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Location: Cloughey, NI
Gender: Male
Born: so I'm told
Interests: how long have you got ...
Member: Premier Author
Joined: October 2014

Giraffmang is a Northern Irish writer who likes to blur the boundaries between genres.

He has achieved an honourable mention in the L.Ron Hubbard 'Writers of the Future' competition in 2015 and again in 2019. In 2016, he also reached the finals of two national competitions in the UK.

A published author in the horror, thriller, and science fiction arenas, he is working on his first full length Science-fiction novel.

He also holds a degree in Modern & Contemporary History, as well as awards in creative writing, script writing, Health & Social Care and theology.

2019 - ranked 5th for novels
2018 - ranked 2nd for short works
recognised reviewer status
2017 - author of the year
ranked 3rd for short works
2016 - ranked 3rd for short works
2015 - ranked 5th for short works
Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father. Prepare to die.
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giraffmang: Please remember folks, a lot of reviews are largely opinion and do not constitute fact. Take 'advice' with caution.
February 6, 2021 at 12:34PM
    mrsmajor: Thanks, it took me a long time to realize that, but I do know it now!
    February 6, 2021 at 12:41PM
    Brett Matthew West: It is said the only steadfast rule in writing is rules are made to be broken. G-Man is correct when he says reviews are opinions, and readers are entitled to theirs. They may not be proper, correct, or even close to the writers'. So, they should be taken with a certain grain of salt.
    February 6, 2021 at 3:38PM
    damommy: What do you think of someone giving a lot rating because they didn't like your background color? Isn't it merit of the writing we're supposed to review?
    February 6, 2021 at 7:42PM
    giraffmang: If the background colour affects the readability it can make a big difference but maybe not a low rating. If it's just a personal preference, no.
    February 7, 2021 at 3:47AM
    mrsmajor: If there is a problem with the colors used, I do think the reviewer should say that. I don't believe that should be taken into consideration when it comes to rating the piece, unless the work cannot be seen well enough to be read.

    February 8, 2021 at 1:24PM
    kmoss: So I haven?t been reviewing for a bit, but I just stopped by your profile to see what Sean was up to and I was very disappointed that he?s sitting in the dark somewhere waiting for you to write part five. :(
    April 6, 2021 at 9:47PM

giraffmang: "In many ways I'm like a sponge. I absorb everything that is going around and it's a violent world. When I sit down to write, I release it and it trickles out on to a page.

"It's like a psychiatrist's couch. It's the same with readers, it's a great release. When you're scared it tunes the senses, it puts you on edge, makes you more aware and because of that you feel alive, It takes us out of ourselves. It's like a good laugh."

James Herbert, 1987
January 30, 2021 at 3:17PM
    Kyishia Reed : I agree, it is such a exhilarating feeling to release your inner thoughts on paper. This is why as authors, we can touch so many lives with using our words.
    February 1, 2021 at 10:28AM

FanStory wrote to giraffmang: Congratulations on earning a Seal of Quality by the committee for The Resolution.
December 7, 2020 at 9:54AM
    phill doran: good man - well done...
    December 7, 2020 at 10:28AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations!
    December 7, 2020 at 10:56AM
    Sugarray77: Congratulations on this mile stone!!

    December 7, 2020 at 11:59AM
    RGstar: Well done author...fully deserved.
    December 7, 2020 at 6:07PM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!!
    December 7, 2020 at 8:37PM
    juliaSjames: Congratulations!
    December 7, 2020 at 8:54PM

FanStory wrote to giraffmang: Congratulations on earning a Seal of Quality by the committee for The End And The Beginning.
August 9, 2020 at 5:45PM
    Irish Rain: Congratulations!!!
    August 9, 2020 at 8:48PM
    IndianaIrish: Congratulations on your newest Seal, giraffmang.
    August 9, 2020 at 8:53PM
    Gloria ....: Way to go, G. :))
    August 9, 2020 at 11:04PM
    kiwigirl2821: Congrats. Well deserved!
    August 9, 2020 at 11:28PM
    JudyE: Congratulations. That's great news.
    August 10, 2020 at 3:40AM
    phill doran: well done yourself...
    August 10, 2020 at 7:26AM
    zanya: Congratulations - zanya
    August 10, 2020 at 7:40AM
    Mrs. KT: Congratulations, G!

    August 10, 2020 at 8:40PM
    rama devi: Congrats! Much deserved.
    August 11, 2020 at 10:55AM

FanStory wrote to giraffmang: Waiting... finished second in the contest "Sentence"
June 21, 2020 at 8:10PM

FanStory wrote to giraffmang: Count on me finished third in the contest "3-5-3"
March 11, 2020 at 12:10AM

All hail Ming...

Sad day
March 9, 2020 at 4:54PM
    damommy: I've been wondering where you are. Haven't seen you around lately. 8-)
    March 10, 2020 at 1:05PM

FanStory wrote to giraffmang: Jagged finished second in the contest "3 Line Poetry Contest"
February 2, 2020 at 12:13AM

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