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Bret Allen

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What is there to say? I'm Bret Allen and I'm a writer!

I have a blog site and studied Journalism. I prefer to write with humour, or at least a wry eye, when writing articles.

In fiction, my favourite genres are fantasy, scifi and supernatural. There's something fascinating about the comparisons drawn between real life and the fantastic; in a contrary fashion, they can be more profound than those drawn by real-life stories.

Most of all, I try to put a new spin on those genres, which in many cases have become stiff, old shambling corpses. Stitch on a smart new head, put a little truth in the heart, run a 500 megawatt current of strangeness through them and suddenly... they live again!

As for me, I've lived most of my life in Shropshire and Staffo
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solvenators comedy podcast
Solvenators has been a blast…

 


But it’s time for us to retire on a high, having actually fixed the actual world.


We may return in another form or after a hiatus- let us know, because feedback and ratings makes us hard for podcasting!


We’re fixing our wild cards this week, random gripes and things we didn’t fit into other themes, such as shower sex and getting rid of dudes in clubs!


We also take our...

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