I have 129 stories published in
11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 271966 times and 183 of my stories have been cherry picked.
732 of my 3,987 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 779 votes
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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732 of my comments have received 779 Great Feedback votes
Hi! Welcome to ABC Tales.
Posted on Mon, 04 Jul 2016
Hi! Welcome to ABC Tales.
Very intruiging start to your story and I am looking forward to seeing where it will go next. I like the blending of SF and fantasy and the way you contrast the day to day requirements of the narrator's job and...Read full comment
Posted in The Spectator, chapters 1-3
Clear-eyed about the risks
Posted on Sat, 25 Jun 2016
Clear-eyed about the risks and the fears, and offering encouragement that it can be done. I felt as thought I wanted to know what had been the tipping point for this woman, what finally made her feel she and her child deserved better. A good...Read full comment
Posted in The First Step
I've read both parts of this
Posted on Tue, 21 Jun 2016
I've read both parts of this through a couple of times now, and really enjoyed the lyricism and magic. I did feel that perhaps there was a little too much back story to start off with - possibly you could have established the circumstances...Read full comment
Posted in Fishing Dreams by the Spree- Part 2
I don't really agree with
Posted on Mon, 06 Jun 2016
I don't really agree with Phineas on this. I thought the acceptance of the existence of vampires was an interesting take on a well-known theme, a bit akin to the way Alien Nation or the recent Aliens TV series postulated a world where aliens...Read full comment
Posted in Sangreville
Explosive ending - oh no, not
Posted on Wed, 08 Jun 2016
Explosive ending - oh no, not Marc! You capture the grubbiness and seediness of power play, and the sadness of the individual lives destroyed on all sides. This has been a really gripping and enjoyable story.Read full comment
Posted in EBOLOWA 44
You tell that Freddy where to
Posted on Tue, 10 May 2016
You tell that Freddy where to go.
I loved the description of your childhood efforts to stay awake, and the skilful way you marry them up with your present situation. I hope you had a great day at the ballpark.Read full comment
Posted in Resistance and Rejuvenation