Category Archives: shortstory

Story I Wrote When I Was Ten 1

This is a Sherlock Holmes spoof/parody that I wrote when I was ten years old. Entitled The Adventure of the Brick in a Sock, it is the earliest story that survived the ravages of age, cats and general soiling in … Continue reading

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Short Story Discovery

I found a cache of short stories that I wrote 25 years ago. I was ten at the time. That awkward period between nine and eleven where existential dreads start roosting in your mind. So I wrote stories to help … Continue reading

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Story Extract Written 22 Years Ago

This is part of a novel or short story that I  wrote when I was thirteen years old. I share it now with no real reason than to entertain. I hope you will enjoy it. Actually I will say something … Continue reading

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Red Riding Hood – A Halloween Tale

Once upon a time in a forest far far away there was… What? How far was it? It was pretty far away. You may have a preconceived notion of what is far and what isn’t but this forest was more … Continue reading

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The Ugly Duckling

Once upon a midnight dreary, and in a place that was quite eerie, there was a farm which was haunted by the shades of evil what thirsted… But that is another story and shall be told another time when I … Continue reading

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Attack of the Fifty Foot Chicken Little

Once upon a time in a land far far away, there was a chicken who was rather unimaginatively called Chicken Little. It must be said that ‘Little’ was a family name and it was not one she lived up to … Continue reading

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The Pied Piper and the Immigrants of Hamelin

Once upon a time there was a noisy little city-port full of industry of the export/import type. This city was called Hamelin. Busy and noisy and industrious as it may be now, it was full of unemployed people, and what … Continue reading

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