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I have 321 stories published in 14 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 109134 times and 287 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

Always in Shadow; Seeking the Light

It’s so true, it’s so manifestly something , that it becomes a cliché. But clichés exist for a reason, these truths that have budded inside the human...

The House and the Tree

A sequel to The Bridal Tree “Well, what about it?” said Emily as she was chopping the carrots. “What about what?” her mother asked. “That whole other...

The Bridal Tree

“They call that the Bridal Tree,” her mother said, “it’s the reason both of your aunts got married.” “Bull. Shit,” said Emily, not looking up from...

Sky Times

I see a herd of clouds make a break for it across the sunset. They’re a mix of creatures: part elephant, a little bit of monkey, some spider, some...

The Garden I Grew

He hurt me, you see. That’s what you have to understand. I put a lot of faith in him and he took that faith, screwed it up, threw it away. Just like...