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I have 259 stories published in 13 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 79506 times and 219 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


The Tree of Many Fruits (Part 2 of 2)

We sat in the house, surrounding the low table, with the purse and its contents strewn, shining, tempting. “This is a lot of money,” Johesh said. “A...

The Tree of Many Fruits (Part 1 of 2)

I planted this tree in my garden. It was an orphan tree, a lone survivor of the storms that kept us inside for nearly a week. And then, when the...

The Wind in Our Hair

It’s windy up here. It’s exhilarating and galeforce and make-you-feel-alive. There’s a half hour hike through paddocks, and a short stretch of forest...

The Way I Am

I set the table. It has to be just right. I’m nervous as all hell, and it doesn’t help. I line the forks up, checking the angle, once, twice, again...

The Explorer

I set the table. It has to be just right. The table itself, old and oak, inlaid with shells, whorled with carvings, round and raised and varnished...