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My stories


"The Only Honest Answer"

Ok I promise something will happen or be revealed soon, but hey, we're only 8000 words in. What if I wanted to get to 80,000? Image stolen from Bar Poligono 's facebook page, I don't even know where it is! Anyway, I expect the link to their facebook page will drive hundreds of customers to their business.
Gold cherry

"The Zhuzh Sound"

What is the 'zhuzh' sound? If you know, you know. Image source is https://www.curbsideclassic.com/automotive-histories/automotive-history-... No known copyright issues.

"The Ocarina Playing Snatches" Martinez Seven

sssssssssssssssss.... Image is from Wikipedia Commons.

"Sparse and Molasses Slow"

SSSSSSSSssssss.... Image from google maps...

"Not Even God" Mr Martínez Five

Not quite fizzled... yet. Image author's own.


90 of my comments have received 93 Great Feedback votes

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There will be

Posted on Mon, 10 Feb 2020

...but as you know I'm writing Moffat III at the moment (12,000 words and counting). I always have a vanity project going, whilst I'm writing a novel. It helps to dive off into something else completely unrelated. Usually, The Picture Ranch or...

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Ah well,

Posted on Wed, 18 Dec 2019

don't we know? "This is John, he...we used to know each other." Joan is about 19, John has been away for 20 years.
Yes, I know people don't like holes, but I do like clues, rather than telling everything.
Anyway, glad you liked it...

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Posted in A Polka Dot Dress

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One thing you will

Posted on Thu, 06 Jul 2017

find by doing this, is that your description in any prose you do write will be tighter, more compact, more effective, it's something I was told would happen if I wrote more poetry. I'm not completely sure it has for me, but it will for you....

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Posted in Tail-end

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It's the mothballs

Posted on Tue, 10 Jan 2017

I remember, and the faint smell of Lion pee and Turkish Delight.... hahaha. I do not know anyone who has never explored their parents' wardrobe. When I was 8, my dad's wardrobe had hundreds of football programmes from the 40's and 50's; Rangers...

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Posted on Tue, 11 Aug 2020

beautiful and bucolic pieces are their own reward, but have the cherries anyway.

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Posted in Cows

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Hi Ed,

Posted on Tue, 04 Aug 2020

loved this. Any reason for "night-lite" vice "night-light"? You have "nite-lite" at the end. Should "swats" in "swats-for-mocks" be swots (like I was)?

Well done.

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Thanks for sticking

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2020

with them Stephen, and for spotting the typo. I'm not sure where it's going yet, but it's not going anywhere before next week as I've a few things to do until Friday.

I think violence generally is sudden and shocking. The threat of...

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Posted in "Sparse and Molasses Slow"

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No, I just

Posted on Tue, 07 Jul 2020

thought it was a pseudonym and he was really called J.R.Hartley. Thanks for the good wishes, I'll need them!

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Posted on Tue, 26 May 2020

an egg, could be a osprey's. It would go well with a couple of cherries.

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Posted on Wed, 13 May 2020

heartfelt poetry.

You have a typo in the last line. 'Liaison' looks funny, but is the correct spelling.

I enjoyed this.

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