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I have 108 stories published in one collection on the site.
My stories have been read 162695 times and 177 of my stories have been cherry picked.
640 of my 3,125 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 652 votes

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Getting Ready

Gone the rag sound of a bird alone dropped on naked silence between dumpsters' grinding regurgitations from horizon's bridge and fuzzy pulse of cars...
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Cherry

deer

i used to cross slow growing moss swells by tree masts, tossing, lichen rigged, see in the distance dragon wings, folded into hills. But now, words'...
Cherry

part 7

W hen she woke up, Mary did not feel tired anymore. Ever since she had had to stay at Jake’s house, it had taken ages to go to sleep. Night time was...
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part 6

Mary went 5 more steps, then turned back. The car lights had gone! She gasped, and Karen’ s voice came at once “Mary! What’s taking you so long? If...
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part 5

The car bump ing as Karen drove off the ferry woke Mary from a bad dream - a huge spiderweb dangling with bundles like sad grey fruit, soft and...

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640 of my comments have received 652 Great Feedback votes

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I found this powerful and

Posted on Tue, 21 Sep 2021

I found this powerful and moving, this extreme distress seems very real, I hope you are ok

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Posted in I understand the wild beast’s roars. (IP) (Nat.geo.wild)

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Wow! That must be the perfect

Posted on Sun, 19 Sep 2021

Wow! That must be the perfect short story! Was absolutely not expecting the ending:0)

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Posted in Travels with my Aunt

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I really like how you mix

Posted on Sun, 19 Sep 2021

I really like how you mix homely into Hallow -

"farmers gathering crops late into the night,"

"School halls bursting with the fruits of Harvest,"

and the creatures outside, in the wild -

"a bee’s buzz slows as dreams...

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Posted in Autumn

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Had a feeling it would be him

Posted on Sat, 11 Sep 2021

Had a feeling it would be him at the door :0) How do you create your characters? You are brilliant! Do you have any tips? 

Perfidia is becoming more and more interesting, I am so impressed how you are exposing a bit more of her...

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 16

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Wow! This is my favourite

Posted on Sun, 12 Sep 2021

Wow! This is my favourite episode yet!  I LOVED  the beginning, with the delivery man and then it went on to be so action packed. Good on Willow! You have been building up this fete for ages and it has started off brilliantly!

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 17

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First, I really like your

Posted on Sat, 11 Sep 2021

First, I really like your title!

Then :
"a landscape
changing hue and alignment with every step." perfectly conveys moving through the natural sculpture of the outdoors

and :
"In this wild, clean immenseness,...

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Posted in A Paradise Not Yet Lost

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trouble, gullible, rebel are

Posted on Thu, 09 Sep 2021

trouble, gullible, rebel are great!

This reminded me of that brilliant one of yours about homelessness?

"imaginatively disobey" this reminded me of some bright children, who put so much effort into not doing things. How wonderful to...

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Posted in A Winning Handshake

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I liked "clouds squeezed to a

Posted on Tue, 07 Sep 2021

I liked "clouds squeezed to a pulp" too, made me think of them being like fruit making juicy rain :0)

Also "lightening strikes like a knife" is wonderful, both for the quick jabbing sounds and the imagery

And the idea of leaves...

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Posted in Yin And Yang Of Autumn Forest

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"Once, men and trees knew the

Posted on Sun, 05 Sep 2021

"Once, men and trees knew the same earth," would have taken me a whole poem to say this :0)

I liked the fairy tale too. I suppose for many people in the past, and now, in some places, stories were the only place where justice...

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Posted in The Swallow's Broken Leg

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involving description of the

Posted on Sat, 04 Sep 2021

brilliantly involving description of the approach of an exhilarating but uncontrollable force. I hope you are keeping safe!

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Posted in The Smell

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