Ewan

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My stories have been read 1405189 times and 1013 of my stories have been cherry picked.
143 of my 2,884 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 152 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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Kielbasa

This started as a sausage story, (you could always look it up) written a few years ago on Holocaust Day. *Best read between the two poems linked in the footnote.
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Special Treat for Moffateers

Here is an excerpt from Moffat III, very much a work in progress. I am unsure whether it will see the light of day at all. It is between titles at the moment, it might be called At the Back of the North Wind or The Jedermann Characteristic. I'd guess at 44,000-odd words (yes, some of them very odd, heard that one before, thank you!) I'm somewhere between 2/5 and 1/2 the way to the end of a first draft. Anyway, here is an excerpt.
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The Golden Age

Not very subtle. Image is by Rory112233 source is wikipedia commons licence CC-SA by 4.0, I have edited it.
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Everything Which Burns

No-one is always pessimistic. Not even me. Image created by author from PD elements from wiki commons.
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Firelight

Dystopic drivel. Image is from pixabay and is free for non-commercial use with no attribution

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143 of my comments have received 152 Great Feedback votes

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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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Posted in Here Are Things

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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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Posted in Wai Peipei Comes Of Age

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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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Good

Posted on Wed, 21 Feb 2018

 

to see some more of this.
There are a couple of things, I've noticed.

Do you need "uncharted" - as in unknown because it is not on the map - rather than unchartered (like an accountant, in the olden days)?

"...

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Posted in Jack Mutant - Which Way is Down? (part twelve)

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