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My stories have been read 183043 times and 187 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Paul

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

I think that everyone should read George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-four .

I have short stories published in a horror anthology by @thealienbuddha and anthology Vol.IV by @LoftPublishing.

You can find me on SoundCloud at https://soundcloud.com/user-62051685

on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BeeRummie

and at Mastodon @BeeRummie@mastodonapp.uk

My stories

Cherry

Resolution

Audio version at: https://soundcloud.com/user-62051685/resolution-mp3 (re-recorded inadvertently with a clock ticking in the background. Decided to...
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Cherry

In-between Days

In-between Days Those days between Christmas and New Year are lost somewhere in the mists of time. Endless, with no apparent rhyme or reason, people...
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Cherry

The Last Christmas (Part Two of Two)

Part One at: https://www.abctales.com/story/marandina/last-christmas-part-one-two The Last Christmas - Part Two of Two It had just turned midnight...
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Cherry

The Last Christmas (Part One of Two)

The Last Christmas (Part One of Two) Ali sat stoically in his Toyota Prius, the engine ticking over as he waited. He would take a cigarette break at...
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Mid-Winter

Audio version at: https://soundcloud.com/user-62051685/mid-winter-mp3 Mid-Winter Constellations whisper in aphonic skies, a myriad of stars on dark...
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753 of my comments have received 765 Great Feedback votes

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Yes, you have a point. What

Posted on Tue, 07 Feb 2023

Yes, you have a point. What was science fiction only a short while ago is now science fact. I do enjoy watching the great writers' predictions come true. Arthur C Clarke, Jules Verne, HG Wells and the like. And then you look at the issues that...

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Posted in The Edge of Heaven

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A visual and evocative poem.

Posted on Wed, 08 Feb 2023

A visual and evocative poem. I can picture the cobweb carpet. Just lovely. Paul 

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Posted in Silver Path on the Green, Green Grass

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Posted on Mon, 06 Feb 2023

"... just language of birdsong and orchestra of summer's rustling leaves.."

 

Ah we need that Green Man in our lives. Another wondrous journey through nature and the seasons. Just lovely. Paul :) 

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Posted in Secrets Of A Green Man

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A powerful evocation bringing

Posted on Sat, 04 Feb 2023

A powerful evocation bringing together so much imagery from nature whilst sound echoes of animals becoming meat for tables. Very much a Di poem so well done, of course. Paul :) 

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Posted in two paths (may be distressing)

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I'm looking forward to that "

Posted on Wed, 01 Feb 2023

I'm looking forward to that ".. delicate kiss from tulips". Spring is definitely in the air as winter fades. Eloquently said, of course. Just lovely. Paul 

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Posted in England's Harmony

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Well I have been to many

Posted on Wed, 01 Feb 2023

Well I have been to many conferences and listened to ceo speeches etc. A chilling profile and one that will fit quite a few (not all).

Stripped-back is the style of choice for Mark, methinks. There's a haunting, ominous rhythm to the whole...

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Posted in planet go boom

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Nicely done, educational and

Posted on Mon, 30 Jan 2023

Nicely done, educational and sound affects included. I enjoyed reading this, Rhiannon. Paul :) 

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Posted in Let the Blue through!

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Zombies, immortals, aliens

Posted on Sat, 28 Jan 2023

Zombies, immortals, aliens from Star Trek....this episode got Alfred's imagination going! 

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Posted in Mudbath! (The Ultimate Day Trip Of All Possible Day Trips!) by Alfred N. Muggins (from his recent holiday in Marmaris, Turkey!) Part 5 : At The Mudbath at Dalyan!

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A funeral we've all been to.

Posted on Fri, 27 Jan 2023

A funeral we've all been to. Man I adore that song and scene from "Midnight Cowboy". Maybe Dustin Hoffman's finest moments of many. Always good to catch up with your latest work, Mark. Paul 

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Posted in end of the pier

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One step at a time, I would

Posted on Wed, 25 Jan 2023

One step at a time, I would imagine. Yes, I enjoyed this story too. Paul :) 

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Posted in memiors past and present

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