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StoryLetters from The Poet drew4payne81 week 2 days ago
StoryInstinct Dictates mark_yelland-brown31 week 2 days ago
Story21 rules for life, or how to fit in, or how to just, you know, swallow the whole unpalatable thing whole (from the gab of a 43 y/o London-born loser) harveyjones35183 weeks 2 days ago
StoryLa Femme d'argent TFH151 month 3 weeks ago
StoryFAMILY CONNECTIONS Linda Wigzell Cress171 month 3 weeks ago
StoryEarth's Exit forest_for_ever61 month 3 weeks ago
StoryLydia rosaliekempthorne51 month 4 weeks ago
StorySecond Star to the Right mark_say92 months 2 weeks ago
StoryChalk & Cheese jolono92 months 4 weeks ago
StoryJust Our Little Secret forest_for_ever12 months 4 weeks ago
StoryWalking Part of the Herefordshire Trail Rhiannonw93 months 2 days ago
StoryRise and Fall of the One-Man Empire the-real-jaw53 months 2 weeks ago
StoryJump Rope Politics Ewan33 months 2 weeks ago
StoryRisky Business Tipp Hex143 months 3 weeks ago
StoryBefore I Go... forest_for_ever63 months 3 weeks ago
StoryWhen a Cold Wind Whistles Mac_Ashton43 months 3 weeks ago
StoryGive and Take luigi_pagano84 months 1 day ago
StoryDo You Think They’ll Come Back? mark_say114 months 2 days ago
StoryThe agony and the ecstacy Truth42264 months 4 days ago
StoryWords rosaliekempthorne74 months 2 weeks ago
StoryHard to Say Goodbye rosaliekempthorne44 months 2 weeks ago
StoryTwo-By-Two, Hurrah! Angusfolklore24 months 2 weeks ago
StoryClosing Chapters and Starting New Ones (IP) ked14 months 3 weeks ago
StoryPerfect rosaliekempthorne34 months 3 weeks ago
StoryFull ice rivers54 months 4 weeks ago


My stories

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Second Star to the Right

Seventeen years, three meetings, two stars
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Do You Think They’ll Come Back?

What do we do when aliens have visited Earth then gone away?
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In Character

A succesful actor is confronted by the downside of fame in a supermarket aisle
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A laptop computer pays witness as a Twitter troll is confronted by an awful revelation

The Temptation

Flipping a New Testament story into a very different perspective


41 of my comments have received 41 Great Feedback votes

2 Votes

Succinct and effective

Posted on Sat, 11 May 2019

Captures that tension between an intellectual challenge and the desire to avoid a difficult personal entanglement very well. I can sympathise with the narrator.

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Posted in Instinct Dictates

1 Vote

Good story

Posted on Sat, 11 May 2019

I like the fact that you left this with only a partial discovery, where Eve doesn't learn all the details about her mother's affair. I'd guess it's quite true to life.

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Posted in Letters from The Poet

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Very good

Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019

Lots of little tensions and an expectation of future disappointment all conveyed in a few subtle details. Really enjoyed this.

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Posted in La Femme d'argent

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Nice little piece

Posted on Sat, 23 Feb 2019

Conveys a combination of mystery and confusion with a concise choice of words.

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Posted in Just Our Little Secret

1 Vote

Nice poem

Posted on Sat, 16 Feb 2019

Simple images but nicely evocative of a relaxed walk.

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Posted in Walking Part of the Herefordshire Trail

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Works well

Posted on Mon, 21 Jan 2019

I think it takes some time - maybe a little too long - for the tension to build, but once the creature emerges it's effective, and the twist at the end works nicely.

You need to be more consistent in your quotes: it changes between one and...

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Posted in When a Cold Wind Whistles

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Clever idea ...

Posted on Tue, 01 Jan 2019

... and a charming tale. Nice one ked.

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Posted in Closing Chapters and Starting New Ones (IP)

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Is this a morality tale?

Posted on Sun, 16 Dec 2018

Not sure, but it's s slyly funny, entertaining story that builds a nice air of intrigue and comes to a satsifying conclusion. Nice on Assassin.

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Posted in A Light Supper

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Lovely story

Posted on Sun, 02 Dec 2018

Funny, warm hearted, and I like the way you focus on a detail of modern history to convey the relationships within your family.

It could do with a proof read: there are some typos and you need to decide whether or not you are spelling out...

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Posted in Full

1 Vote

Nice piece

Posted on Fri, 23 Nov 2018

I liked the gentle, suggestive quality of this, paintine some vivid pictures of the places and hinting at a connection through the sound of the piano. I couldn't help seeing it as the opening scenes of a European art house movie. Is it the...

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