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Marely's Chain

Marely’s Chain

Amid the passing years, Scrooge looks to speak comfort to a friend ...
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#3 – Twisted Tongue.

#3 – Twisted Tongue.

Proper interviews for a proper magazine ...
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/ / Journal / 2 Comments on #3 – Twisted Tongue. / 494 words / /
#2 - Perfect 10

#2 – Perfect 10

I used to be a budding Jonathan Ross ...
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/ / Journal / 2 Comments on #2 – Perfect 10 / 653 words / /
#1 – Back Again?

#1 – Back Again?

Here we go again folks! ...
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/ / #1, Journal / 4 Comments on #1 – Back Again? / 493 words / /
THE PATIENCE OF JEDIDIAH OWENS

THE PATIENCE OF JEDIDIAH OWENS

Another attempt at some Lovecraftian merriment. I think ol' Jed became a banker after his transformation. Or a time-share salesman ...
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A Dubious Undertaking

A Dubious Undertaking

It's been a while since I posted anything here.  In the meantime, I've moved from nostalgia and contemporary comment pieces to focus on humorous fiction, based on certain characters I've developed, like these two ...
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The Doctor

The Doctor

It's a story  ...
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/ / Fiction / 5 Comments on The Doctor / 2144 words / /
More Fifty Worders

More Fifty Worders

The little snippets I posted recently seemed to be well received so I thought I'd post a few more ...
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/ / comedy, Flash Fiction / 2 Comments on More Fifty Worders / 229 words / /
Brought to Book

Brought to Book

A story of delayed justice of magic and mystery ...
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/ / fantasy, Fiction, magic / 2 Comments on Brought to Book / 2873 words / /
Out of Habit

Out of Habit

Some people hold secrets they can never divulge ...
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/ / Flash Fiction / No Comments on Out of Habit / 769 words / /
A Roman Triptych - 3) Artemisia's Story

A Roman Triptych – 3) Artemisia’s Story

Cicero wrote: “History is the witness of the times….” But how reliable is this witness? Had we lived at the time of a particular event, would we have perceived it in the way described in history books? Let’s look at a well-known incident from the past through the eyes of ...
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Elephants and Gypsies

Elephants and Gypsies

Sometimes we have to face the consequences of youth (a short version of a long story) ...
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/ / Fiction / 10 Comments on Elephants and Gypsies / 2192 words / /
A Roman Triptych - 1) Calpurnia's Story

A Roman Triptych – 1) Calpurnia’s Story

Cicero wrote: "History is the witness of the times...." But how reliable is this witness? Had we lived at the time of a particular event, would we have perceived it in the way described in history books? Let's look at a well-known incident from the past through the eyes of ...
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The Publisher

The Publisher

A twist on self-publishing ...
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/ / Flash Fiction, self-publishing / 5 Comments on The Publisher / 874 words / /
Brodgar

Brodgar

Re-write of a story I posted two years ago for a Fiction challenge I put on here. I think there was only one other entry at the time (thanks Nic)  ...
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/ / Fiction / 10 Comments on Brodgar / 1387 words / /
Possessed by Possession

Possessed by Possession

Just experimenting with an Idea I had several years ago ...
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/ / Fiction / 6 Comments on Possessed by Possession / 1411 words / /
The Great Game. Kabul 1839, 1979

The Great Game. Kabul 1839, 1979

I was in Kabul in 1979, and had to leave by a flight to Istanbul.  But memory is not reliable - hence the 'faction' category ...
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Like what you see?

Like what you see?

A homage to M R James, who had the talent to evoke the uncanny in otherwise ordinary circumstances. And a warning, to not always like what one may see! ...
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