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Kevin Marman

Care worker, writer, memester, autist, dissenter.

I like people who not only think outside the box, but reshape the box into something else!

I've been writing since I was 10.  It's my sanctuary - though the structure often needs maintenance.  Over the last twenty or so years, I've won some writing prizes (nothing major) for short fiction, poetry and playwriting.  In 2013, I published my first novel, 'In the Day'.  Looking at it now, I can see all sorts of things I would change - but I suppose that shows progress.  I also have a collection of short fiction, 'Still Life', available for Kindle.

In 2015, at the grand age of 56, I was finally diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Condition (Asperger's).  I live alone with my cat, Daisy, and lots of books.

My stories


Mum's Orange Comb

I spent the last 7 months of her life caring full-time for my mother. Afterwards, I wrote a book about the whole experience. At 140k words, it's the...
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Rolling in the Aisles

I was on the early shift at the supermarket. 5 am start, through to midday. I hated the early shift. I hated all the shifts. But what could you do?...

Work is the Curse of the Drinking Classes...

Sure, I've had a few jobs. Too many to count. Some I got fired from, some I left. Some I didn't even start. I get bored easily, anyway. It never pays...

My Heart is in Havana...

...as any sane person's would be. My brain, too. Good heat all day. Cuba Libres in a shaded bar. Fine, earthy, thigh-rolled Coronas to smoke on...