rosaliekempthorne

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I have 318 stories published in 14 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 106748 times and 282 of my stories have been cherry picked.
22 of my 275 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 21 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:
http://365tomorrows.com/?s=Kempthorne
http://everydayfiction.com/tag/rosalie-kempthorne/
http://www.flash-frontier.com/april-2016-slow/

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: www.rosaliekempthorne.name
And check out (somebody... please... anybody) my 24-part story "These Words That Describe Melissa": https://www.wattpad.com/user/rosaliekempthorne

My stories

Cherry
Story of the week

Dead Men Tell No Tales

He would come to the end of my bed, sometimes, late at night. Late, when the night itself was perfectly dark, but the light coming in from the window...
Gold cherry

Freaks' Gallery

These are the noises I grow up with, a child of the circus: the giant scraping sound of metal against metal as the squids bring our ship into dock...

The Cake Shop

I only have to be patient. Word will get around about my cakes. It might seem like just a quaint little shop, maybe even a little rundown. It might...
Cherry

This Day

I don't think I'm going to see her today. And it hurts a bit more than I would have expected. I know how we are, I know how far things have fallen...

The Hero Who Had To

I've been called a hero before. Maybe you know me that way. But it wasn't what I signed up for, it wasn't part of my plans, I don't like it, I don't...

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