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My stories have been read 272699 times and 183 of my stories have been cherry picked.
734 of my 3,991 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 781 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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734 of my comments have received 781 Great Feedback votes
Still going strong and very
Posted on Sat, 20 Feb 2016
Still going strong and very enjoyable. I like the way that the characters of Josiah and Archibald are so well delineated by the differences in their speech. It brings a depth to the characters.
I think that some of the qualifying adverbs...Read full comment
Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 8
I'm loving these characters.
Posted on Sat, 13 Feb 2016
I'm loving these characters. The detectives in particular jump off the page. You are very firmly in that tradition of engaging, gently surreal British humour that gets its strength from strong characterisation and situations that are extreme...Read full comment
Posted in Bring Out Your Dead - Part 7
Trying to pick out, as one
Posted on Sun, 25 Oct 2015
Trying to pick out, as one does, the 'I particularly liked...' bit, and I can't, because each paragraph is so rich and multi-layered. Just blown away by the way you use words to envoke feelings, sensations, physical textures and so many vivid...Read full comment
Posted in White Light
I've read this several times
Posted on Mon, 14 Sep 2015
I've read this several times and appreciated it more each time. In its dissection of the way people are brutalised in war it held echoes, for me, of the WW1 war poets. Disturbing look at the questions of how and why people can do such things to...Read full comment
Posted in Boa's Ark
Posted on Wed, 09 Sep 2015
Intriguing. Strong descriptions - the grey of things and the houses as 'almost protecting'. The hints that this is not the first time for this scenario. Is this stand alone or will we find out more? I hope more! Welcome to ABC Tales.Read full comment
Posted in Into the Shadows