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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.
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Mad Dogs and Englishmen

An old one: probably written in the summer of 2014, which was hotter than usual in The Frying Pan of Spain, the Guadalhorce Valley. image source flicker.com photographer Beppie licence CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Bad Objects

I'm sure you'll figure it out. Image created by me at cooltext.com

From Rochdale to the Stars

It's about... well, you'll see. Image from publicdomainvectors.org

Strictly For The Birds

Odd what you think about when you walk a dog. Image is from Elland C.C. website. I've asked them and they don't mind.

Another Day

I think I'd be less worried if it were me. Although 'no evidence of disease' was declared two years ago. The clinical trial isn't over until 5 years after the last person finishes the course of treatment. So it's crossed fingers and worry-worting everytime a 3-monthly check requires just a few more tests. Everything was OK, though. Another bullet dodged. Image: Blausen Medical Communications, Inc., CC BY 3.0 < https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0> , via Wikimedia Commons


234 of my comments have received 252 Great Feedback votes

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Posted on Sun, 05 Oct 2014

...agree there's some nice description.

You need to avoid a tendency to tell. 'He had been able to avoid... etc.'

I'm not sure I believe the internal monologue in the paragraph beginning. 'He looked past the end...' You say the boy...

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Posted in K Ward - part 1 (Out of Sight)

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Posted on Thu, 02 Oct 2014

the very word, uncanny. Fascinating etymology it has too.

Nice to hear from you. I've been away a while, I know


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Posted in By the Light of a Gibbous Moon

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Posted on Fri, 13 Jun 2014

Hey Jack, great pieces on an interesting day.

Just one thing:

"I offered Ewan a cheese sandwich, but he said his
friend had made him an old-fashioned bacon buttie. They’d been in the
army together. I went to sit on the...

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Posted in Unbounders Away