Primary tabs

I have 410 stories published in 16 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 153969 times and 381 of my stories have been cherry picked.
30 of my 296 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 31 votes

rosaliekempthorne's picture

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


This Day

I don't think I'm going to see her today. And it hurts a bit more than I would have expected. I know how we are, I know how far things have fallen...

The Hero Who Had To

I've been called a hero before. Maybe you know me that way. But it wasn't what I signed up for, it wasn't part of my plans, I don't like it, I don't...


“Ugh, gross. How many frogs am I going to have to kiss?” Jasmine comes flouncing in at three in the morning, kicking her shoes off in different...

Next Time Around

When she wakes up the next morning she's disappointed to find him gone. Not because she expected more. Not because she'd read more into the moment...
Gold cherry

Being Twins

We played together every day. For as long as I have memories. Christina and me. I picture her whenever I think about the past, about childhood, about...