Category Archives: short story

The Perils Of Animating Wood #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto is this ‘Of course I’m cross. Bloody furious if you must know.’ Oodle Knotbeam glared at Barke Saprising. ‘Look at me.’ Barke sighed. Once upon a time carving a living sculpture led to praise, thanks even. You … Continue reading

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Cool Water (v2)

You kindly reviewed this story and gave me some great feedback; here’s a revision. I’d be delighted if you could have a look and see if you prefer this version or if you think there are improvements; I should add … Continue reading

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Twinkle Twinkle, Little Pup, This Time You’ve Really Messed It Up

Another possible for inclusion in my anthology… ‘Did you read this, Banter?’ ‘That’s your private correspondence, Sir.’ ‘I know that. Did you read it?’ ‘As Sir knows, I only read Sir’s mail if it involves someone seeking money or is … Continue reading

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Cool Water

I mentioned I’m editing an anthology of short fiction just now and the below piece I wrote after listening to someone with a totally debilitating condition. I’m not sure about it. It feels like it needs more but what? More … Continue reading

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A Career Of Highs And Lows #anthology #lifesentences #shortfiction

As I mentioned the other day, I’m progressing my next anthology of short fiction. As a tempter for you here is another of the selection that will be included and an offer on one of my other anthologies at the … Continue reading

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When The Fish Has Your Chips #writephoto #shortfiction

The woman nudged the silver fish with her boot. ‘What is it?’ The man squatted for a better look. ‘More to the point, where did it come from? It wasn’t there a moment ago.’ The woman pushed it again and … Continue reading

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When I’m Cleaning Windows #shortstory #anthology #lifesentences #lifeinaflash

I’m currently in the final throes of preparing some of my short fiction for another anthology. I already have three such… Life in a Flash Life in a Conversation Life in a Grain of Sand This one will be called … Continue reading

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Pyramid Stealing – Part Four #shortstory #instalments

I started this story on a whim. It’s gritty and urban and not to be read immediately after a meal . This is part four and Paige is in trouble… Stupid stupid, she told herself and kept running, not daring … Continue reading

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Pyramid Stealing: Part 3 #shortstory #instalments

A short piece or grungy urban fiction, with some adult themes. This is part 3 and Paige Turner has left her terrified friend Mia to take the money and gun they found to put it back by the charity shop. … Continue reading

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Pyramid Stealing Part Two #shortfiction

This is a continuation of a short story I started recently. It has some adult themes, if you are feeling a little sensitive. In part one Paige and Mia found some Euros and a gun in a bag of old … Continue reading

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