David Kirtley

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I have 173 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 58301 times and 10 of my stories have been cherry picked.
25 of my 335 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 26 votes

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David Kirtley

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Playing Golf While Rome Catches The Virus

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Rome was burning. Nero practised his violin to keep his mind off the ruin of his great city. Meanwhile Trump tried to cut taxes for the rich businessmen, desperately slashing Obamacare. Then the virus came.....!

I Just Can't Be Happy Today (Virus Version)

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(Based on/ influenced by the lyrics of the famous 1979 track by The Damned) They’re closing the schools They’re storing the books The church is empty...

Calban Attends A Concert : A Night Out (Ch.17) Part 3

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Calban meets a lawyer and group member named Clarella at the concert, and to his surprise finds she is interested to talk to him. Quickly this becomes the most memorable evening of his life. He looks forward to hopefully meeting her at the next group event. This is set in Marta City, in the continent of Gallanol, in the Modern Age.

Coronavirus

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Empty Streets in my town, The tourists have all gone home, to self isolate. Climate change is put on hold, We’re saving lots of fuel now, no one’s...

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25 of my comments have received 26 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

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