I have 74 stories published in
7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 47464 times and 88 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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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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216 of my comments have received 219 Great Feedback votes
Fascinating, Jean. I was
Posted on Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Fascinating, Jean. I was watching the Proms the other night, Daniel Barenboim conducting a programme of English music, and they played both 'Nimrod' (always reduces me to tears) and 'Pomp and Circumstance'. The detail in this is wonderful -...Read full comment
Posted in Beth Tree and the Elgars 7
What a lovely story! Glad
Posted on Sun, 16 Jul 2017
What a lovely story! Glad that it all worked out in the end. I love the idea of having that chant as a ring tone. Currently I have The Beatles' 'Don't Bother Me', which has always seemed appropriate, but you've given me something to think...Read full comment
Posted in The Kindness of Kevin
Hello, welcome to ABC Tales.
Posted on Mon, 17 Jul 2017
Hello, welcome to ABC Tales. I enjoyed reading this. The way you follow the year through is very effective, and I very much liked the last three lines. I agree with Ewan that the word Ivy sits a little oddly at the end. Although I'd have got...Read full comment
Posted in a sort of green
This is a lovely piece. We
Posted on Sat, 03 Jun 2017
This is a lovely piece. We have been reminded recently of how powerful poetry can be at times of national grief. I like the way this reads as a declaration of (all kinds of) faith, a credo for getting through terrible times. Really touches the...Read full comment
Posted in Hearts Connect Us
Loved this. Poor old Very.
Posted on Thu, 27 Apr 2017
Loved this. Poor old Very. I have this terrible dream, sometimes, where I'm confronted by the population of the future gabbling 'So jus' lit'rally very kinda like y'know' as they drive skewers into my ears.Read full comment
Posted in Adverb Angst