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I have 250 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 313761 times and 192 of my stories have been cherry picked.
244 of my 1,378 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 259 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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Falling Upwards

Falling upwards . (Extract from Meltdown for AbcTales Reading Event) On the day the Social Worker came to do An Intervention Arthur stole a...
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Schrodinger’s Dog part 2

Read Part 1 We checked into the town’s only hotel. It had mullioned windows and a slate roof and our room was up a narrow wooden staircase and it had...
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Schrodinger’s Dog part 1

Part 1. Sometimes the choices presented to you are a mystery. You ask yourself, ‘why me?’or ‘now?’ Life can be like that. Not so much a box of...
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The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 27

1971 Agnes wondered if all boys were, when you got down to it, as blunt as Benjamin. Why couldn't he just tell her that he loved her? Or walk with...
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The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 26

Zelig Krüger’s Diary. Pages 14 to finish. To understand anything we must carefully follow the steps that led us to our present destination. Think of...

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244 of my comments have received 259 Great Feedback votes

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Congratulations Paul. This is

Posted on Thu, 31 Dec 2020

Congratulations Paul. This is our Pick of the Day. Please share!!! 
 

And Happy New Year! 

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Posted in Happy New Year

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Congratulations! This is our

Posted on Sat, 11 Dec 2021

Congratulations! This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day :). Please share. 
 

Image from Pixabay https://pixabay.com/photos/sunflowers-vase-...

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Posted in One day I'll teach you how to Arrange Flowers.

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Congratulations! This is our

Posted on Thu, 28 Oct 2021

Congratulations! This is our Facebook And Twitter Pick of the Day! (Loved it.)

Please share. 

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Posted in Night Time Economy

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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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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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