Ewan

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StoryPatience Ewan46 months 2 weeks ago
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StoryBuses Parson Thru316 months 4 weeks ago
StoryPowerhousing III Ewan37 months 2 days ago
StoryNo Word For Blue Ewan47 months 2 days ago
CollectionPowerhousing Ewan07 months 2 days ago
StoryDestination: Anywhere Ewan07 months 4 days ago
StoryBonesack Ewan57 months 5 days ago
StoryGustav Ewan17 months 1 week ago
StoryOn the Corner of Plaza Baja Ewan17 months 1 week ago
StoryPluto’s ode to Charon onemorething77 months 1 week ago
StoryFebruary onemorething157 months 2 weeks ago
StoryMoon View Mountain Road Foster Trecost107 months 2 weeks ago
StoryPowerhousing II Ewan37 months 2 weeks ago
StoryNot dark yet Parson Thru287 months 2 weeks ago
StoryThe White Knight is Speaking Backwards Ewan07 months 3 weeks ago
StoryOne Good Turn Ewan57 months 3 weeks ago
StoryMy Name is Slow Commotion hudsonmoon167 months 3 weeks ago
StoryA Hymn for Silent Bells Ewan47 months 3 weeks ago
StoryAfter Oświęcim Ewan107 months 3 weeks ago
StoryDoppelgänger Ewan27 months 3 weeks ago
StoryThere Was The House and There Was The Sea (2) fatboy74217 months 4 weeks ago
StoryThere Was The House and There Was The Sea (1) fatboy74107 months 4 weeks ago
StoryThe biggest fight ever Terrence Oblong48 months 13 hours ago

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My stories

Tolkien on Disco Biscuits

Nothing to see here, walk on by. Image is used under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported: photograph by Acroterion
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Club Country

when the music takes you strange places await... image source distractionsoflola.tumbler.com no known copyright issues

El Duende

More from the archives. Not a repost, as far as I can tell. Duende is the hardest word to explain I ever came across in Spanish. This one is for all the friends I made amongst students and barflies. Image source Flickr.com: photographer Albertus 82: licence CC-BY-NC 2.0
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The Last Man on the Moon

Another old one. Only posted at all because it contains the word 'pandemic'. Sci-Fi. Not fair just to warn you in the summary, I know, but maybe the picture's a clue. Image free for non commercial use from freesvg.org
Cherry

Timor Mortis Me Conturbat

Warning! Contains Latin with which I have taken a syntactical liberty. Although strictly speaking, the verb is generally at the end of a Latin period,this is merely a phrase. It means 'fear of death disturbs me' Image is by the 17th century painter Philippe de Champaigne, I don't think he'll mind me using it.

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95 of my comments have received 98 Great Feedback votes

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A long time ago...

Posted on Mon, 28 Mar 2016

When I was first posting on ABCTales (I think) BJD was around too. I know he was when I was an editor. He must have gone away for a while. Any comments, though very insightful and worth following, were sometimes really, well, not fluffy. I know...

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Posted in COSMIC ARBORETUM

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Hmm...

Posted on Fri, 18 Mar 2016

Almost everything you do has me thinking of gothic cathedrals and mediaeval buildings. Perhaps it's the ring o' roses I hear. Nice nod to the grumpy Librarian, too.

Yep, the no-win situation of low-self esteem. "I can't be any good because...

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Posted in Hereditary fears

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Like...

Posted on Tue, 09 Feb 2016

All the best science fiction, this is our own present and reality viewed in a fun-house mirror. I'm going to read part two now. This is a great beginning. The voice is believable and distinctive. As it's 1st person POV you can get away with a...

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Posted in The Net Caster (Part One)

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Not a word misplaced, not a

Posted on Tue, 14 May 2013

Not a word misplaced, not a superfluous line.

Marvellous.

regards

Ewan

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Posted in The sadness of tulips

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There's

Posted on Wed, 06 Jan 2016

nothing wrong with a long sentence, provided it's completely clear and you don't lose the reader on the way. Dickens was pretty good at sentences which sometimes seemed like Latin periods, but he was a dab hand with a semi and full colon. Unlike...

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Posted in the hungry earth (2 of 2)

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I

Posted on Sun, 05 Oct 2014

...agree there's some nice description.

You need to avoid a tendency to tell. 'He had been able to avoid... etc.'

I'm not sure I believe the internal monologue in the paragraph beginning. 'He looked past the end...' You say the boy...

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Posted in K Ward - part 1 (Out of Sight)

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That's

Posted on Thu, 02 Oct 2014

the very word, uncanny. Fascinating etymology it has too.

Nice to hear from you. I've been away a while, I know

Ewan

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Posted in By the Light of a Gibbous Moon

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Confused

Posted on Fri, 13 Jun 2014

Hey Jack, great pieces on an interesting day.

Just one thing:

"I offered Ewan a cheese sandwich, but he said his
friend had made him an old-fashioned bacon buttie. They’d been in the
army together. I went to sit on the...

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Posted in Unbounders Away

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