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I have 37 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 25015 times and 49 of my stories have been cherry picked.
39 of my 335 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 38 votes

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Mark Say

My stories

Gold cherry

The Straw Man (part 1/2)

A young boy is distressed by what his father does to a scarecrow

Indian Church

A hunted man finds an unexpected source of sanctuary deep in the forest

Colour Between the Folds

All I wanted to do was stare at white, until I encountered the curtain, the projector and the mimes
Gold cherry

Meeting Tara

A middle aged man hears from a woman claiming to be his daughter.

Sea Monster (part 2/2)

A young man, war at sea, and Turner's malevolent vision.


39 of my comments have received 38 Great Feedback votes

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Well done John. I found this

Posted on Sat, 22 Feb 2014

Well done John. I found this a very vivid in evoking the mood as much as describing the place, and really impressed by that hint of something sour dropped in at the end. If anything, I thought you could have made a touch more of that, but still...

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Posted in That Field

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Nice story. I like the way it

Posted on Sat, 04 Jan 2014

Nice story. I like the way it builds the sense of anticipation which is then quickly deflated. I bet most of us have gone through something similar at some time.

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Posted in Dormity Gardens

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Aaaah! Apostrophes with a

Posted on Sat, 30 Nov 2013

Aaaah! Apostrophes with a plural S! You also want to watch out for the its' when it should be it's.

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Posted in Sehnsuct