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My stories have been read 250074 times and 157 of my stories have been cherry picked.
186 of my 1,154 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 197 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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MovieLand! (A Christmas Story part 2)

Part 2 Read part 1 here - https://www.abctales.com/story/drewgummerson/movieland-christmas-story-p... While the two boys shaded in the wind turbines...
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MovieLand! (A Christmas Story. Part 1)

I was supposed to be the authority but it had to be said they were probably right, the duck did appear to be dying. It wasn’t a spectacular death,...
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Seven Nights in the Flamingo Hotel

At five o’clock in the morning you are woken by the sounds of the couple in the next room arguing and this surprises you because the previous night...
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Palestine

1. God is dead Myron comes home and takes off his, ‘God is Dead’, sandwich board.
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Zola Budd and Big Books

I am Zola Budd or an aspiring bum. Remember her, when they did get her in spikes you didn’t know if you were watching track and field or a remixed edition of Death Race 2000.

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186 of my comments have received 197 Great Feedback votes

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Sweet story. After the title

Posted on Sun, 23 Feb 2020

Sweet story. After the title I was expecting a Highsmith type murder....

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Posted in Strangers on a Train

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The bus thing is a bit weird.

Posted on Sat, 22 Feb 2020

The bus thing is a bit weird. I'd start with 'Grace has it in for Larkin...'

Put the stuff about their life after, 'Help me'. 

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Posted in Precious Few

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I liked this. The short

Posted on Sat, 22 Feb 2020

I liked this. The short staccato sentences match the noir story. 
 

Drew

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Posted in This mosters back in town

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Yes. I agree. And that it has

Posted on Fri, 21 Feb 2020

Yes. I agree. And that it has a positive ending. 

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Posted in I've forgotten

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Well the next one is set in a

Posted on Tue, 18 Feb 2020

Well the next one is set in a war zone, has a dead sister and a hostage. I haven't written the end. I don't know if it'll be sad but the hostage could lose a few toes.... thanks for reading this one. 

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Posted in The Aquarium. Part 5. I Can’t Make You Love Me.

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So lovely. And sad. 

Posted on Thu, 20 Feb 2020

So lovely. And sad. 

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Posted in To my Best Friend...(Frankie)

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I know now that Charon is one

Posted on Wed, 19 Feb 2020

I know now that Charon is one of Pluto's moons. And I looked up 'reverse atmosphere' as I didn't have a clue. It's only believed to exist on Pluto (no one's ever been there, but we could send Trump and Boris as they like to be experts on...

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Posted in Pluto’s ode to Charon

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Really beautiful again. 

Posted on Tue, 18 Feb 2020

Really beautiful again. 

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Posted in Gila Woodpecker

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Thank you. And thank you for

Posted on Tue, 18 Feb 2020

Thank you. And thank you for the mudskippers. They're quite at home here. Will, my bf, saw the Adam and Eve not Adam and Steve on Twitter the other day. You only have to scratch the surface. Even these days. 

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Posted in The Aquarium. Part 5. I Can’t Make You Love Me.

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Thanks. The editing of this

Posted on Tue, 18 Feb 2020

Thanks. The editing of this coincided with LGBT+ history month. Which was a coincidence... 

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Posted in The Aquarium. Part 5. I Can’t Make You Love Me.

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