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Us

 

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Story of the week

The Dream Tax

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Poem of the week

planet go boom

ceo make speech

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Features

Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

Thank you all for posting such wonderful stories and poems this week, and a big welcome to our new members - I hope you're enjoying our site.

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Story and Poem of the Month

Our Story and Poem of the Month for December have very kindly been chosen by rjnewlyn:

Pick of the Month – December 2022

 

Well, many congratulations to all of you – an excellent month’s writing and as spoilt for choice as ever. 

 

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Coo by ABCTales' Mark Burrow - Available Now! Includes Review

I am more than delighted to announce the publication of ABCTales' very own Mark Burrow's first novella, Coo.

Here's a review from Airyfairy:

 

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Christmas Zoom - Thank you!

A very big thank you to everyone who came to our Christmas Zoom Reading. I think it was one of our best so far, with people joining in from all over the world.

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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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Bee's Journey

Picks of the Month

The Flat on Ashburn Hill

Another ghost story

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Barley Ghosts

Something stalks where no man ever whispered,

twisted the stem after harvest here,

where land has always been arable.

Reaping, ploughing, sewing scarred land,

but something left untouched.

Some tread undiminished by furrows,

not contained in the rigid lines;

some life decidedly unlike mine and yours.

This the barley knows,

this thing other than ghost, than flesh,

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