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I have 121 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 33650 times and 65 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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My stories

The One That Got Away

I never got near enough to know for sure whether she was mermaid or maiden. All I know is that she was alluring beyond all endurance. But how do you...

The Laird of Balmachie's Wife - A Fairy Story and Other Fairy Traditions

Fairy tales set in Angus are unfortunately quite rare, but I came across the following one recently. This was printed in Folk-Lore and Legends,...

Why I Never Woke (Sleeping Beauty Speaks)

It is not a kiss I'm waiting for. Something less. The palace is deserted, servants dead. When heroes came to break the spell, the threat of...

All Them Monkeys, All Them Bears

All them monkeys, all them bears, O my goodness, how they stare. How they gnash, to what effect, call the doctor, fetch the vet! Please sedate that...

Far West Places

Splattenridden , Cripplesease . Tripping off the tongue, but cemented to the soil. Would going there, I wonder, take the edge off enjoyment of the...