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I have 210 stories published in 9 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 227930 times and 133 of my stories have been cherry picked.
116 of my 772 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 120 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

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Sven Goes to War. Part 1. Warriors of the Wasteland

Sven Goes to War. Part 1. Warriors of the Wasteland While their parents watched War 73 ( The war to end all… etc etc) spin out on Nightly News , the...
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On the Spectrum

On the Spectrum. It is 1986. Margaret Thatcher is sat firmly on her throne. The Chernobyl Nuclear disaster is just on the horizon. People are...
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The Aquarium. Part 5. I Can’t Make You Love Me.

Their father’s funeral might have been a sorry affair if they had gone. But they did not. The two brothers were only pleased to see each other and...
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The Aquarium. Part 4. King Kong. Jacques Cousteau. WWII. A rescue. A death.

In order to pay for his food and the rent on the space above the Gare du Nord Nemo worked as Rédactrice de la Rubrique des Conseils for Le Courrier...
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The Aquarium. Part 3. La vie en rose.

And he kept running. He ran past a bountiful zoological garden, startling the real live gazelles grazing there, past a grand lake with two bijou...

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116 of my comments have received 120 Great Feedback votes

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Completely brilliant. A

Posted on Sat, 28 Mar 2020

Completely brilliant. A procession of unusual, startling images that have absolute clarity in their absurdity. And I've seen the wolves, they're at the end of the pier, dancing a slow waltz while sucking on popsicles. 

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Posted in A naked boulevardian

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Agree with all of the above.

Posted on Fri, 27 Mar 2020

Agree with all of the above. Inspired concise storytelling. Fabulous. And it would make a great little film in itself. 

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Posted in Dundee

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Enjoyed this. 

Posted on Mon, 23 Mar 2020

Enjoyed this. 

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Posted in School's Out(ish)!

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Thank you. You might be

Posted on Mon, 23 Mar 2020

Thank you. You might be surprised to find out, I don't have a job in advertising. 

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Posted in Sven Goes to War. Part 7. Pictures of You.

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I would love someone to

Posted on Mon, 23 Mar 2020

I would love someone to 'weave sunbeams' and 'streak radioactive across purpled midnights'. What lovely words. 

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Posted in If You Were A Comet

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Beautiful and sad. Drew. 

Posted on Sun, 22 Mar 2020

Beautiful and sad. Drew. 

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Posted in He Knew

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Thanks for your comments and

Posted on Mon, 23 Mar 2020

Thanks for your comments and for reading. I wasn't aware of any mix up... I've been in garden. Filled the garden bin.... now cracked open a Peroni (unusual at this time of day) so Cheers! It's a lovely escape to be on here... 

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Posted in Sven Goes to War. Part 7. Pictures of You.

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I did!

Posted on Sun, 22 Mar 2020

I did!

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Posted in Deimos

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A really beautiful poem for

Posted on Sun, 22 Mar 2020

A really beautiful poem for our times. 

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Posted in Deimos

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Last week's dystopian fantasy

Posted on Fri, 20 Mar 2020

Last week's dystopian fantasy is this week's autobiography. And I like how it contain's a faux autobiography within it. 

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Posted in Unprecedented

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