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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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Pyramid Stealing #shortfiction

Just trying something different here. I guess I need to continue it. Let me know if you think you’d like to hear more of these two. Oh and it’s pretty adult in the language stakes, just so you know…. Mia … Continue reading

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Good breeding #shortstory

‘Hopkins, is that a…?’ ‘Hunk, sir..’ DC Hopkins added. ‘Specifically a Henry. Good for perfect pecs, bespoke self-tatting and..’ ‘Thanks. Are they all the Henrys in there? Whatever “there” is?’ ‘A garage and sump, sir. The Henrys’ preferred environment. Anywhere … Continue reading

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The Trophy Cabinet #shortstory #februarystorychat

Marsha Ingrao has this rather splendid resource for we writers over on her blog – Marsha Ingrao – Always Write. It’s called Story Chat and authors are encouraged to submit a story which is then posted by Marsha. Visitors to … Continue reading

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The Art Of Spirit Capture #shortstory #creativewriting

Three years ago, in response to a prompt from Sue Vincent, I wrote this little Christmas piece. Since then, I’ve worked through the idea behind the piece and have now written a novel with this at its heart. It’s a … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar, Part Two #shortstory #christmas

This first appeared on Sally Cronin’s splendid blog, here, but I’ve repeated here, in case you’ve not seen it yet. Gilly looked awful at breakfast. ‘I had the weirdest dreams, about you and me and chocolate.’ ‘Shouldn’t eat cheese late … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar: Part One #shortstory #christmas

This two parter first appeared on Sally Cronin’s splendid blog, here. I’ve set it out in full in case you missed it first time around. ‘What is it, Mum?’ Emily Smith, fourteen, looked up from her book. Gilly, her mother, … Continue reading

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Roland And His Special Sight: Part 4

Parts 1 to 3 can be found over the last three ways; today we conclude. Roland did well not to throw a sickie. He maintained a small and dwindling hope that there’d be nothing waiting for him but even as … Continue reading

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