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I have 34 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 39434 times and 27 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Alison Wassell

Short story writer, part-time seller of bottled gas, volunteer charity shop worker, cat-mother, worrier, insomniac.  Once upon a time I was a normal person who earned a living as a primary school teacher.

My stories

Cherry

Trust

The buckle on his belt glistened as he fastened it. Roughly, he jerked the curtains open.
Story of the week

Dream Sequence

‘Arranging your funeral,’ I tell my mother, when she asks what I’ve been up to. Her eyebrows disappear into her hair.
Cherry

Final Flight

A story from my 'archive'. Not sure that I like it any more.

Demolition

In the corner, a time bomb ticks, cunningly disguised as a small boy. I pick up the register. Most of my flock are into the routine now. They wish me a cheerful good morning.
Cherry

Bad Barbara

With apoloogies to anyone called Barbara!

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