Category Archives: Short Stories

Short Story Published

Last night the latest book of short stories from Margaret River Press was launched at the Centre for Stories in Northbridge. Shibboleth and Other Stories is a great collection of work edited by Laurie Steed, it contains my story All the … Continue reading

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Theory of Falling Bodies

Highly Commended City of Rockingham Short Story Competition 2015  Run your hands along those old stones. Limestone blocks cut from these very cliffs and easy to climb if you know how. Put your fingers here where mine are, and your … Continue reading

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The Blind is Broken

This story has been awarded a Highly Commended at the Fellowship of Australian Writers WA Haddow/Stuart Short Story Competition. 2012 Judges comments: This is a strange, gentle horror story – quite a remarkable combination. We are privy to the private … Continue reading

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Daniel

Daniel stretched his boots out in front of the fire. He had taken off his jacket and hung it dripping from the peg by the door but there was no point in changing out of the heavy damp trousers or … Continue reading

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Ada

Ada is walking purposefully around the room, counting as she goes. ‘Forty nine, fifty, fifty one, fifty two.’ Her father appears climbing the spiral staircase from below. She stops by the window. ‘What is it you are doing Ada?’ He … Continue reading

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The Spider

The Spider   Kate steps out of the shower onto the bath mat and reaches for her towel. She dries her face and as she bends to dry her legs, sees a movement on the bathroom floor. A large huntsman … Continue reading

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Microfiction

Crazy For You  

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