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I have 40 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 32003 times and 53 of my stories have been cherry picked.
49 of my 384 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 50 votes

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Mark Say

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White Doors

A mind trapped inside a painting
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Harold’s Big Sleep

A dog's final visit to the vet drags up a dark secret
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Second Star to the Right

Seventeen years, three meetings, two stars
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Story of the week

Do You Think They’ll Come Back?

What do we do when aliens have visited Earth then gone away?
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49 of my comments have received 50 Great Feedback votes

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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

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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

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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

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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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Good story

Posted on Sat, 11 May 2019

I like the fact that you left this with only a partial discovery, where Eve doesn't learn all the details about her mother's affair. I'd guess it's quite true to life.

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Posted in Letters from The Poet

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