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I have 75 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 53729 times and 91 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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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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228 of my comments have received 231 Great Feedback votes

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Loved it!  Laughed out loud

Posted on Fri, 13 May 2016

Loved it!  Laughed out loud at the detectives.  Can't wait to see the next lot of trouble!

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Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 14

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You tell that Freddy where to

Posted on Tue, 10 May 2016

You tell that Freddy where to go.

 ​I loved the description of your childhood efforts to stay awake, and the skilful way you marry them up with your present situation.  I hope you had a great day at the ballpark.

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Posted in Resistance and Rejuvenation

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Lovely to see this back. 

Posted on Tue, 10 May 2016

Lovely to see this back.  Good set up for this chapter - very interested to see how the resourceful Chantelle resolves her problem!

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Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 13

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I really enjoyed this.  It's

Posted on Sun, 08 May 2016

I really enjoyed this.  It's a cliche to say 'we've all been there', and maybe not exactly in that way, but the emotions are so recognisable, and the remedies, with personal variations, are pretty universal.  The bit about social media made me...

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Posted in Tara

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Really interesting, the sick

Posted on Sun, 08 May 2016

Really interesting, the sick but not-feeling-sick perspective.  Good to know that your writing is helping you through this.  Please keep posting the updates!

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Posted in Sick and Tired and Strong

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The strands all coming

Posted on Mon, 28 Mar 2016

The strands all coming together and it is still well controlled - the reader feels confident that you have command of the plot! (Not always the case with thrillers).  Marc has a real depth of character - I like the way you present the loving...

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Posted in EBOLOWA 34

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The opening paragraphs of

Posted on Thu, 08 Oct 2015

The opening paragraphs of this chapter are absolutely splendid writing.  For me, Marc is the most vivid of all the characters.  The bit about the hip being a pestle and mortar is particularly striking.

Also another development in this...

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Posted in EBOLOWA 22

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Hi

Posted on Wed, 12 Aug 2015

Hi

I'm rattling through this - enjoying very much.  The details you have put in to evoke the period are very effective.  I was very struck in a previous chapter how you caught the murk and grime of seventies Britain, and the feel you have...

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Posted in EBOLOWA 15

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One of the things I really

Posted on Wed, 27 Apr 2016

One of the things I really like about this story is the way you anchor it with precise detail and description - lots of day to day stuff that gives the people and the place solidity and believability,  so important when your plot centres on the...

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Posted in Switchback. Ch14 pt2

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It is difficult to read,

Posted on Wed, 20 Apr 2016

It is difficult to read, particularly on a screen.  The words themselves provide the cumulative effect you seem to be aiming for, powerfully building to the denoument.  I don't think you need this particular formatting. 

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Posted in WW1 ghosts

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