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I have 124 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 200496 times and 173 of my stories have been cherry picked.
594 of my 3,660 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 626 votes

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Assorted writers' groups, the odd anthology, occasional readings.  Lots of looking out of the window.  Hello, and thanks for dropping by.

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594 of my comments have received 626 Great Feedback votes

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I saw something like this

Posted on Fri, 26 Jun 2015

I saw something like this once as a child, never since, and you've brought that magical moment back so vividly.  And I loved 'pert as the nipples of a fool-hardy dipper' - wonderful image!

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Posted in Boxers in Yellow

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Got interrupted when making

Posted on Sat, 13 Jun 2015

Got interrupted when making my last comment...meant also to say that I really liked the way you joined up the idea of sacrifice, from both sides and for the same purposes, at the end.  Cracking  last line, raising some good questions and making...

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Posted in Corporal Larnach’s Report 01 February 1833

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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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