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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

The Cop Shop

The briefing room slowly filled with officers ready to begin the ten-six night shift, not one of them yet in full uniform. Briefings had slowly but...

Wrong Time and Place

He awoke, crossed the floor and looked through the window. He'd arrived late the previous night and had slept fitfully in a strange bed in a strange...

Making Music

His new shirt had arrived and he couldn't wait to put it on. He'd seen Simon Dee wearing one on the TV, one of those new ones with a rounded collar...

Earning A Crust

'As a scientist, Throckmorton knew that if he were ever to break wind in the echo chamber, he would never hear the end of it.' 'That's not bad at all...

On Hexthorpe Bridge

Soot flecked and Tizered, we stood waiting on Hexthorpe Bridge. Scuffed shoes, scabbed knees and ready. Word was out that the black snout and garter...