airyfairy

Primary tabs

I have 97 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 88466 times and 126 of my stories have been cherry picked.
296 of my 2,478 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 303 votes

Close reader
airyfairy's picture

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)

 

 

 

My stories

Pages

296 of my comments have received 303 Great Feedback votes

1 Vote

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.

Read full comment

Posted in The Blue Box

1 Vote

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

Read full comment

Posted in HERE I SIT

1 Vote

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.  

Read full comment

Posted in Distance

1 Vote

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...

Read full comment

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

1 Vote

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.  

Read full comment

Posted in Going Out For Cigarettes

1 Vote

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.

Read full comment

Posted in Along a Roman Road

1 Vote

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.  

Read full comment

Posted in The Return (Part 2 of 2)

1 Vote

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...

Read full comment

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

1 Vote

Absolutely lovely.  My dad

Posted on Tue, 03 Jul 2018

Absolutely lovely.  My dad had a load of 78rpm vinyl - I could hear every one of them even though I couldn't play them.  Eventually I was able to let go of them.  The image of the coat is particularly poignant.  

Read full comment

Posted in Remnants

1 Vote

I'm so sorry to hear about

Posted on Sat, 09 Jun 2018

I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your cat.  I'm a cat lover myself and it's so hard when you have to say goodbye.  

Read full comment

Posted in Boy's Death

Pages