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I have 28 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 19682 times and 8 of my stories have been cherry picked.
9 of my 196 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 9 votes

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Jessica A.

 

My stories

Tug of War

Our rope strains. Snaps in half. A table toppled. A dealt deck, confetti. An 80s record wrecked; a silent song. Your brain is a towel, wringing out...

Our Last Talk

Between us, silence is a game of charades played on changing leaves.

Relatability

There are stars that watch After the sun has gone -- Substitutes for the destitute, Their twinkling an epiphany. An eye is drawn to their beauty,...

Road

What is it about the road, I wonder That catches little eyes? Gravel grainy, blacktop tough, no matter-- Which comes as no surprise. And there's no...
Gold cherry

Goodbye

He drifted out of sight, the abundant cloud I’d been watching all morning—who, on his way, shed small parts in favour of a sleeker physique. The wind...
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9 of my comments have received 9 Great Feedback votes

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So sad, so true. I enjoyed

Posted on Tue, 20 Apr 2021

So sad, so true. I enjoyed your play on words here as well, and the images were so immersive! It really helped draw me in to this very real issue, to recognize not only your stand on it but the beauty in what was lost to plastic and the like. I'm...

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Posted in just deserts

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Luigi, you're a master of

Posted on Sun, 18 Apr 2021

Luigi, you're a master of rhythm. I really enjoyed this, there are so many truths here. Our world has taken a crazy turn, with so many changes and adjustments we need to make now to bring back a more ideal status quo. You give me hope just...

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Posted in After the Storm

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What a concise retelling. I

Posted on Wed, 14 Apr 2021

What a concise retelling. I agree with others: passionate, sad, inspiring. You've so expertly woven the tale, capturing relevant details and emotions. You did them justice here. The emotions came, for me, in waves. Like colours, such a beautiful...

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Posted in Durk Willems

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Love this. The images at the

Posted on Wed, 14 Apr 2021

Love this. The images at the start; the feeling. The specifics of the second half. And the promise of the last four lines tie it all up. Beautifully written. Those cherries are well deserved. 

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Posted in Setting Sons

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This lacks one thing: cherries ;)

Posted on Tue, 08 Apr 2014

Thought I'd check you out again, you're so brilliant, Stuart.

Not one word wasted. Please please don't stop writing.

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Posted in edges

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Welcome

Posted on Tue, 08 Apr 2014

Epic fantasy? I love fantasy.

Prologues, though, are more than not a waste. Whatever is in the prologue is likely able to be weaved into the chapters or omitted. I would recommend--as many authors, editors and agents do--that you jump...

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Posted in Elder Earth: The Fight for Freedom

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Beautiful, Stuart :)

Posted on Tue, 08 Apr 2014

That ending lol. I would pick out a few lines I particularily love, but they're all so packed with meaning and metaphorical wonder, the underlying theme, for me, shining through. 

Beautiful, Stuart :)

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Nice

Posted on Tue, 01 Apr 2014

"of wide eyed spring beauty

into metallic jugs and bottles

 , forever until

ever,"

And the very last line are possibly my favourites. I like the feel this gives me.

Great,

Jess

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Posted in will we be ugly