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I have 279 stories published in 18 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 84884 times and 64 of my stories have been cherry picked.
6 of my 225 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 6 votes

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Pab Roberts

My stories

Rod and Staff

Who shepherds the Lord when he runs astray, Loses his shit in waters turbulent? Rules pertaining to mortals don’t apply: The Rod and Staff of...

Snoorking on the Moon

Hollow little footsteps I'm following, like miniature craters. The bouncers were not far ahead of me, I saw them from the rise. Coming here and...


Bees sing the history of those they have seen over walls, in bathrooms, and behind trees. A bee exists for each and every one of us. When the bees...

Snorri Sturluson*

Götterdämmerung - 79 His breath has rapidly slowed. Two weeks ago I first visited. He has lain here pretty much ever since. Or sat in the chair next...


Riddle me, riddle me, rot-tot-tote! A little wee man in a red red coat! A staff in his hand, and a stone in his throat; If you'll tell me this riddle...


6 of my comments have received 6 Great Feedback votes

1 Vote

Swashbuckling joy

Posted on Mon, 09 Jul 2018

Thank you for this, it got my inner parrot chirping, 'pieces of Eight!' 

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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