David Stephen
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Joined 07-13-04, id: 424793

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Awards and Publications

Glittering Rain, Glittering Shards - runner up in the John Watters Cup of Trafford, 2005

'Glittering Rain, Glittering Shards is a very moving and powerful piece of work, which manages in a few hundred words to move through extreme violence to acceptance and some sort of hope for the future. It captures so well the way in which death can happen so suddenly, almost accidentally, and how a few angry moments can change the lives of everyone around. The writing is tight, almost poetic, with a wonderful economy of words. I love the way the imagery of death is used to describe ... where the murder occurred. Well done! An excellent piece of work! I liked the story. Very dramatic and I thought the end was actually heartwarming - difficult to turn something as ugly as the events you describe into something optimistic. I thought the Nan seemed an extremely likeable and strong person - not to mention the protagonist' Melvin Burgess (3rd May 2005)

‘I could see immediately you have talent, style and an infectious enthusiasm’ Sherry Ashworth (20th April 2005)

'The Red Rose Tales was very good, very atmospheric and scary. My First Crime Goodbye Daddy was a nasty thing - very violent! - but good reading - a real feeling of hatred, which I guess is what it was about. The Snapped Roses was good too - very dramatic...You seem to like exciting stories and reflective poems. Very strong on description' Melvin Burgess (6th September 2004)

THE SMALL CRUCIFIX was published in a poetry anthology called Body and Soul in December 2005.
POLLEN SEEDS was published in the National Poetry Anthology 2006, in January 2006.
and ... A PINK CARNATION was published in Natural Beauty in 2006.

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False Facades by Maeven reviews
Sam Westlane is the new kid in the famous all boys Crestan High School for the rich and the spoiled ... There's only one problem. Sam is a girl.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 30 - Words: 114,525 - Reviews: 7267 - Favs: 6,335 - Follows: 985 - Updated: 1/5/2009 - Published: 9/5/2003 - Complete
Nothing Had Ever Changed by Kiran S reviews
It could all be over in a moment...and go unrecognized. - A poem I wrote last night, it's a crappy summary but the poems better. Reviews/suggestions are much appriciated. Thanks!
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 173 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 2 - Published: 7/15/2005
Continuity by in theory reviews
Free flowing masochistic expressionism.
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 114 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/29/2005
Editing the Ashes by in theory reviews
Angry little thing.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 53 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 2 - Published: 6/27/2005
All In A Kiss by EarthDaughter reviews
One kiss can halt the universe. Then it’s just us, spinning through the stars, so in love that even Father Time stops to watch.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 265 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/3/2005
Redfield Connections by Justice Bana reviews
Joan Quincy was sent to London with just a slip of paper with an address on it. Little does she know that London holds more secrets than she believes it does. Joan finds that she is conencted to a death, and a family she should know nothing about.
Fiction: General - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Fantasy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,785 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 3/7/2005 - Published: 12/16/2004
Dust and Spice by cosmo-queen reviews
Why does the night feel so strange?
Poetry: Haiku - Rated: K - English - Fantasy/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 69 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/18/2005
A World Of Fakes by Kiran S reviews
we're all fakes. yes even you. (plz r&r. it means so much! thnx)
Poetry: General - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 356 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 3 - Published: 8/2/2004
The Destroyed Beauty by Kiran S reviews
What you see, isn't always what you get...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 162 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/14/2004