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A time to reap

There were chrysanthemums in the yard, miniature ones, not quite knee high, blazing in tawny and gold like ragged torches waved in defiance against the encroaching gloom. I shuddered. I hate this time of year. Malley, now he’ll wax lyrical about the harsh glitter that the streetlamps waken in the raindrops scattered across the window, […]

VisDare: Implore

This one would not beg. I was sure of it. I have been sure before. I held my aim steady above his heart and spoke the words ordained for me. “Halt, trespasser!” The chamber was built to hurl my words like brazen knives against any man who entered, but his step never faltered. Let him […]

Writing and not writing

Unless I’m being more than averagely obtuse, a good friend has been angling for me to say something about the development of satisfyingly complex characters. I hope it goes without saying that I am extraordinarily flattered by the idea that he might think I have anything noteworthy to say on this subject. I’m not sure […]


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The Daily Tales of Gregg Savage

Every day, I write a unique story for you to share and enjoy.

Little Fears

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Dreams, drawings and psychoanalytic fun

harm·less drudg·ery

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"Where we're going, we don't need roads."

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Mum's The Word!

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Rose English UK