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I have 48 stories published in 7 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 60157 times and 21 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Julian Simpson


My stories

Story of the week


It was seven years before I realised I was an alcoholic. You’d think you’d guess before that amount of time had passed – have a notion, at least.


I’m leaving my flat when I come across an evidently alcoholic, stooped, iron-haired man, propping himself up for dear life against a wooden stake embedded in the flowerbed at the back of the buildin

Mr Johnson rebels

Mr Johnson sits on the train home and reads his paper. "Young father stabbed to death by youths reads the headline. Mr Johnson does not blink.

A totally insignificant story

Listen. We all profess to be innocents and yet, without a second thought, accuse the whole remainder of the human race. .

Train Journey

We are all heading somewhere.