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I have 113 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 156508 times and 131 of my stories have been cherry picked.
18 of my 551 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 19 votes

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Laurie Avadis

Hello wonderful people - my first novel - Ex was published by UnBound on the 27th August 2015. To buy it go to

My stories



I am an inveterate liar but you can believe this – you can believe this. In the jungle you live in perpetual fear and motion. Everything you want to...


This is what morning looks like in the supermarket, from my bed sandwiched between the top shelf and the stuttering neon roof panels. There is a...

A naked boulevardian

This where the fire engineer lives, in an elastic bedsit in the interstices between Beaujolais and Thunderbird the tactical skin wince-flexing around...

Lose the ivory towers - a novel

Lose the ivory towers - a novel Chapter 1 The cake resembled a star cluster which had coalesced into a glutinous supernova and had then been...
Gold cherry

The emergency bassoonist

The emergency bassoonist sits in his huddle-flat on the frayed edge of functioning cradling his telephone in his crumpled lap, waiting. With each...


18 of my comments have received 19 Great Feedback votes

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Posted on Tue, 17 Nov 2015

painting with words - superb 

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Posted in in seeking

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Great first posting

Posted on Mon, 16 Nov 2015

Very evocative - it takes the reader on an incredible journey - looking forward to your next post 

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Posted in first of ever firsts

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Reminded me of Harold Pinter

Posted on Sat, 06 Sep 2014

You write with a lovely free flow, an easy strength. You are using words like weapons.

Brilliant work

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Posted in Time-Lined

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It sounds like you went to a school like mine Lindy

Posted on Sat, 02 Aug 2014

Discovering that my teachers were amongst the ranks of the undead would not have been a surprise. 

Very well written  - a really fun read!


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Posted in Unwillingly to school

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I very much liked

Posted on Sat, 09 Aug 2014

I very much liked

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and you fall down

This is heartfelt work

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Posted in Happy life

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great fun - good writing

Posted on Sun, 27 Jan 2013

great fun - good writingRead full comment

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