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323 of my 2,625 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 332 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)

 

 

 

323 of my comments have received 332 Great Feedback votes

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A real mixture of SF, myth

Posted on Fri, 12 Jun 2015

A real mixture of SF, myth and fantasy.  Every chapter is bringing a new surprise, just when you think you're gettng a handle on it.  Enjoying this more as it goes on!

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Posted in Chapter Seven Conquest of Chimera

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Increasingly intriguing...

Posted on Wed, 10 Jun 2015

Increasingly intriguing...

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Posted in Chapter Five Conquest of Chimera

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Really hitting your stride

Posted on Wed, 10 Jun 2015

Really hitting your stride with this now.  The writing feels a lot more comfortable and the ideas are opening up. 

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Posted in Chapter Four Conquest of Chimera

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Another dimension added, with

Posted on Sat, 13 Jun 2015

Another dimension added, with the threat to the survival of the tribe.  I like the way your narrator's certainties have shifted over the course of the story and the situation has become more complex.

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Posted in Corporal Larnach’s Report 01 February 1833

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I really liked this.  I

Posted on Sun, 07 Jun 2015

I really liked this.  I thought the second stanza, especially the line 'It's the endpoint of a tributary leading back to a leg', was particularly effective.  Sad and evocative piece.

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Posted in Unsolved Grenade Attacks

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You've put a lot of work into

Posted on Mon, 01 Jun 2015

You've put a lot of work into this and I am looking forward to seeing the next chapter.  At the moment I'm not sure about some of the contrasts in tone - when Kian is speaking it veers between quite high flown and slang, and while in some parts...

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Posted in Chapter Two Conquest of Chimera

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Good set up for the rest of

Posted on Mon, 01 Jun 2015

Good set up for the rest of your story.  There are some lovely touches - I particularly liked the description of the baby 'paralysed by love', and your detailed description of Kian's surroundings when he awakes gives the situation its own reality...

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Posted in Conquest of Chimera

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I really didn't want these

Posted on Sun, 24 May 2015

I really didn't want these three pieces to end, not because I was expecting answers, but because of the quality of the writing and the mystery of the world you have created.  The first part was almost too painful to read, with its tormented...

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Posted in Passing Through - 3/3 - Passing time with no time

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You do have a great ability

Posted on Wed, 13 May 2015

You do have a great ability to get inside different heads.  Yet again a strong visual sense to this piece, and I really like the insomniac city.  I think your previous two segments spoke more strongly to me personally, but that is the beauty of...

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Posted in A Morning in the Life of Many Ordinary People

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The imagery is so wonderful -

Posted on Tue, 12 May 2015

The imagery is so wonderful - 'a capriciousness of white horses' and the moon 'spat from the mouth of a fanfare of clouds'.  Mystery and magic.  It's great.

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Posted in Night in the Camargue

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