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I have 15 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 5726 times and 7 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Michael Dugdale


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At home with a toddler, during a pandemic...

I squeeze the sponge. Soapy water runs over my hands; hands so clean the skin is wearing away. Eyes stare into space through the kitchen window. The...

Swings and Roundabouts

Abandoned play park Moving gently in the breeze Swings and roundabouts

Zombies of the Empire

A city levelled by a blitzkrieg blast, Rebuilt by brutal flat-pack architects. Walled in by shadows, anchored in the past, The zombies of the empire...

Maybe Now You Can Rest

It shocked me to hear, Though it came as no suprise And at Christmas, what a statement! How very you. I reckon ten years had passed Since we last saw each other

Happy Now?

My entry for Heat 5 of the prose pentathlon