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I have 98 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 93895 times and 129 of my stories have been cherry picked.
319 of my 2,603 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 328 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)

 

 

 

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Round The Corner (Part Two)

Second Part of a sort of fairy story, for sort of grown ups. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Round The Corner (Part One)

A sort of fairy story, for sort of grown ups. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Monster

We know a monster when we see one. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Aftermath

I don’t associate cats with beaches. Dogs, yes, flappy ears and flappy paws, chasing balls and sticks, challenging the waves to a duel. But a...
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International Purple Day - Epilepsy Awareness

Tomorrow is Purple Day! My lovely daughter has learned to live with her epilepsy, but we have also learned that there is a lot to be done in terms of research and awareness. This is written with her permission. Purple Day logo used with permission of Purple Day UK.
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319 of my comments have received 328 Great Feedback votes

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Welcome to the site.  And

Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019

Welcome to the site.  And what better debut on a writing site than a horror story all about words!  I think quite a few of us probably suffer from Etyopathomania.  I really, really want to find a copy of the Humongous Collation of Proverbs and...

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Posted in THE FORGOTTEN WORD

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I do like those last two

Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019

I do like those last two lines.  Sometimes it does feel as though those shadows are following us through life.  One or two decisions either way and everything might have been different.  

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Posted in Choices

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It's such a hard time.  I was

Posted on Mon, 03 Jun 2019

It's such a hard time.  I was with my mother but not my father.  As both were very old when they died and were, I think, ready to go, I choose to regard the moment of their passing as almost a minor thing compared to all the moments of their...

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Posted in The Night My Mother Didn't Die

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A delicious cloud fantasia,

Posted on Mon, 27 May 2019

A delicious cloud fantasia, and it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day!  Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.

Picture free of copyright on various platforms.

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Posted in The pig nest

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Agree with Jenny - it does

Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019

Agree with Jenny - it does have a pre-Raphaelite feel to it.  Lovely take on the IP, really enjoyed reading it.

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Posted in Winter's Tale

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As we take over more of the

Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019

As we take over more of the countryside, more and more animals are forced to scavenge in towns.  Foxes can be very successful, but it's far from an ideal environment for them.  A thoughtful and sympathetic poem.  

I love the way this IP...

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Posted in It's Only His Winter Tale

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Sometimes, if we knew the end

Posted on Sun, 19 May 2019

Sometimes, if we knew the end, we'd never start - but then we'd miss all the good bits in between.  A very poignant response to the IP.

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Posted in I'll Be Your Romeo...

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Such a tender story, with a

Posted on Mon, 13 May 2019

Such a tender story, with a touch of magic in the quiet realism.  Really enjoyed reading this.

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Posted in The Norwegian Poetess

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You caught the feeling of

Posted on Sat, 11 May 2019

You caught the feeling of being overwhelmed when a parent dies - that first line really captures it.  I agree with insert, there is a lot more to this story!  I find it interesting that sometimes, when people know that they are dying, they leave...

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Posted in Letters from The Poet

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Anniversaries and things like

Posted on Sun, 12 May 2019

Anniversaries and things like Mother's Day are always hard.  I'm sure your mother would be proud to know you are keeping her memory alive.

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Posted in Mother's Day

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