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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)

 

 

 

319 of my comments have received 328 Great Feedback votes

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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.

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Posted in Into the Marvellous

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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...

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Posted in The Spectator, chapters 1-3

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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...

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Posted in The First Step

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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...

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Posted in Fishing Dreams by the Spree- Part 2

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Another great piece of

Posted on Tue, 14 Jun 2016

Another great piece of writing.  Your description of Ali is so moving. 

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Posted in Ali, Frazier, Chuvalo and Evelyn

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Oh dear.  I predict a riot.

Posted on Mon, 13 Jun 2016

Oh dear.  I predict a riot.

Just one typo - when Chantelle comes to join our two heroes, Josiah briefly turns into Joshua. 

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Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 19

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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...

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Posted in Sangreville

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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.

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Posted in EBOLOWA 44

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Lovely little scene.  The

Posted on Sat, 21 May 2016

Lovely little scene.  The dialogue is cracking, as always.

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Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 15 (Revised)

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Loved it!  Laughed out loud

Posted on Fri, 13 May 2016

Loved it!  Laughed out loud at the detectives.  Can't wait to see the next lot of trouble!

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Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 14

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