Mark Burrow

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I have 89 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 127335 times and 172 of my stories have been cherry picked.
113 of my 721 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 116 votes

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Small Town Insurrection

I walked through the maze of streets and alleyways, trying to remember how to reach the town square. Seagulls circled above me, swooping low over my head and crying out like I was a scrap of food to be snaffled in their beaks.
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Alabaster Conjugal 4.1

Paul pawed at me and whimpered. I guessed he wanted a walk and was hungry. I fed him the custard creams left by housekeeping on the tray on the table with the teas and coffees.
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Alabaster Conjugal 4

Rita ran the only B&B I could find in X-On-Sea with a vacant room. She didn’t like the look of my black dog. “What’s it called?” she said.
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Alabaster Conjugal 3.2

I opened the wine and swigged. The moon hadn’t judged me harshly. It was the sun I couldn’t trust.
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Alabaster Conjugal 3.1

“Happiness is fleeting. Sadness, it can last forever.”

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113 of my comments have received 116 Great Feedback votes

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Order has been placed. I

Posted on Wed, 02 Sep 2020

Order has been placed. I really like the blue of your kitchen -- definitely taking notes for when I finally get on the property ladder next year. 

And a very enjoyable read. 

I suggested Vonnegut to someone I used to work with and...

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Posted in Flamingo Hotel. Bookings Now Open.

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The Nose and The Overcoat are

Posted on Wed, 27 Jul 2022

The Nose and The Overcoat are simply the best. Defo got a LoG / MB vibe about it and that's a v good thing in my book.  

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Posted in Stick of Rock part 1

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Thanks, Drew -- appreciate

Posted on Fri, 08 Jul 2022

Thanks, Drew -- appreciate you reading both sections and the feedback.

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Posted in Alabaster Conjugal 4.1

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Nicely done! Very enjoyable.

Posted on Fri, 08 Jul 2022

Nicely done! Very enjoyable.

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Posted in The Miracle of Maldon (Part Three of Three)

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Great to hear he's home and

Posted on Mon, 09 May 2022

Great to hear he's home and nice piece. Thanks for posting it.

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Posted in A Final Message From Moscow

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Definitely some Billy Liar

Posted on Thu, 05 May 2022

Definitely some Billy Liar inspiration going on there! I did enjoy writing it so I think I may go back and think about building it out. As always, thanks for reading and giving feedback. 

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Posted in Alabaster Conjugal (Part 2)

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This really flows beautifully

Posted on Tue, 05 Apr 2022

This really flows beautifully. Loved it. 

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Posted in Life Through a Prism

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That's wonderful and I'm very

Posted on Sun, 13 Mar 2022

That's wonderful and I'm very grateful given all the superb writing across the site. Thank you!

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Posted in Nor There

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Much appreciated. That's

Posted on Tue, 25 Jan 2022

Much appreciated. That's really nice of you to offer to take a look when it's done -- thank you. You're right, thinking about it, there are shades of Barget. 

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Posted in Weightless v2

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I can hear you reading this,

Posted on Tue, 28 Sep 2021

I can hear you reading this, Rhiannon. It's a lovely poem. 

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Posted in Complicated lives of the little creatures!

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