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Dorothy Farrell
Location: South-West England
Gender: Female
Born: North-East England
Interests: Painting, writing, sewing, gardening among others
Member: Premier Author
Joined: January 2013
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FAVORITE QUOTE
There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood,leads on to fortune.Omitted,all the voyage of their life is bound in shallows and in miseries (The Bard)
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FanStory wrote to Dorothy Farrell: Of Priceless Worth finished third in the contest "Rhyming Poem"
May 12, 2021 at 12:12AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Dorothy!
    Just lovely!
    May 12, 2021 at 7:57AM
    juliaSjames: Warm congratulations on the Committee's recognition of this lyrical pastoral write!
    May 12, 2021 at 12:34PM
    MissMerri: Congratulations Dorothy. This is a beautiful poem and I'm glad it won a prize.
    May 12, 2021 at 6:43PM
    lyenochka: Loved your poem, Dorothy! Congratulations!!
    May 14, 2021 at 3:49PM
    Sally Law: Congratulations, dear Dorothy. Sal XOs...
    May 14, 2021 at 9:25PM

FanStory wrote to Dorothy Farrell: Justice Comes For Those Who Wait finished second in the contest "Rhyming Poetry Contest"
March 15, 2021 at 12:12AM
    Elizabeth Emerald: CONGRATS ON YOUR PRIZE! (review updated)
    March 15, 2021 at 3:50PM
    rspoet: Congratulations, Dorothy! Well done.
    March 15, 2021 at 3:55PM
    lyenochka: Beautiful poem! Congratulations, Dorothy!!

    March 16, 2021 at 2:40AM

Dorothy Farrell: What does it mean when you get no rating number under your all time best symbol if you had 30 reviews?
March 11, 2021 at 4:43PM
    Jannypan (Jan) : I believe those are added only at certain times of the day. Hopefully, a rating will show when that time is reached.
    March 11, 2021 at 4:51PM
    Gloria ....: It means you posted your poem at the end of, or close to the end of the month, and did not achieve ATB status (26+ reviews) before the month ended locking in that month's status. Subsequent reviews still calculate toward your overall yearly ranking, just not for the monthly ATB.
    March 11, 2021 at 5:01PM

FanStory wrote to Dorothy Farrell: That Wondrous Light finished third in the contest "Minute"
January 21, 2021 at 12:12AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Dorothy!
    Very moving!
    January 21, 2021 at 9:39AM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Dorothy!!

    January 21, 2021 at 6:39PM

FanStory wrote to Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations! Of Time And Tide won the contest "Sonnet Poetry Contest"
December 26, 2020 at 12:13AM
    phill doran: Congratulations and very well done Dorothy - a lovely piece.
    December 26, 2020 at 7:45AM
    Raffaelina Lowcock: Congratulations, Dorothy. It was the best!

    Ralf
    December 26, 2020 at 9:38AM
    CrystieCookie999: Congratulations on a great love sonnet!
    December 26, 2020 at 10:18AM
    Janice Canerdy: Dorothy, a BIG congrats on your well-deserved win!
    December 26, 2020 at 11:09AM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations to you, Dorothy. :))
    December 26, 2020 at 12:20PM
    Dorothy Farrell: Thank you dear friends for your Congratulations - I was chuffed to win - but congratulations from you all mean just as much to me. Christmas wishes to all - Dorothy xxx
    December 26, 2020 at 2:17PM
    sammielwf: I am late to the congratulatory party Dorothy- but I send my yippees! This was a good one!~
    Sammielwf
    December 26, 2020 at 2:35PM
    karenina: MY respect and congratulations for your superb sonnet which has earned you first place! Merry Christmas!--Karenina
    December 26, 2020 at 3:15PM
    lyenochka: Beautiful sonnet!! Congratulations, Dorothy!!
    December 26, 2020 at 4:09PM
    rspoet: Congratulations, Dorothy! Marvelous sonnet.
    December 26, 2020 at 8:12PM
    Sally Law: Congratulations, dear Dorothy! Sally XOs....
    December 26, 2020 at 9:28PM
    Judy England-McCarthy: Thanks for a reflection of current times and yet one of hope,
    December 27, 2020 at 4:23PM
    Mrs. KT: Dear Dorothy,
    Congratulations!
    Just beautiful!
    diane
    December 27, 2020 at 4:54PM
    kmoss: Congrats!
    December 27, 2020 at 7:06PM
    Warren Rodgers: Congratulations Dorothy, well deserved!
    December 27, 2020 at 8:55PM
    MissMerri: Congratulations Dorothy! A beautiful sonnet telling an equally beautiful story.
    December 27, 2020 at 10:33PM
    Sugarray77: Well done, Dorothy!!

