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I have 523 stories published in 24 collections on the site.
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I'm John. I live in Norwich and write poems and books and for the radio. My first full poetry collection Most people aren't that happy, anyway is published by Nasty Little Press. You can take a look at it here.

My stories

Every day or nearly every day

I walk around Waterlook Park and nearly always there will be someone else walking in the opposite direction, we'll have arrived at roughly the same...

Your hair smells of boxes

Your dog smells like toast and the new book you bought to cheer yourself up does not deserve the glowing reviews. Just because your plants are dead...

The Inglorious Years

It took two years to even be vaguely sure She was in the right place, constantly not phoning her parents, I will do this on my own. Travelling alone...

Where was the tenderness lost

In our stripey t-shirts we say that although things are different now let’s always be here for each other and we both get in our waiting taxis that...


With hills like this you’d be silly not to make yourself some playlists, put some headphones on and go running, or at least on fast walks that make...


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Ah, sorry, had no idea! Have

Posted on Fri, 04 Sep 2020

Ah, sorry, had no idea! Have changed it now!!

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