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I have 37 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 24435 times and 49 of my stories have been cherry picked.
37 of my 330 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 36 votes

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Mark Say

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Second Star to the Right

Seventeen years, three meetings, two stars
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Do You Think They’ll Come Back?

What do we do when aliens have visited Earth then gone away?
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In Character

A succesful actor is confronted by the downside of fame in a supermarket aisle
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AlphaMalePlus

A laptop computer pays witness as a Twitter troll is confronted by an awful revelation
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The Temptation

Flipping a New Testament story into a very different perspective

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37 of my comments have received 36 Great Feedback votes

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Nice poem

Posted on Sat, 16 Feb 2019

Simple images but nicely evocative of a relaxed walk.

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Posted in Walking Part of the Herefordshire Trail

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Works well

Posted on Mon, 21 Jan 2019

I think it takes some time - maybe a little too long - for the tension to build, but once the creature emerges it's effective, and the twist at the end works nicely.

You need to be more consistent in your quotes: it changes between one and...

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Posted in When a Cold Wind Whistles

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Clever idea ...

Posted on Tue, 01 Jan 2019

... and a charming tale. Nice one ked.

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Posted in Closing Chapters and Starting New Ones (IP)

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Is this a morality tale?

Posted on Sun, 16 Dec 2018

Not sure, but it's s slyly funny, entertaining story that builds a nice air of intrigue and comes to a satsifying conclusion. Nice on Assassin.

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Posted in A Light Supper

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Lovely story

Posted on Sun, 02 Dec 2018

Funny, warm hearted, and I like the way you focus on a detail of modern history to convey the relationships within your family.

It could do with a proof read: there are some typos and you need to decide whether or not you are spelling out...

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Posted in Full

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Nice piece

Posted on Fri, 23 Nov 2018

I liked the gentle, suggestive quality of this, paintine some vivid pictures of the places and hinting at a connection through the sound of the piano. I couldn't help seeing it as the opening scenes of a European art house movie. Is it the...

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Posted in Melancholic pigeons from Berlin.

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Uplifting

Posted on Sun, 28 Oct 2018

Considering it's an extract this works very well as a standalone piece. A credible slice of the type of angst that affects many people at some stage in their life, but with a nice uplifting conclusion. Good one Harry.

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Posted in Gift: A Son's Story (short extract 3)

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Very sad....

Posted on Fri, 10 Aug 2018

... but quite uplifting in a way as well, and the narrator's big choice is quite credible.

One typo: you talk about a temp making positive notices when I think you mean noises.

Very good story drew.

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Posted in Words to the Wise

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Very sad ...

Posted on Sun, 29 Jul 2018

... but powerful in its honesty. I'm sure a lot of people go through these emotions when a loved one who has been seriously ill for a long time passes away. And I like the way you convey that in a lot of little details about the narrator's life...

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Posted in Those Moments

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Very sad

Posted on Sat, 16 Jun 2018

This might come across as a bit too quick and a bit too brutal, but I'm sure it represents the way some people treat their children. It pulls together a lot about parental favouritism, impatience and a heartless competition between siblings that...

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Posted in Choose One Cake Only

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