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I have 285 stories published in 14 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


A Kiss for Luck

I had twenty cents in my pocket. That was it. I felt naked without the bank account; but at the same time a little bit free. Funny, the way you play...
Gold cherry


They arrived at the village of Derrcott with the sun setting at their backs. “It’s as good as any place to sleep the night,” Kinsom said. Jadda...

The NightWalk

This music is her lifeline. All she has against the night. She doesn’t know what it’s called and she only has these flickers of memory of finding and...

Paved with Chalk and Carbon

There was a rhythm to the city. And if you’d lived there your whole life, it was a rhythm that got written up into your bones. The days would begin...

Paved with Mirrors (Part 3 of 3)

Solshae had taken Lin to be joking or fantasising at first, but she realised quickly that she was in earnest, on both of their accounts. “How?” she...