I have 97 stories published in
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My stories have been read 89073 times and 114 of my stories have been cherry picked.
38 of my 432 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 44 votes
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.
38 of my comments have received 44 Great Feedback votes
Love it - especially that
Posted on Sat, 29 Sep 2018
Love it - especially that second stanza. I well remember my ex and I looking askance at one another when James Naughtie on the Today programme introduced a certain Culture Secretary!
Succinctly and poignantly put. Had me nodding...Read full comment
Posted in This Is Love
I like this. An interesting
Posted on Sat, 29 Sep 2018
I like this. An interesting analogy. Those sudden blow-outs, too. And I've never found a puncture outfit that's worked for love.
New loves, though? New tyres? There can still be hope. So, maybe not a 'sad' poem, but a reflective one...Read full comment
Posted in A Sad Poem
I can't believe I overlooked
Posted on Sat, 22 Feb 2014
I can't believe I overlooked leaving a comment on this, Hespera - maybe because everyone had said it all. But still...
Scratch is right: it's utterly convincing. So much about it rang true for me on a personal level. That sense of the...Read full comment
Posted in 03.02.2014 - The Noose*
I like the way you bring
Posted on Mon, 17 Mar 2014
I like the way you bring these things together, Bee: a casual phone conversation about the trivia of ordinary life, bringing us up with a shock to that final final line. To be honest, I hadn't taken much notice of the title until I'd...Read full comment
Posted in Suicide Notes
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...Read full comment
Posted in Humanity