    Melissa
    December 28, 2020 at 7:46PM

FanStory wrote to Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations! Love Unspoken won the contest "Share A Story In A Poem"
December 6, 2020 at 12:13AM
    sandramitchell: Congratulations, Dorothy! Beautiful poem, and well deserved win! Definitely needs to go into another book!!! 😊 xxx
    December 6, 2020 at 10:30AM
    Mrs. KT: Just beautiful, Dorothy!
    Congratulations!

    Diane
    December 6, 2020 at 10:42AM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations Dorothy. Stunning write!
    December 6, 2020 at 11:37AM
    Sally Law: Congratulations, dear Dorothy! Sally XOs.....
    December 6, 2020 at 1:13PM
    zanya: Richly deserved Zanya
    December 6, 2020 at 3:27PM
    Gloria ....: Nice one, Dorothy. :))
    December 6, 2020 at 5:02PM
    RGstar: Well done Dorothy...Best wishes.
    December 6, 2020 at 5:30PM
    lyenochka: Congratulations, Dorothy!!
    December 6, 2020 at 5:37PM

FanStory wrote to Dorothy Farrell: Lindisfarne finished second in the contest "Take A Photo Poetry"
November 13, 2020 at 12:13AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Dorothy!
    So very lovely!
    Bucket List!

    Diane
    November 13, 2020 at 5:45AM
    sammielwf: Dorothy,
    I am delighted at this recognition for you. I absolutely loved Lindisfarne. I even looked it up and did some reading.
    Well done.
    Sammielwf
    November 13, 2020 at 4:04PM
    MissMerri: Congratulations Dorothy. A lovely and descriptive poem, which I enjoyed.
    November 16, 2020 at 1:22PM

FanStory wrote to Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations! Forward into Autumn won the contest "Rhyming Poem"
October 26, 2020 at 12:13AM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations Dorothy. A stunning write!
    October 26, 2020 at 10:10AM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations Dorothy. A stunning write!
    October 26, 2020 at 10:13AM
    Mrs. KT: Such a lovely offering, Dorothy!
    Congratulations!

    diane
    October 26, 2020 at 10:39AM
    Cindy Decker: Dorothy,
    A truly beautiful poem!
    Congratulations.
    October 26, 2020 at 10:53AM
    Sally Law: Congratulations!!! How wonderful, dearest Dorothy! Sal XOs.....
    October 26, 2020 at 10:55AM
    Gloria ....: Yay! Congratulations to you, Dorothy. :))
    October 26, 2020 at 11:01AM
    sammielwf: Dorothy
    Woo hoo! Well done and well deserved win.
    Sammielwf
    October 26, 2020 at 11:10AM
    sandramitchell: Congratulations, Dorothy! I knew that poem was a winner, you thoroughly deserve it, it was lovely. xx
    October 26, 2020 at 11:50AM
    humpwhistle: Congratulations, Dorothy!
    October 26, 2020 at 12:54PM
    rspoet: Congratulations, Dorothy, on a wonderful poem and the win!
    October 26, 2020 at 7:04PM
    Sugarray77: Congratulations Dorothy!! Well deserved.

    Melissa
    October 27, 2020 at 10:03AM
    Sugarray77: Congratulations Dorothy!! Well deserved.

    Melissa
    October 27, 2020 at 10:03AM
    judiverse: Congratulations on your first place finish. judiverse
    October 28, 2020 at 7:23PM

FanStory wrote to Dorothy Farrell: Love Everlasting finished third in the contest "Love Poem Poetry Contest"
October 7, 2020 at 12:13AM

FanStory wrote to Dorothy Farrell: Buttercups Along The Lane finished second in the contest "Take A Photo Poetry"
April 29, 2020 at 12:13AM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations to you, Dorothy. :))
    April 30, 2020 at 3:26AM

FanStory wrote to Dorothy Farrell: Faith In The Future finished second in the contest "15 Syllable Poem"
February 15, 2020 at 12:13AM
    Sugarray77: Congratulations Dorothy!! Well done!

    Melissa
    February 15, 2020 at 6:05PM

Dorothy Farrell: How to close a big gap at the end of a poem - can anyone help?
January 26, 2020 at 10:14AM
    phill doran: place your cursor at the end of the text then keep your finger on the delete button while it 'eats' the empty space...

    or

    write more

    cheers

    phill
    January 26, 2020 at 10:52AM
    DR DIP: I think you mean where you have physically hit the enter button too many times

    if you place the cursor on thespace in front of the first letter of the line you want to bring closer then hit "shift
    backspace" that will bring it back up closer to your desired text previous.
    January 27, 2020 at 7:44AM
    Mary Kay Bonfante : Perhaps these other two replies have resolved your problem. If not, you can send me a message with part of the poem you're concerned about (or tell me which one it is, if you already posted it). I would be happy to suggest possible ideas.
    February 11, 2020 at 2:29PM

