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I have 83 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 69874 times and 104 of my stories have been cherry picked.
246 of my 2,163 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 249 votes

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A couple of my pieces can be found elsewhere,

A ghost story, 'The Light Left' is in the anthology 'Cold Iron', published by Iron Press::  https://tinyurl.com/yardmpqs

A short piece of science fiction, 'Madness Not To' 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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My stories

Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Twenty-One)

'I've got nothing left to lose,' I told him. 'You haven't asked about your sister,' he said.
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Twenty)

Face to face with the man I had been searching for, the man I grew up with, the man who betrayed me. The man who was either dead or had never existed.
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Nineteen)

Living on my home world disturbs me. Spider webs disturb me though I've never seen a spider. We learn to live with disturbance, with always being disturbed
Cherry

The Net Caster (Part Eighteen)

Not all blight survivors survive intact. 'You kept me drugged for a week?'
Gold cherry

Castle Pillock 11

Castle Pillock is in training.

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246 of my comments have received 249 Great Feedback votes

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Really interesting the way

Posted on Thu, 12 Oct 2017

Really interesting the way this deals with memory and recall.  The bit where the mother insists that there were always birthday parties, flatly contradicting the memory, and causing the narrator to doubt it.  I like the way things aren't neatly...

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Posted in Yellow Ribbons

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Yes, the words whip around

Posted on Mon, 09 Oct 2017

Yes, the words whip around you like that fresh, blustery wind.  Lovely work.  

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Posted in Nordy Bank Fort 5/10/17

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Genuine romance in this, in

Posted on Sun, 08 Oct 2017

Genuine romance in this, in all senses of the word.  Very tender, very insightful.  

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Posted in Doubt

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A lovely way to finish off,

Posted on Sat, 07 Oct 2017

A lovely way to finish off, Carl.  This has been such a generous series of posts, sharing your family's history and those wonderful photographs.  Looking back, I see that you have previously written in more detail about your mother, so I shall...

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Posted in An Ulster Saga Or The Watt-McCrossan Dynasty(3)

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I really liked the structure

Posted on Fri, 06 Oct 2017

I really liked the structure and flow of this, Rhiannon.  It reads very well. There are some bizarre interpretations of all sorts of things out there.  Whatever one's own particular religious views, some of the conspiracy and end-of-world...

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Posted in False Announcements!

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This is going really well. 

Posted on Sun, 01 Oct 2017

This is going really well.  You've set up a good set of dilemmas for the future - not only does Stephanie have to deal with Harrison, there's also the problem that Victoria may well not want to go back to her own time!  The only reservation I...

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Posted in "Past or Present" Chapter 9

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Great that this appeared on

Posted on Thu, 28 Sep 2017

Great that this appeared on National Poetry Day - it is a great poem.  I'm doing a course at the moment on 'creative non-fiction' - which turns out to be a lot more complicated than making 'what I did on my holidays' more interesting - and this...

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Posted in Flying Ops

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Our homes really do contain

Posted on Sun, 24 Sep 2017

Our homes really do contain the layers of our lives.  I loved this.  So visual, and also a ghostly feeling of the hidden past.  Great writing.

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Posted in DIY

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Really liked this, Rhiannon. 

Posted on Mon, 18 Sep 2017

Really liked this, Rhiannon.  The rhyming works really well, and parts of it reminded me of riddle poems, which fits in with the idea of the wise owl.  It's a wonderful idea, that we could have a wise and perceptive companion who could keep an...

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Posted in Watch your back!

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It's interesting how poems

Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017

It's interesting how poems take different people different ways.  I thought it was very clear, but in a very subtle way.  I think you have to stay true to your vision, especially as it has struck a chord with a number of readers.  That's the...

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Posted in time travelling

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