Ewan

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I have 1490 stories published in 27 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1140688 times and 807 of my stories have been cherry picked.
84 of my 2,521 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 87 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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The Stealth of Great Misfortune

Ah yes... well. It's what's happening, so I can't avoid writing about it. No-one's forcing you to read it though. Image source Pixabay.com public domain.
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A Planet-ful of Diamonds

image used in acc. w CC2.0 WA By ESA/Hubble, CC BY 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=47035551
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The Grand Old Duke of York

Sorry, just couldn't resist... Image released into the Public Domain by Queensland State Archives.
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Friday Afternoon in The Fleece

A bagatelle, don't bother if you don't feel like it. I took the photo, so I'm using it.
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At the Back of the North Wind or The Last of Moffat

Spoiler alert for those who have pre-ordered No Good Deed. I won't be serialising these on here as I did with Gibbous House and No Good Deed. I'm just trying a different way of writing. Image made by author with PD royalty free elements.

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84 of my comments have received 87 Great Feedback votes

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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)

best

Ewan

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Posted in Hello Walls (Chapter Four)

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Two

Posted on Wed, 07 Jun 2017

Typos, it's Gauguin!

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Posted in Listed

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Did

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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Yes,

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

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I do

Posted on Thu, 07 Jul 2016

agree with Jack that the ending seems a little rushed. I'm not sure I want to see (much) more backstory or a substantially longer piece, though. Have you thought about making the story arc more circular... start from just before where it...

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Posted in Flowers (Part Two of Two) (IP)

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Splendid...

Posted on Thu, 07 Jul 2016

the welter of detail contrasts with the things you leave out. The combination of observation of the mundane and the barest of allusions to horrific deeds makes it all the more chilling. Fine stuff.

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Posted in Flowers (Part Two of Two) (IP)

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A long time ago...

Posted on Mon, 28 Mar 2016

When I was first posting on ABCTales (I think) BJD was around too. I know he was when I was an editor. He must have gone away for a while. Any comments, though very insightful and worth following, were sometimes really, well, not fluffy. I know...

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Posted in COSMIC ARBORETUM

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