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I have 96 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 82779 times and 123 of my stories have been cherry picked.
287 of my 2,430 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 294 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)

 

 

 

287 of my comments have received 294 Great Feedback votes

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I really like this - very

Posted on Sun, 13 Mar 2016

I really like this - very descriptive and I like the circular construction.  Genuine feeling of malice and the pacing works really well. 

I think it needs a bit of proof reading - there are some bits I had to read over a couple of times to...

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Posted in On this wild October Evening

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Hi, welcome to ABC Tales.

Posted on Sat, 12 Mar 2016

Hi, welcome to ABC Tales.

Interesting opening and lots of potential for moving forward.  I think it would benefit from some proof-reading - there's a mix of tenses in the beginning which is confusing for the reader, and in your penultimate...

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Posted in Searching for Change ch.1

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Loved these last two episodes

Posted on Sat, 05 Mar 2016

Loved these last two episodes - getting stronger as it goes.  One day you will have to tell us the story of what I suspect was a very mixed Isle of Wight honeymoon!

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Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 10

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Arrival of the Conquistadors?

Posted on Sat, 05 Mar 2016

Arrival of the Conquistadors?  Or, as celtic says, a particularly hot night in Ibiza?

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Posted in Pacha

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I am always so envious of the

Posted on Wed, 02 Mar 2016

I am always so envious of the way poets such as yourself can create wholly believable characters and situations by the skillful placing of relatively few words, and by the rhythm you create.  This was very moving, and that last stanza will stay...

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Posted in Too Cold for Snow...

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Enjoyed this - fun and great

Posted on Wed, 24 Feb 2016

Enjoyed this - fun and great imaginative use of the names.  I thought the beginning was strong and you kept the pace up well.  It seemed to lose a little of the life when we got to the section where the apes appear - I got the impression you...

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Posted in Raztan of the Grapes. (A parody.)

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Still going strong and very

Posted on Sat, 20 Feb 2016

Still going strong and very enjoyable.  I like the way that the characters of Josiah and Archibald are so well delineated by the differences in their speech.  It brings a depth to the characters.

I think that some of the qualifying adverbs...

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Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 8

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This is beautiful, a lovely

Posted on Mon, 15 Feb 2016

This is beautiful, a lovely tribute to a special friend.  They become so much part of our lives.  I hope writing this has helped a little, and thank you for sharing it.

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Posted in Buster

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I'm loving these characters. 

Posted on Sat, 13 Feb 2016

I'm loving these characters.  The detectives in particular jump off the page.  You are very firmly in that tradition of engaging, gently surreal British humour that gets its strength from strong characterisation and situations that are extreme...

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Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 7

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Sad but with the re-emergence

Posted on Mon, 08 Feb 2016

Sad but with the re-emergence of hope at the end.  Oh, the way we sabotage ourselves by listening to others!   I found this very moving.

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Posted in Twice you have painted a lighthouse.

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