Welcome to my website. This website is my writing portfolio where you can see all my published stories. As well as a portfolio of work, from here you can keep up to date with my latest news, and my general thoughts on this unexpected writing journey of mine. So if you’re a publisher, editor, reader, alien, etc., please feel free to browse.
Latest Blog Post
Writing Update — November 2020November 29, 2020 6:20 pm
Hi all, it’s been a while, I know, so I thought I would give you an update on what I have been up to.
Let’s start with some exciting news: I finished my supernatural horror novel in October, which is just over 91,000 words. I wrote roughly 66,000 words in October....Read more
My First Time at a Heart Breathings’ Virtual Writing RetreatNovember 15, 2020 6:29 pm
On 16th October 2020, I took part in my first Heart Breathings’ virtual writing retreat. The event lasted for three days, and its goal is to help you write your current project.
In October, I joined Sarra Cannon’s Heart Breathings Word Sprints Challenge Facebook group. I had heard about this group from Sarra’s Heart Breathings YouTube channel, which I watch for the great writing and self-publishing advice — she’s amazing. If you’re a writer, I recommend you watch this channel....Read more
Latest Published Work
Why Should I Wear a Mask?August 29, 2020 2:47 pm
‘Why Should I Wear a Mask?’ is a 100-word short story. John refuses to wear a mask during the COVID-19 pandemic, but his decision is something he may live to regret.
The story was written for the Friday Flash Fiction’s Edinburgh Festival Competition. I didn’t win the competition, but my story was published on the website — all accepted entries are posted on the website. And it got a good comment, so I’m happy about that....Read more
Is There a Killer in Mrs Norris’s House?October 31, 2019 12:52 pm
‘Is There a Killer in Mrs Norris’s House?’ is a 1316-word short story. The story is told in the second person, and you are the main character of the story. While on your way to a Halloween party, you spot a person who could be the Jack O’ Lantern Killer in Mrs Norris’s house. Will you save Mrs Norris?
The story was written for Tales from the Moonlit Path’s Halloween Special Edition Challenge. I had originally written the story in the third person, but after reading a story in the second person, I decided to try writing the story in the second person....Read more
Lost in His Safe PlaceAugust 30, 2020 1:58 pm
Johnny tentatively walks up to the two ladies sitting behind the main library desk: one lady has black braids pulled up into a ponytail, and the other has shoulder-length curly brown hair. He doesn’t recognise these librarians, but they could still help him....Read more
Cake for a NeighbourAugust 2, 2020 6:47 pm
‘I’ll make a cake. That’s what I’ll do, and I’ll make it now.’ Sally rushed into the pantry, pushing pots and pans aside. Where was it? Oh, she really did need to sort out this pantry.
‘Aha! Here you are.’ She grabbed the round baking tin and pulled it out from under the clutter of pots and pans. Yes, when she had time, she would sort out this pantry. But now, she had a more important job to do — make this cake, and make it now....Read more