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I have 77 stories published in one collection on the site.
My stories have been read 44956 times and 70 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Ian McLachlan

"The function of the artist is to be the joker in the pack."
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My stories



Such a plush sunny morning the sky’s blue picked out like a favourite swatch warm shadows, starlings and flatmates who play their tape on a loop for...


‘What shall we call it?’ she yells from two seats back. ‘Shut up, stop joking.’ She laughs, pulls on her woollen jumper. ‘I got bare wasted last...

The Wrong

Standing slightly apart from the others, I marked him straight off as the probable winner: insouciant, relaxed, with a complexity about the angles of...

The Fanatic

I'd had more than my share of knock-backs when I strode into the latest gastropub its baroque tables bathed by green lamps. Leather menu, in fine...

Lines on a krater in the British Museum

Dionysus, panthers and ivy branches adorn my mixing bowl. Paint of alkali potash on shaped Attic clay, passed three times through the fire, this bell...