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I have 411 stories published in 16 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 155952 times and 382 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


Up with the sun. He grabs an oaty breakfast, a draught of water, a handful of quickly scoffed nuts. He dresses in red and blue lycra, straps on his...


A man. He stands in the alleyway, head rested back against the wall. And you can just see he's seen it all, that he's lived a hard life, walked the...
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These Games We Play with the Universe

“He's beautiful.” I lean past Tasha to get a better look. And she's right, he is. He's unstintingly gorgeous. I put him in his very early twenties,...

This Darkness

I'm born from a purple, twilit sky. I rise when the sun falls. I will sink – I know this somehow – when the sun wakes again. In between: this...

Mindy Unsworth: Some Words About My Best Friend (2)

Tracey. She saved my life one time, and she doesn't even know it. It was this time when we got caught out in the rain. We were walking home from...