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I have 284 stories published in 14 collections on the site.
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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


What Would Time Know?

He walks up to her door. Or at least he thinks he does, because really all the doors look alike, all the units lined up amidst blooming gardens and...
Gold cherry


She takes her wings out. Sometimes, when she’s alone. She holds them out in front of her the way you might a long dress, shaking them a couple of...


She sits where she always sits, at her table, outside her café. And she drinks what she always drinks: the caramel latte with a swish of cream. And...

The Scream

It’s a wonder that none of them can hear me screaming: Help me, help me, let me out, let me out-out-out-out! Perhaps it’s because the scream is only...
Gold cherry


My body is nothing but dust these days, Dragged in from the outside, From the ragged side-streets, the forgotten lanes, It’s what happens to stardust...