YAY! The first entry of the year! And it’s a crack fick! Kudos for me!
“This one wanted to show her gratitude towards Shen-shibo. Thanks to his guidance, Healing Fire was a sweeping success.”
Shen Qingqiu didn’t quite understand what the girl had said.
“Excuse this master,” he cleared his throat. “Healing Fire?”
“That’s the name of the story you helped me with,” she said as if it was the most obvious thing in the world.
“I see. And… it was a sweeping success among who?”
“My shijies and shimeis, of course.”
That was Shen Qingqiu’s turn to blink very, very slowly. Twice.
Or Shen Jiu becomes Liu Mingyan’s beta reader.