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I have 99 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 99889 times and 132 of my stories have been cherry picked.
326 of my 2,648 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 335 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)

 

 

 

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Cherry
Story of the week

Daisy and The Chalet Woman (Part One)

I am really struggling with this one. I've got two thirds of the way through and I now have about three endings, all entirely different, and I can't decide. I don't even know what genre to put it in. Depends on the ending...
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A Pillock's Castle (2)

Some day my plumber will come.
Cherry

A Pillock's Castle

First find your stopcock

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326 of my comments have received 335 Great Feedback votes

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Hello, welcome to ABC Tales. 

Posted on Mon, 17 Jul 2017

Hello, welcome to ABC Tales.  I enjoyed reading this.  The way you follow the year through is very effective, and I very much liked the last three lines.  I agree with Ewan that the word Ivy sits a little oddly at the end.  Although I'd have got...

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And it's also our Story of

Posted on Thu, 13 Jul 2017

And it's also our Story of the Week - Congratulations!

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Posted in What happens near Rome

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Brilliantly funny, painfully

Posted on Thu, 13 Jul 2017

Brilliantly funny, painfully realistic - this is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day!

Picture Credit: http://tinyurl.com/y8kce54x

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Posted in What happens near Rome

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Very funny - and the

Posted on Thu, 13 Jul 2017

Very funny - and the awkwardness is tangible.  Really enjoyed reading this.

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Posted in What happens near Rome

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I loved that last line. 

Posted on Fri, 30 Jun 2017

I loved that last line.  Sometimes there is simply no other way to put it! 

I really like the rhythm of your writing - I see that you're a lyricist and the musicality definitely comes through.

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Posted in Um, Um, Um, Yummy

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This is a lovely piece.  We

Posted on Sat, 03 Jun 2017

This is a lovely piece.  We have been reminded recently of how powerful poetry can be at times of national grief.  I like the way this reads as a declaration of (all kinds of) faith, a credo for getting through terrible times.  Really touches the...

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Posted in Hearts Connect Us

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Loved this.  Poor old Very. 

Posted on Thu, 27 Apr 2017

Loved this.  Poor old Very.  I have this terrible dream, sometimes, where I'm confronted by the population of the future gabbling 'So jus' lit'rally very kinda like y'know' as they drive skewers into my ears.

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Posted in Adverb Angst

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Wonderful use of the words -

Posted on Wed, 26 Apr 2017

Wonderful use of the words - read aloud, the sounds really evoke both the storm and the calm afterwards.

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Posted in Ocean

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Wonderful imagery and very

Posted on Sat, 08 Apr 2017

Wonderful imagery and very apt for our times.  It's interesting how those ancient tales adapt so easily to our modern dilemmas.  Great poem. 

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Posted in Hydra

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'...each friend of those

Posted on Tue, 04 Apr 2017

'...each friend of those golden days in us glitteringly blaze' is a lovely image.  It's good that old friends can meet after so long and put aside the differences in their lives.  As in your previous poem, there's a real sense of the passage of...

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Posted in From " Yar" to "Sir'

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