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I have 104 stories published in 2 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 105272 times and 119 of my stories have been cherry picked.
15 of my 530 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 16 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

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You bombarded me with platitudes until my bunker shook until my nose was filled with mustard gas and lexicography Your precious moral turpitude...

The duplicity of witches

For my 35th birthday we lay in the shed at the bottom of the garden of our two by two amongst a cornucopia of rusting metallurgy. You wore your...
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Poem of the week

Tangerine static

Butterfly kisses of frost
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I have an imaginary daughter

I have an imaginary daughter whose age is as malleable as the particulates of frost which freckle the eyelashes of snowshoe hares ‘Don’t stay out too...
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And? - Bedlam

And? Bedlam When Tiberius Drake was 11 years old (36 days after the inopportune flattening of his father under the drum of a disconsolate steamroller...


15 of my comments have received 16 Great Feedback votes

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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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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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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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