Short Stories and Articles

Stories drive the world.

Hello there! Did you ever stop to think about the history of stories? Before the printed word, all knowledge, news, and explanations for the unknown were conveyed by story. As an author, I also love to read. Be transported to worlds I haven’t yet explored, and taken on a journey into some place else. I hope that these short stories and snippets of information I post about here inspire you too. So, grab a cuppa and take 5 minutes to escape.

Latest Stories and Articles

Witches, stereotypes, power and politics

How did this, an instantly recognisable, image of what a witch looks like come about? Magic and spirituality were, for the majority of cultures, an accepted part of life.

Writing for inclusivity  

If you want to start at the grass-roots level with inclusive writing, you need to consider issues which affect the widest proportion of readers. And by readers, I mean everyone who currently reads, as well as the 20% of people for whom reading is a challenge.

A Season for Romance

What has stuck with me during the following days as I digested the anthology as a whole, is that within all of the stories, what I missed as a young reader maybe, is that romance equates to hope.

Starting a dialogue about myself

Becoming a self-published author has challenged me because I can no longer afford to be the only one asking the questions. I have to provide some answers. Ones that make sense. Ones which expose me. Does anyone really want to know, I think, with each interview?


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