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Game of Death

He'd put too many noses out of joint. Upset too many people who shouldn't be getting upset. Jacques watched from ...
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Posing For The Bulgarian

“Does Krasimir paint you in the nude?” ...
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The Snob – chapter 1

First chapter of a story about a young woman who makes a half-crazed bid for revenge against the arrogant, privileged boy ...
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The Resident Poet

A tale of everyday biker folk ...
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At the Start of the Day

A teacher entertaining his pupils as well as entertaining others ...
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Damp Squib

A 250-words story written in 2004 ...
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The Goa Connection – Chapter 7

Dan’s escape from the isolated house only leads to more danger. John Subram is determined to catch up with him ...
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Greed

Gold fever and ducking out of responsibility ...
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Beyond forgiveness

There is a limit even to tolerance... There is no worse ordeal, no deeper wound in love, no trial more ...
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A Tower In Silence

Since I lived in the shadow of Grenfell in the 70s in what is now the 'Latymer Christian Centre'  - ...
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Spent

The living hell of Alzheimer's for all concerned ...
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An Inconsequential Death

Not autobiographical God swept me off my feet When He captured me I was not expecting that In Plaistow Lane, ...
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The Red Rose.

I originally wrote this piece in 2013,when my wife started showing memory loss to remind her of the past.I have ...
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The Stalker

That which can be frightening in daylight can become utterly terrifying by night  ...
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Beaches

Two teenagers meet on a lonely beach in the South of France. It is a brief acquaintance but it changes ...
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Limericks.

Written in my very few spare moments. The last one especially for our fellow wordsmith in Berlin ...
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Imagination

" Imagination is when worlds collide and hide reality " ...
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Religion

Religion is like a veil. A veil of ignorance that blinds the masses ...
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Mental health

Recent publicity concerning the stigma attached to mental illness once again raised my heckles.When I started training in Psychiatry in ...
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my sunday bests were ruined

my sunday bests were ruined I was paying off the cabbie when he looked me in the eye I said ...
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Ego Mania

We all have two sides fighting for supremacy one open and light the other subtle and controlling ...
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Do You Really Want To Work Here ?

Been a while since I filled in an application form for a job but this one is not P.C.  ...
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Of love Lost

Short and bitter/sweet ...
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The Colour of Courage

Written for a competition with the theme 'courage' and has to be set in the North West of England with ...
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Hear no Evil

A daft ditty concerning a pisspotical pirate and his profoundly deaf parrot ...
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My Cancer Journey Continues

An update for those who may be interested ...
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Trouble up at Th’ Mill

Lancashire mill life circa 1845  ...
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Impressions of India

rather comprehensive This fascinating continent, more populous than Europe is still dominated by the oldest of the world's religions quite ...
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The Curse of Political Correctness

It’s a dictatorship concealed in fake democracy. In those days I observed in Facebook how it gradually appeared that no ...
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Shipwrecked comfort

You really should not worry since it really does not matter. The oppressors never know what they are doing, and ...
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Fakebook

documentary No nonsense, please. I never had a talent for addiction. Others are dependent on the fucking fakebook for their ...
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Intimidation

They are always there, the suppressors, the subjectors, just waiting for you to assail you to bring you under domination, ...
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a daft idea

In can't write a Limerick,so I shall be quick,by doing worse,writing a daft verse ...
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Stuck in love

What's better and what's worse - the nightmare of uncertainty or the force of jealousy? When the communication lines don't ...
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Humiliation

Life consists of humiliations. When you are born you are beaten into crying, everyone is free to manhandle you throughout ...
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The Man Who Invented Women

Roaming my back catalogue .. this is from 2009 ...
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Thank God for feminism

Just don't let it put you down, that squeamish scrupulous meticulousness appertaining to the oversensitivity of female delicacy leading to ...
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Weft : A Dorsimbra

In the 'good old days' the Poetry challenge was often concerned with different  forms. Not only did the need to ...
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The pledge

Don’t let my pride beguile you into believing that I will ever fail you. My pride is supreme, and I ...
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Bypass

Who cares about all those who are in a position of responsibility but never care but just keep driving over ...
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Two limericks

Two more products of long sessions of chemotherapy keeping me amused ...
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Tibet

First published 9 years ago, only slightly updated ...
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Marriage – why not?

I always tried to stick to the Platonic form of love as the most rational, reliable and relevant, especially in ...
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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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