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I have 240 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 279805 times and 178 of my stories have been cherry picked.
224 of my 1,292 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 237 votes

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Drew Gummerson

Author of Me and Mickie James (Jonathan Cape) and The Lodger (GMP), and many stories here and there. Follow me at @drewgum. Seven Nights At The Flamingo Hotel is coming November 2020. Pre-order here https://www.beardedbadgerpublishing.com/online-store

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The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 20

1967 "I hate you, I hate you, I hate you." The reemergence of the main in the bowler hat happened at a particularly troubling time. "Don't worry,"...
Cherry

The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 19

The Third Translation. Zelig Krüger’s Diary. Pages 4, 5 & 6 Oh my goodness. Oh my goodness. Oh my goodness. What developments there have been...
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The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 18

The Second Translation. Zelig Krüger’s Diary. Pages 2 & 3 A library! The lift doors had opened and there it was. Although I had never seen one...
Cherry

The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 17

Chapter 11. After having been so forcibly and humiliatingly expelled by McPhearson and his cronies I made my way back to the library, stopping only...
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The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 16

Extract from The Ministry of Complaints The swoosh of air from the closing doors puffed out their candle and for several long moments they stood in...

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224 of my comments have received 237 Great Feedback votes

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I've read the whole thing now

Posted on Thu, 02 Sep 2021

I've read the whole thing now. 70,000 words. 
 

I couldn't remember if these characters from this prologue appeared in the rest of the book. And I'm pleased to say they do. Quite a lot. 
 

I am also pleased to find out...

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Posted in The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir

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Congratulations! This is our

Posted on Tue, 23 Mar 2021

Congratulations! This is our Facebook And Twitter Pick of the Day. Please retweet and share with a cup of tea. 
 

Don't worry, the picture's not Stollen it's from...

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Posted in I am a Fruit Cake

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Excellent. Takes me back to

Posted on Mon, 15 Feb 2021

Excellent. Takes me back to the time when I wrote endless letters to my friends 

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Posted in Letters in the attic

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That's a typical Sunday for

Posted on Sun, 16 Aug 2020

That's a typical Sunday for me. If you're struggling again, give me a shout. Loved the story, clearly. 

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Posted in The Boy with Tight Underpants

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I'm really enjoying it but

Posted on Fri, 31 Jul 2020

I'm really enjoying it but finding it confusing too... I don't think it's supposed to be clear, it's that sense of not knowing how it all fits together that carries it forward. 

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Posted in Pins (21)

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Brilliant. Can you set it to

Posted on Sat, 25 Jul 2020

Brilliant. Can you set it to music and sing it at the next ABC event. 

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Posted in She Fingered Me Every Night

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Good, isn't it? I've not got

Posted on Fri, 15 May 2020

Good, isn't it? I've not got to end yet but I will. 

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Posted in Lost Dog 8

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I will. The problem is I'm

Posted on Thu, 12 Mar 2020

I will. The problem is I'm reading WG Sebald. Who writes in very long dense, brilliant, sentences. And all these stories initially were started after reading Camilla Grudova. I dream of being these people and in the end it comes out sounding like...

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Posted in Sven Goes to War. Part 1. Warriors of the Wasteland

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Love this. 

Posted on Thu, 21 Oct 2021

Love this. 

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Posted in What is Buried at Thresholds

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I loved those annuals. 

Posted on Thu, 07 Oct 2021

I loved those annuals. 

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Posted in The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 17

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