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I have 99 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 109120 times and 132 of my stories have been cherry picked.
338 of my 2,709 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 348 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)

 

 

 

My stories

Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Twenty-Two)

I began to laugh from fatigue, shock, grief, and an overriding terror of being locked down here in this cellar with a group of disparate and apparently ill-matched Bios.
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Twenty-One)

'I've got nothing left to lose,' I told him. 'You haven't asked about your sister,' he said.
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Twenty)

Face to face with the man I had been searching for, the man I grew up with, the man who betrayed me. The man who was either dead or had never existed.
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Nineteen)

Living on my home world disturbs me. Spider webs disturb me though I've never seen a spider. We learn to live with disturbance, with always being disturbed
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Eighteen)

Not all blight survivors survive intact. 'You kept me drugged for a week?'

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338 of my comments have received 348 Great Feedback votes

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A wonderful rallying cry for

Posted on Sun, 26 Aug 2018

A wonderful rallying cry for those of us amongst the lower orders, and it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day!  Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.  

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Posted in Army of Poets

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Lovely contribution to the IP

Posted on Mon, 20 Aug 2018

Lovely contribution to the IP.  I like the way that 'ticking' at the end reflects 'metronomic' at the start.  Very well thought out.  

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Posted in Time Is Ticking

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Another lovely minature of

Posted on Mon, 20 Aug 2018

Another lovely minature of life.  These short poems are really working, Richard.

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Posted in I WAS BORN

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The joy comes over very

Posted on Sat, 18 Aug 2018

The joy comes over very strongly, Richard.  The simplest of things often provide the strongest of memories, and you have captured that well here.

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Posted in ONCE UPON

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What trousers will Jed wear

Posted on Fri, 17 Aug 2018

What trousers will Jed wear with his yellow shirt?

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Posted in The counting horse problem

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Thank you!  That's something

Posted on Wed, 01 Aug 2018

Thank you!  That's something very special, in this week.  I'm not usually prone to the optimistic or uplifting, but remembering Well-Wisher's lovely, magical stories and poems made me determined to try and emulate some of his gentleness and...

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Posted in Round The Corner (Part One)

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A tantalising glimpse of a

Posted on Wed, 01 Aug 2018

A tantalising glimpse of a wonder, and sometimes that's the best thing to have.

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Posted in I DREAMED ABOUT A GIRL

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Hello!  Welcome To ABC Tales.

Posted on Tue, 31 Jul 2018

Hello!  Welcome To ABC Tales.  

Lots of good stuff in this first chapter.  Some of your descriptions are excellent - I got a real feeling of the snow and the power of the elements, and the stained glass with its mixture of hellish fire and...

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Posted in Survival on the Edge of the Night

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The darting rhythm of this

Posted on Sun, 29 Jul 2018

The darting rhythm of this captures the bird's movement perfectly.  A delightful read.

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Posted in LIFE IS SIMPLE

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This is great. A convincing

Posted on Wed, 25 Jul 2018

This is great. A convincing fairytale set in an equally convincing real world. And for old Whovians like me,utterly irresistible.

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Posted in The Blue Box

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