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My stories have been read 275397 times and 172 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. Seven Nights At The Flamingo Hotel is coming November 2020. Pre-order here https://www.beardedbadgerpublishing.com/online-store

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The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 4

Extract from The Ministry of Complaints reproduced with the permission of Orlando Press. Copyright remains with the author. Or representative of the...
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On Giving Up

On Giving Up I tweeted this the other day… “I’ve had 3 novels published. These are the ones I’ve not had published: The Brothers Mosteckski Zeitgeist...
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The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 3

Chapter 2. The nurse’s soft Irish accent put me in mind of Ken Doherty the snooker player. All throughout my childhood, right up to my mid-teens, I...
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The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir 2

Chapter 1. Imagine one of those stories. The hero gets let off a hay truck at the beginning, he walks into a bar and he meets a married woman. She is...
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The Long and Spectacular Life of Agnes Magnusdottir

Prologue: 1950 New Year They had done everything, diets in which they ate only raw vegetables, visited specialist doctors, timed their love making to...
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221 of my comments have received 234 Great Feedback votes

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Good stuff Mark. Enjoyed it.

Posted on Wed, 11 Aug 2021

Good stuff Mark. Enjoyed it. I'd recommend Cry of the Owl by Patricia Highsmith. A really great peeping Tom thriller. 

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Posted in Danger Mouse

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Really enjoyed this. And I'm

Posted on Sat, 10 Jul 2021

Really enjoyed this. And I'm not a football fan. 

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Posted in Ingerland My Ingerland: A Life in Fifteen Football Games

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Very good. And the article

Posted on Tue, 06 Jul 2021

Very good. And the article was interesting. I saw a similar project. Shipping containers I think. Turned into homes. 

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Posted in Where The Streets Have No Blame

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Brilliant! A lovely heart

Posted on Tue, 08 Jun 2021

Brilliant! A lovely heart-warming read. Happy Pride Month. (I'm told it's a whole month now!) 

 

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Posted in Pride

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It's a pleasure. I enjoyed it

Posted on Mon, 07 Jun 2021

It's a pleasure. I enjoyed it. And seeing all the lovely feedback you've had. I loved the picture too. 

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Posted in In The Stillness Of Late Years

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Congratulations. This is our

Posted on Mon, 07 Jun 2021

Congratulations. This is our Facebook And Twitter Pick of the Day! Please share. 

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Posted in In The Stillness Of Late Years

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A nice description of what

Posted on Thu, 27 May 2021

A nice description of what the whole exam ordeal feels like

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Posted in The Exam

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It's great Mark. But how old

Posted on Sun, 02 May 2021

It's great Mark. But how old is the narrator? I'd say some of the language is not a boy's voice. 

"Ol’ Paddy Gannon – the former Caretaker, I should say – was the heartbeat of the estate"

"former caretaker" sounds too formal. "...

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Posted in Council Estate Jesus

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Excellent. It's those little

Posted on Fri, 16 Apr 2021

Excellent. It's those little touches that make it - Lewis Carroll. The Dallas accent. 

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Posted in Icecream

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Very moving. Great Pick of

Posted on Wed, 14 Apr 2021

Very moving. Great Pick of the Day. 

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Posted in Setting Sons

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