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197 of my comments have received 209 Great Feedback votes

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Thanks onemorething.

Posted on Tue, 13 Aug 2019

Thanks onemorething.

Thanks Heraclitus.

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Posted in Ouse

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Sad affairs, those. Part of

Posted on Sun, 30 Jun 2019

Sad affairs, those. Part of the rich weave, though. I'm immediately thinking someone very old but maybe not. Just not high enough on friends' lists of priorities. At least the narrator was there, so maybe the others didn't matter so much. I like...

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Posted in Eulogies

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I always love these pieces

Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019

I always love these pieces where protagonists are made contemporary (or something like that) and ordinary. The quirk of a canine Cleopatra is sublime. Lovely piece.

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Posted in Anthony and Cleopatra

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Blimey. Sitting on a bench

Posted on Sat, 04 May 2019

Blimey. Sitting on a bench with the sun just sunk behind trees scribbling out something new and just saw this.

Thank you x

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Posted in Never far from where we start

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Morning Ed. It's lovely to

Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019

Morning Ed. It's lovely to hear from you again and I know exactly what you're saying. I expect there's a less than pragmatic reason for moving away from English close to centres of government and administration in the EU. The pragmatic reason for...

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Posted in Among friends

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:))))

Posted on Sat, 20 Oct 2018

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Thanks insert. It was a tremendous success. Lots of nice poetry. Inspiration for All Quiet On The Western (Weston?) Front. A Blackadder series. Spin-off household technologies that we now take for granted, like the tank. Knitted...

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Posted in General Synopsis

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Nice wordsmithying. Betrays

Posted on Sun, 26 Aug 2018

Nice wordsmithying. Betrays that erudition again. Not sure about progress, though. Too passive.

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Posted in Army of Poets

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Thanks ice rivers. I'll try.

Posted on Thu, 26 Jul 2018

Thanks ice rivers. I'll try.

I think an action moment is a good place to start with a non-linear telling. The crash. Then people are ready to know the whys and wherefores. The trick is keeping the glued from thereon. Sometimes we get too...

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Posted in August 26, 1989 (heaven part 3)

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Yes. The quote's his. Ok.

Posted on Wed, 25 Jul 2018

Yes. The quote's his. Ok. Will do. I commented on part 4, I think, about the drafts and maybe looking at getting them more polished ahead of posting them. You'll pick up more readers and feedback.

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Posted in Better Angels of La Grange (heaven part 2)

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Hi ice rivers. Contractions

Posted on Fri, 27 Jul 2018

Hi ice rivers. Contractions are just where we reduce (usually auxiliary verbs) from "I would" to "I'd" etc. She is - she's.

In direct speech it sounds more natural as it's how we tend to speak, in narrative writing it's more relaxed and...

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Posted in Darien Lake Flashback (heaven part 4)

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