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I have 334 stories published in 14 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 122183 times and 299 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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I have to be careful that’s all. All the time, with all my thoughts. It’s exhausting really, just remembering, always, always, always remembering. I...


I like my winter solstice joke, I can't wait until the day comes along, When I get to say to all my friends, I'm as honest as the day is long.

True Stories (Part 2 or 2)

It took me a few days to work myself up to showing them to Julie. We’d just finished a day of shopping and dress-fittings, and we were seated at a...
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True Stories (Part 1 of 2)

The camera never lies. Except for this camera. This camera is different. # I found the camera in a junk/antiques store. I wasn’t even precisely in...
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You’re not who you say you are. You’re not what you pretend to be. And do you want me to tell you how I know? Because the camera never lies. Right?...