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I have 476 stories published in 16 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 694413 times and 357 of my stories have been cherry picked.
80 of my 5,354 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 85 votes

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Jolono

Found the site in November 2011. Love the friendly and easy format. Write stories and the occasional poem. Have two books published, available from Amazon. The East End Butcher Boy and Eastendbutchers Short Story Collection.  Always amazed at the diversity of the site and the quality of the writing. Try to write as much as I can and like to try different styles. Hope you like my stories. 

Find me on www.jolono.wordpress.com

And my first book on Amazon http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_0_21?url=search-alias%3Daps&fie...

About me...http://spitalfieldslife.com/2015/03/22/joe-lawrence-traditional-butcher-...

And ...https://authorsinterviews.wordpress.com/2016/08/22/here-is-my-interview-...

 

 

My stories

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Swimming In The Rain

That summer. How can I describe that summer? The word “Perfect” seems appropriate. I was thirteen and on holiday with my parents in a beat up old...
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Eleven Plus and Me.

Seeing the GCSE results on the TV today reminded me of an exam I took in 1969. It was the Eleven- plus. I was a bright kid at eight and nine and when...

Drinks and Nibbles

“It’s nearly eight o’clock love. They’ll be here in a minute!” John shouted up the stairs to his wife Sarah. She’d been getting ready for over an...
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Dad was "Old School"

Dad was “Old School.” You know what I mean by that? Well, he was a man of his time. Born in the thirties, just a kid during the war, a teenager in...
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Jimmy "Kid" Taylor.

Jimmy has just lost only the second fight of his entire professional career. He sits alone in his dressing room contemplating his future. His Manager...

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80 of my comments have received 85 Great Feedback votes

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This is really well put

Posted on Wed, 13 Aug 2014

This is really well put together Frankle, enjoyed every word, and so true.

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Posted in Birth

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This is crying out for a

Posted on Wed, 13 Aug 2014

This is crying out for a follow up PS. Like to read more of it. 

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Posted in The Turnip Eaters

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Sorry Bee came late to this.

Posted on Mon, 07 Jul 2014

Sorry Bee came late to this. Could be read in two ways, taking the piss out of yourself or seriously! I think there is a bit of both in this and THAT'S why it's so good.

This stanza was brilliant, it has such rhythm.

Poetically...

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Posted in Once I Was A Poet

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Really like this Tina, like

Posted on Fri, 27 Jun 2014

Really like this Tina, like Scratch, I was expecting a poem, but this piece of Prose is brilliant. Love the narrative running through it. Thought at first she was going to have a go at him, then you suprise us with his story. A feeling of love...

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Posted in Fergal's Wake (I.P.)

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Read both of these adventures

Posted on Sat, 14 Jun 2014

Read both of these adventures CM and found myself laughing when I am usually desperately trying to keep quiet. It's just after 6am and my wife is still asleep upstairs. I laughed out loud at the cheese sandwich saga, the dog barked and i can now...

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Posted in Unbounders Away 2

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I have come late to this Luke

Posted on Sat, 24 May 2014

I have come late to this Luke, but became hooked with it after just a few lines on part one. Have now read all four this morning. You have created a new world in this story, a weird, crazy, yet believable world, not an easy thing to do. Great...

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Posted in The Final Journals of Dr. Peter Lurneman (Journal IV)

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A massive warm welcome to the

Posted on Tue, 08 Apr 2014

A massive warm welcome to the site Stuart. Only read two of your pieces so far and both were good. But this...this is stunning. You have a talent for building a story with creative and superb narrative. This is one of the best things I've read on...

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Posted in edges

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I really liked this. I liked

Posted on Wed, 09 Apr 2014

I really liked this. I liked the way it slowly built up. From the first line about hitting his girlfriend to shagging all the drunk slags in Ibiza, it told a great story about Daniel and the kind of man he was. And all this built around a one...

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Posted in half a man

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I love this CM. Wish I'd

Posted on Thu, 03 Apr 2014

I love this CM. Wish I'd wrote it! It has just the right amount of humour and yet there is a message in their somewhere...

Read it twice now. Wherever Balloch is sounds like a million miles away so seven hours round trip is pretty fast....

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Posted in happy chappy

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I like this. Never saw it

Posted on Sat, 15 Mar 2014

I like this. Never saw it coming until he was at the fridge talking to her. I like the paragraph where you describe the sky as being bruised and the sirens yodel off into the distance. Great lines.

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Posted in Kessler's Love

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