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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) harveyjones35121 week 2 days ago
StoryLa Femme d'argent TFH142 weeks 15 hours ago
StorySecond Star to the Right mark_say92 weeks 1 day ago
StoryFAMILY CONNECTIONS Linda Wigzell Cress152 weeks 2 days ago
StoryChalk & Cheese jolono93 weeks 3 days ago
StoryJust Our Little Secret forest_for_ever13 weeks 3 days ago
StoryWalking Part of the Herefordshire Trail Rhiannonw94 weeks 21 hours ago
StoryRise and Fall of the One-Man Empire the-real-jaw61 month 1 week ago
StoryJump Rope Politics Ewan31 month 2 weeks ago
StoryRisky Business Tipp Hex141 month 2 weeks ago
StoryBefore I Go... forest_for_ever61 month 3 weeks ago
StoryWhen a Cold Wind Whistles Mac_Ashton41 month 3 weeks ago
StoryGive and Take luigi_pagano81 month 3 weeks ago
StoryDo You Think They’ll Come Back? mark_say111 month 4 weeks ago
StoryThe agony and the ecstacy Truth42262 months 21 hours ago
StoryWords rosaliekempthorne72 months 1 week ago
StoryHard to Say Goodbye rosaliekempthorne42 months 1 week ago
StoryTwo-By-Two, Hurrah! Angusfolklore22 months 2 weeks ago
StoryClosing Chapters and Starting New Ones (IP) ked12 months 2 weeks ago
StoryPerfect rosaliekempthorne32 months 2 weeks ago
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Story To Sleep Perchance to Snore ice rivers42 months 3 weeks ago
StoryGabby jolono92 months 4 weeks ago
StoryA Light Supper TheShyAssassin43 months 3 days ago
StoryLeaving rosaliekempthorne63 months 5 days ago

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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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AlphaMalePlus

A laptop computer pays witness as a Twitter troll is confronted by an awful revelation
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The Temptation

Flipping a New Testament story into a very different perspective

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39 of my comments have received 38 Great Feedback votes

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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

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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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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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Uplifting

Posted on Sun, 28 Oct 2018

Considering it's an extract this works very well as a standalone piece. A credible slice of the type of angst that affects many people at some stage in their life, but with a nice uplifting conclusion. Good one Harry.

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Very sad....

Posted on Fri, 10 Aug 2018

... but quite uplifting in a way as well, and the narrator's big choice is quite credible.

One typo: you talk about a temp making positive notices when I think you mean noises.

Very good story drew.

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