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I have 223 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 248136 times and 152 of my stories have been cherry picked.
185 of my 1,120 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 196 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

My stories

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Ginny. Part 1. The Great Cup Diver

Ginny. Part 1. The Great Cup Diver. Ginny’s father dived into a cup for a living. The cup itself was rather larger than the one that appeared on the...
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Flamingo Hotel. The interview.

Seven Nights. The Interview. First off, isn’t it a bit unusual to interview yourself? Well, I saw the Chris McCabe do it in his book Dedalus and that...
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11. Going bald. An Ancient Greek bent over an amphora. Canaryman!

11. Going bald. An Ancient Greek bent over an amphora. Canaryman! Read Part 10. Buff Bulgar. Dewey Decimal. Balaena ex machina. “Is that the time?”...
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10. Buff Bulgar. Dewey Decimal. Balaena ex machina.

10. Buff Bulgar. Dewey Decimal. Balaena ex machina. Read Part 9. Giotto's Grotto. Dante's Dodgems. El Cid's Most Marvellous Mangonel. Summer has come...
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9. Giotto’s Grotto. Dante’s Dodgems. El Cid’s Most Marvellous Mangonel

9. Giotto’s Grotto. Dante’s Dodgems. El Cid’s Most Marvellous Mangonel. Read Part 8. The Gunpowder Plot. Gargantua. A midnight flit. It is an eerie...

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185 of my comments have received 196 Great Feedback votes

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Another great poem. I'm

Posted on Tue, 28 Jan 2020

Another great poem. I'm pining for more. (Sorry. That was awful.). Drew. 

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Posted in Pine Trees

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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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It's lovely. But very sad. 

Posted on Wed, 17 Feb 2021

It's lovely. But very sad. 

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Posted in Lyrebird

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Great stuff. Glad you got

Posted on Thu, 11 Feb 2021

Great stuff. Glad you got jabbed. Now you're a red arrow can you loop the loop? 

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Posted in Pad Life: The Joy of Jabbing

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I agree. Wonderful. 

Posted on Wed, 10 Feb 2021

I agree. Wonderful. 

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Posted in Heart of Snow

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