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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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Wait a Little Longer

The mercury soars. Heat bounces off faded wallpaper, traps itself beneath the ceiling, fills the room from above. The scene beneath the window plays...

I Can See Around Corners

You. You. And You. You. What do you think makes us tick? What trick? What magic makes us turn? Yearn. What fills us up, what hollows us out? Gives...
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Winter Birches

Ash fell like snow. Or the snow like ash. The winter mixed with the burning of her city; there was no real telling them apart. Both of them fell...

Primary Forces

The irresistible force and the immovable object. They meet in the middle and they clash like breaking glass; they clash like oil meeting water; like...


Her fingers began melting. Stay calm, she willed herself, stay focussed. There was no easy focus to be had, not with the chaos going on in the...