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I have 315 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


Why I Find Such Joy in Her

She is . She is: she exists, And if that doesn’t sound like much, Then you should know that she exists like no other, Carved into the world in such...


Space: the final cold tomb. Or am I being needlessly fatalistic? I check the gage out more time, just to see if there’s a chance I might have misread...

I'm Writing this to Warn You

Dear me. In twenty years, three months and twelve days’ time. At around 8pm. There’s something you should know. Who am I? Really ? Have you forgotten...
Gold cherry

A Red Dress

I wore a red dress; And it was a glory to behold, It was red like the night, As red as coal, Red like a dying sun. And it grew on me with the...

The Way it Happened in the Moment

The moment was razor sharp. The moment was as clear as glass. In all these years since it happened, I have never stopped living in the moment. All...