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I have 384 stories published in 16 collections on the site.
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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

Between First Light and Reality

“Wake up,” she says, squatting at the head of my bed. And I don't care that she's not real. I don't care because she's as beautiful as anything I've...

Lunch with Mindy Unsworth

We head on down to the cafeteria. Is he flirting with me? I hope so. I twirl a bit of ash-blond hair around my finger and I blow a kiss. Too forward...

Casey Makes Me Lunch

Casey makes me lunch when she comes over to the flat. She looks around at everything, noticing the dust in the corners, dirty dishes in the sink. She...

A Piece of Winter

A lump of coal, taken from the fire at midnight, soaked in the blood of one unjustly killed. Sea-salt; star-iron; three petals of moonsbreath, a...

The Note - part 2

Ten years go by. Faster than you think they will. I find myself walking home from work in the first flurries of a light snowfall. It's evening, and a...