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Welcome to the website that features my short story collections, which are available as e-books.


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E-books are (fairly) eco-friendly, don’t sit on shelves collecting dust, and don’t end up in a charity shop (unless someone sets up an e-charity shop).


E-books can be your friends – if you are a strange, weird person – otherwise you could just read them.  You can’t set fire to them or use them to prop up wonky-legged tables.


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In December 2016, I published my first e-book, It Never Happened, a collection of forty-four dark, humorous, off-beat short stories.

Price £2.99

 

The biggest problem facing a monkey today is: trees.  The Monkey That Came Down From The Trees (Leaps And Bounds)

There’s only so much evidence a small Jack Russell can dispose of.  – Blood

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On February 28th 2018, I sharpened my crayon, wrote and published my second book of dark, humorous, off-beat short stories, This Never Happened Too.  These stories were elegantly crafted by me over the past thirteen months.
(I say, elegantly, but I perhaps mean elephantly.)  Price £2.99

 

Tony was an atheist. Not for him the wimpish, effete, uncertainty of agnosticism: he was a devoutly, true unbeliever; staunch in his views, and active in his contempt for stupid, woolly-headed, God-fearing fools. Tony set fire to churches.  – Anthony

‘He won’t wash his hands,’ she thought; thinking of all of the germs festering on the door handles, waiting to be passed on to the other children, herself and other members of staff.  – A Lesson In Life

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It is my intention to publish a number of other books before I get run over by a bus.  Or eaten by a panther (‘roar’).

Oh yes.


I’ve been told (by experts in the Internet website business) that I need to make my front page more interesting, to attract more custom – by putting a dancing penguin on it, for example.  So here it is…

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OK, so it isn’t moving much, but you can’t have everything…

…it’s got a beak.

 

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