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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 3) (1)

It took ten minutes to cycle home if I took the route via the bypass. But I took a detour down towards town and headed for mum's place. I'd not seen...

The Love of the Loveless (Chapter 2) (3)

By ten to four, everyone had gone home and it was just the end-of-day tidying and wind-down. Most of the staff were sitting around the main table, as...

The Love of the Loveless (Chapter 2) (2)

I spent the rest of the afternoon sitting in the day room, chatting to clients, helping out. Amanda was still there with her Tablet, rocking. Bob was...

The Love of the Loveless (Chapter 2) (1)

Contining with my novel-in-progress. 'An Outing' was essentially the first chapter. I'm having a struggle with the writing of this - but I guess writing isn't meant to be easy! I'm still not sure where it's going. I'm just ploughing on to try to see what emerges. Sorry - these three sections are almost 5,000 words in total, which is asking a lot for readers. But I needed to keep them together to maintain the mood and flow of the chapter.

An Outing: Part Two

The second part of my short story/first chapter...