Ewan

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I have 1749 stories published in 28 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1486844 times and 1053 of my stories have been cherry picked.
173 of my 2,998 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 186 votes

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Ewan Lawrie

The picture is me signing copies of my novel, Gibbous House at Unbound Books HQ in Islington by the canal.
Both Moffat novels are available here

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Innocents

Nostalgic, twee and sentimental. No, you're quite right, best ignored. Image is free to use: created by Ixan Sinsuke, source pngitem.com
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Cherry

Self-Help for the Selfish*

If you are offended after reading this, you're probably guilty of it... just like I am. image from Pixabay.com created by Cdd20 and is free to use.
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Cherry

By No-one's Rhetoric

I always write something on National Poetry Day. This is this year's. Image taken by Humphrey Bolton, source: Wikipedia, licence: CC by 2.0
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Cherry

When the Time Comes

This is for all the gang in Jersey who kicked the proverbial out of it last weekend, as we always do. image under licence Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) image from https://www.flickr.com/photos/94775792 @N00 Daryn Nakhuda
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Too Old to Rock and Roll, Too Young to Die

I feel a bit ridiculous going to concerts, at my age. Image is CC0. Song titles (and part thereof in one case) only used.

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173 of my comments have received 186 Great Feedback votes

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I liked this one

Posted on Tue, 03 Aug 2021

very much. You've a good eye for small town life. I knew lots of Bindys when I was that age. It was funny when they came back, they looked the same but they were very different. I never really understood it until I joined the RAF at 21 and went...

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Posted in Death of a Power Station

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This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day

Posted on Mon, 06 Sep 2021

What if, indeed. This great piece from a returning contributor is the story of the lucky escape we get most times we buy a ticket and how we overthink things.

Why not share and/or retweet if you like it too, dear readers?

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Posted in Being Careful What You Wish For

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Ah yes,

Posted on Mon, 06 Sep 2021

what a double-edged sword that big win might be!
You have a typo in the penultimate stanza "op-des" vice "op-eds".
Really splendid writing, Ed.

E x

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Posted in Being Careful What You Wish For

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Excellent.

Posted on Wed, 17 Mar 2021

Very fine. Whimsical, I agree.

You have a missing apostrophe at line 5 in "Willows favourite".

Always best to keep the fantastic rooted in the everyday. You do that well here.

Well done.

 

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Posted in "Willow's Tail"

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There will be

Posted on Mon, 10 Feb 2020

...but as you know I'm writing Moffat III at the moment (12,000 words and counting). I always have a vanity project going, whilst I'm writing a novel. It helps to dive off into something else completely unrelated. Usually, The Picture Ranch or...

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Posted in Powerhousing II

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Ah well,

Posted on Wed, 18 Dec 2019

don't we know? "This is John, he...we used to know each other." Joan is about 19, John has been away for 20 years.
Yes, I know people don't like holes, but I do like clues, rather than telling everything.
Anyway, glad you liked it...

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Posted in A Polka Dot Dress

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One thing you will

Posted on Thu, 06 Jul 2017

find by doing this, is that your description in any prose you do write will be tighter, more compact, more effective, it's something I was told would happen if I wrote more poetry. I'm not completely sure it has for me, but it will for you....

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Posted in Tail-end

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It's the mothballs

Posted on Tue, 10 Jan 2017

I remember, and the faint smell of Lion pee and Turkish Delight.... hahaha. I do not know anyone who has never explored their parents' wardrobe. When I was 8, my dad's wardrobe had hundreds of football programmes from the 40's and 50's; Rangers...

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Posted in Grimms5

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This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day

Posted on Fri, 15 Oct 2021

I always love it when our writers do something a little different. If we give ourselves lines to colour inside, we lose our creative edge. This disturbing account of true events is most deservedly our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Please...

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Posted in Esther Cox

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Reminds

Posted on Sat, 09 Oct 2021

me of Tom Waits' Last Leaf (no bad thing, I hasten to add).

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Posted in The Last Leaf To Fall

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