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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

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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

Cherry

Sci-Fi

I was thinking about how much I like sci-fi earlier this afternoon when a spaceman came up to my door and put a letter through my letterbox. Actually on second thoughts it may have been a postman.
Cherry

Where I'm Calling From

(All writers steal. Thanks to Aliya Whiteley and Neil Ayres who wrote similar pieces to the one below. They also stole it from someone else.)

H

This morning I grew concerned that I was suffering from ADHD. Unfortunately I was not able to sit down at the computer long enough to fully research the matter.
Cherry

Photo Shoot

Tomorrow I am going to London to have my photo taken for Dazed and Confused magazine.

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180 of my comments have received 190 Great Feedback votes

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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...

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Posted in The Free Market (Part 2)

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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...

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Posted in Anthill

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Stunning.  Drew. 

Posted on Mon, 13 Jan 2020

Stunning. 
Drew. 

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Posted in Lime Tree

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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...

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Posted in Salamander 7

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Synchronicity. We said the

Posted on Wed, 08 Jan 2020

Synchronicity. We said the same thing at the same time! 

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Posted in Across

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Haha. We've all got our

Posted on Sat, 04 Jan 2020

Haha. We've all got our version of that guy...

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Posted in Shooting The Engineer

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A tasty after-dinner treat.

Posted on Sat, 04 Jan 2020

A tasty after-dinner treat. Thank you. 

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Posted in To the belly of an osprey

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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...

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Posted in MovieLand! (A Christmas Story. Part 1)

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Love this. You pierce the

Posted on Sat, 28 Dec 2019

Love this. You pierce the shape perfectly. 

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Posted in Decagon

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A great piece about awkward

Posted on Sat, 28 Dec 2019

A great piece about awkward desire. 
It's American?

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...

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Posted in From Jester To King XI

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