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My stories have been read 88157 times and 109 of my stories have been cherry picked.
162 of my 5,431 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 178 votes

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Urban Fox

Within the city walls.


Where Adventure Awakens The Spirit

'Found' text that has been re-purposed

Gold cherry
Poem of the week

Unknown Girl



Coming Slowly Undone

Growing angels' wings



162 of my comments have received 178 Great Feedback votes

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Posted on Wed, 06 Aug 2014

I cannot stress the importance of commenting on other writers' work.  The benefits aren't just the obvious ones of providing feedback and recieving reciprocal comments yourself.  The hidden benefit is that your own writing standard will improve...

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Posted in Dust

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I want to know who this image

Posted on Thu, 02 Oct 2014

I want to know who this image grabber is.  Dealing as she does in the currency of investigation and inspection.  Seems like she doesn't mind - doesnt care about the consequences no matter how dire they might be.  Does she want to escape reality,...

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Posted in Literary Excavation

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A column of comments is often

Posted on Thu, 25 Sep 2014

A column of comments is often a barometer of the talent of the writer and the quality of their submissions.  I'd like to add to the column.  I missed this one Philip, don't quite know how.

I like the whole thing but especially the simple...

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Posted in Smoke

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I'd like to see the first

Posted on Sat, 06 Sep 2014

I'd like to see the first stanza given a looking at.  Make the sting and the urgency that lives in this great poem hit right from the start.  Very excellent nonetheless.  Congratulations on the pick.

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Posted in Time-Lined

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Posted on Sun, 06 Jul 2014

Your writing is convincing and packed with intrigue and excitement.  

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Posted in Chapter One: The Old Compton Street Murder

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Posted on Sun, 29 Jun 2014

A good twist right at the end.  Well done Daveking71.

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Posted in Bathroom Ghost

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A second piece from you - a

Posted on Sat, 08 Feb 2014

A second piece from you - a poem this time and a damn fine one it is too.  There is lots to like in this and I particularly admire the soundless feet image.

However the whole is greater than its parts and all that.  

That you have...

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Posted in The Acrobat

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I love this!  Welcome to

Posted on Sun, 02 Feb 2014

I love this!  Welcome to ABCtales Tina.  Can't wait to read more..

Now, I've read it a few times and with each read I have liked it more.  There is a lot going on here.  A fragmented mind at work in terms of the poetic narrative perhaps.  ...

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Posted in DRIP

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"nicotine tarred  walls(.)

Posted on Wed, 08 Jan 2014

"nicotine tarred  walls(.)  Many of the patients"

"that wouldn’t meet my eye, or look at me."  If she wouldn't meet your eye then we know she couldn't look?

"The walls were a sickly mildew green and (the) radiator"


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Posted in school photos 36

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Posted on Tue, 07 Jan 2014


There is gravity to the prose that suggests that the philosophical nature of self questioning is going to be important as a foundation to the writing.  Whilst very different in content parts of the prose style of this piece reminded me...

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Posted in A Beginning to an End