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I have 983 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1234171 times and 956 of my stories have been cherry picked.
851 of my 13,038 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 875 votes

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Ugly Puggly 35

Ugly Puggly's skin was gritty with dirt. He was making fancy chips and grilling pieces of duck on the bone. He’d their vegetable relation, chickpeas...
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Ugly Puggly 34

I met one of my out-of-work colleagues, Bob, in the lane. I’d stripped down to my T-shirt and felt the sun burn the top of my head and back of my...
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Ugly Puggly 33

‘Won’t the body start to stink?’ I clutched at my freshly made cup of Tetley’s. Ugly Puggly took his time answering. He was making porridge for...
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Ugly Puggly 32

Ugly Puggly got four mismatched mugs out of the cupboard, and stepped over Harry’s body. ‘Whit kind of tea you wantin, Camomile or Green?’ ‘I just...
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Ugly Puggly 31

Jeff put the suitcase he was holding on the table. He edged forward and tapped at Harry’s leg with the toe of his shoe. ‘Fuck sake,’ he said, ‘he’ll...
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851 of my comments have received 875 Great Feedback votes

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well, I thnk you handled the

Posted on Sat, 10 Nov 2018

well, I thnk you handled the situation very humanely and if that's normal for people with Aspereger's then I'd like more people to be diagnosed. 

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Posted in Gift: A Son's Story (Push)

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some readers give cherries,

Posted on Sat, 28 Jul 2018

some readers give cherries, some don't. It's nice, like hundreds and thousands on top of ice cream, or even cherry and ice cream, but the ice cream tastes the same. 

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Posted in Short Cherry Rant

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Steve's not a hero. He just

Posted on Fri, 01 Sep 2017

Steve's not a hero. He just likes stabbing you in the stomach. He picks his victims well in advance by hanging around hip-replacement wards. 

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Posted in Now I'm Bionic Second Part

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first person isn't generally

Posted on Fri, 26 May 2017

first person isn't generally regarded as omniscient. s/he can only see or feel what they see or feel. nothing beyond the subject. Limited point of view. 

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Posted in Taking the Fourth

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Grandad smiled[,] nodding

Posted on Thu, 01 Oct 2015

Grandad smiled[,] nodding

Occasionally he pause[d] bit muddled here as you've got Jake interrupting himself and taking over the conversation with himself, but you mean he takes over the convesation with Toby...

Brilliant. characters...

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Posted in Jake Mutant - Chapter Three

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honesty helps with understand

Posted on Mon, 27 Jul 2015

honesty helps with understand and with understanding we learn that we are all human, all falliable and all unique in our wrongness which makes it alright. Peace be with you. 

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Posted in Byrd Jones, Teacher and Grandfather

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words can be wonderous

Posted on Sat, 20 Jun 2015

words can be wonderous visions, but peel back house and home and there is there was and ever shall be that moment when beauty arises. 

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Posted in Lace Wings

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I'm sure there's a metaphor

Posted on Wed, 27 Aug 2014

I'm sure there's a metaphor here. Spit it out.

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Posted in Spit Out the Bugs in Your Mouth

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Kicked up a gear. Her turning

Posted on Mon, 16 Jun 2014

Kicked up a gear. Her turning on him is good, but maybe express some of the doubts about Ian earlier. A kind of layering effect. His violence towards her is a good way of keeping it real.

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Posted in Ch26: Stolen July 12th part 2

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silence, is often a pause

Posted on Sat, 31 May 2014

silence, is often a pause before the encore.

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Posted in War of Sounds

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