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I have 135 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 127846 times and 108 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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My stories

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A Marriage

His chicken head teeters on a long scrag of neck. She seems to have no neck at all: a medicine ball topped with a limp brown wig rests on buffalo's...

A Passenger Incident

Trains will be delayed on the Victoria line. This is due to a passenger incident at Highbury and Islington station. Customers are strongly advised to...
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Soft Play

Zerex watched his kids play happily, violently with the styrofoam blocks and bendy swords, the punchbag hung from the roof of the padded plastic fort...

What Are You Writing Daddy?

Nothing. Just a story. What's it about? Nothing really. Just a man in a taxi going to an airport. It's really boring. Let me hear it daddy. You want...

I Heart London

Shiny shoes and pale, weary faces on the six o'clock from Waterloo. Trashy newspapers and glossy novels. Suicide-inducing shop talk. That harsh white...