Ewan

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I have 1638 stories published in 28 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1274152 times and 949 of my stories have been cherry picked.
108 of my 2,703 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 114 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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"However Cold It Was" [Mister Martínez Part 31]

And it was cold... Image "The Changeling" by Henry Fuseli source wikipedia commons, image public domain.
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" If Tea’s More Important than Soup" [Mr Martínez Part 30]

Above decks... Image source Wiki Commons, taken by photographer named in image: licence CC-SA 2.0.
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"Lies Always Come Back" [Mister Martínez Part Twenty Nine]

Fizzle...hiss... As you can see from the photo, whilst the Hedy Lamarr isn't nearly as glamourous as its namesake, or indeed 'Rita, it's much nicer than I've made it sound. Image is a screenshot from Balearia.com's website. This is much better than a plug on TripAdvisor and I've told them so.
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I Am Not Starving

Every week or so Ilkley Literature Festival's web-site runs a Creative Writing Challenge called Be All Write. via its Facebook page. I enter from time to time. This week the challenge is to write a poem about The Last (Wo)Man on Earth. https://www.facebook.com/ilkleylitfest/ Anyway, this is mine. Picture author LeBanc (pixabay.com) licence CC.2.0
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108 of my comments have received 114 Great Feedback votes

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It's worrying

Posted on Tue, 17 Jul 2018

looking back, sometimes. Old pals who took apprenticeships at 16 haven't lifted a tool in 30 years.  Policemen some of them, or RAC men. The lucky few might do some shop-fitting though they're time-served carpenters and joiners. One lathe-turner...

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It's funny

Posted on Thu, 07 Jun 2018

if you'd asked me 10 years ago about the cathartic benefits of writing, I'd have laughed in your face. How wrong can one be? I suppose the point is it enables you (me, one etc.) to take your feelings outside and examine them, turning them over to...

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This

Posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2018

is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day, it is a skilful two-parter which really drew this reader in.

Please read part two...

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Posted in Something Hard Inside Him (Part 1)

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Glad

Posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2018

you ended it here. I am a fan of unresolved fiction, especially in short stories. Skilful writing which drew me in.

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Posted in Something Hard Inside Him (Part 2)

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Me too.

Posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2018

I hope you don't mind, I've put a link to part two at the bottom. .

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Posted in Something Hard Inside Him (Part 1)

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Congratulations

Posted on Thu, 05 Apr 2018

this is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day.

Why not share or retweet if you like it too?

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Posted in The Whale Cafe

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You're not supposed

Posted on Thu, 05 Apr 2018

to be speechless at your own poem, but I am too.

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Posted in The Whale Cafe

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This cheered me up

Posted on Sun, 01 Apr 2018

no end. (But I am a bit odd).
Moreover, I think I recognised myself in one or two places...

Deservedly singled out. I bet that you'll be the highlight of the show.

best

Ewan

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Posted in Alternative Prayer of Remembrance, Easter 2018

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Bottled

Posted on Wed, 28 Mar 2018

water is the biggest con since the South Sea Bubble. Unless you're at risk of dysentery (no even in Clydebank, eh, Jack?) cholera, or some other disease caused by water that is not potable due to intermingling with sewage, it's a waste of money...

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I know,

Posted on Thu, 22 Feb 2018

that people don't, that's why I use them! (And the summaries on the front page) laugh...

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Posted in Kim's Game at Some Remove

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