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I have 34 stories published in 3 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 39513 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



“You’ve got a tongue in your head” snaps Granny, in a voice that makes Sarah think she doesn’t like her very much. Granny says that Sarah is ‘acting shy’, and it makes her cross.
Gold cherry

Ten Tiny Tales (IP)

Ten very short stories, and only one of them autobiographical. And no, I haven't counted the characters. They're short enough for me!


He is concerned, he says, pushing the drawing towards her across the table. She glances at it briefly, without bothering to pick it up and, seeing nothing remarkable, looks up at him.

Who's Afraid Of The Easter Bunny?

Daniel Williams is a bully. He always has been, ever since we were in nursery together. My teacher says ‘bully’ isn’t a helpful label.
Gold cherry

Summer Lessons

A story for anybody old enough to remember the oppressively hot Summer of 1976! It's fiction, by the way!