Category Archives: Stories

Nightswimming (classes)

Nightswimming deserves a quiet night. I made a decision when I was sick some months ago. Simple as sending an email when I couldn’t sleep to change, put things in reverse. And learn. Now in my second term, the water seems … Continue reading

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Amusing Me: to be or Knottbee.

Well reader I did it. A couple of posts ago I mused about setting up a blog (or some such) to publish some short story-like things I have stored in my computer from years ago. I can now announce it … Continue reading

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Speaking ill of creativity

In my fevered imaginings last week as I lay sick, and in pain, I believed and almost still believe, I have an older sister called Nadine who died as a child. Am tempted to interrogate family members on this as … Continue reading

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100 words before sleep

I couldn’t sleep last night. Not for hours. So I wrote a Drabble for a contest over at 10 Minute Novelists,  and the more likes it gets the more chance I have of winning (renown I think). A Drabble (named for … Continue reading

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And then I remembered

Completely forgetting about a short story being published is just one of the many ways I can tell I haven’t coped very well with some less than wonderful personal happenings at the end of December and into January. But’s that … Continue reading

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Only stories left alive

Avoiding space Space is the ultimate void with which we fill with stories, because human nature abhors a vacuum. After seeing Rogue One and reading various articles about women and Star Wars (especially since the passing of Carrie Fischer) and … Continue reading

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Abracadabra

In headline news: a story published and a story submitted and a story rejected. I am definitely got the feels all the kids are talking about. Should you wish to read my little story please follow this link. It is entitled … Continue reading

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