I have 98 stories published in
8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 94095 times and 129 of my stories have been cherry picked.
319 of my 2,604 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 328 votes
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)
319 of my comments have received 328 Great Feedback votes
The picture is stunning, as
Posted on Thu, 07 Jul 2016
The picture is stunning, as are the words. I suppose I'm reading this as a companion piece to your 'Folklore', so the beauty seems to have a number of barbs. Particularly liked the verse about history shooting arrows.Read full comment
Posted in Into the Marvellous
Hi! Welcome to ABC Tales.
Posted on Mon, 04 Jul 2016
Hi! Welcome to ABC Tales.
Very intruiging start to your story and I am looking forward to seeing where it will go next. I like the blending of SF and fantasy and the way you contrast the day to day requirements of the narrator's job and...Read full comment
Posted in The Spectator, chapters 1-3
Clear-eyed about the risks
Posted on Sat, 25 Jun 2016
Clear-eyed about the risks and the fears, and offering encouragement that it can be done. I felt as thought I wanted to know what had been the tipping point for this woman, what finally made her feel she and her child deserved better. A good...Read full comment
Posted in The First Step
I've read both parts of this
Posted on Tue, 21 Jun 2016
I've read both parts of this through a couple of times now, and really enjoyed the lyricism and magic. I did feel that perhaps there was a little too much back story to start off with - possibly you could have established the circumstances...Read full comment
Posted in Fishing Dreams by the Spree- Part 2
I don't really agree with
Posted on Mon, 06 Jun 2016
I don't really agree with Phineas on this. I thought the acceptance of the existence of vampires was an interesting take on a well-known theme, a bit akin to the way Alien Nation or the recent Aliens TV series postulated a world where aliens...Read full comment
Posted in Sangreville
Explosive ending - oh no, not
Posted on Wed, 08 Jun 2016
Explosive ending - oh no, not Marc! You capture the grubbiness and seediness of power play, and the sadness of the individual lives destroyed on all sides. This has been a really gripping and enjoyable story.Read full comment
Posted in EBOLOWA 44