I have 83 stories published in
7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 63674 times and 104 of my stories have been cherry picked.
240 of my 2,120 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 243 votes
A couple of my pieces can be found elsewhere,
A ghost story, 'The Light Left' is in the anthology 'Cold Iron', published by Iron Press:: https://tinyurl.com/yardmpqs
A short piece of science fiction, 'Madness Not To' 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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240 of my comments have received 243 Great Feedback votes
Manages to be both sad and
Posted on Wed, 11 Jul 2018
Manages to be both sad and optimistic, and to convey the vulnerability and strength of the narrator. There's a whole novel's worth of story in this. I bet there's lots of similar tales in that repressive little community.Read full comment
Posted in The Return (Part 2 of 2)
The bewilderment and pain of
Posted on Mon, 09 Jul 2018
The bewilderment and pain of those involved in this are so awful to think about. It affects whole communities - Di, I can't imagine how you even start to process it. As a society we always struggle with how to treat children or young adults who...Read full comment
Posted in Be Careful What I Say.......
Absolutely lovely. My dad
Posted on Tue, 03 Jul 2018
Absolutely lovely. My dad had a load of 78rpm vinyl - I could hear every one of them even though I couldn't play them. Eventually I was able to let go of them. The image of the coat is particularly poignant.Read full comment
Posted in Remnants
I've read this several times
Posted on Sun, 03 Jun 2018
I've read this several times now, getting something else out of it each time. It does a wonderful job of blending joy and sadness, closeness and estrangement. I think this is something many people will recognise, from one context or another. ...Read full comment
Posted in The Borrowed Days