Contents


 

Updated to Mon 23rd March 2020 (Deaf Date)

Here the stories are listed according to the categories in the menu, as follows:

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If you are interested in joining a fortnightly 600 word story group please contact me and I’ll send details.

100 Word Stories

1

Don’t Mind the Police!

30th Nov 2015

2

Dream of a Stone Horse

30th Apr 2016

3

Dumb

31st Dec 2015

4

Femme Fatal

31st Jan 2016

5

Life on Mars

31st Oct 2015

6

Postcard from Hispaniola (150 words)

2nd Aug 2017

7

Speechless

31st Mar 2016

8

The Final Mystery

31st Oct 2015

9

The Majorette

Sep 30th 2015

10

The Suspect

30th Nov 2015

11

What the Devil?

29th Feb 2016

12

Yesterday’s News

30th Sep 2015

200 Word Stories

1

A Controlling Interest

10th Jul 2016

2

A Dartmoor Childhood

15th Nov 2015

3

A Design for Death

3rd Apr 2016

4

A Friend in Need

24th Jan 2016

5

A Night on the Clown

17th Apr 2016

6

A Personal Experience

18th Oct 2015

7

Ad Pacem

24th Jan 2016

8

Addressing Impatience

22nd Sep 2016 

9

Adrenaline Junkie

26th Jun 2016

10

All Change

24th Jul 2016

11

Amid the Winter’s Snow

29th Sep 2016 

12

Another Splash

15th May 2016

13

Bouncers!

6th Mar 2016

14

Chivvers’ Foibles

29th Aug 2016

15

Cilice Sod

7th Aug 2016

16

Cocksure

12th Jun 2016

17

Death of a Dear Friend

24th Jul 2016

18

Double Trouble

20th Mar 2016

19

Duck Surprise

21st Feb 2016

20

Encounter on London Bridge

18th Oct 2015

21

Fox Meat in Aspic

13th Dec 2015

22

Hen Morning

1st Oct 2016 

23

Hopes and Arrows

17th Apr 2016

24

If Two Witches Were Watching…

10th Sep 2016

25

Incident at Clibbon’s Farm

24th Jul 2016

26

Legless in the Park

15th May 2016

27

Little Pricks in the Night

18th Sep 2016

28

Lobar Limbo

13th Dec 2015

29

Marley’s Spirit

6th Sep 2016

30

Mementoes

7th Aug 2016

31

Mind Your Subconscious!

27th Dec 2015

32

Mirror Man

12th Jun 2016

33

Miss Chan Takes a Trip

27th Dec 2015

34

Mysterious Ways

3rd Apr 2016

35

Nibiru

29th Nov 2015

36

Orwyn’s Ring

7th Feb 2016

37

Peer’s of Wigan

29th Nov 2015

38

Play with Emotions

27th Dec 2015

39

Rest Room

1st Nov 2015

40

Reunited

15th Nov 2015

41

Seeing What Isn’t There

26th Aug 2016

42

Sheldon’s Secret

21st Feb 2016

43

Si Vicium In Petasus

1st May 2016

44

Take A Long Holiday..

10th Jan 2016

45

The 100th Story

24th Sep 2016 

46

The Blob from Outer Space

7th Feb 2016

47

The Coffee Break

6th Mar 2016

48

The Girl from the Labyrinth

10th Jul 2016

49

The Neighbour

15th Nov 2015

50

The Other Woman

26th Jun 2016

51

The Real Doctor Lamont

1st Nov 2015

52

The Saltby St. Mary’s Murders

1st May 2016

53

The Scrying Game

29th May 2016

54

The Story of a Bullet

10th Jan 2016

55

The War and Starvation Diet

20th Mar 2016

56

Tiger Tiger

29th Nov 2015

57

Titus

29th May 2016

58

Where is Your Mind?

