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I have 39 stories published in 6 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 11772 times and 26 of my stories have been cherry picked.
63 of my 383 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 63 votes

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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

Roy Batty

Stoical, silicon android eyes of a beholder beholden, only to what’s real. Where consciousness ends and the subconscious begins. In a twilight world...
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Gold cherry

Picturedrome

Celluloid dreams, electric sheep, Talkies from the 40s, Silent movie nostalgia, Art imitating life. Curtains peeling, revealing an MGM lion roaring,...

2030: A Space Odyssey (Brave New World): flash fiction 250 words max

Trajectory 33.9 million miles, 7 months of space travel; 2030 – on the cusp of history. Captain Luigi Armstrong woke from his slumber. Showered and...
Cherry

Empire State (Part Two)

Samhain is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. Traditionally held on 1st November, celebrations...
Cherry

Empire State (Part One)

Halloween, Hallowe’en or All Hallows’ Eve is an important date in the Christian calendar. Probably based on Pagan tradition, it a time of remembrance...

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63 of my comments have received 63 Great Feedback votes

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I like the way you imagine

Posted on Tue, 01 Dec 2020

I like the way you imagine yourself as the thing you are writing about. That displacement must be a real joy.

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Posted in Angelica

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Trees are wonderful, aren't

Posted on Sat, 28 Nov 2020

Trees are wonderful, aren't they? Most comfortably out live us all, watching on as we live our lives.

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Posted in A Silver Birch

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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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