Stuart Cannell

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I have 18 stories published in one collection on the site.
My stories have been read 9110 times and 7 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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I'm a curmudgeonly old fart with a soft spot for the English language.

Hopefully that shows.

My stories


In a small grotty block of council flats somewhere in a northern town, a man stands at the top of a stairwell. He wrestles with his conscience, and a...

happiness instead

When my mother was ripped away from me, it was physical, it was visceral, like something vital had been suddenly carved from my chest, like all the...

real eyes

For her, worse than the blood in her shit, worse than the countless nosebleeds, the pea soup vomit and the trap that was her now incapable body, the...