I have 96 stories published in
8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 82811 times and 123 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Short stories published in these anthologies:
Cold Iron: 21st Century Ghost Stories (The Iron Press) http://www.ironpress.co.uk/books/coldiron.html (as Jane Ayrie);
Science Fiction for Survival (Valley Press) https://www.valleypressuk.com/book/119/science_fiction_for_survival (as Jane Roberts)
287 of my comments have received 294 Great Feedback votes
This dire but funny warning
Posted on Sun, 20 May 2018
This dire but funny warning about the joys or otherwise of the summer fayre season is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day! Please share if you enjoy it too.
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Posted in 'May I Use Your Bathroom?'
Lovely vignette, and a
Posted on Tue, 01 May 2018
Lovely vignette, and a thoughtful take on the IP. There are some very telling descriptions - your opening line really evokes the abundance of flowers in the shop window. You also capture both Dottie's loneliness and her strengh of character. ...Read full comment
Posted in Dottie in the window
Both parts of this
Posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2018
Both parts of this beautifully written. The tension for the reader, around whether the 'something hard' is physical or psychological, is excellently maintained. You have captured the awkwardness and ambivalence that people feel towards both the...Read full comment
Posted in Something Hard Inside Him (Part 2)
That's a wonderful way to
Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018
That's a wonderful way to look at things. Although in my opinion you're a writer, whatever else you may do! Enjoying our writing, and enjoying sharing it, if we choose, should be the main reason for doing it. Otherwise there's not a lot of...Read full comment
Posted in Serene
I'm so glad you found someone
Posted on Mon, 02 Apr 2018
I'm so glad you found someone who would listen to your story and believe you. You show so well how many abused children feel they must have been 'complicit' in the abuse because of their physical reactions to it. It can take them a long time,...Read full comment
Posted in Grace Part Four.
Such a sad and courageous
Posted on Sun, 01 Apr 2018
Such a sad and courageous story - what a brave little girl and now a very brave woman. However hard it is, please do keep going with telling your story. You're in charge of this story now, not that horrible man.Read full comment
Posted in Grace Part Two.