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I have 231 stories published in 12 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 64725 times and 182 of my stories have been cherry picked.
13 of my 229 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 12 votes

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I write these days a cacophony of genres: fantasy, sci-fi, mainstream, literary, some poetry every now and then. Novels, short stories, novellas, and whatever might fall in-between. I joined ABC Tales in May of 2014, and appreciate the forum it gives me to write and experiment, and even to include my strange little illustrations next to my work. 

You won't see a lot of my stories published anywhere else just yet, but please check out a few of these sites:

Or check out my e-book: The Price of Blood; Book One of the Golwerra Stories, available from Amazon.  Links here to my book on Amazon UK and US.

and keep watching this space...

There are also a few more stories, and a few ravings (I mean, blog entries) to be found on my website:
And check out (somebody... please... anybody) my 24-part story "These Words That Describe Melissa":

My stories

The Way I Am

I set the table. It has to be just right. I’m nervous as all hell, and it doesn’t help. I line the forks up, checking the angle, once, twice, again...

The Explorer

I set the table. It has to be just right. The table itself, old and oak, inlaid with shells, whorled with carvings, round and raised and varnished...

Drift 2

These sounds. Dissonance. They intrude upon the harmony of the universe. These sounds. Deafening to ears that are attuned to something finer. And so...
Gold cherry


This is a different kind of sleep. This is a sleep without edges, without silence, without stillness; a sleep frilled with patterns, fractals,...

The Gypsy Girl and the Accountant's Brother (5 of 5)

Simon was home reading in the lounge, he was surrounded by books, pages open all over him; so that was why he couldn’t get quickly to the phone. That...


13 of my comments have received 12 Great Feedback votes

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Not that hard it seems :)  I

Posted on Thu, 03 Mar 2016

Not that hard it seems :)  I like this, it provokes an emotional reaction with a nice economy of words.  Welcome aboard.

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Oh, wait: Plum! (from "thumP

Posted on Mon, 17 Aug 2015

Oh, wait: Plum! (from "thumP LUMps")  Nicely done :)

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