Pick of the day

All the Ghosts of Us


It's like a movie viewed over and over

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Story of the week

Who Is Jack Winter? ( Part 6)

Jack Winter is back. It's four days since he was told that he'll be the next Deputy Prime Minister. The re-shuffle is in three days.


Jack Winter was in his London flat cuddling a bottle of twelve year old malt and watching the Ten O’clock news. They were showing footage of The Prime Minister’s return from his visit to Afghanistan. The reporter asked him about the forthcoming cabinet re-shuffle.

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Poem of the week

City Loving

You took me in your concrete arms -

I felt the chill of your fabrication

against my tender skin.

You scratched me,

bruised me,

won me.


I grew older



You changed too,




I glimpsed  your pre-Raphaelite beauty

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Unbound to Publish ABCtales Author

Ex, a novel written on ABCtales by Laurie Avadis (or lavadis), has now reached 100% funding on Unbound, and the book will soon be going to press!

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Story, Poem and Inspiration Point of the Week

Jolono takes the story honours this week.  His eponymous character Jack Winter is resurrected for a villainous Autumn return:

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Story, Poem and Inspiration Point of the Week

It's such a privilege to be one of the co-editors of ABCtales and to be in a position of reviewing all the wonderful work that piles in every week.  This week in particular has been excellent in terms of new talent and the work that they have brought to the site....Read more

At The Risk Of Being Tedious

Please please please support our final books on Unbound. If you haven't done so yet, then now is the time to do it! Celticman is lagging behind and badly needs your help.

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