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My stories have been read 245117 times and 151 of my stories have been cherry picked.
180 of my 1,096 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 190 votes
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
180 of my comments have received 190 Great Feedback votes
The writing is great and it's
Posted on Mon, 20 Jan 2020
The writing is great and it's full of ideas. But you've got too many ideas for the story, that aren't about the story. I think, in my opinion, the 1st part prior to the detonation is too long - because it doesn't balance with this section. Which...Read full comment
Posted in The Free Market (Part 2)
This is brilliant again, the
Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2020
This is brilliant again, the pairing of similar words and how this carries on to a range of perspectives. And 'formic' - I love that. Never heard it before but close enough to the French and the context to guess its meaning.
Drew...Read full comment
Posted in Anthill
I like the absurd humour of
Posted on Thu, 09 Jan 2020
I like the absurd humour of it.
The computer wears tennis shoes. And the dialogue over Mel Brooks is good.
It's just my opinion but I'd think of a plot for it, rather than taken to another planet, clean some gutters, come...Read full comment
Posted in Salamander 7
Thanks. Although still
Posted on Tue, 24 Dec 2019
Thanks. Although still writing I'd been feeling down and very self critical about everything I was doing. This last few months posting stuff on here and getting nice comments has given me a huge boost. I've finished Flamingo Hotel and have...Read full comment
Posted in MovieLand! (A Christmas Story. Part 1)
A great piece about awkward
Posted on Sat, 28 Dec 2019
A great piece about awkward desire.
And there are too many mentions of her nose, which is both turned-up and button? Is that possible? Or maybe you have a nose thing. Like Murakami with his ears. If so, that's fine...Read full comment
Posted in From Jester To King XI