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Profile in Courage

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Story of the week

"Exotic Illnesses" - opening chapter of novel

The introductory chapter to a longer work I'm building. Aiming for a literary but kind of tunny tone, coming-of-age with queer themes. Read more

Poem of the week

Glorious Moments

I am the

moonlight on the

land – the smack

of glitter on

the lake

the beam for

nightly shapes

that whisper

in the wind.

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Features

Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

Thank you for all the wonderful things you've posted this week. It's been a pleasure to read them all, even though it's 155 degrees outside (it definitely feels that hot!)

 

 

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Story and Poem of the Month

Our Story and Poem of the Month for July, very kindly chosen by Di_Hard. Here's what she says:

 

 

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THE KINDNESS BY SJ HOWARTH (ABCTales' own JupiterMoon). OUT NOW!

When you know your time is short, anything starts to feel like everything…

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IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN ABCTALES.COM

We have had to suspend the automatic joining facility for a while so if you would like to join us please email claudine@abctales.com(link sends e-mail) with your desired username and we will set up an...Read more

Posting From Your Android Phone - Fixed!

Some of you have been having issues with posting your work using an android phone. Ewan and John our techie have been working really hard to fix this.

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INSIDE ELEPHANT BY CATHERINE POARCH - THE REVIEWS ARE IN!

I am very pleased to announce the publication of 'Inside Elephant' - a delightful and very special collection of poetry by our very own Catherine Poarch.

Published on December 17th, it's available to pre-order now

From Silverwood Books:

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Bee's Journey

Picks of the Month

(This Life) Part 9: Forever Pure

love pays no attention to boundaries.

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Ugly Puggly 65

I’d been sleeping in the Bongo. It was a better home than some of the guys I drunk with during the day had down by the canal. We were off grid, near the sewerage works. No real need to make conversation and the sun shone, mostly. Snakes and ladders. We learned that in AA. It didn’t matter how far you climbed. How close you were to respectability.

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