I have 74 stories published in
7 collections on the site.
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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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216 of my comments have received 219 Great Feedback votes
I'm not a fan of the Family,
Posted on Mon, 18 Apr 2016
I'm not a fan of the Family, but I felt for her son, posing for 'that' picture. Choosing between the symbolism of doing it and the symbolism of not. Whatever the perks, I wouldn't fancy life as a signifier.Read full comment
Posted in A Life in Tabloid Pictures
Interesting idea with lots of
Posted on Sun, 17 Apr 2016
Interesting idea with lots of detail - is ths part of something longer or are you thinking of expanding it? Lazlo sounds like a character with lots of potential for development before his sad demise. Or was it his demise? I think there were...Read full comment
Posted in A Trip to Edinburgh
Particularly liked the
Posted on Wed, 13 Apr 2016
Particularly liked the portrayal of the relationship between George and Mary - very moving. I find the way you are introducing the characters very interesting - they appear, with their own stories, as needed by the plot. You haven't followed...Read full comment
Posted in Switchback. Ch9
I like the way the poem's
Posted on Wed, 13 Apr 2016
I like the way the poem's structure emphasises the ambivalence, the simultaneous need for and fear of dependence. The poem also makes you wonder about the dynamics of the relationship, and what the 'other half' thinks about it. A good read. ...Read full comment
Posted in Some False Sense Of Security
The magic of the not quite
Posted on Thu, 07 Apr 2016
The magic of the not quite everyday. 'Listened to the last rays of the sun' - a wonderful image, and welcoming time as a warm cloak speaks of peace hard won. A beautiful piece, Tina.Read full comment
Posted in Not Quite Fern Hill (Poetry Monthly)
This is a really interesting
Posted on Thu, 24 Mar 2016
This is a really interesting read - I love the mix of fact and personal reminiscence. I've never read 'A Kid For Two Farthings' but I remember seeing the film on telly years ago. As far as I recall Diana Dors was in it - which sounds unlikely...Read full comment