The Good House

Genre: Fantasy / Science Fiction – 2019edit. Originally written: 2015   PART 1   Alison loaded a shell into the breech of the tank’s gun and Claire gave her the thumbs up from the commander’s position. Claire looked outside where the tank was stationary in a wide wooded gulley; not the best landscape for the […]

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The Gimp

A story written in 2017. Has a slightly naughty BDSM element to it! If you think 50 Shades is about BDSM then don’t bother reading this story. John was making coffee when the gimp suit arrived. It had been a normal day until then. The kids had gone off to school, as usual, followed by […]

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High Princess

This was written in 2018 for my BA in Creative Writing. My first ever go at fantasy. It was inspired by Philip Pullman when I listened to his Radio4 programme about writing. He said he started at the beginning and the story came into place place as if my magic. That was exactly what happened […]

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Stage 2030 Covid

Written at the start of 2021 for my masters degree. Science fiction! “It’s quite simple,” said Karen. “I’m going to be terminated.” “But you’re still of use to society, surely?” replied Simon. “I don’t know, since they changed the rules again, and they found things in my past.” Simon nodded. He knew the rules had […]

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Departure Gate

Written 2017. Most people don’t understand what this is about. If you have no attention span or analytical mind then you won’t… the clues are all there. It was inspired by Hemingway’s “Hill’s Like White Elephants”. I have written no more or less than is needed to say what the story is about. It was […]

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Rattle Ghost – a re-telling of Rumpelstiltskin

Sunday night. Luci stared at the blank Word document; she had been staring at it for hours it seemed. She went into the kitchen and got the pot from the filter machine. When she got back to her room, she poured some coffee into a mug. She opened up Firefox and navigated to Amazon Prime. […]

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