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My stories have been read 448168 times and 367 of my stories have been cherry picked.
143 of my 4,561 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 151 votes

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Ángelo’s cows

A country excursion - sorry, couldn't wait until tomorrow
Cherry

Lost in a space

More overblown nonsense
Gold cherry

Distance

Thoughts on changing times

Crossing Castellana at Colón

A hot afternoon walking home

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143 of my comments have received 151 Great Feedback votes

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Lovely and sparse. Well

Posted on Tue, 03 Jul 2018

Lovely and sparse. Well thought-out, Elsie.

A real invitation to think about what's going on in the spaces between the lines.

I was wondering if RUN! needs to be there?

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Posted in Go Now

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What a lovely piece, Gayle. I

Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018

What a lovely piece, Gayle. I'm so glad you posted it. Our cat had two homes. We only found out in his latter years. He'd often wait a whole evening outside the pub at the end of the street for my brother, my dad and I to come out and make little...

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Posted in Cats and Cuddles

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Thanks Di_Hard. Writers.

Posted on Sat, 07 Apr 2018

Thanks Di_Hard. Writers. Critics. Readers. All you can do is get on with the job and see what comes. You should have seen how many times I had to rethread the needle. I turned up for my Eng Lit exam on the wrong day, about 40 years ago. I've been...

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Posted in On sewing buttons

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Thanks everyone. I'm always

Posted on Thu, 06 Jul 2017

Thanks everyone. I'm always amazed and very grateful when someone says something nice about something that I can't seem to help doing.

Maybe something to share: I've recently written three pieces / poetry (?) that readers and writers on...

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Posted in Tail-end

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Hi fictiontoescape. I've been

Posted on Sun, 25 Jun 2017

Hi fictiontoescape. I've been having a read through some of your posts. It's an epic story and your prose has the feel of having been written by a natural storyteller.
I have a couple of thoughts if you'd like them.

Reading stories...

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Posted in Insignia Chapter 9: Amassing an Army Part 1

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It follows the Block School

Posted on Thu, 21 May 2015

It follows the Block School of repetitive poetry, Philip. Founded on Temple Meads station at around 23:30 last night. I'm hoping the Culture Secretary will request that a plaque be installed.

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Posted in Temple of despair

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The link between the tender

Posted on Tue, 03 Mar 2015

The link between the tender realism of your description of the baby and that of your reverie are the key for me. A beautifully captured moment alone with the moon.

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Posted in Eight Weeks

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Thanks insert. I'm thinking

Posted on Tue, 17 Jul 2018

Thanks insert. I'm thinking along the lines of a "Spot The Ball" themed competition where writers post a piece with a line deliberately removed and readers place an "x" at the line's location. £5,000 cash prize or an Austin Allegro plus...

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Posted in Distance

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Honest and candid, as it

Posted on Tue, 17 Jul 2018

Honest and candid, as it should be (said the reader salivating for dirt). I know that feeling about standing outside the door, then walking away (sorry Tobi and whoever's seminar I circled, then abandoned). Full of the realities, this. We must...

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Posted in I'm Not Disappointed, I'm Just Angry Chapter 2

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I think you should. More

Posted on Wed, 11 Jul 2018

I think you should. More power to that pen. I'd apply for citizenship, but my ancestors jumped the gun. It has to be a grandparent. I used to know a lot of old songs, if that helps. ;)

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Posted in The meeting - good friends

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