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Book release!

I just got confirmation that my book Jonathan will be published by Pegasus Publishing on the 25th of June! If you’re interested you can preorder the paperback here: https://pegasuspublishers.com/books/coming-soon/jonathan The blurb: “Her twinkling green eyes were looking out upon the field, at the squirrels dashing across the trees and the rabbits wiggling their noses, whilst …

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Cuppa

A cuppa. Full…. Stop! He had done it, a solid four thousand words over a couple hours, not too shabby considering how many times he had stopped to ponder or edit the work. He took another sip of his coffee – it was obviously taking him a while; he had only bought one coffee but …

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Jonathan

Jonathan’s mother was a nature enthusiast, like her husband. She would spend days birdwatching, walking alongside streams and rivers and enjoying her time off work under the trees and among the critters of the underbrush. It went a long way to explaining Jonathan’s eye for art, for he used to walk alongside his mother, drawing …

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Soil

Soil I heard the first spadesful hit, it pounded and screamed a me, lingering just outside the protection of my justification; its thumping inevitability making me take every breath with overbearing gratitude. The second shovel shoved down another load of guilt, and I could feel the oxygen scamper to the corners of the tiny wooden …

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Feathers

Feathers. When white feathers, plucked from their maidens fell, when the ruby liquid of my sisters flooded the ground, when squawks and the innocent man called for our death, I knew my war had been lost. For five thousand years we had protected man. Men, those that killed themselves in woe and warred with one …

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A Political Drabble

Change. The world has become rather stale, familiar, and as has been said before, familiarity breeds contempt, hostility. The human ‘democratic’ experiment has failed. People are attacking and killing people over held opinion, not action, dead is the dream of calm, controlled debate, and an open marketplace of ideas. At this point I see only …

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My Petition

My Peitition: Media lies in Syria Hi! I made a petition surrounding Syria and would be extremely grateful if some of you signed it: Here is the petition. I’m a 17 year old British male student, with a huge passion for politics. After deciding that the media lies for money, and has little reason to …

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An Odd Feeling

An odd feeling. Is loneliness a feeling, or a state of being? A creature, a monster that lurks? Or is it something more. A machine, powered by anger and sadness and a host of other emotions? I don’t know, I couldn’t tell you. Why are you asking me anyway? I’m just a stupid writer dealing …

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