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My stories have been read 231053 times and 133 of my stories have been cherry picked.
129 of my 835 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 133 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. 

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The Aquarium. Part 2. Exposition Coloniale Internationale

Francis Sheldon Snr had supplied his son with a bundle of French francs and told him to find himself a decent hotel, something you can see your...
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The Aquarium. Part 1. I’m Confessin’

On a cold Spring day in 1931 Francis Sheldon Snr. stood on the station platform in an extraordinarily tall top hat and a pair of squeaky shoes,...
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A Piece of Ass. Part 7. Grapefruit Moon. Part 2

Lifting his rucksack from the floor and placing it carefully on his shoulder, Corey went over to a door marked toilets. Inside was a long silver...
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A Piece of Ass. Part 6. Grapefruit Moon. Part 1.

Poulton-le-Fylde was a place of gilded palaces of commerce, monuments to men who had died many years ago, electric trams, street-lamps that in other...
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A Piece of Ass. Part 5. The Sugar Plum Fairy

Then the circus came to town. The first Corey knew of it was when, upon opening up Ginny’s Palace, he saw the flyer posted across the window. Stephen...
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129 of my comments have received 133 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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