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I have 261 stories published in 13 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


Mum's Old Jumper

So I found this old jumper in the back of my closet the other day. It’s a mess of a thing, and it’s also beautiful. A whole patchwork of different...

Paved with Gold

Adrios wasn’t a city you entered lightly. It wasn’t a city you came across by chance, and walked across the threshold only half knowing about it...
Gold cherry


We only have this small time together, just this slice of day, these minutes where afternoon slides into dusk, where the sun spreads itself across...

Afternoon Delight

Tuesdays after school: because that was when Bethany had just gotten paid. We’d run out the school gate and down the road, bags flying, with Bethany’...

The Tower of Song

You always come to find me here, Across blackened heath, Horizontal hailstorms, And if the fires of hell rain from heaven, Still, still, I know you’...