I have 75 stories published in
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My ghost story 'The Light Left' (under the name Jane Ayrie) can be found in the anthology 'Cold Iron', published by Iron Press:: https://tinyurl.com/yardmpqs
A short piece of science fiction, 'Madness Not To' (under the name Jane Roberts) is on the Terra 2 website here: :https://yorkstjohnterratwo.com/portfolio/madness-not-to-by-jane-roberts/
My ABC blog, including life at Castle Pillock, is here: https://www.abctales.com/blogs/airyfairy There are also some previous Castle Pillock episodes in the named collection below.
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230 of my comments have received 233 Great Feedback votes
The thing I love about this,
Posted on Fri, 24 Nov 2017
The thing I love about this, and liked so much about the previous part, is the way you show people apparently quietly getting on with life, making the best, as they say, but underneath there is so much emotion and so much tremulous hope. Less is...Read full comment
Posted in Degrees of Separation
Beautifully written, and hard
Posted on Wed, 22 Nov 2017
Beautifully written, and hard to read. Many readers will share the child's experiences, but there will also be parents who are painfully aware that their cihldren must have heard things they should not. An excellent piece, Poppy.Read full comment
Posted in The Stairs
Some great ideas in here - I
Posted on Wed, 01 Nov 2017
Some great ideas in here - I was going to wiffle on about a bit of proof reading, then realised you're doing it for Nanowrimo so you won't have time for any of that at the moment! Hope it continues to go well.Read full comment
Posted in The Eden Sky - Part 2 - Old Friends
Really interesting the way
Posted on Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Really interesting the way this deals with memory and recall. The bit where the mother insists that there were always birthday parties, flatly contradicting the memory, and causing the narrator to doubt it. I like the way things aren't neatly...Read full comment
Posted in Yellow Ribbons
A lovely way to finish off,
Posted on Sat, 07 Oct 2017
A lovely way to finish off, Carl. This has been such a generous series of posts, sharing your family's history and those wonderful photographs. Looking back, I see that you have previously written in more detail about your mother, so I shall...Read full comment