Stephen Thom

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I have 97 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 106412 times and 121 of my stories have been cherry picked.
126 of my 970 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 129 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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Gold cherry

Aura (32)

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126 of my comments have received 129 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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I'm not yet familiar with the

Posted on Fri, 18 Oct 2019

I'm not yet familiar with the preceding chapters, but this was a very imaginative and colourful instalment, with important subjects touched on throughout. Much enjoyed

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Posted in "The Trouble with Magical Beings" (A Fantasy) Chapter 11

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An engaging piece of life

Posted on Sat, 05 Oct 2019

An engaging piece of life writing, the time pressure and accompanying stress regarding the trolley rental was well-rendered. Enjoyed reading :)

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Posted in Elevation Worship Part Ten.

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An absorbing and, at points,

Posted on Fri, 04 Oct 2019

An absorbing and, at points, emotional and weighty stream of consciousness, all the more real and effective for its rattle of short sentences, off-set against the background observations and life noise. Very much liked 'the entropy of lives where...

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Posted in Never trust a writer

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Skilfully done, dark

Posted on Fri, 04 Oct 2019

Skilfully done, dark psychological dynamics, liked 'lunar violence' and 'until we were just secrets of the field and heather'. Great work

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Posted in Hares

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I read it along the same

Posted on Fri, 20 Sep 2019

I read it along the same lines as insert's response above, but I think part of your story's strength is in its being open to subjective interpretation. Much enjoyed

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Posted in Departure Gate

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