Short Stories

If you don’t have time for reading a full length novel, many of my stories are designed to be read in ten minutes or less- perfect for when you’re waiting for a bus or the train or your friend has texted they’re running late and you’re sitting in a restaurant or café alone. Most will have a twist in the tale (or should that be tail?).


Published on 1st May 2023


‘Another Saturday night and no date! Cheers!’ Lily raised a glass to herself and her reflection in the screen. She flicked through the interactive contents. A jet ride over the…

Published on 10th December 2017

Geronimo, Billy Jenkins!

Winter was over. I knew because grandad had exchanged his wellington boots for a battered pair of shoes. It also meant he would be in his shed. Only Billy Jenkins…

Published on 10th December 2017


Bounce was highly commended in the Mags4Dorset competition, 2017 and was based on a photo of a flight of steps.   It was my magic game. If I could count…