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Short Stories

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13 min read

Rose of Evening

Rose of Evening is beautiful and kind, but what is she keeping secret?

8 min read


An author, at work on the third chapter of his eighth novel, is interrupted by an encyclopaedia salesman.

5 min read

The Glugs of Gosh - The Seer

The enchanting poem about the Glugs who live in Gosh, a land of adventures and magic.

10 min read

The Goose Girl

A princess is deceived by her maid. Will her talking horse save her?

30 min read

The Pit and the Pendulum

A first person account of a man's torture at the hands of The Spanish Inquisition.

10 min read

Compass And Torch

A boy goes on a camping trip with his estranged father.

5 min read

In Country

Moving day for Danny and his father.

15 min read

A Tough Tussle

At night, in the autumn of 1861, a brave but sensitive Federal officer sits alone in the heart of a forest in western Virginia.

2 min read

Emily the Cow

One day when Emily got up she went to her mother.“Mom, I want to be a cow,” she said.“Well, OK. If you want to be a cow, you can be a cow,” said Emily’s...

1 min read

The Kitten

One day Jacob was outside looking at his dog. As it happens, he heard a meow, meow.“What was that?” he asked his dog. He looked at his feet and there was a...

29 min read

The Wonderful Sheep

A princess is stolen from her castle but meets a wonderful sheep.

9 min read

One Last Wish

“It’s always the same to begin with,” I said. “I’m on the beach. The sand is hot, the sun is bearing down. It makes the sand look white, like snow.”

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