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relapse prevention therapy

When I was five I was raped. He said it was a game. It wouldn’t hurt. These are clichés. I sometimes tell my students that fiction often isn’t...
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Grimms 92

Jaz feigns unconsciousness, not difficult with a stiff body and a head vaguely attached to sensibility, as he feels the floor moving and van doing a...
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Grimms 91

Angela sits on the top steps on her landing, waiting. Tugs have been pulled and combed from her blonde hair and skin been scrubbed pink in the...
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Grimms 90

A stilted walk to the car, flared denim flapping in the wind, guns pressed one-handed, hard, against their bodies, but concealed in their coats. Del...
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Grimms 89

Del parks the Jaguar car, and pulls the handbrake, on the hill across from Clydebank College. ‘How many doors in the pub? he asks. ‘Two.’ Jaz pats...

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563 of my comments have received 577 Great Feedback votes

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This is very good. Jason's

Posted on Fri, 14 Feb 2014

This is very good. Jason's voice is just right. You don't need to say 'I make an effort at politeness'. You've already shown it and that's added commentary. Similiarly, appearances' sake is a bit convoluted and would be better left as appearance...

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Posted in Grandad's Party - Chapter 2 of 3

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ah, sweet, but sour, I'll be

Posted on Thu, 13 Feb 2014

ah, sweet, but sour, I'll be watching for more of this, made me smile.

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Posted in Grandad's Party - Chapter 1 of 3

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yep, a book with insight for

Posted on Mon, 10 Feb 2014

yep, a book with insight for people that like to read and should be read.

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Posted in Reviews - In The Day by Kevin Marman

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It's a bit like a video game.

Posted on Thu, 06 Feb 2014

It's a bit like a video game.

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Posted in Euphoria Blake: Infernally Divine

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A Dickens of a poem. Well

Posted on Mon, 09 Dec 2013

A Dickens of a poem. Well done!

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Posted in Havisham

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I'm not sure what the

Posted on Sun, 24 Nov 2013

I'm not sure what the underlined words or italics are meant to emphasise, but there are lots of surprised in the text and I really liked it.

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Posted in Within the Mirrors

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enjoyed this. thanks.

Posted on Sun, 26 Oct 2008

enjoyed this. thanks.Read full comment

Posted in Bonnie Prince Charlie and the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion

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I especially liked the first

Posted on Mon, 01 Aug 2011

I especially liked the first stanza, but that is maybe that was just my certain boyish impulses. Great stuff Chris. It's not often I'm proud of 'Futility.'Read full comment

Posted in Futility

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evocative. well done.

Posted on Thu, 09 Sep 2010

evocative. well done.Read full comment

Posted in The approach of winter

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Needs a bit of proof reading

Posted on Tue, 09 Mar 2010

Needs a bit of proof reading eg 'She was an attractive and she knew it.' And there is a bit or repetition, you could cut a few hundred words quite easily. A good story, which I enjoyed.Read full comment

Posted in Blood Money

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