Ewan

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I have 1408 stories published in 25 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1036884 times and 735 of my stories have been cherry picked.
64 of my 2,351 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 65 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.

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Money for the Circus (Pt 2)

hmm... might need fiddling with... the story that is Image composed by author from public domain sources.
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Money for the Circus

Probably will be something longer, but whether it'll end up on here who knows... image is royalty free from pxhere.com
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Déjà Lu (Formerly Déjà Vu)

12 years and little has changed... The last two stanzas, which I've never been happy with, changed. Image By R-41 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, source Wikipedia Commons

Ink

If you can't write, write about not writing... (How self-absorbed is that..? No, don't answer that...)
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The Instrumentalist

You'll probably work it out... image is out of copyright, to the best of my knowledge.

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64 of my comments have received 65 Great Feedback votes

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Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017

person narration is notoriously difficult to pull off, but you've managed it well. What I like so much about what you do is the vast swathes of subtext, the gaps between the lines that are so tempting to fill and that we are unlikely to get wrong...

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Posted in The Oil Refinery

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You

Posted on Thu, 14 Sep 2017

missed the "Flight" from Flight Lieutenant: No Lieutenants since the RFC became the RAF in 1918,

Best, Ewan, (former Flight Sergeant, No. 51 Sqn)

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Posted in The Second World War: PART 4 - Andrew MacDonald - Sagan (1943)

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This

Posted on Tue, 14 May 2013

is poetry. This is life.
This is sharp and it cuts like a knife.

Lovely, lovely poetry. Hope we hear more from Shoe sometime soon.

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Posted in Viscosity

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I

Posted on Sat, 26 Aug 2017

like to think I am capable of separating the art from the artist.

Years and years ago I did A101 Arts Foundation course with the OU (it would have been about '83). At summer school in Hounslow (!) we trashed a whole afternoon with the...

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Posted in Evening Walk in a Seaside Town

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Yes,

Posted on Tue, 22 Aug 2017

not obvious, certainly layered  - and thought provoking. Good use of the opposites in conjunction and the occasional alliteration, all the while making it look effortless.

Very good indeed.

 

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Posted in Inheritance

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What

Posted on Mon, 01 May 2017

a pleasure it was to have known a little about your father's father in your father's own words. There is so little to connect us goyim with the terrible things done in those dark days. Every time a survivor goes, another thread is severed....

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Posted in Shlamek

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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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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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