Jude O'Flynn

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I have 10 stories published in 0 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 2488 times and 12 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Crazy Diamonds

'Stars and Gripes' ‘Ooh, I think I know this one.’ ‘Shut up. I’m trying to listen.’ This has been the routine for the past five days: get up late for...
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Rhyme & Pun-ishment - a chapter from the novel Crazy Diamonds

Rhyme & Pun-ishment I have a quick shower then make my way to the computer room to sew the lines together. Must. Avoid. Rory. I’m starting to...
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Teaching Birds to Sing

We noticed that there are so few Regent Honeyeaters that they don’t get the chance to hear each other. They copy other birds and sing their songs...
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Crazy Diamonds - Engraved Stranger (revised 1st chapter)

My name is Nick Moore, which is also an instruction to steal things. Somehow, I’ve been accepted into Cambridge University. I’m single and my college...
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Any Other Name

NOTE: Final chapter of story shared on ABC Tales a few months ago and previously-titled 'Crazy Diamond' and 'Mad Alex and The Moral Panics' I...

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4 of my comments have received 4 Great Feedback votes

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Great poem. I like the way it

Posted on Wed, 28 Apr 2021

Great poem. I like the way it casually references the films, and this line is sublime: 'A woman in furs brings dessert.' Tarkovsky is a brilliant director, as well as a very talented defender for Burnley FC.

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Posted in Conversations About Tarkovsky in a Copenhagen Restaurant

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I think at least a little

Posted on Sun, 06 Sep 2020

I think at least a little more detail about the circumstances that led to the break-up would be useful. Was it entirely impulsive? Did she or he do something terrible? I don't think it needs to be a big diversion from the story - indeed, I'm far...

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Posted in Fairground

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I enjoyed this - such a

Posted on Sun, 06 Sep 2020

I enjoyed this - such a strong sense of place. I'd like to find out more about the past (why did he split up with Sara?) and the future (does he end up working at the fairground or in the desert?)

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Posted in Fairground

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The line length and subject

Posted on Wed, 15 Jul 2020

The line length and subject matter remind me of Walt Whitman. And may I say I love the American use of 'fall' for autumn. Surely we should desribe spring as 'rise'?

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Posted in Under the Redwoods...