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The Miracle of Maldon (Part Two of Three)

Part One at: https://www.abctales.com/story/marandina/miracle-maldon-part-one-three


The Miracle of Maldon (Part Two of Three)

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Story of the week

The Kindness

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Poem of the week

Otters' Child

Small speed write on attending a SEND transition exhibition

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Story and Poem of the Month

Our Story and Poem of the Month for June, very kindly chosen for us by Mark Say:       Here we go with Picks of the Month June 2022!       Read more

Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

It was a struggle this week to make my choices, especially with poetry - thank you all so much for posting such wonderful, thought-provoking work. It's always a pleasure to read it.


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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

ABCTales' very own onemorething featured on East Ridge Review

One of our lovely poets is East Ridge Review's featured writer for May. Click the link if you'd like to find out more about her:



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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

Sheep Without a Shepherd (Extract from my debut novel)

Hey Everyone


I wanted to share this sample chapter from the audiobook of my debut novel A Working Class State of Mind. I was really pleased with the way the audiobook turned out. It would be great to get peoples opinions thansk

Link to the chapter on youtube 





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Meet Ze Monsta

As you all know there is no copyright on titles. In any case, this is the title of a terrific track by PJ Harvey on To Bring You My Love.
IP - thanks for giving me an excuse to play some Polly.

Image is author's own fault.

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