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I have 654 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 559774 times and 434 of my stories have been cherry picked.
114 of my 3,339 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 125 votes

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Richard McDonough

A dinosaur defying extiction.

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Craven Gets Flashed XII

It started with the Pizza. It ended with a bloody martini. That’s what the papers said. And that photo . Hoo boy! Talk about a tabloid blood and guts...
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Craven Gets Flashed XI

From the backroom of Ramone’s Tattoo Parlor, Madame Roza took a peak through a hole in the closed curtain and let out a hearty beer belch. “I do not...
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Craven Gets Flashed X

As Jenny Wilkins was about to pull away from the curb — in what can only be described as a wing and a prayer on wheels —- there was a load rap on her...
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Craven Gets Flashed IX

“It’s starting to snow, FDR. Those ladies better hurry. My tires don’t like getting their feet wet anymore than I do. And downtown’s a long way to go...
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Craven Gets Flashed VIII

Delaney’s was sprinkled with its usual mid day barstool denizens: Mel, Joey, and an assortment of guys who just got fired. “What can I get you ladies...

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114 of my comments have received 125 Great Feedback votes

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I love when I can read a

Posted on Sun, 23 Aug 2020

I love when I can read a piece and say, I know these people. You've captured it all so well. Much enjoyed, Gothicman.

Rich

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Posted in Is Nothing For Keeps?

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Ha. Craven's no detective,

Posted on Thu, 23 Jul 2020

Ha. Craven's no detective, either, celtic. I think I'm finally over my anxiety-ridden self and am ready to move on. Book finally done. Just now formatting at present for upload to Amazon. Even managed to build a website for my wife. Maybe 66 is...

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Posted in Shiny Things - A Ramble

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Missing my Friday night pub

Posted on Mon, 27 Apr 2020

Missing my Friday night pub night a bit more after reading this. Every line rang as true as can be. You know of what you speak. Wonderful piece, Joe and congrats on Story of the Month. Well deserved honors. Cheers, buddy.

Rich

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Posted in The Pub

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 Considerig the current

Posted on Sun, 03 May 2020

 Considerig the current climate. This is especially poignent. Hate when I realize I’ve just stated the obvious. I very much enjoyed this.

Rich

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Posted in Distance

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You always manage to make me

Posted on Wed, 29 Apr 2020

You always manage to make me laugh, Jane. Though, I did cringe a bit when you were injured. I think the world if you, ya know. Enjoyed your family Zoom games. Darcey and I play bacgammon and Uno on our Friday night pints night. She always kicks...

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Posted in Pad Life: Monstrosities

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I'm not in the best of voice

Posted on Sat, 21 Mar 2020

I'm not in the best of voice here. I'm not even in the best of voice in normal times. Ha. I'd been listening to some John Prine and thought I'd have a little fun of my own. Will try to rework it with guitar or ukulele. Have a lot of time on my...

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Posted in On Our Way - Video

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Oh, man. Great idea, Drew.

Posted on Fri, 13 Mar 2020

Oh, man. Great idea, Drew. One week of old age as a sort of pergatory - then death! The final frontier. Then you get to heaven and God reunites you with your old pets, who leash you and say, 'Welcome to Heaven. How's that leash? Not to tight is...

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Posted in Old Friends Again

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" Inside I’m still that child

Posted on Mon, 02 Mar 2020

" Inside I’m still that child. Scared of everything. Especially the truth and its close friend reality."

A shudder of recognition right there, Drew. Something I hadn't come to terms with untio I started writing about boyhood. Thank you for...

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Posted in On the Spectrum

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Thanks for reading, Drew. I'm

Posted on Sun, 16 Feb 2020

Thanks for reading, Drew. I'm currently up to my neck with Craven and Betty stories. I've been working on a book edit. I have so much stuff to weed throuugh that it's frustrating. But it's my first attempt at putting a book together, and I am...

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Posted in Craven Danger and the Case of the Ouija

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Damn fine piece of writing,

Posted on Thu, 24 Oct 2019

Damn fine piece of writing, kilb50. Like onemorething just said: Brilliant.

Rich

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Posted in Birthday Song

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