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I have 111 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 203778 times and 52 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Dan Derrett

Not mad really, but am called Dan.

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The Munro Academy Poltergeist

My new year's resolution was to write a ghost story every month in 2022. This is the fifth.
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A Theft

I have set myself the challenge of writing a ghost story a month in 2022. This is probably more wierd fiction , but my challenge, my rules.
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Poppy's Smile

I have set myself the challenge of writing a ghost story a month in 2022. This is the third.
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Lamb Pot

I have set myself the challenge of writing a ghost story a month in 2022. This is the second one.
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A Persistent Ghost

You ask me if I believe in ghosts and I say that I do not. The word 'belief' implies a certainty I do not have. I can, however, pinpoint the moment...

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2 of my comments have received 2 Great Feedback votes

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Good point about the language

Posted on Sat, 30 Apr 2022

Good point about the language. I'm trying to emulate MR James of course, but at times I end up imitating him which is not the intention at all.

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Thanks. The problem with the

Posted on Sat, 30 Apr 2022

Thanks. The problem with the preamble is I wanted to tell an Indian story with Indian protagonists but if I tried to tell it in an Indian voice it would just come off fake, so I'm left with this slightly complicated setup to justify the English...

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