Ewan

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I have 1723 stories published in 28 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1433092 times and 1034 of my stories have been cherry picked.
154 of my 2,930 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 163 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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Cherry

Woodland Walk

Um... fairly self-explanatory, no? Picture taken by me when out walking the dog.
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Cherry

The Myth of Olympians

I have played and followed sport all my life. I am thrilled by the endeavour, skill and sheer bloody-mindedness it takes to be the best at any sport. I just can't see the point of these Olympics, which are devalued by how they will be conducted. I really think a cancellation would have been better. Thousands of disappointed Olympian athletes, I know, but still... Image from wiki-commons fiddled with by me. Licence: CC BY 2.0
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Cherry

Faces

We wear faces, until they wear us. Image created from PD components by author.

Naming Names

You don't know ____ Image is from Wikipedia commons. Originally posted by Gon on fr.wikipedia. Licence is CC-SA 3.0
Cherry

The Patel Protocol

Not very interesting, but not improbable. Image from pxhere.com
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154 of my comments have received 163 Great Feedback votes

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I don't know why

Posted on Fri, 30 Oct 2020

but you are getting better and better. No, I do: it's practise making perfect, or as near as anything can get to that. You need to be looking at another collection soon. This is extremely good work.

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Posted in Dutch Elm Disease

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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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We

Posted on Mon, 28 Dec 2020

(ok I, but I'm sure that you - at least - feel the same) write about these things to try and make sense of them. For ourselves, yes, but if in writing them we can help others then they MUST be written.

Beautiful, layered writing as usual...

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Posted in Tawny Owl

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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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Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day.

Posted on Tue, 20 Jul 2021

Vivid imagery which sits well with the music which inspired it. For that reason it is our FB and Twitter Pick of the Day. Please do share and/or retweet it too, dear readers.

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Posted in Another Night On a Bare Mountain

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I discovered Mussorgsky

Posted on Tue, 20 Jul 2021

because of ELP. Who says rock music is for philistines?
Good poem and anything with 'flagitious' in it is alright with me.

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Posted in Another Night On a Bare Mountain

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Short and sour,

Posted on Wed, 21 Jul 2021

and also very good. I do like the spaces left for the reader to fill in.

Well done.

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Posted in Sammy's Story

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