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I have 96 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 83273 times and 123 of my stories have been cherry picked.
288 of my 2,430 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 295 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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Not Quite The Eve Of Destruction (2017 IP)

‘Can’t I have one? Just one little one? I’ve been so good all year…’ ‘No you bloody can’t, and put that Scythe down or I swear to Me I’ll confiscate it for good.'
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Albatross

So I went on this poetry course, and wrote a sonnet to my house. As you do.
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Bob Dylan (IP)

My first and definitely last poetic contribution to ABC Tales.
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Voices (London Competition)

London is inhabited again, in a different way.

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288 of my comments have received 295 Great Feedback votes

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Hello!  Welcome To ABC Tales.

Posted on Tue, 31 Jul 2018

Hello!  Welcome To ABC Tales.  

Lots of good stuff in this first chapter.  Some of your descriptions are excellent - I got a real feeling of the snow and the power of the elements, and the stained glass with its mixture of hellish fire and...

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Posted in Survival on the Edge of the Night

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The darting rhythm of this

Posted on Sun, 29 Jul 2018

The darting rhythm of this captures the bird's movement perfectly.  A delightful read.

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Posted in LIFE IS SIMPLE

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This is great. A convincing

Posted on Wed, 25 Jul 2018

This is great. A convincing fairytale set in an equally convincing real world. And for old Whovians like me,utterly irresistible.

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Posted in The Blue Box

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Quiet joy and contentment

Posted on Sun, 22 Jul 2018

Quiet joy and contentment brings its own creativity.  This lovely poem is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day.  Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.  

Picture:  Pixabay Creative Commons

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Posted in HERE I SIT

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I came late to this so I don

Posted on Tue, 17 Jul 2018

I came late to this so I don't know if the last line in question is the existing last line or a previous last line?  Just checking, before I place my bid.  

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Posted in Distance

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Into the valley of death... 

Posted on Wed, 18 Jul 2018

Into the valley of death...  really made me laugh.  Reminded me of all those times we were horrid to new young teachers, just because we could be.  Children are nasty little beasts.

Would it be possible to have a couple of quick thumbnail...

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Posted in I'm Not Disappointed, I'm Just Angry Chapter 3

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An entire novel caught in

Posted on Sun, 15 Jul 2018

An entire novel caught in this poem.  You brilliantly portray the tension that comes from waiting, those moments when all you can do is nothing.  

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Posted in Going Out For Cigarettes

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Past and present whispering

Posted on Sat, 14 Jul 2018

Past and present whispering to each other.  Really evocative and the rhythm conveys the journey.  Very much enjoyed reading this.

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Posted in Along a Roman Road

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Manages to be both sad and

Posted on Wed, 11 Jul 2018

Manages to be both sad and optimistic, and to convey the vulnerability and strength of the narrator.  There's a whole novel's worth of story in this.  I bet there's lots of similar tales in that repressive little community.  

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Posted in The Return (Part 2 of 2)

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The bewilderment and pain of

Posted on Mon, 09 Jul 2018

The bewilderment and pain of those involved in this are so awful to think about.  It affects whole communities - Di, I can't imagine how you even start to process it.  As a society we always struggle with how to treat children or young adults who...

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Posted in Be Careful What I Say.......

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