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I have 856 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 771471 times and 803 of my stories have been cherry picked.
480 of my 11,636 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 493 votes

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Angel 74 (kindness of strangers)

Angel wondered if she could go back. Sneak up the stairs, go into her room and lock the door, pull the sheets back over her head. She turned her head...
Cherry

Angel 73 (escape)

Adam slept in the taxi all the way back to The Unit and Angel had dozed fitfully. She put him straight into the cot and figured that would be him out...
Cherry

Angel 72 (church hall)

With the two guards behind her, Angel skirted around the side of the church. The tar path was uneven, moss from the borders of the grass lapping up...
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Angel 71 (graveside)

When the funeral dirge played, Angel felt it like a punch to her stomach. She knew it was time to take Lisa’s body away. The undertaker with black...
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Angel 70 (burying the living)

The guards were running late, and the taxi ride took forever, but Angel was just glad she’d got the chance to say goodbye to her wee girl. Church...

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480 of my comments have received 493 Great Feedback votes

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200 years doesn't sound like

Posted on Mon, 16 Dec 2019

200 years doesn't sound like rapid change, but I guess it's all a matter of perspective. 

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Posted in Creative Media and Sales : Ch.16d The Decline of Civilisation

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Lovely story and true too. 

Posted on Wed, 11 Dec 2019

Lovely story and true too. 

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Posted in Author's Day

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I'm a bit like you, I've

Posted on Sat, 30 Nov 2019

I'm a bit like you, I've heard of J.K.Rowling. Haven't read any Harry Potter. But I have hear the myth around how she was working in an Edinburgh coffeeshop...being turned down 12 times is nothing. I've heard of Sheldon, watched a bit of The Big...

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Posted in Jim Parsons and J.K. Rowling.

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gritty and grimy, so he's a

Posted on Sat, 30 Nov 2019

gritty and grimy, so he's a cop, interesting. terriific wring. whose story is it, Gallacher or Crowe's? If it's Crowe's the descripton of him given (change of point of view) by Gallacher needs a bit of work and kinda jams the narrative. 

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Posted in A Quality of inertia (WIP)

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Word origin of 'vade mecum'

Posted on Tue, 26 Nov 2019

Word origin of 'vade mecum'

C17: from Latin, literally: go with me

I will walk with you a while in your writing. Alan Bennet's idea  of reading as a hand held out which you grasp. Munch's scream is so popular because it allows for...

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Posted in Scream

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Amen. 

Posted on Fri, 22 Nov 2019

Amen. 

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Posted in He Who is Sent

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a little grace is poetry that

Posted on Sun, 17 Nov 2019

a little grace is poetry that stretches the soul of even hungry ghosts. 

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Posted in Second thoughts

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yep, I read this. I like the

Posted on Sun, 17 Nov 2019

yep, I read this. I like the idea of all that fighting over a simulacra. But it was really virtue they were fighting over. Something they couldn't possess. I guess there's a bit of the idea of ideal forms thrown in as well. My answer is longer...

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Posted in trojan horse

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fireworks is big business,

Posted on Fri, 08 Nov 2019

fireworks is big business, but a shrinking business. I guess councils will opt out of having displays. What a waste of money? 

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Posted in Pets And Fireworks.

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I guess we all select books

Posted on Fri, 01 Nov 2019

I guess we all select books that we think has value. Our values differ. As do our tastes. 

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Posted in Alien Opportunities Ch.1 : New Opportunities Part 3

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