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I have 56 stories published in 4 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 68896 times and 16 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Drew Payne


My stories

A Morning at the Beach, In the Warm Sun

The sun was hot that morning. Hal had taken off his sweater and just sat there on the sand in his baggy shorts and equally large tee-shirt (These...

That One Big Role

Jamie settled into his seat on the tube train. As always, he'd chosen the middle one of the bench seat. He plugged his MP3 player's headphones into...

Choose One Cake Only

We were having a family picnic, that Saturday afternoon, but mum always wanted to stay close to home, so we were having it in our garden. She had...

In the Next Breath

I knew it was a mistake the moment the words were out of my mouth, but it was too late. I couldn’t catch hold of those words, as they raced through...

Easter Witness

Here a man watches his local church’s “March of Witness” but this year they have turned it into a march of protest. Their protests just leave him cold, but why...