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I have 246 stories published in 12 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 74977 times and 203 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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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 Gambler

This would be his fourth time around. If she said ‘yes’, it would be. Jerry was scared. He supposed that was the feeling in the pit of his stomach,...


He always gave me flowers. But not in the usual way. Far be it from Nathan to do anything in a usual, ordinary, everyday manner. We’d been together...
Gold cherry

A Letter to Anybody Out There

To Whom it May Concern, To Anyone who finds these words, It’s been six days since we’ve been able to get a signal on the radio. We used to tune into...

A Letter to a Neighbour

Dear Gloria, You don’t know me very well, perhaps you don’t know me really at all, and why would you, being so young, and having nothing more in...


You come home late again from work. It’s dark outside, only not really dark, because the street lights out there are full of amber colour, and there’...