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I have 263 stories published in 13 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 81502 times and 222 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


Into the Nightmare (part 2)

Her wrist. One of them tightening. The rest loosening. Aren't you done with me? Isn't it over? She felt the cold, the sharpness as she was pulled...

Into the Nightmare (part 1)

“Nick!!!!” “I'm here! I'm right here!” Right here could be inches away, could be three corridors, six doors, and God only knows how many of them ...

When the Circus Comes to Town

Just don't stop running. Dad always told me. Be fine, yes, we'll all be all right; but we don't stay still too long. The stillness gets to you. #...
Gold cherry

A World Without Pain

It's better this way. I think. Isn't it? It's better for me . I put my headphones on. I scrunch up into my seat on the bus and turn the music up so...

Just Past Three in the Morning (23)

Penny was beautiful. No, even that doesn't do her justice. She was a work of crystallised sugar and sewn-together starlight. And seeing her, walking...