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Assorted writers' groups, the odd anthology, occasional readings. Lots of looking out of the window. Hello, and thanks for dropping by.
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706 of my comments have received 747 Great Feedback votes
I thought it was a bit more
Posted on Sat, 31 Oct 2020
I thought it was a bit more ambiguous than a prank, just from the scale of the thing. I was assuming that Mr Hain had a very special hotel and was able to produce effects that owed more than a little to 'special powers'. However, did think it...Read full comment
Posted in Empire State (Part Two)
You have so cleverly created
Posted on Thu, 23 Jul 2020
You have so cleverly created an atmosphere where their nerves are jangling, and everyone they come across might be an enemy. And then it's a relief when someone is kind to them, but the reader is still on edge because it might not last. The...Read full comment
Posted in Pins (18)
Still utterly gripped by this
Posted on Mon, 13 Jul 2020
Still utterly gripped by this, but not totally convinced by Piru's 'voice'. I understand the formality of her English, because of the way she was taught, but whereas every word Emmet and Abigail speak strengthens the character portrayal, and I...Read full comment
Posted in Pins (12)
Just read all the parts of
Posted on Fri, 03 Jul 2020
Just read all the parts of this straight through, and most disappointed that there's not a link to another one! I remember the first draft of this, which I really enjoyed, but this is another level entirely. Utterly engrossing. The characters...Read full comment
Posted in Pins (6)
Agree so much with your words
Posted on Sun, 14 Jun 2020
Agree so much with your words about 'tolerance'. Tolerance of others is a privilege for the powerful.
I'm going to be coming back to this one, because there's so much in there to think about.Read full comment
Posted in Outsiders, and the clubhouse door
There have been times when I
Posted on Thu, 02 Apr 2020
There have been times when I've felt just like that. It's a bit like when there's an eclipse of the sun, and you know it's going to come back, but then it takes longer than you thought and somewhere deep inside you a little prehistoric creature...Read full comment
Posted in Locked
I did like your list of
Posted on Thu, 05 Mar 2020
I did like your list of apocalypse threats that we have all survived! As you say, we shall get through this one too. As far as I understand it, it isn't that this virus is hyper-deadly, it's just that it's new so no-one has had a chance to...Read full comment
Posted in The Coronavirus.