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I have 164 stories published in 8 collections on the site.
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My stories

Salamander, Ex

I heard that you had retired from the fire, Salamander. Where have you gone and what have you been? What do you do when you can’t go out - by which I...

The Medieval Wildman Comes to Stay

New technology allows me to extract him from a woodcut and invite him into the house. It is a mistake. His stains will never be erased from the soft...

Frank Sinatra and the Whale

He thought it was Benny Goodman off the Jersey shore, but it was just a humpback who came close to land as he practised scales at Cape May. ‘Do be...

The Old Way

It is not where I lead, it is where you follow, these paths seem to say. Not me talking, but the wind I bend in sympathy with, like that holly, like...

The Crone

I heard the crone with the besom before dawn every morning, idly in action on the hill , sweeping without hope the red gold copper tide of autumn...