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I have 40 stories published in 6 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 11927 times and 27 of my stories have been cherry picked.
64 of my 398 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 64 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.

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Cherry

Happy New Year

It’s 23:17 at least that’s what my phone says. People don’t wear watches these days, do they? It’s pretty busy in here tonight but what do you expect...
Cherry

Empire State (Part 7 of 7): Escape

I broke from the reverie, heart beating faster, pulse raising. Sam was in danger. I could try and rush the bodyguards left to keep me here but there...
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Cherry

Empire State (Part 6 of 7): Devil in the Attic

Wicca ritual practices are often staged with followers in a sacred circle. Spells are cast to bring about changes in the real world. “The Summerland...
Cherry

A Bridge of Lies

It was the year of our Lord 1850 when my first sentence was given. My poor Mina had been transported this twelve months past. It was at the quarter...
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The Horses of Wooldale Road

In Norse mythology, it is said that the Norns spin the threads of fate at the foot of the tree of the world – Yggddrasil. The concept of free will...

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64 of my comments have received 64 Great Feedback votes

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An orchestral piece of prose.

Posted on Thu, 31 Dec 2020

An orchestral piece of prose. Nicely done :)

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Posted in Symphony Of Emotions

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Super story - very authentic

Posted on Sat, 26 Dec 2020

Super story - very authentic

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Posted in part 2

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Cheers Drew! Thanks for

Posted on Wed, 30 Dec 2020

Cheers Drew! Thanks for pushing me. Most folks think writing any kind of book is easy. It REALLY isn't!!! Paul

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Posted in Empire State (Part 7 of 7): Escape

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So sorry for your loss,

Posted on Mon, 28 Dec 2020

So sorry for your loss, Rachel. I started writing again to process the loss of my brother last year. It did help and has helped. All we are left with in the end is memories. Savour the good ones and respect the bad ones. They are all part of us...

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Posted in Tawny Owl

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Good luck with the final

Posted on Mon, 28 Dec 2020

Good luck with the final version pre publication!

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Posted in Pigeon Variations - Ch 52 - The Other Side

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A lovely piece of fantasy!

Posted on Mon, 28 Dec 2020

A lovely piece of fantasy!

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Posted in If you see a tiny door...

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Meant to comment on this

Posted on Wed, 23 Dec 2020

Meant to comment on this yesterday. It has an "Incredible Shrinking Man" feel to it. My kinda story. Well deserved POTD.

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Posted in The thing

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Serene and spiritual. Just

Posted on Wed, 23 Dec 2020

Serene and spiritual. Just lovely.

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Posted in Deodar Tree

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Just lovely. Merry Christmas,

Posted on Tue, 22 Dec 2020

Just lovely. Merry Christmas, omt :)

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Posted in A Partridge, A Pear Tree

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Hi Tom. Thanks for the read

Posted on Wed, 16 Dec 2020

Hi Tom. Thanks for the read and comment. I may have to do more research now you've flagged this. I find it fascinating. Thanks again. Paul

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Posted in Hibernal Solstice

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