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Mackerel Point is December story of the month

Delighted to share a link to Mackerel Point. My short story has been chosen as December story of the month on the Willesden Herald website. You can read it here:   Advertisements

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Fox’s Knob and The Squeeze – Carry on Shropshire

‘How about climbing a volcano? Exploring some caves?’ The response is rolled eyes, attention drifting back to phones. I tell them to bring a torch and some decent boots. We’re short of funds and it’s the fag-end of the summer … Continue reading

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Wooden Heart

I spent years writing stories on trains and it certainly seeped into my work. Here’s another from last year……. Heat made the rails wobble as they stretched into the distance. He tottered along the platform, switching his briefcase from palm … Continue reading

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New Life – a short story

Cancelled. I stood in the middle of the almost empty concourse, staring up at the displays, praying it was some sort of mistake. I dropped my case onto the marble tiles. I was tired and sweaty and my shins ached … Continue reading

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Mrs Rochester’s Attic – short story anthology

I’ve been away from this blog for a while (busy working on a draft) but I’m delighted that one of my short stories, Pigeon Holes, will be appearing in an anthology called Mrs Rochester’s Attic. More about this publication from … Continue reading

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Great News – Garage Flowers chosen as winner by London literary agency

I had the fantastic news today that my novel Garage Flowers has been selected as the winner of Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV and Film Agency’s ‘Make Us Scared’ competition. The official announcement is on the agency website here. I’m delighted … Continue reading

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Published in Silver Apples

I’m delighted to have a piece published in Silver Apples magazine. The piece is about our experiences of driving in Europe and the pressures, but ultimately rewards, of a family holiday. Small, negotiable payment is required to view but please … Continue reading

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