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I have 290 stories published in 19 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 132501 times and 66 of my stories have been cherry picked.
6 of my 224 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 6 votes

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Pab Roberts

My stories

Morning, Maydan

The muezzin hollers his song across the morning, alerting both those already alert, as well as those to be alerted, that the time is upon us. The...

Blue Haze

'Look at that blue, Peter. The sky and the sea are the exact same calm, blue …Heaven!’ The car turned the bend into the ferry-port and Peter joined...

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...

Rumbled Block Paving

The cat lies dreaming 'mongst the moss on a driveway leeching petrichor tendrils to tingle a rust-pimple on the aged exhaust pipe of the exhausted...

Along a Road

I drive along an early morning road, a busy dual Acheron that snakes quickly into town. Ahead, a black bin bag. No, it's possiblity something more...


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