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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


Party Crashers (Part 1 of 2)

It was just after nine, but already frost was starting to form on the pavements; already his breath was misting in the air. Jake Martin pulled his...
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Pick of the Month

The Green and White Dress

“Make me a dress for the upcoming gala.” This is Lady Mirithmae. She comes sweeping into my shop, with her gossamer train swishing behind her, her...
Story of the week

Dead Men Tell No Tales

He would come to the end of my bed, sometimes, late at night. Late, when the night itself was perfectly dark, but the light coming in from the window...
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Freaks' Gallery

These are the noises I grow up with, a child of the circus: the giant scraping sound of metal against metal as the squids bring our ship into dock...

The Cake Shop

I only have to be patient. Word will get around about my cakes. It might seem like just a quaint little shop, maybe even a little rundown. It might...