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I have 410 stories published in 16 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 153964 times and 381 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

The Queen of Hearts

The Queen of Hearts was a delicate creature. She wasn’t arrestingly beautiful like the Queen of Diamonds, or the Queen of Clubs; she didn’t have that...

The Queen of Clubs

The Queen of Clubs was no philanthropist. She would have scoffed at the notion of it – something hypocritical, something pointless. She was no Queen...
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The Queen of Spades

The Queen of Spades was nothing like the Queen of Diamonds. She was her opposite in every way; she was base metals and ash-infused dirt, she was the...

The Queen of Diamonds

The Queen of Diamonds was a philanthropist. He met her that way. At a charity gala, with the future of orphaned children at stake. And he was struck...


Jenny fell in love with Jimmy on her first day at school. She didn’t know there was such a thing as this, seeing this boy and feeling as if he was...