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StoryRather than trying to behave and not feel our rage or rather than using it to burn down every living thing in a hundred mile radius it is better to first ask rage to take a seat with us. mcmanaman21 week 6 days ago

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Flamingo Dreams

And in other news. My book, Seven Nights at the Flamingo Hotel , which appeared here on AbcTales between October and December 2019 is to be published...
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Sven Goes to War. Part 14. Happy House

It was August 23 rd in the year #### when Sven set off into the desert alone and underwent what he would later refer to as his Damascene Conversion...
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Sven Goes to War. Part 13. Love Vigilantes

Love Vigilantes . Captain Newheart, squat short and with a belly on him that hung grotesquely over his khaki shorts, a physical deformity or a secret...
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Sven Goes to War. Part 12. O mio babbino caro

O mio babbino caro The town of S was a thriving metropolis of four streets. Here were: tea rooms with gilded vaulted ceilings pool halls, the men...
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Sven Goes to War. Part 11. Between the Wars

Between the Wars. It was all very straightforward. The base was housed in a former pickle factory on the outskirts of S. Climb up by a series of...
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129 of my comments have received 133 Great Feedback votes

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Another great poem. I'm

Posted on Tue, 28 Jan 2020

Another great poem. I'm pining for more. (Sorry. That was awful.). Drew. 

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Posted in Pine Trees

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Good, isn't it? I've not got

Posted on Fri, 15 May 2020

Good, isn't it? I've not got to end yet but I will. 

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Posted in Lost Dog 8

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I will. The problem is I'm

Posted on Thu, 12 Mar 2020

I will. The problem is I'm reading WG Sebald. Who writes in very long dense, brilliant, sentences. And all these stories initially were started after reading Camilla Grudova. I dream of being these people and in the end it comes out sounding like...

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Yes, I thought that. As part

Posted on Mon, 13 Jul 2020

Yes, I thought that. As part of a longer piece it'd be fine. I was just thinking, stand alone, the opening is a bit long. Having posted longer work on here it made me really think, does this piece work alone? And that was really helpful. Because...

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Posted in The Careers Teacher

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I think it's great from,

Posted on Mon, 13 Jul 2020

I think it's great from, 'Darren walked to the stairwell...'. The tone of it is different from there, completely in his head. I think you need a new first line. In my opinion, because it's a short story and everything has to count. Asking for...

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Posted in The Careers Teacher

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I love the rain that runs

Posted on Mon, 13 Jul 2020

I love the rain that runs through this and the repeated line. 

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Posted in The Storm Of A Thousand Years

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It's a character. I see that.

Posted on Tue, 07 Jul 2020

It's a character. I see that. And it is how a lot of people talk. But we need to know why he's not let on the  tube. 'After the incident with the French horn, the poodle and the can of WD40 Charlie gave me down the pub they wouldn't even let me...

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Posted in Not too Much to Ask

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So sorry to hear that x 

Posted on Sun, 07 Jun 2020

So sorry to hear that x 

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Posted in Iriecat

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Loved both it and the video.

Posted on Sun, 05 Jul 2020

Loved both it and the video. 'apologies of bees' is lovely. 

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Posted in Bee eaters

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Brilliant. Loved it. And what

Posted on Sun, 28 Jun 2020

Brilliant. Loved it. And what a great idea. National Insect Week.  

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