Stephen Thom

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I have 136 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 219596 times and 164 of my stories have been cherry picked.
144 of my 1,169 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 149 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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144 of my comments have received 149 Great Feedback votes

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Beautiful diction, original

Posted on Sun, 15 Sep 2019

Beautiful diction, original phrases and compund words ('rainbows prism-prison free', 'salt bright-broke', 'sun semaphore flocks' - this invention and musicality is one of my favourite parts of your poetry) and control imbues this with life,...

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Posted in wings, late summer

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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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Agree with insert, very

Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019

Agree with insert, very accomplished work, much enjoyed!

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Posted in After The Funeral (Part 2)

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Really engaging, sharp

Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019

Really engaging, sharp writing and lots of great characters and developments skilfully introduced

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Posted in After The Funeral (Part 1)

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Great idea well-executed...

Posted on Wed, 21 Nov 2018

Great idea well-executed... particularly liked the builder's tenor, and the last stanza was really pretty

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Posted in Tessitura

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this is beautiful and perfect

Posted on Wed, 21 Nov 2018

this is beautiful and perfect and full of love

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Posted in Lines Written On My Mother's 90th Birthday

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