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I have 98 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 90832 times and 129 of my stories have been cherry picked.
308 of my 2,551 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 315 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 Seventeen)

'What?' I said. 'You set me up for murder so you can offer me a job?'
Cherry

Castle Pillock 10

Hubs, and Pods and Sieves.
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Sixteen)

'I've never been asked to look for something like that,' I said. 'No Net Caster has ever been asked to look for something like that.'
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Fifteen)

There was nothing soft about the woman sitting at the table. And how did she know my mother?
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Fourteen)

Perhaps I could just stay here in the four poster bed, lulled by lavender and flowers and the odd bottle of Aphrodite whisky.

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308 of my comments have received 315 Great Feedback votes

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You and me both, Elsie.  We

Posted on Sat, 17 Feb 2018

You and me both, Elsie.  We are of that same generation.  I was a Rape Crisis counsellor twenty odd years ago, and an 'activist' for some years before that, and I get sick of the 'great and the good' saying now that 'no-one knew' about systematic...

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Posted in Why Feminism - Me too?

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An intriguing story.  Are you

Posted on Fri, 16 Feb 2018

An intriguing story.  Are you planning to develop it further?  I would very much like to know the outcome of this encounter!

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Posted in The Intruder

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This heartfelt elegy for a

Posted on Wed, 14 Feb 2018

This heartfelt elegy for a way of life now gone is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day.  Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

Schubert - I've changed the image slightly, only because when I checked it (fear of the site being...

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Posted in The Last Shift

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Lovely to have you posting

Posted on Fri, 02 Feb 2018

Lovely to have you posting again, Alan!  This was really interesting.  Some great physical observation and then those astute observations about the anonymity of hotels, the possibilities of unknown rooms and the stories they might hold.  A rich...

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Posted in Checking In

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Those anniversaries always

Posted on Tue, 30 Jan 2018

Those anniversaries always lodge in our hearts.  I have a similar one myself coming up in a couple of weeks.  It sounds as though you are at peace with your lovely memories, however hard it has been.  

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Posted in The Anniversary(ies)

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A thoughtful story, with some

Posted on Mon, 29 Jan 2018

A thoughtful story, with some really nice touches.  There's a build up of tension, especially when she finds the front door open, and the reader knows then that there is something not quite right.  The idea of the ghost child being lost is very...

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Posted in Homeward

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Reminds me of a conversation

Posted on Sun, 28 Jan 2018

Reminds me of a conversation I once had with a taxi driver, when we were reminiscing about one of the first nightclubs to open in our town.  We wondered if we might have once bumped into each other there, back in the day.  

Him:  Ah,...

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Posted in A Younger Man's Trousers

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We've all been there!  The

Posted on Sun, 21 Jan 2018

We've all been there!  The picture in our minds is perhaps not quite what others see.  Lots of fun and life in this.

Small typo - in the first line of the last verse, should it be 'her' rather than 'het'?

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Posted in Rock 'n' Roll

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I'm not vegan, or even

Posted on Sun, 21 Jan 2018

I'm not vegan, or even vegetarian, but I've never understood people who say others shouldn't be vegan because it's not 'natural'.  It's not 'natural' for human animals to have flush toilets or central heating, but no-one seems to have a problem...

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Posted in .14 why am I 'vegan'?

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This beautiful poem of love

Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018

This beautiful poem of love and mystery is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day!  Please share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

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Posted in Queen Cordelia's Lament.

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