Ewan

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I have 1256 stories published in 19 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 814106 times and 541 of my stories have been cherry picked.
27 of my 1,776 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 29 votes

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No Armada

Respect. Image is wikipedia commons and in the Public Domain
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The Picture Ranch 33

Some holes there is no getting out of... image created by author, from PD photo.

Island People

About us... Inspired by Parson Thru's Boatman's Dream. Read that, it's very good... Image from Wikicommons > permission: Public domain (70 years post mortem auctoris)

The King of Diamonds

Cards... Image is free for non-commercial use : Author: David Bellot - Berkeley, CA, USA 08/12

Gone

Flash Fiction... well it is always a girl who's gone, isn't it?

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27 of my comments have received 29 Great Feedback votes

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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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I read quite a few

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017

eye-witness accounts of the evacuation. One of them had this:
"the angry hornet noise of dive bombers." So I do not take all the credit for that turn of phrase.
Many of these eye-witness reports were full of such observations, very...

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Posted in No Armada

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Very well

Posted on Mon, 17 Jul 2017

done, Jack. Entirely believable. You don't actually need any more detail than you've already given. The guy at the end who wanted to watch you do the test again would have been a Flt Lt (Captain equivalent, no more) and the other two would have...

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Posted in The Best Days of Your Life

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Most enjoyable.

Posted on Mon, 17 Jul 2017

Very descriptive, some nice alliteration and imagery. I particularly liked your neologism, 'coolcurled'.

You have a typo, lizard has one 'Z'.

Do you really need to put 'ivy' at the end? A suitable accompanying...

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Posted in a sort of green

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Ah, see, classic imposter

Posted on Sun, 16 Jul 2017

Ah, see, classic imposter syndrome behaviour, denying one's achievements!
;-)

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Posted in Another one of those

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Agree

Posted on Thu, 13 Jul 2017

with Jack re paragraphing. Formatting is still a bit weird "When they emerged from the study etc." is a larger font size.

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Posted in Restart 1

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Really liked this.

Posted on Thu, 13 Jul 2017

You might want to think about the "I"'s lining the page like telegraph poles. It often happens with a first person narrator, I've done it myself. Once it's pointed out you always see it.

Utterly, utterly believable. I hope it's fiction,...

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Posted in What happens near Rome

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hahahahaha...

Posted on Thu, 13 Jul 2017

"statistically, Solihull is safer". Magic. Looking forward to reading more. Love the narrative voice.

Best

Ewan

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Posted in Restart 1

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Chock Full

Posted on Tue, 11 Jul 2017

of real, honest-to-goodness, original kennings. This is my poem of the year on ABC Tales so far. Unfortunately, this award comes with no bonny icons, but it does come with a great deal of respect.

Best

Ewan

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Posted in Seals in the Currents

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