Ewan

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I have 1385 stories published in 24 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1001971 times and 716 of my stories have been cherry picked.
64 of my 2,319 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.

My stories

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Tessitura

Lo Fi from low to high... Image source is wikipedia commons...
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Hiss, Wow and Flutter

Frankly, I don't care if you like it... as the man himself probably said. Image is in the public domain.
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Listen

One in ten homeless is ex-military. Lest we forget. Do something for the homeless, buy the book in the image. Link at the foot of the poem.
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Starward Flung Spears

Nothing to do with Rameses II... Picture source flicker.com, used in accordance with CC2.0 generic, photographer Charlie Phillips
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Subject to Contract

yes it's meant to offend, how else can we make you think? Image has no known copyright issues.

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64 of my comments have received 65 Great Feedback votes

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Hmm...

Posted on Fri, 18 Mar 2016

Almost everything you do has me thinking of gothic cathedrals and mediaeval buildings. Perhaps it's the ring o' roses I hear. Nice nod to the grumpy Librarian, too.

Yep, the no-win situation of low-self esteem. "I can't be any good because...

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Posted in Hereditary fears

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Like...

Posted on Tue, 09 Feb 2016

All the best science fiction, this is our own present and reality viewed in a fun-house mirror. I'm going to read part two now. This is a great beginning. The voice is believable and distinctive. As it's 1st person POV you can get away with a...

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Posted in The Net Caster (Part One)

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Not a word misplaced, not a

Posted on Tue, 14 May 2013

Not a word misplaced, not a superfluous line.

Marvellous.

regards

Ewan

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Posted in The sadness of tulips

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There's

Posted on Wed, 06 Jan 2016

nothing wrong with a long sentence, provided it's completely clear and you don't lose the reader on the way. Dickens was pretty good at sentences which sometimes seemed like Latin periods, but he was a dab hand with a semi and full colon. Unlike...

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Posted in the hungry earth (2 of 2)

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I

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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That's

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

Ewan

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Posted in By the Light of a Gibbous Moon

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Confused

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

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