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Pythagoras and Maisie. part two.

Warnings are given. Will anybody take any notice? ...

The visitors

What do they want? I don't know, she just asked if they could come round. I said yes, of course, ...

Pythagoras and Maisie.

Is time travel possible? (resubmitted after amendment)  No Critique please. (comments welcome) ...


Some guys on a hunting trip - what could go wrong? Cabin Today was a good day. We went fishing ...
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This was written as a monologue to be recited at a live event. I think it was the launch of ...

The Visitor

Three years ago we found the Holy Grail, limitless free energy, then we had a visitor. We were meditating when ...

The Snob: Chapter 3

Unthinkably, Rosie had been kidnapped ...

The Summer of Dust

I was talking in the forums about authors posting their absolute favourite story from their own past work. Authors are probably the ...

Poetry [ more >> ]

How Does Your Garden Grow (Poetry Challenge)

There are plants that love the light whilst others thrive in the shade ...
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May 8th 1945

A revision from my original book for the next one ...
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The most romantic hero – the curse of Manfred

The curse of Manfred was not one but many. Grieving desperately over his deceased love, whose death he might have ...
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Tying up ourselves into a knot of indissoluble and perfect love like under laws of voluntary tyranny, committed hopelessly to ...
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S and M

A poem about love ...
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Non-Fiction [ more >> ]

For Chloe

A Bookend to Millie ...
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Cold Chicken Sandwiches

Walking along the cliffs it all came back ...
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Manchester Is United

They went to a concert unaware what lay ahead, and at the end of the night twenty one innocents are ...
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The terrible case of Laila Roth

My own documentary She never showed her face, insisting on her anonymity and privacy to better cultivate her concentration on ...
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Bullshit and Brains

Based on a true happening. During my Army days I had many friends in low places. Bombardier 'Greasy' Grice was but ...
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The Latest from my Cancer Journal

Why is the truth so much harder to believe than fiction and lies, or bad news than good ...
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There but for….

There's more than one kind of illness ...
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AMOS.MAPC.(OXON).A cat’s ta(i)le

I wrote this story some years ago.I recently used it as a memory aid for my dear late wife by ...
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I stood where Hitler stood.

This was indeed a disturbing place. (with pictures and music...) Originally published on October 22, 2004 in Non-Fiction ...
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The Red step and Thee

Intro: up to 50 words (delete this text and enter your own) The word thee means you in South Yorkshire ...
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Return to the Island

This is a follow on from my short story 'The Old Men'.  ...
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‘Lacrima et Musica’ (tears and music)

Are tears at weddings just a Mumsy thing? You should be able to hear the march I wrote for my ...
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The Colonel’s Trousers

A little more rambling from my disreputable past.  The picture was taken by our Flight Engineer.  I am in the ...
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Ramblings from my time in the  RAF  ...
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UKAuthors Articles [ more >> ]

World’s Best Story (Novel) Competition

World's Best Story contest is open and they are taking submissions. Submit your story for a chance to win a ...
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Voices from the Web 2016

Voices from the Web Anthology 2016 Kindle Edition NOW AVAILABLE!

Voices from the Web Anthology 2016 Kindle Edition NOW AVAILABLE! These stories and poems have been selected by members of ...
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Help CrowdFund UKA’s Development

We want to fund a better UKAuthors! UKA has been online for 16 years and now we want to move ...
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Thusly by Andrea Lowne

Ms Lowne's second collection of poetry is as unconventional as the first. No sestinas, haiku or sonnets here, but a ...
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