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I have 223 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 248339 times and 152 of my stories have been cherry picked.
185 of my 1,120 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 196 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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Artur and Guillaume (part 2)

This is the problem. It is not as if he can just apologise, say it was all a big misunderstanding. I’m sorry old chap. No hard feelings. But he has...
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Artur and Guillaume (part 1)

Artur lands heavily on his skinny Gallic arse as he is thrown unceremoniously from the door of Les Jolies Filles brothel, Rue Guy de Maupassant, in...
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Minnesota Fats

Minnesota Fats There isn't much great fiction about pool. In fact, the only book I know of any repute is The Hustler by Walter Tevis. It was made...
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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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185 of my comments have received 196 Great Feedback votes

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A great choice for Poem of

Posted on Fri, 30 Oct 2020

A great choice for Poem of Week. Ewan is right. It is the practice, the craft, the hard work which results in such great results. And the digging down into your themes, nature and its relationship to our existence. 

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Simple yet effective. 

Posted on Wed, 21 Oct 2020

Simple yet effective. 

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Posted in The Red

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That is right, 'recognisable'

Posted on Wed, 30 Sep 2020

That is right, 'recognisable', for we all think this. Few, if any, can express it so well. 

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Posted in Deus Ex Machina

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I'm very happy to see the

Posted on Mon, 28 Sep 2020

I'm very happy to see the next part of this Sean. 

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Posted in Something You'll Have To Live With (2)

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Is that what the cormorant is

Posted on Thu, 24 Sep 2020

Is that what the cormorant is doing in the picture? Embracing the sun? I love that. Genesis provided the soundtrack on our long drive up to Scotland recently. An excellent poem with real depth. 

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Posted in Afterglow

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You've revolutionised poetry.

Posted on Fri, 04 Sep 2020

You've revolutionised poetry. Brilliant. 

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Posted in Assassin in My Village Supermarket

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Agreed! 

Posted on Sun, 30 Aug 2020

Agreed! 

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Posted in Savannah

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Lovely. 

Posted on Sun, 30 Aug 2020

Lovely. 

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Posted in Savannah

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I agree. I could read more

Posted on Wed, 26 Aug 2020

I agree. I could read more about these characters. 

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Posted in Jenny

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In my head I can see how all

Posted on Fri, 07 Aug 2020

In my head I can see how all this is piecing together. I loved this. 

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Posted in No Eagles Allowed

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