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I have 239 stories published in 16 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 55685 times and 50 of my stories have been cherry picked.
3 of my 192 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 3 votes

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Pab Roberts

My stories

The Glittering Prizes

Gorgeous acrobatics I’ve been speaking to the designers at the Edinburgh branch of the ACJ (Association for Contemporary Jewellery) who are currently...

Glow of Light on a Half-Filled Glass

Paborama speaks to a local boy who writes extensively for stage, screen and radio.... Do you recall that ‘wee bit of wind’ we had back at the end of...

Silver Daughter

Talk had it she was from the island. There weren’t supposed to be folk living there, apart from the lighthouse men. She was a foundling. Dr Innes had...

Arunachalam Muruganantham

Arunachalam Muruganantham reached his nadir when the soothsayer was called. Blood dripping from the bladder between his legs, he trudged to the next...

A Seagull Paused

On a misty morning when the wind cooled my brow, I walked to the bus stop to see what time my bus would come. The bin lorries, two abreast, went up...


3 of my comments have received 3 Great Feedback votes

1 Vote


Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017

  • petal, or metal pencil case?
  • A beautiful use of imagery, like the teasing start to a zombie flick
  • fluffy gobs OF sheep's wool
  • I saW you walkin
  • One hand in front OF her
  • Growing loUder


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Posted in The Field

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Feedback (& a few typos)

Posted on Tue, 19 Dec 2017

  • Earl Grey
  • let's face it
  • invariably (unless deliberate as part of character's voice)
  • pre-pubescent? - the character comes across as maybe 14/15 to me (esp. if he's a 3rd year)?
  • Parallelled (british)
  • ...
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Posted in Day 1. Cope Muir High

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typo curmudgeon

Posted on Thu, 27 Jul 2017

Hi,  I am insanely jealous of your skill, for which I compensate with petty typo-spotting:

Decent into madness
Manager of Citadel Theatre - consistent with the capitalisation
Within 48 hours, it would all...

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Posted in Ghosts of the Leith Citadel