Stephen Thom

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I have 97 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 98907 times and 121 of my stories have been cherry picked.
121 of my 926 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 124 votes

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Stephen Thom

Carrbridge/Edinburgh 

Mandolin strummer in a folk-rock band 'Dante' https://www.youtube.com/user/wearedante

@StephenThom3

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Aura (32)

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121 of my comments have received 124 Great Feedback votes

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captured these moments with

Posted on Wed, 14 Jan 2015

captured these moments with lovely, delicate subtle word combinations...lines like reaching through the drivers door/to conjure up a metallic scraping/until the engine bubbled into life/like a mountain spring bottling these little cameos, as you...

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Posted in The Mechanic

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Very pretty. Beautiful final

Posted on Wed, 14 Feb 2018

Very pretty. Beautiful final line. You have a great natural style, like your writing is completely a part of you

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Posted in Now

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wow, this is wonderful;

Posted on Sun, 01 Feb 2015

wow, this is wonderful; condensed so much backstory&possibilities&images into such a short piece, just absolutely the right words. that last paragraph is absolutely gorgeous. lovely title too. look forward to following more of your work...

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Posted in What the sky said

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pink plumed stiff quiffed, 

Posted on Sun, 11 Jan 2015

pink plumed stiff quiffed,  pan-sticked pale as a vampire, many excellent descriptions, vivid lively edgy&sparky writing, you are in a wonderful creative moment :-)

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Posted in Tin Girl

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Wow this had a lot of impact.

Posted on Tue, 02 Dec 2014

Wow this had a lot of impact. Clearly a v hard subject but I think it is wonderful as well to be able to convey these things in this way and gain a better and more compassionate understanding through reading and think it over and apply in your...

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Posted in Breaking Glass

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Just wonderful again... a

Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019

Just wonderful again... a full heart and the right words, a natural musicality in how they fall, your writing is a natural extension of you... do you have any books/collections out?

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Posted in rock

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'Fanning it with her hand'...

Posted on Mon, 28 Jan 2019

'Fanning it with her hand'... great, wee observational touches like this is part of what sets you apart

Pretty part, sweet dialogue

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Posted in Angel 10 (bromance)

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Fantastic imagination, much

Posted on Thu, 21 Feb 2019

Fantastic imagination, much enjoyed. Possibly trimming some of the descriptive words/-ly adverbs early on would help it flow better (we're told his lamp is powerful twice). Adding hyphens to your compound adjectives (melon-sized, cave-like)...

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Posted in The Toshers

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Great piece, quietly

Posted on Sat, 16 Feb 2019

Great piece, quietly affecting and great wee details throughout, flaked almonds on the train, rolling cigarettes, really effective in giving life to all the different characters. Nice optimistic touch at the end. Much enjoyed reading

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Posted in The Riots

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Enjoyed reading, its

Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019

Enjoyed reading, its existence somewhere between waking, dreams, and dashes of memories... a leap from Sheffield Wednesday to Real Madrid too. Touches of murakami, nice work

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Posted in Strange bedfellows

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