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I have 154 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 124512 times and 51 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Ricky Hawthorne

Three film screenplays completed and three teleplays the latter adapted from some of the short stories on site. Now half-marathon enthusiast

My stories

The Mezzotint (Adapted from the M R James short story)

Chapter I Creest There is an old Willow tree that sits on the outskirts of Greeven that folk describe as genial. Under the urgencies of a country...

My Voice

In Mumbai and Rio Kibera and Shanxi And in Smokey Mountain From Landscapes of litter, literature rises Soulful And sweet Sounds lift from the tongue...

The Approach to Lethe

On these open shores, Birds leave And doors shut silently Beneath the calm waterline, smooth pebbles shift And something is lost Unknown… Straddling...

Return to Sender (Version)

It arrived unexpectedly

Return to Sender

This wall I remember,