The Pirate, the Dinosaur, and the Slimy Snot Monster.

What starts as just another wet Saturday ends up in a BIG adventure when they find a door onto a magical shop It took all week, but by Saturday morning the rain had stopped. “Finally!” I said, sliding down the hallway and making a heroic scoop for my trainers. “Not so fast,” said mum. “YourContinue reading “The Pirate, the Dinosaur, and the Slimy Snot Monster.”

The girl who went her own way.

She was not good at listening to advice. Not good at being told what to do, so contrary. She laughed when they told her to stay away from the woods, from the bears who made their home there. The bears that would blunder out from the undergrowth, their claws so sharp, their jaws so strong.Continue reading “The girl who went her own way.”

Furbag

Today I’d like to update you on one of the short stories I’ve had published recently in My Weekly, a magazine published here in the UK. My main work in progress has been all-consuming, although I did manage to find time to write some short stories. Back copies of My Weekly are available on PressreaderContinue reading “Furbag”

Short Kid Stories

I have great news to post up today and a chance for you guys to check out some of my work. I was told this morning that Short Kid Stories are to publish my story, Max and the Moonmaid, about a boy who catches a clever shape-shifting mermaid but who soon regrets it when sheContinue reading “Short Kid Stories”

The Blue Hour magazine – plus me

I have a poem appearing in The Blue Hour magazine! Check it out here I don’t generally think of myself as a poet (or an artist for that matter) but I have enjoyed writing a few of them, including this one which I wrote as a response poem to James Fenton‘s poem Wind. I hopeContinue reading “The Blue Hour magazine – plus me”

Evertrue – An Underworld Fairytale

Here’s a little taste of my latest book Evertrue An Underworld Fairytale for you to enjoy. Please feel free to leave me any thoughts and comments below. Early one hot and sunny morning, Franz the tax collector arrived in the hilltop town of Preznova on an urgent matter of business. Everywhere he went people ducked downContinue reading “Evertrue – An Underworld Fairytale”