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I have 39 stories published in 6 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 11770 times and 26 of my stories have been cherry picked.
63 of my 383 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 63 votes

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I am a Brummie living in Northampton. I love to write but get distracted with other things. I love horror/fantasy and anything that provokes original thought. My literary heroes are Clive Barker, Edgar Allan Poe and HP Lovecraft.

My stories

Ashes To Ashes

It was dark in the beginning; a neutrino sat suspended in a vast array of nothingness. All things of real matter were frozen in an inanimate void of space and time. It was impossible to explain this vacuum -'it simply was

At the Going Down of The Sun

I looked back at a crowded celluloid, I was a nameless actor just for a few moments,

Private Heaven

Memnock had waited for a thousand years. At least, he thought it was a thousand years but it could have been much longer than that; he didn't wear a watch after all.

Chinese Whispers

I guess there was no way of knowing that things would turn out like this. As I stood and stared out across the moonlit, mountain vista, I reflected back on what had led up to this moment. When you're a mile high in the sky the air seems so much clearer and your thoughts become crystallised like a moth caught in an arctic freeze.

A Working Complaint

It's been a hard day's night, And I've been working like a dog,


63 of my comments have received 63 Great Feedback votes

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Posted on Fri, 30 Oct 2020

Beautiful and sanguine

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Posted on Thu, 29 Oct 2020

Those goblins like to make merry, don't they? Carefree prose and an entertaining read.

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Posted on Thu, 29 Oct 2020

You write with an enviable (on my part) fluency. Easy on the eye and compelling.

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Posted in 2. A stick of rock. Some nudity. A man dressed like a magician.