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I have 99 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 99615 times and 132 of my stories have been cherry picked.
326 of my 2,648 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 335 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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Sun (IP)

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

The Pad has an idea for a new business venture: Borrow A Gosling. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Pad Life: X Marks The Spot

Grievous bodily harm to a voting booth. For or Against? Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
Cherry

Tower of Strength (IP) Part 3 of 4

The Tower has summoned Strength to the Old Place, between Barclay's Bank and Marks and Spencer's.

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326 of my comments have received 335 Great Feedback votes

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Who told you it's not good

Posted on Tue, 03 Dec 2019

Who told you it's not good enough?  I agree you may have problems placing it, because it's not like anything else, but an independent might look at it.  We all think it's a complete joy to read, and although we're an odd bunch, there are others...

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Posted in Friday Night at the Flamingo Hotel (Friday night. Your Love is King part 2)

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This is our Poem of the Week!

Posted on Thu, 21 Nov 2019

This is our Poem of the Week!  Congratulations! 

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Posted in Mars

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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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As you say, sadly this may

Posted on Sat, 26 Oct 2019

As you say, sadly this may all come true.  I was watching the first of the new Attenborough series last night, and wondering if, in future, the pictures will be all that's left to show the kids.  

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Posted in Then and Now

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Oh Goodness, what a saga this

Posted on Mon, 28 Oct 2019

Oh Goodness, what a saga this has been for you!  A complete nightmare.  So glad you've finally managed to get it sorted.

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Posted in Galaxy Part Six.

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I've been retired over three

Posted on Fri, 25 Oct 2019

I've been retired over three years and this still made my blood run cold.  No, it's not too late to change! 

Great piece of writing.

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Posted in Namaste

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Well done to you, Jean, for

Posted on Sun, 13 Oct 2019

Well done to you, Jean, for standing up to it all.  The whole system is, as Jenny says, a bit of a mystery to anyone growing up in the UK, although many of our Universities and Colleges have their own unofficial hierarchy based on class or looks...

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Posted in Sorority Drop Out

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It's great when an old friend

Posted on Tue, 01 Oct 2019

It's great when an old friend returns to ABC - and a bonus when they produce a winner like this.  It's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day!  Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

Picture:  Pixabay Creative Commons

John...

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Posted in Earth as a Peppercorn

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Fully echo the above.  Lovely

Posted on Tue, 01 Oct 2019

Fully echo the above.  Lovely piece of writing.  

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Posted in Earth as a Peppercorn

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I love this - the rhythm and

Posted on Sat, 28 Sep 2019

I love this - the rhythm and the connections and the sparks to the imagination.  Lovely.

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Posted in Colours for Kids 10)

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