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I have 74 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 47463 times and 88 of my stories have been cherry picked.
216 of my 1,800 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 219 votes

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My ghost story 'The Light Left' (under the name Jane Ayrie) can be found in the anthology 'Cold Iron', published by Iron Press::  https://tinyurl.com/yardmpqs

A short piece of science fiction, 'Madness Not To' (under the name Jane Roberts) is on the Terra 2 website here: :https://yorkstjohnterratwo.com/portfolio/madness-not-to-by-jane-roberts/

My ABC blog, including life at Castle Pillock, is here:  https://www.abctales.com/blogs/airyfairy   There are also some previous Castle Pillock episodes in the named collection below.

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My stories

Gold cherry

Pillock's Castle (3)

The journal ponders the ideal family.

Corruption

Exploring the background to events in my story 'I Wish I Might'. Started off as a response to the IP 'Tramp', stalled, and then brought back to life by this week's IP.

Daisy and The Chalet Woman (Pt 3)

Kati formulates a plan. An ending. Possibly not THE ending. Still needs a lot of work.
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Cherry

Daisy and The Chalet Woman (Part Two)

Part Two. Still don't know the ending.
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216 of my comments have received 219 Great Feedback votes

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Hello!  I enjoyed this very

Posted on Mon, 25 Jul 2016

Hello!  I enjoyed this very much.  Beautifully constructed, and some lovely strong phrases like 'the yoghurty morning light'.  A mysterious and unsettling atmosphere with underlying humour.  A rewarding read.

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Posted in Witnesses

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Very perceptive, Luigi - an

Posted on Mon, 25 Jul 2016

Very perceptive, Luigi - an acronym to sum up someone who lived by the soundbite and image manipulation.  I never really took to him personally but I both voted for him and, later on, marched in protest against him.   The early years of his...

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Posted in Undercurrent

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I like the description of the

Posted on Sat, 23 Jul 2016

I like the description of the 'tendrils of dreams'.  That's exactly what it feels like sometimes.

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Posted in "A Wizard's Magic" Chapter 14

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I don't know what you're

Posted on Sat, 16 Jul 2016

I don't know what you're worrying about, Ewan.  Thousands will march, sweeping all opposition aside, in their quest.  Pikachu will save the world.  #WTF

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Posted in More Trouble Every Day

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Moving on nicely!  Just

Posted on Wed, 13 Jul 2016

Moving on nicely!  Just spotted one typo - the stars 'doting' the sky, assume you mean 'dotting' but actually doting sounds rather magical!

The only thing that jarred for me was when you  used the robe's point of view, describing how it ...

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Posted in "A Wizard's Magic" Chapter 12

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I don't share your Christian

Posted on Mon, 11 Jul 2016

I don't share your Christian faith, but I admire your honesty and ability for self reflection.  This struck a real chord with me because of what I have been calling a lot of demands on my time recently from people who need support, and it's easy...

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Posted in Reocurring Dream

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Interesting piece, and I'm

Posted on Sat, 09 Jul 2016

Interesting piece, and I'm not sure quite where I stand on this one.  In many ways I agree that if we want quality journalism we should accept we have to pay for it, but the digital genie's out of the bottle with news as with music and other...

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Posted in We do not deserve a 'free' press

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Pissing on someone's

Posted on Thu, 07 Jul 2016

Pissing on someone's strawberries will now become part of my lexicon.  Decidedly more evocative than raining on a parade!  As always, this is so wonderfully visual.  The image of policemen with pink binoculars is to be treasured.

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Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 21

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The picture is stunning, as

Posted on Thu, 07 Jul 2016

The picture is stunning, as are the words.  I suppose I'm reading this as a companion piece to your 'Folklore', so the beauty seems to have a number of barbs.  Particularly liked the verse about history shooting arrows.

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Posted in Into the Marvellous

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Hi!  Welcome to ABC Tales.

Posted on Mon, 04 Jul 2016

Hi!  Welcome to ABC Tales.

Very intruiging start to your story and I am looking forward to seeing where it will go next.  I like the blending of SF and fantasy and the way you contrast the day to day requirements of the narrator's job and...

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Posted in The Spectator, chapters 1-3

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