FanStory wrote to Dorothy Farrell: Congratulations! January 2020 Recognized Writer!
January 9, 2020 at 1:32PM
    sandramitchell: Congratulations, Dorothy! Having read so many of your lovely poems, I can honestly say this award is so deserved! Well done!! xxxx
    January 9, 2020 at 1:34PM
    phill doran: woa! well done - congratulations!
    January 9, 2020 at 1:42PM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, Dorothy!
    I so enjoy your writing! Well-deserved!
    January 9, 2020 at 1:49PM
    CrystieCookie999: Congratulations on being writer of the month! And you do a great job reviewing.
    January 9, 2020 at 1:56PM
    Diana L Crawford: Congratulations, Dorothy! well done! xoxo
    January 9, 2020 at 2:09PM
    Pam (respa): Congratulations, Dorothy, on being the first recognized writer of 2020! Very well deserved.
    January 9, 2020 at 2:15PM
    MamaBebop: Congratulations Dorothy. Well deserved award!! Enjoy this wonderful day:)
    Beth
    January 9, 2020 at 2:17PM
    Robert Zimmerman: Congratulations Dorothy. I am happy for your success. Robert
    January 9, 2020 at 2:29PM
    rspoet: Congratulations! A wonderful choice for recognized writer. Many smiles.
    January 9, 2020 at 2:54PM
    Sugarray77: Congratulations Dorothy on this well deserved honor!!

    Melissa
    January 9, 2020 at 3:09PM
    Gloria ....: Congratulations to you, Dorothy. :))
    January 9, 2020 at 3:11PM
    zanya: Congrats ! Richly deserved Zanya
    January 9, 2020 at 3:15PM
    JudyE: Congratulations. That's a great achievement.
    January 9, 2020 at 4:28PM
    IndianaIrish: Congratulations on this incredible FS achievement and honor, Dorothy!
    January 9, 2020 at 4:42PM
    juliaSjames: Warm congratulations, Dorothy. A well deserved accolade!
    January 9, 2020 at 5:51PM
    judiverse: Congratulations on your achievement as January's writer of the month. judi
    January 9, 2020 at 7:20PM
    royowen: Congratulations on being recognised writer for January Dorothy, well deserved, Blessings Roy
    January 9, 2020 at 7:59PM
    crzypnter: Congratulations Dorothy,
    A well deserved award and have enjoyed reading your poems over the years.
    August
    January 9, 2020 at 8:02PM
    Sally Law: Congratulations, dear Dorothy. I found you just in time. I feel so special to,have you near me! What a great honor from FanStory. Sally xoxo
    January 9, 2020 at 8:47PM
    Jeffrey Ford: Congratulations on all your hard work!
    January 10, 2020 at 12:04AM
    rama devi: WONDERFUL! Congrats! Much deserved!
    January 10, 2020 at 9:57PM
    nancyjam: Congratulations Dorothy! This is so well deserved. Your poems are always beautiful and inspiring.
    nancy
    January 11, 2020 at 9:43PM
    Dorothy Farrell: Thank you to everyone for their Congratulations. I am thrilled to receive this award and quite stunned to receive it. So unexpected. x
    January 14, 2020 at 11:35AM
    Chrissy710 : Comgratulations Dorothy A worthy winner as you sure can write so many lovely poems Well done Cheers Chris
    February 15, 2020 at 4:46PM

FanStory wrote to Dorothy Farrell: Till Then finished third in the contest "Sonnet Poetry Contest"
May 22, 2019 at 12:13AM
    MissMerri: Congratulations Dorothy! A lovely, sad sonnet, but a beautiful red ribbon to wear proudly.
    May 22, 2019 at 9:52AM
    Mrs. KT: Beautiful, Dorothy!
    Congratulations!

    diane
    May 22, 2019 at 9:20PM
    rama devi: Congrats!
    December 6, 2019 at 12:25PM

FanStory wrote to Dorothy Farrell: Silence is Golden finished second in the contest "Lune Poetry Contest"
May 14, 2019 at 12:13AM
    BeasPeas: Hi Dorothy. Congratulations ~ Marilyn
    May 14, 2019 at 8:28AM
    Sugarray77: Well done, Dorothy. Congrats!!

    Melissa
    May 14, 2019 at 9:10AM
    rspoet: Congratulations, Dorothy. This is one of the best Lune poems ever posted on fanstory.
    May 15, 2019 at 2:15PM

 
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ACCOMPLISHMENTS
When Cometh The End reached "All Time Best" status.
October 19 at 11:56PM
When Cometh The End reached "Recognized" status.
October 18 at 3:48PM
Fifty Years Of Married Bliss reached "All Time Best" status.
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Fifty Years Of Married Bliss reached "Recognized" status.
October 5 at 8:48AM
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July 7 at 11:56PM
Distant Memories reached "Recognized" status.
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