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The Broken Pocket Watch – Chapter Twenty

I get up, and the world is still. It’s dark outside. The moon greets me as I stare out of the window. The whole house is quiet. Dad is probably asleep as well. I must have slept for hours. Maybe … Continue reading

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The Broken Pocket Watch – Chapter 16

I spend a couple more minutes with Mum, but then it’s time to go back home. I close my eyes and listen to her say goodbye as I think about the present. I end up back in my room, the … Continue reading

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Times Like These

It’s been stupidly busy over the last couple of weeks. So many events, things in my personal life, work and to top it off it’s been painfully hot. I don’t do heat. I like the winter. Writing has been slow, … Continue reading

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Chapter Four

I was sitting at home, in front of the TV, bag of crisps in hand, when the phone rang. I wasn’t expecting it, and it was the land-line. That means two things, bad news or someone selling something. I swore … Continue reading

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The End is Close

March 27th is the date of my last ever University lesson. It’s not a lecture, instead I’ve got to give a 10 minute presentation on Victorian Fantasy with a friend. We have chosen to talk about how radical the genre … Continue reading

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