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I have 87 stories published in one collection on the site.
My stories have been read 65014 times and 101 of my stories have been cherry picked.
32 of my 380 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 38 votes

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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


The Love of the Loveless (Chapter 6) (8)

Down the hill, along the prom, onto the pier - eyes ahead like I was in a tunnel. I made my way up through the cabins, where a few stragglers were...

The Love of the Loveless (Chapter 6) (7)

When we dropped mum off and saw her indoors, Rod offered to give me a lift back. "Thanks, but I think I'll walk. It's a nice afternoon. I feel like...

The Love of the Loveless (Chapter 6) (6)

I should have thought about it more. I realised as soon as I saw mum's reaction. It was a mistake. It caught her out. It was all too much. All those...

The Love of the Loveless (Chapter 6) (5)

Karen fished in her bag and brought out an envelope. Natalie beat her too it, though, with one from her jacket pocket. Natalie's was one of those...

The Love of the Loveless (Chapter 6) (4)

"Have what you like," mum said. "I don't care what it costs, because I'm paying." "No you're not, mum," said Karen. "It's your birthday." " No...


32 of my comments have received 38 Great Feedback votes

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Another gem, Bee.  I like the

Posted on Tue, 04 Mar 2014

Another gem, Bee.  I like the way, too, that there's a wave-like structure to the stanzas.  I agree with Bear, too, on how you've worked those breaks and run-on lines together.  Nicely done.

That first stanza pulls you right in.  Who could...

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