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I have 98 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 96610 times and 129 of my stories have been cherry picked.
323 of my 2,624 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 332 votes

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Short stories published in these anthologies: 

Cold Iron: 21st Century Ghost Stories (The Iron Press) http://www.ironpress.co.uk/books/coldiron.html (as Jane Ayrie);  

Science Fiction for Survival (Valley Press) https://www.valleypressuk.com/book/119/science_fiction_for_survival (as Jane Roberts)

 

 

 

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Pad Life: The Elephant In The Room

The nights are drawing in. Closing the blinds may be the best option. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Tower of Strength Part 1 of 4

Re-posted in response to this week's IP - now available on Soundcloud. Link in text - despite repeated efforts, the link won't work when pasted here. Image: Author's own
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Pad Life: Cyber Tranche

The internet is watching my communal bin. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Pad Life: End of Days

An absolute monarchy. That's what we need. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Sun (IP)

Sometimes it seems like the sun ain't gonna shine anymore. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons

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323 of my comments have received 332 Great Feedback votes

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Another great episode, Penny.

Posted on Sun, 13 Oct 2019

Another great episode, Penny.  The trees were my favourite bit too.  Trees are indeed the guardians of our world.  

I really like the way, in this story, kindness given brings kindness back.  It's a lovely message.

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Posted in "The Trouble with Magical Beings" Chapter 9 (A Fantasy)

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I'm with you on this one. 

Posted on Wed, 02 Oct 2019

I'm with you on this one.  The only place grey looks magnificent is on an elephant.

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Posted in Fifty Shades of Shade

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A beautiful image, sitting

Posted on Sun, 12 May 2019

A beautiful image, sitting making music under a tree.  All your pieces have the ability to make the reader feel both the permanence of the surroundings, and the impermanence of the people, particularly the narrator, within them.  Our narrator is...

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Posted in Under the pines and the power lines

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As well as the wonderful

Posted on Thu, 09 May 2019

As well as the wonderful descriptions you get in these poems, they are always so well constructed, so that the way the words are used, as much as the words themselves, help the reader to see what you see.  Another beauty, Rhiannon.

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Posted in Transfixed!

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I really enjoyed this, and

Posted on Fri, 03 May 2019

I really enjoyed this, and then reading about the background to it made it even more poignant.  What a wonderful memorial to your relative.

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Posted in 1944 (12miles south of Spa Belgium)

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Yes, no point in getting hot

Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019

Yes, no point in getting hot and cross about it.

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Posted in I HAVE BEEN FIRED BY THE BAKERY

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I am Delilah, and this is

Posted on Sun, 26 Aug 2018

I am Delilah, and this is being typed by the servant of myself and Zsa Zsa.  I have a new game for Omar.  Get your local vet to put either you or Mitsie on special expensive food that only the one of you is supposed to have, and then swap bowls...

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Posted in Omar's Diary - Sunday 26th August 2018

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More than one journey is

Posted on Sun, 04 Dec 2016

More than one journey is explored in this wonderful exploration of pain and hope.  That's why it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day!

Picture credit:  http://tinyurl.com/hrmu2lg

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Posted in Journey to Minneapolis

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Some very striking imagery -

Posted on Thu, 18 Jun 2015

Some very striking imagery - the one that stood out for me was the passage comparing Joanie's voice to a shotgun, 'her words repeating until the cartridge emptied, until her words were simple, hollow clicks.'  I wasn't too sure about some of the...

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Posted in Buried Secrets

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That last line is so

Posted on Mon, 04 Nov 2019

That last line is so effective, rounding the poem off really well and highlighting the connections you have hinted at before.  I also like the way you portray the chief executive, not as a villain, which it would be easy to do, but as someone...

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Posted in Taken Out of the Fight

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