David Kirtley

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I have 117 stories published in 6 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 38003 times and 7 of my stories have been cherry picked.
9 of my 204 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 10 votes

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David Kirtley

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Christmas Spell

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All the hopes of the year Looked forward to this time Gathering at the end, To finish the year in style. Never enough time to be ourselves, Shops all...
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Dictators

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Neither Sauron nor Saruman can touch us here. Syria is a ruin, Populations displaced and killed. Yemen is dying, Its people tortured and ignored...

Rivendell

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Spa pool and hall, lovely landscape. Newfound home away from home, overlooking the Cheshire Plain, and Manchester in the distance. Like Rivendell, it...

Tales Of Gallanol : Ch.6 The Party (Part 2: Aftermath)

The High King's Companions have attempted to ruin Jovian's reputation at the Party, the night before. He must now face the High King in person. Will he be believed? Set in the early stages of Gallanol's civil war.

Funeral For A Friend

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Friends lost, one by one. We have all got to go sometime. Not like this, taken before our time. Not taken, chosen. A desperate way to go. Time ran...

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9 of my comments have received 10 Great Feedback votes

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These are good pieces, well

Posted on Tue, 19 Jun 2018

These are good pieces, well written and intelligent visions of the future!

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Posted in UV (Part 3) - Dillon

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I did enjoy this piece. The

Posted on Tue, 01 Jan 2019

I did enjoy this piece. The difficulties of modern life and the worries of unforeseen health issues were well explained.

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Posted in Help For Hero's.

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Very appropriate I think to

Posted on Sun, 11 Nov 2018

Very appropriate I think to bring these issues together on Remembrance Day. I enjoyed and was interested to read the tales of the lives of your grandfather and father with the subject of homelessness which so often seems to afflict veterans and...

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Posted in Remembering isn't enough ...

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Very funny. I enjoyed that!

Posted on Tue, 19 Jun 2018

Very funny. I enjoyed that!

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Posted in Britney and Shania

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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