I write about diverse characters, with a literary vein running through my contemporary fiction.
I’ve created this to share the ‘bits of string’ writers are known for gathering: the dangling ends of intriguing plot webs, a desperate character’s unraveling threads…
My next reading will be Saturday 1/4 in Wotton-Under-Edge during their ‘Spring Into Summer‘ event with Wotton’s fantastic Writers’ Group, which has inspired me since I first moved to this country. I’ll be sharing a story about keeping certain tiny, fake-tanned fingers off America’s nuclear button. Come along to hear my cunning plan!
Judges in the National Association of Writers Groups short story competition highly commended my entry, A History of Mattresses. It was inspired by veterans I helped care for in my nursing home job, so I’m especially pleased that those experiences gained some attention.
I recently read my short story, The Apocalypse Alphabet, as part of the latest Stroud Short Stories evening at the Stroud Valleys Artspace. I was doubly proud to lend my story’s title to the event, during which nine other very talented writers read a surprising variety of tales. Here is the video of my reading.