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I have 284 stories published in 14 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 91476 times and 245 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



You should have seen me! I just rock on up there riding on a pony, right up to the gates of Troy. Am I scared? Not a bit. And do those Trojan...
Gold cherry

Through the Doors

There’s nothing you can’t find when you walk through these doors. Nothing that doesn’t have a price. You remember you: there was this girl, blond...
Gold cherry
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The Miles from Here to Home

You wake to the dawn light as cold as winter. There’s frost on the ground, and there’s frost around the collar of the old tweed coat that keeps you...

Mum's Old Jumper

So I found this old jumper in the back of my closet the other day. It’s a mess of a thing, and it’s also beautiful. A whole patchwork of different...

Paved with Gold

Adrios wasn’t a city you entered lightly. It wasn’t a city you came across by chance, and walked across the threshold only half knowing about it...