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I have 410 stories published in 16 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 153968 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



Almost perfect. So close as it makes no difference. Try to find a line out of place, a flaw, a miscalculation. She has this effect: when she walks...

The Garden of her Life

Weeds. If you summarised the garden in one syllable, that’s where you’d be. They were everywhere, woven through the garden and spilling over the path...

The Warm Heart (Part 2 of 2)

On the horizon there was light. Movement. It was enough to rouse Rocko from a half doze. Toni didn’t have any sleep in her. She audited the horizon,...
Gold cherry

The Warm Heart (Part 1 0f 2)

Funny. These sounds. On this alien world. You don’t imagine what sounds you’d hear, you don’t think about it. You might dream about what it looks...

This Cold Place Where I Wait

I was always that girl. You know the one. Replicated through every high school in every city, in every little town, and for all I know in every...