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I have 231 stories published in 15 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 52261 times and 48 of my stories have been cherry picked.
3 of my 182 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 3 votes

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Pab Roberts

My stories

A pleasant tree

Enter now, come with me please, and leave behind your doubt. Your mind, at rest, we must assume its reason kept without Can see those views I need it...

In High Maroc

I sat on a roof in the mountains of Morocco Drinking mint tea, speaking bad French. I read some novel of dubious note When a goatherd approached my...

Traversing the Bridge

I dreamt of you, sweet sweet dreams That sent us back to Rome. And there, beneath a Tiber bridge, We spent some time alone. We sang those songs...


March, we headed off to a resort on the Riviera mummy had been told about by a Spanish oil baron that New Year. The very idea of a Spanish oil baron...

In The Stair: 1

They moved in towards Winter a couple of years ago. Neither of them from round here, no one is these days. It's not like when we first moved here and...


3 of my comments have received 3 Great Feedback votes

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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