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The Bells

Happy Halloween! I hope you’re enjoying celebrating Samhain and conversing with the spirits of the dead. It’s one of my favourite times of year and we’ve been busy decorating, as you can see from my Make It Monday post. To celebrate, I’ve written a short story featuring safety coffins, something Read more…

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Reborn

How are you all enjoying ‘Women in Horror Month’? I am really enjoying celebrating women writers, directors and more, as well as having my socks scared off daily!  As part of my daily challenge, here is my ghostly short story ‘Reborn’. Reborn He tried his best to contain his excitement Read more…

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Things That Go Bump In The Night

‘Monster!’ Christopher pointed a small, pudgy finger towards the wardrobe, hugging his teddy bear tightly. His mum, Sarah, lay him gently down in his bed. ‘No, sweetie, there’s no monsters in your wardrobe,’ she said, tucking his blankets around him. Christopher sat up and pointed again. ‘Monster, mummy.’ Sarah looked Read more…

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I saw….

I saw the tadpole in all her grace I saw the queen weaving lace I saw the old woman burn like fire I saw the trees floating higher I saw the plane fall from above I saw the rain enter the dove I saw the bullet cut off my nose Read more…

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Thank you for calling

Still buzzing from ‘Train to Busan‘ last night, I was reminded of this short story I wrote a while ago. From memory it was written during a protracted battle with our telecom provider (or as was the case, non-provider!) and I’m sure it’s an issue many people will know well. Read more…