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I have 334 stories published in 14 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 122182 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


Eyes of the Owl (Part One of Two)

I used to play dodge-the-motion-sensors when I was younger. A lot younger. And my boyfriend lived in his office. I can hardly remember the boyfriend...

Angela McPherson

Angela McPherson Was not a real person, The things that she's done, Well, I can't think of one.

Mindy Unsworth: Weed

I'm walking home from school when I smell it. A whiff of something like ginger. But it's ginger with teeth, with a decomposing, sour-edged bite. I...
Gold cherry


Placards. Raised fists. A cacophony of shouting. Peace. Justice. Testing on animals. The homeless. It all blends into one. There is just the outside...


I go to pick her up at the airport. It's crowded – there's three flights coming in within ten minutes of each other – and I can already feel that...