I have 347 stories published in
15 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 133461 times and 311 of my stories have been cherry picked.
23 of my 264 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 23 votes
I write these days a cacophony of genres: fantasy, sci-fi, mainstream, literary, some poetry every now and then. Novels, short stories, novellas, and whatever might fall in-between. I joined ABC Tales in May of 2014, and appreciate the forum it gives me to write and experiment, and even to include my strange little illustrations next to my work.
You won't see a lot of my stories published anywhere else just yet, but please check out a few of these sites:
and keep watching this space...
There are also a few more stories, and a few ravings (I mean, blog entries) to be found on my website: www.rosaliekempthorne.name
And check out (somebody... please... anybody) my 24-part story "These Words That Describe Melissa": https://www.wattpad.com/user/rosaliekempthorne
23 of my comments have received 23 Great Feedback votes
Actually, on its own I think
Posted on Wed, 18 Dec 2019
Actually, on its own I think this poem says a lot. At least to me it speaks about the analysing and over-analysing of literature/art until its leached of all its beauty and whatever it's really trying to say. Tidily and cleverly expressed.Read full comment
Posted in Words Beyond Meaning
Poetic and yet raw, this one
Posted on Thu, 19 Dec 2019
Poetic and yet raw, this one packs a solid punch. Some really attention-getting phrases ('tiny wind-slapped lives' 'thousand-sided eyes' 'wandering lost through leg forests') that strike a perfect chord in getting their message - their feeling -...Read full comment
Posted in Exhaling Stars
Love it! The rhyming and
Posted on Tue, 12 Nov 2019
Love it! The rhyming and rhythm are first rate, and it's hilarious. But is this a bit more about the kind and mind of a male than I ever needed to know? I may never look at one in quite the same way again...Read full comment
Posted in THE KIND OF AND MIND OF A MALE.
And yet the protagonist did
Posted on Sun, 06 Oct 2019
And yet the protagonist did find an audience, even if it was an audience of one. Lots of good writing in this story, with the 'damaged goods for damaged good' and 'rip-offs for rip-offs'. There was a kind of symmetry to it as well, with the...Read full comment
Posted in Awakening from Stephen King's Nightmare.