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My stories have been read 229755 times and 133 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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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

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Flamingo Dreams

And in other news. My book, Seven Nights at the Flamingo Hotel , which appeared here on AbcTales between October and December 2019 is to be published...
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Sven Goes to War. Part 14. Happy House

It was August 23 rd in the year #### when Sven set off into the desert alone and underwent what he would later refer to as his Damascene Conversion...
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Sven Goes to War. Part 13. Love Vigilantes

Love Vigilantes . Captain Newheart, squat short and with a belly on him that hung grotesquely over his khaki shorts, a physical deformity or a secret...
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Sven Goes to War. Part 12. O mio babbino caro

O mio babbino caro The town of S was a thriving metropolis of four streets. Here were: tea rooms with gilded vaulted ceilings pool halls, the men...
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Sven Goes to War. Part 11. Between the Wars

Between the Wars. It was all very straightforward. The base was housed in a former pickle factory on the outskirts of S. Climb up by a series of...
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123 of my comments have received 127 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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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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Brilliant. Loved it. And what

Posted on Sun, 28 Jun 2020

Brilliant. Loved it. And what a great idea. National Insect Week.  

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Posted in Bluebottle

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As Celticman said, good story

Posted on Wed, 24 Jun 2020

As Celticman said, good story. I think you need to build up the voodoo element, introduce it more slowly. How did he know about voodoo dolls etc? And have more than one thrust of the pin. After doing it the first time there's a recovery and then...

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Posted in I Can Never Say Sorry…

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I mentioned Spike Milligan

Posted on Wed, 24 Jun 2020

I mentioned Spike Milligan the other day. And this reminds me of him too. 

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Posted in Tormentors' Just Desserts

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I liked this, like the other

Posted on Wed, 24 Jun 2020

I liked this, like the other one, the strange wasted characters. But like the other one I think you need to put some plot and tension in there. And when I say plot you could do worse than look at Brautigan - in sombrero fallout a sombrero falls...

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Posted in The Hippy and the Mermaid

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Loved it! 

Posted on Sat, 20 Jun 2020

Loved it! 

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Posted in Longest Day

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It is beautiful and sad. All

Posted on Sun, 07 Jun 2020

It is beautiful and sad. All loved pets are receptacles of pain. 

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Posted in Iriecat

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Is Tom McNulty's the family

Posted on Tue, 02 Jun 2020

Is Tom McNulty's the family shop?

You've got too many 'de's in there at the beginning so it becomes a thing. 
 

Cathal needs to be in there in the first line. It's a cautionary tale.

 

Have you read Damon Runyon...

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Posted in Make Sure All The Frogs Get Home

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