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I have 222 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 245117 times and 151 of my stories have been cherry picked.
180 of my 1,096 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 190 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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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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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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180 of my comments have received 190 Great Feedback votes

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Loved it too. And I like the

Posted on Sat, 09 May 2020

Loved it too. And I like the word 'blench'. I didn't know it before. I don't think. 

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Posted in The Exhaustion of the Hunt

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Another striking poem.

Posted on Fri, 08 May 2020

Another striking poem. Although I had no idea what metanoia was and had to look it up. 
 

Drew  

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Posted in Arachne

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A very well deserved poem of

Posted on Fri, 08 May 2020

A very well deserved poem of the week. Brilliant. Loved it. 

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Posted in All the lost places

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I read this and thought I

Posted on Sun, 03 May 2020

I read this and thought I loved that line, Mathematics of Loneliness. Great. 

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Posted in Distance

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Enjoyed the poem and the

Posted on Sun, 26 Apr 2020

Enjoyed the poem and the comments. I'm always interested how and when people write. Non-fiction books or articles? You obviously have a connection with birds, nature, and the imprint of history on both. 

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Posted in The Trouble With Breathing

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Me too, the surprising things

Posted on Fri, 24 Apr 2020

Me too, the surprising things, sex in the library, and the bicycle stuff. 

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Posted in Lunch

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I loved the doctor image to.

Posted on Wed, 22 Apr 2020

I loved the doctor image too. For the record. 

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Posted in I Want To Tell You Things

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Mouse trap and Hardy Boys

Posted on Tue, 14 Apr 2020

Mouse trap and Hardy Boys book. Loved them both. 
 

You could have him going around the whole town then you'd have a novel right there - like that book of micro stories of every passenger on a tube train. 
 

 

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Posted in Extra Holy

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I enjoyed reading this too

Posted on Sat, 11 Apr 2020

I enjoyed reading this too this morning. 

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Posted in The Village 5

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This beautiful story of

Posted on Sat, 11 Apr 2020

This beautiful story of finding common ground between species / beings is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day!  Please do share/retweet if you enjoy it too.  

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