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I have 1332 stories published in 22 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 892740 times and 662 of my stories have been cherry picked.
55 of my 2,218 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 56 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.

My stories


The Man Who Knew Too Little

You can either read this first, or read it after... https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/10/style/the-man-who-knew-too-little.html It may not make any difference Image is from pixabay.com and licence is CC0

No Title

Don't do many Poetry Monthlies, but a plea made is a plea answered. Image is from Max Pixel, Licence CC0

Don't Call Me Guiri

Almost crystal in its clarity... well, compared to lots of things that I've posted... haha. Image source is Pixabay.com and licence is CC0

Can You Remember?

It's my birthday today... a time to look back. I've had a good time on the whole... No regrets. Image is author's own from CC0 Licenced photograph.

She Looked Nice

This is meant to provoke... Image is from Wikipedia.org is designed by AIGA and is copyright free.


55 of my comments have received 56 Great Feedback votes

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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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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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This is really good.

Posted on Fri, 30 Jun 2017

The voice as has been mentioned is really good. I like how much subtext there is. How much we're left to fill in for ourselves about your narrator.
A couple of tiny things. Plural of taxi is taxis, there is an archaic form taxies, but it's...

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Posted in Earth. Live. Neutral.

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This rich

Posted on Sun, 18 Jun 2017

and textured riot of colour and blooms reminded me of Christina Rossetti's work. It is a deserved Facebook/Twitter Pick of the Day. Why not share or retweet if you like it too_

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Posted in The Ghost Queen.

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terrific stuff...

Posted on Thu, 08 Jun 2017

As good on the ins and outs of the Basketball dream as Harlan Coben (it's a compliment)



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Posted in Hello Walls (Chapter Four)

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Posted on Wed, 07 Jun 2017

Typos, it's Gauguin!

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Posted in Listed

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Posted on Sat, 27 May 2017

I tell you how much I like this? There is satire, menace, allegory, myth and fable, also some tight writing anyone would be proud to have written. It takes genuine talent to get all that stuff in a piece of writing without bashing people over the...

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Posted in Boatman's dream 22

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Posted on Tue, 09 May 2017

you could actually start from "The sun blazed". All the expository back story is a dense amount of telling about the characters. You could show a little all the way through.

"Most of the time he wore a light grey...

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Posted in Caiman's bazaar

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For me...

Posted on Wed, 03 May 2017

and how I write (I know, we're all different) I'd keep banging these out and then edit when you've completed a narrative (arc or spiral, who cares?) This is all sufficiently intriguing for me to persevere. If Tim needs to go, get rid of him later...

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Posted in Boatman's dream 10