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I have 1008 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1270512 times and 986 of my stories have been cherry picked.
902 of my 13,175 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 926 votes

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Grimms62

Jaz tries to erase the memory of the snivelling shadowy self he’d been earlier by tearing into the booze. But Del isn’t hanging about either. They...
Cherry

Grimms61

Del scoots in behind the couch and draws the chintz curtains. On the radio, T-Rex and ‘I’m your main man, Telegram Sam-Telegram Sam,’ beats out, in a...
Cherry

Grimms60

Karen answers the door tugging the belt of her flowery nightgown tighter, smiling, and giving a little wiggle as Dougie towers over her and ogles the...
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Grimms59

On the day of his dad’s funeral Tony gets himself ready early while the care staff busy themselves having a meeting to decide who is to accompany him...
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Grimms58

Bruno perches on the bed in the muggy heat of his room with his jacket zipped up, and the leather strap of his school bag over his shoulder, waiting...

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902 of my comments have received 926 Great Feedback votes

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 Johnny carried [H]hector.

Posted on Sun, 07 Dec 2014

 Johnny carried [H]hector. good fast beat to the action, but referring to them as man 2 and man 3 makes it seem more like a screenplay than a story. You could use shorthand like the fat man and the thinner man etc. 

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Posted in My Friend Johnny (chapter 2)

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brilliant. You and I are

Posted on Thu, 04 Dec 2014

brilliant. You and I are earth indeed. 

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Posted in You and I are Earth

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K(C)rays. But don't kill the

Posted on Wed, 03 Dec 2014

K(C)rays. But don't kill the goose that laid the golden egg. Keep writing. Later you can move back and go horizontal, following the leads you've established here, giving a bit more detail. Fleshing them out!

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Posted in BERMONDSEY GIRLS - Rose Amelia Wigzell - Part 3 - Brothers in arms

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oh, sad twist at the end. I'm

Posted on Fri, 28 Nov 2014

oh, sad twist at the end. I'm not able to judge whether it's the standard iambic pentameter, or whether Melvolio is a play on Malvolio Twelth Night, but your skill is remarkable. I wish you well with this. 

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Posted in A Star Crossed Story

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good story, flows well, ends

Posted on Fri, 28 Nov 2014

good story, flows well, ends well -well for some!

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Posted in Kevin Smiled

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well written, I was wondering

Posted on Thu, 27 Nov 2014

well written, I was wondering how she could have an organism when dead (which is a physiological impossibility) then she came 'alive' again in the bathtub. Interesting. 

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Posted in The (Nec)Romancer Part 1

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yep. gritty and groan filled

Posted on Thu, 13 Nov 2014

yep. gritty and groan filled and full of dis-ease, but truth often hurts. 

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Posted in not quite AA, but only 12 steps to the bar

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nice and slow piece here we

Posted on Mon, 10 Nov 2014

nice and slow piece here we go. 

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Posted in California sunshine and motorcycles

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cheers scratch, just playing

Posted on Fri, 07 Nov 2014

cheers scratch, just playing with words. Thanks Shannan, I wish I knew what it meant too. Often (more often than I'd like to admit) I've not got a clue whant a poem is and more often than that what it all means. I'm pretty good at deciphering...

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Posted in raring

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fall in love ju[s]t by its

Posted on Fri, 31 Oct 2014

fall in love ju[s]t by its words' I often wonder what poety is (and is not). 

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Posted in A Poets Mystery Lane

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