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I have 467 stories published in 17 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 267340 times and 455 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

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They always drowned the men. That’s what she was always told. They looked into their eyes and then they swept them down into the depths, they mated...

Archie's Place

I wanted to go to Archie’s place, because, let’s face it, he grows the best weed. You said we should go to Johnno’s. And I know why. Johnno’s been a...

Half, or Less, of an Invitation

My first thought: I shouldn’t be here. My second thought: I don’t belong. My third thought: but what else can I do? And still, when I see her, my...
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My Uncle Joseph only has eight fingers. Well, to be exact, he has six fingers, and two thumbs. One hand with all its appendages whole and functional...
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Story of the week


I could never see very much – forehead pressed against the floorboards, one eye fixed through the largest gap. There was a pool of light, there was...