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I have 245 stories published in 12 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 73197 times and 202 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


Lives, Lived and Unlived (Part 1 of 4)

Jeddos heard the rumours that she’d been and come back. “Why didn’t you say anything to me before?” His friend, Erngrod, told him – perhaps a little...
Gold cherry
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Choices, Past and Present

She could count her as kin. More or less. A third or fourth cousin, a few times removed and by marriage. A tenuous link, a thread. She wondered if...
Gold cherry


Her eyes would follow me from room to room. Diamond eyes. Sliding under her glasses to latch onto me. Her face, birdlike; parched and leached, an...
Pick of the Month


So, here I am. Standing in this familiar hallway with a suitcase in each hand, wondering if I should be here at all. Turn around and leave again? I...

The Beauty of Our Women (Part 2 of 2)

The lords and ladies arrive. There are two days before Firenight, before the feasting and dancing and music. And they just seem to stream in, along...