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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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224 of my comments have received 237 Great Feedback votes

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It's beautiful - a love poem

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2020

It's beautiful - a love poem for a hippo shouldn't work but it does and manages to say so much more - about you, and us, and Empire. Drew 

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Posted in To my imaginary child

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Well, the sun is out, and now

Posted on Fri, 31 Jul 2020

Well, the sun is out, and now I have a chill in my bones. We are all for worms in the end. Great poem. 

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Posted in The Diplomacy of Vultures

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Image is free for use from

Posted on Sat, 25 Jul 2020

Image is free for use from Pixabay https://pixabay.com/photos/milky-way-galaxy-night-sky-stars-984050/

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Posted in Stars

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Congratulations! This is our

Posted on Sat, 25 Jul 2020

Congratulations! This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. 

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Posted in Stars

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I enjoyed this episode. It

Posted on Thu, 23 Jul 2020

I enjoyed this episode. It has pace and the dialogue is very good. 

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Posted in Disenchantment 6

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It's really good. I read it

Posted on Thu, 23 Jul 2020

It's really good. I read it before. I'd put the year in the first line. You're writing in the present tense and so I'd make it clear it's not now. In the first paragraph, if you have, 'you know' do you need a question mark after States? I think...

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Posted in From Jester To King (Opening - EDITED)

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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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