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I have 306 stories published in 20 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 185083 times and 71 of my stories have been cherry picked.
6 of my 232 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 6 votes

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Pab Roberts

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All the while I'm holding back From drinking From eating From loving Heart beating Breathing Running I'm holding me back A Spring oiled Baked, coiled...

The Oracle

And so Without Warning us of Danger Portia Sybil And fizzing Down her chin Down there Where waters meet Sacred curse On Onan's soil Took root And...

Leggy bespectacle

Stepping down the pavement Leggy, hoody-wrapped, thickened lenses A shade of Glasgow through the years I pass by with my sandwich And, as we cross...

The Knights at Camelot in Christmas

Fitt I Right then! Time to start the story. The Knights of the Round Table we shall meet, via the tale of one of them: Noble Sir Gawain. And when we...


6 of my comments have received 6 Great Feedback votes

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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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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