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Paul Bell

My name is Paul Bell and being recently retired I have taken up creative writing in order to keep the little grey cells functioning as long as possible.

My stories


Winter Journey

The winter of 1827 in Vienna was savage and relentless. Life in his tiny attic apartment had become almost unbearable as the cold gripped Viennese...

The Bag Muck Evictions

When we emerged onto the smoke shrouded platform at Doncaster railway Station, we were astounded to see another hundred or so bobbies milling around...

When the Penny Drops

Dave Oldroyd got back to his desk from yet another meeting on the top floor. They were always the same, reviewing the current crime figures, looking...
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The Knife Grinder's Curse

Throughout history, a razor sharp blade has always commanded fear and respect, a tool of passive utility or a wreaker of havoc in the affairs of man...

The Day Room

Walter sat in his usual seat in the day room, his eyes closed whilst quietly fermenting. It was just after lunch, he'd had a large helping of his...