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I have 107 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 143386 times and 86 of my stories have been cherry picked.
16 of my 1,244 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 17 votes

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RJ Newlyn


My stories


Coventry carol

A clear midwinter sunrise warmed our backs as we fell on the town, sweeping all before us. I admit that I sanctioned the slaughter there (our enemy...

Blood is blood 1

A story in 500-word chapters. All is not well in the afterlife.

My dead diary – on the art of maintaining a seige when your zombie troops are tripping on illicit substances

An irregular account of what's been going on after dark recently in which the author offers at least one explanation why London's roads are in such a state.

My dead diary – on the formidable aggression of Victorian authors and other inhabitants of Highgate Cemetery

A story in very short episodes. In which a rather effective ghostly army finally take on the might of Highgate and there is much whacking and a small amount of vampire action.

My dead diary - politics and alcohol

An ongoing story of sorts in very short episodes. In which our narrator misses the times when the undead could carouse more freely.


16 of my comments have received 17 Great Feedback votes

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Very good - one of your best,

Posted on Tue, 17 Feb 2015

Very good - one of your best, I think. Says all sorts of things in so little time.



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Posted in His Father's Eyes

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Yes, very good

Posted on Sun, 31 Aug 2014

An interesting and well-written piece. Feels as if there are other chapters to come (I hope so).

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Posted in Forest of Eden - Part One- A New Beginning

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Welcome to ABCtales and I

Posted on Sun, 08 Dec 2013

Welcome to ABCtales and I hope you keep posting. You write well and there's a nice flow to this. It feels quite unremittingly bleak, but everyone has their own preferences. I guess you might want to work a little on the overall arc of the story...

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Posted in Recovery