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I have 1584 stories published in 28 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1217328 times and 894 of my stories have been cherry picked.
89 of my 2,609 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 92 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


79. The Turn Of A Friendly Card

You played poker with who??? Image author's own.

78. Mission Statement

Don't you hate them? When have they ever convinced anyone? Image by Bryan Zug: Words by Patrick Lencioni : Licence CC BY SA2.0 : Source: flickr.com https://youtu.be/GyV_UG60dD4

77. Time and the Devil

"...gonna bring me ev'rythin' Ah need." Image free for non-commercial use source pixabay.com

Crooked Timber

It's about the same thing as the last one was about... image by Jason Swadley. Source Flicker.com . Licence CC BY 2.0

'Ach Well...'

ambivalence, there's a lot of it on both sides... Image source wiki commons. Licence CC-SA 3.0 Photographer Gil Cavalcanti


89 of my comments have received 92 Great Feedback votes

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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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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