A young woman turns to an arcane form of acupuncture for help with a personal issue.
An old-fashioned light-hearted twist-in-the -tale story.
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A new piece published as a featured post in Spillwords.
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Kensington in Between These Shores Literary and Arts Annual Issue 2 (Pushcart Prize nominated)
In the depths of Kensington Parks a couple escape the outside world to enmesh themselves in a special intimacy.
ISSN 2398 – 4783
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A short poem. Free to read at http://spillwords.com/resurgam/
Published: Spillwords Sept 2018
‘There always snow on Kilimanjaro’ in The Tomorrow Issue (July 2018). Vol 7 Issue 1 of Here Comes Everyone literary magazine.
Two ecologists consider the end of the world, and Hemingway, at the foot of Kilimanjaro.
“Poignant, believable and well executed.”
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Sins of the Gods: Twisted Tales of Mythology: Volume 3 (Sins of Time) Paperback – 31 Oct 2017
When the paths of gods and men cross, then the skeins of fate twist. And none more twisted than the sixteen stories of mayhem, horror and the plain weird in these pages.
Smith & Kraus (July 28, 2017)
First performed as part of the Brockley Max festival, Jean’s Bean, a two minute play, has now been published by Smith & Kraus in their latest Actors’ resource book.
Litro, November 2016
A rare outing into life writing for me as I recall a prominent feature of my childhood in Paisley, Scotland.
Available free online here at Litro literary magazine.
Short story of the Month for August 2015
Print publication 11 January 2016
When a boy’s imagination encounters the deep spirits of the land.
Charles de Lint said, “Lots of mythic resonance and it didn’t go where I was expecting it to.”
Bartleby Snopes Issue 14 features stories and artwork from 35 authors and artists, including the 5 winners of the 7th Annual Dialogue Contest.
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Selected by Bartleby Snopes as one of its few Pushcart Nominees for 2017!