Stephen Thom

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My stories have been read 56097 times and 70 of my stories have been cherry picked.
94 of my 621 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 96 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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Hydrotherapy Est. 1894 (2)

Image: © José Manuel Suárez/Wikimedia Commons
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Story of the week

Hydrotherapy Est. 1894 (1)

Image: © José Manuel Suárez/Wikimedia Commons
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Story of the week

Where the good things go (memory audit)

Image: © Nevit Dilmen / Wikimedia Commons very loose section heads... no science etc here!
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Happiness is a molecule (2)

Part 1: https://www.abctales.com/story/stephen-thom/happiness-molecule-1 Rhombic The boat was moored on the little island. He groped for the metal...
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Happiness is a molecule (1)

There are seven crystal systems, the structures created by atoms or molecules and their different arrangements into the space, depending on various...
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94 of my comments have received 96 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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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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Nice images, nice

Posted on Wed, 17 Jan 2018

Nice images, nice alliterative touches, nice compound words. 'A dot of momentum - ' is a pretty close. Enjoyed.

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Posted in Snowflakes

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Real strong work. Thoughtful,

Posted on Tue, 02 Jan 2018

Real strong work. Thoughtful, touching, entertaining and funny too. Nice tone/ way of relating this to the reader, too... natural. Props, much enjoyed. ...

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Posted in The Journey Back

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might have to add that wee

Posted on Fri, 13 Oct 2017

might have to add that wee joke into the story...

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Posted in Happiness is a molecule (1)

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Ah 'ferns like dinosaur kits'

Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017

Ah 'ferns like dinosaur kits' is GENIUS... so much to appreciate here, 'shadow-silt nestled', rattle of pretty alliteration in 'emerald mosses' myriad mound', little touches like 'bright grass-mass' you can see how much craft and thought has gone...

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Posted in time travelling

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Lovely controlled prose, nice

Posted on Sat, 15 Jul 2017

Lovely controlled prose, nice descriptions and diction esp. verbs throughout yes

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Posted in The Day

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Very tender and a hit on the

Posted on Mon, 22 Aug 2016

Very tender and a hit on the senses - economical but clinical word choice throughout - dry, looping, yellowing, scrambling... 'Your shoes still turn inwards - ' is beautiful observation projected. 

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Posted in The Return

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