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I have 28 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1508 times and 5 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Justin Tuijl

I write poems, stories, fiction, non-fiction, articles.
The poems are mostly confessional style, novels are thrillers, mostly.
I have a few books on Amazon, all 99p each, bottom dropped out of the market!
I did a BA degree when I was old in creative and professional writing. Am doing another now, MA in Novel Writing.
The Covid nonsense has had a terrible effect on my writing.

My views are not mainstream!

All my images come from Pixabay

My website is here:

My stories


Rattle Ghost - a re-telling of Rumpelstiltskin - part1

This is a retelling of a fairy tale with a modern take, well, pre-new normal. Written in 2016. From my book of short stories: https://www.justintuijl.com/what-did-you-put-in-my-coffee/

No ghosts here

My Dutch grandad died in 1986, I wrote this in 2015

Though the kingfishers looked

I wrote this a long time ago, not sure, perhaps 2008/9/10. It was published once too.

In the footsteps of Lawrence of Alexandria

Forget the hippie trail: follow Lawrence Durrell to Alexandria on a literary trail. (Picture by me, but stollen on the internet a few times). Written in 2014, was in Alex 2010.

The Train Rattled

This is the second oldest poem I still have. The rest went to the big dustbin. The event happened in 1995, but I don't know the year I wrote the poem.