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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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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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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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When I’m Cleaning Windows #writephotorevisited #suevincent

A return to one of Sue’s Prompt for #writephoto back in January 2018 Serge readied himself to knock on the door. It was an impressive piece of oak. ‘Just nod and smile, ok? She’s not keen on anyone new.’ Darren … Continue reading

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Wishing #writephoto #reprise

I’m taking the opportunity of dipping back into a Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt from 2018, as a continuing thank you to Sue for the stimulus she gave me in my writing and as an example of being careful what you … 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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Every Dog Will Have His Day #shortfiction #humour

I’m putting together a book of short fiction pieces into an anthology that will go live in the new year. Called Life Sentences it will cover most genres and POVs. This is one story form it as a teaser. I … Continue reading

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Speaking Truth To Power #shortfiction #humour

Martin Clarke stood in the Speaker’s private office and admired himself in the mirror. He shouldn’t be here, he knew but the open door spoke of temptation. One day soon, he promised himself as he adjusted the ermine collared cloak, … Continue reading

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Rocking It

‘And you’ve thought this for how long?’ ‘Eons.’ ‘Eons?’ ‘’Yes. Several eons. Many. More than a handful. A heck of a lot…’ ‘Yes, got it. For eons…’ ‘Lots of..’ ‘Lots of eons you’ve believed yourself to be..’ ‘I am stone.’ … Continue reading

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