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I have 25 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 8456 times and 9 of my stories have been cherry picked.
21 of my 124 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 21 votes

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Paul

I am a Brummie living in Northampton. I love to write but get distracted with other things. I love horror/fantasy and anything that provokes original thought. My literary heroes are Clive Barker, Edgar Allan Poe and HP Lovecraft.

My stories

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Empire State (Part Four): The Initiate

Modern day Wiccans eschew the notion of left and right hand paths – left associated with malevolence, right linked with good intentions. Not everyone...
Cherry

Empire State (Part Three) - The Devil in Tintagel

Beltane is a Greater Sabbat celebrated on May Eve. It is one of the four Sabbats that are cross-quarter days. These form the Wheel of the Year. Only...
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My Mom's Heart

Dawn chorus calling, sunrise of a new soul, she weeps, gazing at your seraphic features. A guardian angel for the ages. Always there, listening, her...
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Invisible

At between 50 and 200 nanometres it was easy to miss. In fact, everyone failed to notice as it stalked the pavement at the corner of Isambard and New...
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A Case of Serial Misjudgement

“Should have done better (at school)” it said, My report card as summarised by the Head, If only he’d been the son of a lawyer, A dentist, a doctor...

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21 of my comments have received 21 Great Feedback votes

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Feisty and fun in a dark,

Posted on Fri, 27 Nov 2020

Feisty and fun in a dark, dynamic way. Well done on POTD.

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Posted in Pigeon Variations - Ch 4 - Hero Grill Chef

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A lovely tribute. I have not

Posted on Wed, 25 Nov 2020

A lovely tribute. I have not one but four of the little perishers!

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Posted in Memories Of You I Keep

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To be honest, I thought you

Posted on Tue, 24 Nov 2020

To be honest, I thought you were being descriptive as opposed to Glass Octupii being a species. What do I know?!

Agreed, I enjoyed the reply as well :)

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Posted in Midnight Ocean

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"A glass octopus" - unique

Posted on Tue, 24 Nov 2020

"A glass octopus" - unique imagery all over again :)

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Posted in Midnight Ocean

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Seminal moments making a mark

Posted on Sun, 22 Nov 2020

Seminal moments making a mark... or adding up to nothing. The past is written. An earthy tale really well written.

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Posted in Punk Bucket

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Edgy and disparate....but a

Posted on Sun, 22 Nov 2020

Edgy and disparate....but a great taste in music!

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Posted in Pigeon Variations - Ch 2 - Blame the Parents

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Lunar pennies on eyes - a new

Posted on Thu, 19 Nov 2020

Lunar pennies on eyes - a new way to not see the world. Just beautiful, of course

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Posted in Moonwort

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*I am grateful to other folks

Posted on Wed, 18 Nov 2020

*I am grateful to other folks who also gave me very detailed comments including airyfairy

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Posted in Empire State (Part Three) - The Devil in Tintagel

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Cheers Drew. It was your

Posted on Wed, 18 Nov 2020

Cheers Drew. It was your feedback that pushed me to think bigger. Thanks for the inspiration to aim higher. Paul

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Posted in Empire State (Part Three) - The Devil in Tintagel

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I wish I flowed with prose

Posted on Tue, 17 Nov 2020

I wish I flowed with prose like that. So fluent, so rhythmic

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Posted in Aware Of Letting Go

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