The Ivory Bones of Ambition » Inspired by a series of Ghost Story Workshops. Renovations of an old Courthouse lead the project manager, Matilda, to question her past present and future both at home and with her Father's company. How does her past and her musical talent connect her to the Courthouse, her new home and the phantom music following her as she works.
Fiction: Supernatural, K+, English, Supernatural & Mystery, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, follows: 1, 4/12/2020
4 Chimera Medusa This is a complete story that I finished a while ago and had here for a while before removing it. I am currently preparing it for publish on Kindle so would really appreciate any feedback. Re-uploading chapterwise as I am doing some restructuring and extending the story somewhat.
Fiction: Fantasy, T, English, Fantasy & Romance, words: 1k+, updated: 8/29/2019 published: 11/1/2012
Do you lock the front door at night? Shortstory written while housesitting-Tell me, do you lock your front door at night? Most people do. Do you lock it when you leave the house? And what about the back door? Or the windows? What about when you go down to the corner shop? You're just going to get a pint of milk and the newspaper. You'll only be gone a couple of minutes, five at the most, and you know your neighbours..
Fiction: Horror, T, English, Horror, words: 1k+, 8/16/2014
Gorgon » My Current NaNoWriMo Project. Sorry if I have confused anyone due to the restructuring I have been doing recently. Part way through my brain decided to change the chapter structure of this story. What was written is still there, but the story of Gorgon and Pasht's childhood and time at The Centre will be interdisperesed with the story of Gorgon's twin sons as they look for her. R&R
Fiction: Sci-Fi, K+, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 50, words: 49k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 7/12/2014 published: 7/18/2011
Of Myth and Monsters My second talk on Religion and Mythology. This time I discuss the idea that the monsters in Greek Mythology were once worshiped as Gods in their own right before the shift from Matriarchal to Patriarchal worship. My first talk is called 'Disability and Religion' and can be found on my author page.
Fiction: Essay, K, English, Spiritual, words: 2k+, 4/4/2013
But Life Isn't A Fairy Tale » This is a series of short stories grouped together because of their similarities. Each story stands on its own and concerns one of a series of mental and emotional issues. Now proof read, all remaining mistakes are my own. The series was complete. But then someone gave me a couple of ideas. One was what became 'Spinning the Straw into Gold' and the other is still to be written.
Fiction: General, T, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 9, words: 4k+, favs: 2, updated: 3/4/2013 published: 7/18/2011
Echidna, The Hunter and The Nature of Evil » A thread that combines a few of my short stories including 'The Hunger', 'Come out come out' and 'Tap Tap Tap'. Echidna and a hunter are in a stalemate as they take time away from trying to kill each other to discuss the nature of evil.
Fiction: Horror, T, English, Horror & Angst, chapters: 17, words: 10k+, updated: 3/1/2013 published: 9/2/2012
The House of Jet » The rise and fall of Lady Narya, head of the House of Jet and their dragon riders. Her story is told in three parts. The Book of Camille, the Book of Nyoke and the Book of Narya. Will tie in with Sotiera Haliai. Pro and Ep POV of the dragon Ligg-Nye
Fiction: Fantasy, T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 11, words: 8k+, updated: 12/3/2012 published: 7/18/2011
2 Thelxiepeia and her Sisters » This story started life as a short about a Mythical Creature in the modern day. I am now expanding it into a Novel as my NANO writing month project. Thelxiepeia is the story of a mythical creature come singer/songwriter who goes missing and both the police and her family start looking for her. Actually managed to finish in the month, but still proof reading. Please R&R.
Fiction: Mythology, K+, English, Fantasy, chapters: 44, words: 49k+, favs: 4, follows: 2, updated: 11/29/2012 published: 7/18/2011
1 Tap Tap Tap This story has a strange history, even for me. I was sitting in a hotel room watching a childrens animal documentry about the Aye-Aye. The creature is strangely cute and a little creepy. It was feared by the natives who thought it was a demonic creature. Suddenly I had this idea for a ghost story type narrative involving the strange creature. Suddenly 'Tap Tap Tap' was born.
Fiction: Horror, K+, English, Horror & Supernatural, words: 2k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 9/29/2012
1 Miracle Cream Miracle cream is the product of research I was doing for an essay on vampire women. This is a modern day version of a story known to everyone who is interested in vampires.
Fiction: Horror, K+, English, Horror & Parody, words: 615, 9/29/2012
1 Disability and Religion This is a copy of a talk I did about my experiences with ME/CFS and my conversion to Paganism. At the age of 14 I developed Myalgic Encephalopathy/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Around this time I turned to religion. In this talk I muse on the perceptions of disabilty in our modern and ancient society.
Fiction: Essay, K+, English, Spiritual & Angst, words: 2k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, 9/1/2012
5That Moment » A series of short extracts from peoples lives, each describing a single moment. Some of these moments are good, some are bad and some are neither. Hopefully at least one will prove I am not always dark and depressing in my short stories, although most are
Fiction: General, K+, English, Angst, chapters: 5, words: 1k+, updated: 8/29/2012 published: 2/24/2012
Soteira Haliai » During the midsummer celebrations an entire race is wiped out. The nymph were invulnerale immortals with a close affinity to nature. Soteira is finally 100yrs old and about to take over as head of her family when her people are killed. Nymphs and Elves
Fiction: Fantasy, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 6, words: 8k+, updated: 4/13/2012 published: 7/18/2011
The City It Feeds » My take on city life. I started to think about the city as an animal that needs fed by the people who pass through it. THe second chapter was written in my head while walking in very heavy rain and I thought about how empty the streets were.
Fiction: Horror, K+, English, Horror & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 319, 10/18/2011
Of Glasgow and Gormenghast Just a jumble of thoughts I had while waiting for the bus one morning. It was a cloudy day and the glasgow skyline against the dull background reminded my of the Gormenghast novel's by Mervyn Peake. A thought I have had quite often all the years I have lived here.
Fiction: Essay, K, English, Fantasy, words: 324, 10/18/2011
2 Come out, Come out, Wherever you are A girl runs for her life. Yet another story based on a dream and written at stupid o'clock.
Fiction: Horror, K+, English, Supernatural & Horror, words: 566, favs: 1, follows: 1, 10/15/2011
Why A short poem written in the middle of the night while sleeping on the sofa after an argument with my partner.
Poetry: Love, K, English, Romance & Poetry, words: 88, 9/3/2011
I Will Always Love You This story has the alternate title 'Choices' as it is about the choices we make and the people we leave behind. We are never quite sure whether we have made the right decision. This is another of my short stories based on a dream. My longest short story.
Fiction: Romance, T, English, Romance & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 7/18/2011
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