My Writing

Some fragments of writing previously blogged. Scroll down for verse and linked items.

Stories and other ramblings

In order of publication: oldest first

Roome Bay – on holiday with our dogs

Danny Boy – a story written in 24 hours (or less…)

Leaving Us – the death of young Digger

The Unwanted Gift – a very short story 

Mission – flash fiction

Doors Closing

Goodnight Eileen

Trick or Treat?

Christmas Presence (a story)

The Pond People

  1. Meet the Mirlings
  2. Flash Lightning
  3. Eddy and Flo
  4. Never


Puzzling it Out – a verse about…  puzzles

Goblins and Trolls – a verse about abusive feedback

Fred’s Legacy – a verse about Fred’s campervan

A Year Before Christmas – the story of Emmie the Elf.  (Not currently on Smashwords; see below for updated links to Amazon in ‘About my books‘ ) 

My Call – a verse about outsmarting the bigger guy

A Study in Red – a verse about editing

Comma Chorus

Good Company

Into Each Life

Default Mode

About my books

A Year Before Christmas 

Witch Way 

Links to my writing elsewhere

What is Commaful? (link to Barney)

Mirlings in Winter and  Day One (Commaful links: )

Together (Commaful link  in blog post)

Postcard from Malta (Commaful link in blog post)

Flash Fiction Magazine story (link to Goodnight Eileen)

Crystal (Commaful link in blog post)

Read all my illustrated flash contributions at

I also have stories and verse published in our writing group’s anthologies

Where the Wild Winds Blow  and A Following Wind from the Whittlesey Wordsmiths, available from Amazon

Click here for Eva Jordan’s review of Where the Wild Winds Blow