis are clear. Everything else is also fine. Overall, you'll get 150-300 readers by chapter 30.
 

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Lol, the spoon is not the MC. That assures me that you haven't read even the first chapter or the synopsis. Anyhow, thanks, and good luck with other predictions :)
 

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TECHNOCYTE: BEYOND HUMAN

Synopsis:
Set within the fictional, cyberpunk like city of Shiko, California. When detectives Beatrice Moreau and Jay Lee Jones come across an amnesiac man. They are thrown into a world of betrayal, brutality, suffering and suspense as they walk the dangerous road to uncovering the truth behind this mans elusive and tragic past.

Type of Novel: Web Novel

Genre(s): Action, Sci-Fi, Cyberpunk, Mystery, Psychological, Horror, Thriller.

Technocyte: Beyond Human | Tapas

My Stories - Wattpad

Technocyte: Beyond Human | Scribble Hub
 

bulmabriefs144

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Actually, God protagonist is among the tags that will attract many readers and a bit underrated (I've only seen a handful of stories that contain that element and they're all successful). I understand you're going for a bait-and-switch of typical high fantasy novels, but I personally think it'd be better to spoil the second premise right from the beginning because that's the interesting part. Unfortunately, your title and synopsis aren't eye-catching and unclear.

Your story already have more than 30 chapters, so I won't predict yours. The first premise is generic -- though, I know it's intentional but it's detrimental to your readers growth -- while the second premise has potential.
Maybe, except God Protagonist is a major spoiler (basically Book 2 ending), and as such, I cannot tag it.

Since the first premise is so generic, it goes into the dustbin of "seen it before" and the story gets ditched before it gets to this point. 🤷‍♀️


I've got another one called Tales from the Reaper, which is basically a slice of life anthology surrounding a group of creatures called Reapers. The Reapers are sorta backstage crew for reality, not gods so much as psychopomps. For example, if a plant needs to grow, a Reaper (or its assistants, the Pales) might whack it with their scythe. So far, I've made the prologue (basically setting up the worldbuilding), first chapter (three of the Reapers try to help a sick girl), and the second (want a different idea if possible; it's basically some guy gets hit by a truck and wants to be in an isekai, the Reaper tells him why he sucks). Midway through the third (which is about new souls becoming monsters, for a mystery/horror angle).
 
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TheWitchOfTheRock

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Give me your story's premise, tags, and first chapter's link and I will give you my feedback and prediction per title above. By popular, I mean reaching 800+ readers on this site (or other places too, if you want) and/or getting into trending. However, don't expect any very detailed opinion because I'm not really much of a critic -- you can check TheTrinary's thread for that. Works best if you haven't written many words or posted on anywhere yet.

Note: Not guaranteed 100% accurate prediction (I'm not a psychic lol). My feedback is derived from my observation and experience as an author for around six years. Also, just because the story have the right genres and tags, doesn't mean it'll become a hit. There are more nuances than that. Lastly, I only give predictions up to 30 chapters.
BLURB: They were created as the tools of a galactic overlord, but one synth, an anxiety ridden overachiever who took the name TO, is beginning to discover love and friendship among their kind - Something which could get them killed, or worse!


Back Jacket: To be a synth is the greatest privilege an individual could be born into. What greater purpose or grander sense of fulfillment could one hope for than to be a tool of King Decon, the ruler of the Galaxy?

09T07 doesn’t know what more they want, but they know they’re missing something. Friendship? Intimacy? This seems to be the answer when they find others who are also not as King Decon intended them to be. However, how long can such things last among tools to be used and discarded? And how far are they willing to go to protect their loved ones in the face of duty?

Tags: Academy, Aliens, Androgynous Characters, Dystopia, Genderless Protagonist, Military, Non-human Protagonist, Outer Space, Slow Romance

 
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Vivian-M.K.

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I don't put much stock into predictions like this at all. That, and it's not like we're unaware that our story is more niche, but this will be a fun little thing to wrap up the night with.




"Kendall is a young teen who struggles to cope with her past of sexual abuse by beating down Robbie, her classmate, in any way she can. As the years go on, her bullying grows more vicious, and it began to emotionally breakdown Robbie with no signs of her stopping.

In a last ditch effort to get Kendall to stop bullying, one of her teachers, Mr.Roland, steps in to talk her into waking up her anima, a mental manifestation of a persons inner self. These anima hold far more control over the mind than Kendall expects, which will spark a chain of events and could send Kendall and Robbie to their lowest points, but at times it takes hitting rock bottom before healing can begin, and Mr. Roland knows this.


Even in Chains is a story first and foremost about the recovery and management of various forms of trauma. This means it will dive into content that some may find uncomfortable. Ranging from heavy bullying, alcoholism, The loss of loved ones, sexual abuse and suicide. With that said, this story is not a tragedy. It is about various people learning to deal with their respective problems. We hope you enjoy our story."

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Well, let's try this out I guess.
In a world of mystical powers and equally mystical dangers, there existed a man who united all cultivators under one empire. He was known as the Great Conqueror, for he held the flag that once conquered the entire world.

A man who stood at the absolute peak of his world.

His name? Dai Gengrui.

Thousands of years later, his empire stands surrounded by its adversaries, about to be forever wiped away from the face of the planet, unable to stand the test of time. But he did not care, for he already had conquered the world. All he did was turn his eyes skyward, regretful of being unable to conquer the heavens.

He was betrayed and killed by his own daughter, accepting his fate, he awaited whatever happened to him on the other side. Yet, whether it was fate , a joke played by a higher entity or simply an accident, he was reincarnated with all his memories, and most of his power.

In a mysterious world of unknown magic, a powerful being was reborn.

Aimlessly, he searched for why he was brought to his world, what purpose was it to bring him here with all his powers. And why, despite all his comprehension of the dao, can he not understand the ridiculous nature of this world?

For the first time in tens thousand years, Dai Gengrui stood without a sense of purpose, without a will to conquer. That was until a voice called out to him.

"Hey yo, wanna join the Secret Society of Reincarnated Souls?"

He was intrigued.
TL;DR: Isekai-Mystery with reincarnated Xianxia 'final'(not really) boss. MC is OP to the point they can't get serious without the world blowing up on them, so they kinda stick to in-world powers instead.

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First ch
Honestly, I'm curious on how much potential readers the current title and synopsis would attract, kinda deciding on changing it.
 
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