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I have 43 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 34085 times and 55 of my stories have been cherry picked.
50 of my 393 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 51 votes

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Mark Say

My stories

Cherry

The Noble Dosser

There was something between him and my mum ..... (Inspired by the Peter Howson painting)
Cherry

The Third Time (2/2)

Plague, pandemic ... and aliens

The Third Time (1/2)

Plague, pandemic ... and aliens
Gold cherry

White Doors

A mind trapped inside a painting

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50 of my comments have received 51 Great Feedback votes

2 Votes

You're welcome ...

Posted on Fri, 31 Jan 2020

That's how I start every day. It's also why the neighbours want me arrested.

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Posted in My Name is Slow Commotion

2 Votes

Succinct and effective

Posted on Sat, 11 May 2019

Captures that tension between an intellectual challenge and the desire to avoid a difficult personal entanglement very well. I can sympathise with the narrator.

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Posted in Instinct Dictates

1 Vote

Mixed feelings ...

Posted on Sat, 11 Apr 2020

...about this. There's some interesting history, but it seems to be a conversation from another story and goes on for a very long time without moving that story on. Needs some reminder of the underlying narrative.

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Posted in Fatum Per Annorum Milia (3)

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I like ...

Posted on Sun, 15 Mar 2020

... the way you pack a lot of detail of the men's history together into a very succinct piece, and convey the experience of people from a shared background having very different experiences of life. Good piece Kilb.

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Posted in Reunion

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An enjoyable read

Posted on Wed, 26 Feb 2020

A nice piece of childhood nostalgia free of any tweeness. I like the references to the inside of the bus; the type of thing that strikes the senses of a young child.

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Posted in Buses

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Good one Laurie

Posted on Sun, 29 Dec 2019

Really enjoyed fhis.

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Posted in The emergency bassoonist

1 Vote

Very good

Posted on Sun, 15 Dec 2019

A neat little tale, believable dialogue and a couple of unexpected twists. And I love the line about the 'little bastard Cupid'.

 

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Posted in A Noir Christmas Tale

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I like ...

Posted on Sun, 24 Nov 2019

... the sense of asking something quite profound but in a brief, lighthearted way. NIce one Ewan.

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Posted in A Planet-ful of Diamonds

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I lke graveyards

Posted on Sun, 03 Nov 2019

This reminds me of what makes them good places to visit .... at least for some of us.

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Posted in Graveyards

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Very good as it is

Posted on Sun, 02 Jun 2019

Very engaging ... in a quite disturbing way. I like the way you concentrate all the tensions in a disintegrating marriage into some of the mundane details, like the quick exit from the shop and the consumption of coffee and snacks. I think a lot...

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Posted in Pan Out

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