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I have 210 stories published in 9 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 228039 times and 137 of my stories have been cherry picked.
151 of my 942 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 158 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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Meltdown part 3. The Spectacular Death of a Bearded Socialist.

Part 3. The Spectacular Death of a Bearded Socialist The money George had left him was beginning to dwindle when the envelope arrived. The power...
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Meltdown part 2. Never Experiment on Yourself

Part 2 Never Experiment on Yourself. On the day the Social Worker came to do An Intervention Thor stole a Stylophone from Kev’s Fabulous Keyboards...
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Meltdown part 1. In which Saltburn-by-the-Sea is not mentioned.

Part 1. One night, while his mother was out teaching, Thor watched a flickery black and white documentary, mostly in Russian, on their six inch...
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MovieLand! (A Christmas Story. Part 3)

Read part 2 here: https://www.abctales.com/story/drewgummerson/movieland-christmas-story-part-2 Part 3 Some researcher based at Leicester University...
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MovieLand! (A Christmas Story part 2)

Part 2 Read part 1 here - https://www.abctales.com/story/drewgummerson/movieland-christmas-story-p... While the two boys shaded in the wind turbines...

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151 of my comments have received 158 Great Feedback votes

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Lovely to hear you read this.

Posted on Sun, 15 Mar 2020

Lovely to hear you read this. It doesn't sound like ash trays. Beautiful. 

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Posted in Ash Trees

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Sounds like a plan. Rock and

Posted on Fri, 13 Mar 2020

Sounds like a plan. Rock and roll will never die while you're still rocking and rolling. 

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Posted in Motorway City (Rock'n'Roll will never die)

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I enjoyed this. It's such a

Posted on Sat, 14 Mar 2020

I enjoyed this. It's such a strange situation we're in that it feels like fiction. 

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Posted in Does Anyone Know If There Is A Hotline For Alien Abduction? I'd Like To Request One. We Have Lost Our Collective Minds.

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Nice to see a poem about

Posted on Sat, 14 Mar 2020

Nice to see a poem about snooker. I love snooker. And I recommend Gordan Burns book Pocket Money. 

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Posted in Snookered

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Love it. Not sure about worms

Posted on Mon, 09 Mar 2020

Love it. Not sure about worms being good enough to eat tho :) Although I do remember getting that book out from the mobile library when I was a kid.... I Can Eat Worms. 

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Posted in Ode to Compost

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Conjures up a lovely image of

Posted on Wed, 04 Mar 2020

Conjures up a lovely image of a Spring day. Took me right there. If only....

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Posted in This Fine Spring Day

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I'm afraid I can't speak to

Posted on Mon, 02 Mar 2020

I'm afraid I can't speak to you anymore Commodore Man. :) 

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Posted in On the Spectrum

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It works perfectly with the

Posted on Sun, 01 Mar 2020

It works perfectly with the picture. 

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Posted in Waka for Murasaki Shikibu

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Thank you. Enjoyed this one

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020

Thank you. Enjoyed this one too. 
 

I recommend Donjong Heights by Ben Borek, The Golden Gate by Vickram Seth or Eugene Onegin by Pushkin. They are novels in verse form. 

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Posted in What was stolen?

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I agree. Nothing's the same.

Posted on Mon, 24 Feb 2020

I agree. Nothing's the same. It just feels the same. 

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Posted in From Jester To King L

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