David Kirtley

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I have 101 stories published in 6 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 30480 times and 6 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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David Kirtley

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Tales of Gallanol : Ch.5 Caerella (Part 2)

Jovian manages to gain acceptance from Prince Trahearn of Elladein for negotiation. The parties negotiate a surrender for the peace of Elladein, but not all are content.
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Tales of Gallanol : Ch.5 Caerella (Part 1)

Jovian is sent into the beautiful and historic city of Caerella to gain agreement for surrender or compromise negotiations from the Royal Family of Elladein. He finds he is not among strangers.

Teachers : The Neo Creadds Are Born (Ch.14f)

The Neo Creadds go out onto the Vidnet and into lecture halls to get their messages across and stimulate debate about the grey society which has developed. Avoiding comedy they begin to enter politics. Set in the alternative futuristic world of Marta and Gallanol In The Modern Age.

Tales Of Gallanol : Ch.4 Forest Of Liedein (Part 2)

High King Deneldinhew's army is attacked during the night by the army of Elladein. The leaders and the High King's Companiona respond as well as they can, as all seek to gain honour. Gallanol's first civil war for hundreds of years has begun.

Tales Of Gallanol : Ch.4 Forest Of Liedein (Part 1)

The High King's military expedition disembarks, invading Elladein through the Forest, and opening Gallanol's civil war. Jovian's ambition has been damaged already.

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5 of my comments have received 5 Great Feedback votes

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Thanks for your comment Elsie

Posted on Fri, 29 Dec 2017

Thanks for your comment Elsie. I agree we seem to have moved forward from the clinical academic marking exercise approach to literary criticism, which has got to be good news. I think we give more of a personal response now on abctales....

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Posted in Have We Written Too Much?

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Good piece, very effective.

Posted on Fri, 16 Dec 2016

Good piece, very effective.

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Posted in subjected/ subjugated

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I like the simple and direct

Posted on Thu, 26 Nov 2015

I like the simple and direct message and delivery of this poem.

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Posted in 25/11/2015

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Your story is developing well

Posted on Thu, 06 Feb 2014

Your story is developing well with surprising twists. There was no explanation of why she chose to awake or use Antares. How did she know about this demon? It might be worth including a sentence or two on these questions.
Also I think it...

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Posted in Euphoria Blake: Infernally Divine

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A promising story, encourages

Posted on Thu, 06 Feb 2014

A promising story, encourages me to read further. I do think that second long paragraph needs breaking up into smaller paragraphs. You have the mother's disappearance and the father's death both in the same paragraph, but they are different...

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Posted in Euphoria Blake: Infernally Divine