Stephen Thom

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I have 136 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 184255 times and 164 of my stories have been cherry picked.
145 of my 1,174 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 150 votes

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Stephen Thom

Carrbridge/Edinburgh 

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

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145 of my comments have received 150 Great Feedback votes

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Lovely descriptions in this

Posted on Wed, 29 Jul 2020

Lovely descriptions in this part. Street lamps that would never light etc. Clouding the moon for the first time that night is great. Also went down slow, like a bull in the ring. Continues to be intriguing 

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Posted in "Something Called a Burner " Mr Martínez Three

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'echoes cackling in the belly

Posted on Mon, 04 May 2020

'echoes cackling in the belly of dead machines' / 'a thousand distant rooftops trembling'...

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Posted in Canal Walk in Summer

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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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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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'watched the tail lights

Posted on Thu, 27 Aug 2020

'watched the tail lights until they were as small as two lit cigarettes' is fantastic. Nice comeback from Martinez, liked the chest-cam reminder. great read again

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Posted in "Maybe I'm Waiting for Your Mother" [Mr Martínez Sixteen]

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Nice, Martinez gets some bad

Posted on Thu, 20 Aug 2020

Nice, Martinez gets some bad-ass dialogue in this part. Great pace and escalating danger in these parts. Continues to be absorbing, like that many things are only hinted at, like the uncertainty

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Posted in "You’ll Be the Second to Know" [Mr Martínez Twelve]

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Cracking piece, complete

Posted on Fri, 07 Aug 2020

Cracking piece, complete surprise halfway through, reminded me a bit of Murakami. Didn't realise this was part of something longer - will have to check back. Great stuff, man ...

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Posted in No Eagles Allowed

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yes I agree with Di, the

Posted on Wed, 12 Aug 2020

yes I agree with Di, the character development, sense of place, and subtle building of mystery draws you in. The first season of true detective did a similar thing and was more rewarding in the long run. Great read again, much enjoying

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Posted in "The Only Honest Answer" Mr Martínez Nine

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'I want to tell you to be

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2020

'I want to tell you to be quieter ' feels like a keynote line. Beautiful poem, loved 'electrons in charged contact' and 'triboelectrical', a great talent ...

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Posted in Electric Bees

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