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I have 72 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 44520 times and 77 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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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

The Hotel at the Edge of the World

John and Ali were star-crossed. They had met as teenagers at a night club. John had spotted Ali and Tina looking over a balcony at the dance floor...
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Haunted

It had been 18 months. The world had moved on. Life was engulfed by a pandemic; individual tragedies subsumed by a crisis. The searchlight of...

Our Christmas Animal House

It was before the Feast of Stephen that I first recall, The copious snow that lay all around my house, T'was that Yuletide warmth that came so tall, When I would throw open my wreath festooned doors to a mouse.

Ashes To Ashes

It was dark in the beginning; a neutrino sat suspended in a vast array of nothingness. All things of real matter were frozen in an inanimate void of space and time. It was impossible to explain this vacuum -'it simply was

At the Going Down of The Sun

I looked back at a crowded celluloid, I was a nameless actor just for a few moments,

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283 of my comments have received 287 Great Feedback votes

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Let's hope Henry doesn't eye

Posted on Thu, 29 Apr 2021

Let's hope Henry doesn't eye Mrs Muggins for his new wife!

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Posted in Time Travel to the Time of Good Old King Henry : Meeting Henry by Mr Alfred N.Muggins

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I will see blackbirds on my

Posted on Thu, 29 Apr 2021

I will see blackbirds on my morning woofer walk in a whole, new way now. A beautiful poem, of course :)

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Posted in The Hierophant

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I'm good for nothing at 5

Posted on Tue, 27 Apr 2021

I'm good for nothing at 5.30am. Good luck to those that are productive. Lovely stuff, Jenny.

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Posted in Sunrise

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You have drawn strong

Posted on Sun, 25 Apr 2021

You have drawn strong characters in this with that undercurrent of whimsy bubbling away. It has a Disney feel to it. This is a good thing.

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 4

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Henry was a force of nature

Posted on Wed, 21 Apr 2021

Henry was a force of nature for sure!

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Posted in Henry VIII : Tyrantosaurus Rex : An Exceedingly Short Novel By Mr Alfred N.Muggins

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Enjoyed this version as well

Posted on Sun, 18 Apr 2021

Enjoyed this version as well :)

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Posted in "Willow's Tail" 3

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See ("Long-term poisoning...)

Posted on Sun, 18 Apr 2021

See ("Long-term poisoning...) Sorry to be pedantic

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Posted in Here Lie The Words

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I imagine it was the

Posted on Fri, 16 Apr 2021

I imagine it was the subliminal influence of the Works of Lewis Carroll taking you down your very own rabbit hole. The brain likes to remember absurd things; the stranger the better. I am glad that you appeared again. Reinvention isn't childish...

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Posted in Icecream

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Fantastic. Yes, I saw that

Posted on Wed, 14 Apr 2021

Fantastic. Yes, I saw that "Seven Nights" is already on a 2nd print run. And I hear that that's quite an achievement for an indie debut! Brilliant!

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Posted in Setting Sons

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I like the intertwining of

Posted on Thu, 15 Apr 2021

I like the intertwining of emotions with the weather. Adeptly done :)

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Posted in Storm clouds rolling in

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