10th Jan 2016

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300 – 600 Word Stories

title ‘publication’ date no. of words
1 A Flick of the Knife – A Halloween Story 30th Oct 2016 600
2 A Hidden Place 29th May 2017 550
3 A Labour of Magick 13th Feb 2017 600
4 A Saucerful of Bullshit 27th Oct 2016 400
5 A Visit from Saint Nicolas – 2017 Version. 9th Jan 2018 495
6 Amid the Winter’s Snow – 500 word version 7th Nov 2016 500
7 Angels and Cards 8th Jun 2017 600
8 Arse from His Elbow 18th Jun 2018 550
9 Blind Hope 16th Oct 2017 500
10 Blind Panic 15th Mar 2017 600
11 But Can You Hide? 8th Feb 2018 600
12 Clarissa’s Missives 8th Feb 2017 600
13 Copperwood 27th Feb 2016 500
14 Deaf Date 23rd Mar 2020 600
15 Erection and Resurrection 10th Nov 2016 600
16 Falling for the Boss 25th Mar 2017 500
17 Flip Side 3rd Feb 2017 600
18 Heartless Desires 14th Apr 2017 600
19 Here Comes the Sun 7th Dec 2016 500
20 How to Eat a Peanut 19th Jun 2017 500
21 If Two Witches Were Watching – 400 word version 9th Apr 2017 400
22 Inventions Я Us 1st Sep 2016 300
23 Killer on the Road 20th Dec 2016 500
24 Lost Memories 19th Apr 2017 600
25 Lucifer’s Kitchen 29th Jul 2016 500
26 Luck of the Devil 12th Nov 2016 500
27 Medium Rare 20th Oct 2016 300
28 Moonlit Gravestones 14th May 2017 550
29 Neck Snapping Time 11th Nov 2019 600
30 New Year’s Eve Ritual 19th Jan 2017 500
31 No Gold Pavements Oct 31, 2017 600
32 Not to Forget, but to Forgive (poem – 255 words) 21st Jan 2019 255
33 Now I am Ten 4th Mar 2019 600
34 Oh, Moo-ah Moo-ah! 24th Jan 2018 500
35 Out and out and out 20th Mar 2018 400
36 Pills for Thrills 1st Sep 2017 600
37 Playing God 16th Oct 2016 300
38 Red Nose Day 10th Nov 2017 550
39 Red Snow 4th May 2018 500
40 Saint Teresa of Woking – 600 word version 1st Feb 2016 600
41 Scene in a Lincolnshire Churchyard 10th Mar 2017 500
42 Steal a Little Dream 3rd Nov 2016 500
43 Taylor Maid 30th Mar 2017 600
44 Teeth Can Wait 25th Mar 2016 500
45 Tetford, No Ordinary Village 27th Jun 2016 500
46 The Black Swan 29th Oct 2015 590
47 The Butterfly’s Revenge 4th Feb 2019 400
48 The Downfall of British Journalism 28th Feb 2016 500
49 The Electric Frying Pan 19th May 2017 500
50 The Fabled Fox 24th Jan 2017 400
51 The Final Crossing 19th Apr 2018 550
52 The Hollow Santa 25th Dec 2016 500
53 The Magic Roundabout 27th Jan 2020 500
54 The Medium is the Message 22nd Oct 2018 600
55 The Tale of Tobias Squire 25th Jul 2018 600
56 Three Lives 10th Dec 2017 550
57 Time of Death 28th Jun 2017 600
58 Time out of Joint 30th Apr 2018 500
59 Tiny Demons 3rd Dec 2016 600
60 To Unpathed Waters, Undreamed Shores 29th Jul 2019 600
61 What’s in a Name? 30th Mar 2020 (scheduled) 600
62 Where’s Superman When He’s Needed? 25th Mar 2018 600
63 Why is the Moon Hollow? 24th Apr 2017 600


Longer Stories

title ‘publication’ date no. of words
1 A Flying Visit 15th Jul 2018 1300
2 A Girl Like Alice 24th May 2018 650
3 A Kind of Peace 17th Dec 2018 750
4 A Merry Dance 29th Dec 2016 1000
5 A Tall Story 24th Sep 2018 1450
6 A Tube of Toothpaste 24th Nov 2019 700
7 An Eye for an Eye 1st Oct 2018 1400
8 Ask and It Is Given 14th Oct 2019 750
9 Away with the Fairies 13th Jun 2017 800
10 Billy Bunter’s Chrismas Surprise 23rd Dec 2019 2000
11 Black Swan, Green Lizard 15th Dec 2016 700
12 Bound in Morocco: Part 1 – ‘Welcome to Marrakech!’ 17th Jan 2016 7224
13 Boxed Into a Corner 20th Dec 2017 1200
14 Brother, Oh, Brother! 14th Apr 2018 650
15 Chateau Courdermaire 13th Feb 2018 850
16 Circles and Stones 10th Jul 2018 1,400
17 Clarissa’s Missives – Part Three 17th Aug 2017 1500
18 Clarissa’s Missives – Part Two 9th Apr 2017 1100
19 Comic Tragedy 20th Nov 2017 900
20 Cruising Down The River 15th Dec 2017 1300
21 Danny and the Dolly Bird 2nd Mar 2020 1100
22 Daydream Believer 30th Dec 2019 700
23 Death by DVD 18fh Feb 2018 850
24 Discourtesy 24th Feb 2020 1100
25 Dog Story 5th Aug 2019 850
26 Doing Time 7th Jan 2019 700
27 Don’t Know What to Write? 23rd Feb 2017 800
28 Don’t Dig for Bombs! 27th Aug 2018 1200
29 Dreams on Board 23rd Jun 2018 650
30 Earthbound 14th Aug 2018 850
31 EC was Here 27th Aug 2017 700
32 Electricidad 9th Sep 2019 650
33 Elf Service 14th Jan 2017 700
34 Evil versus Evil 19th May 2018 900
35 Fibonacci ‘n’ Chardonnay 11th Dec 2016 700
36 Fire Words 16th Dec 2019 1000
37 For She Had Eyes …. 25th Dec 2017 1200
38 Four Red Roses – A Valentine Story 10th Feb 2020 750
39 Free Money 28th Feb 2018 650
40 Fried Onions 19th Dec 2019 800
41 Full Fathom Five 5th Mar 2017 1300
42 Gender Concerns 11th Feb 2019 1000
43 Golden Tips 30th Dec 2017 1000
44 Gone 25th Mar 2019 800
45 Gone Fishing 29th Jan 2017 700
46 Gravity Hill 12th Aug 2017 800
47 Great Aunt Delilah’s Blanket 18th Nov 2019 700
48 Green and Pink 19th Nov 2018 1150
49 Having the Family for Dinner 6th Apr 2020 (scheduled) 900
50 Here’s Looking at Your Kid 29th Jan 2018 650
51 I Dream of Diwana 16th Sep 2017 850
52 I Dream of Diwana: 2000 Word Version 5th Nov 2017 2000
53 If It Wasn’t for You 18th May 2020 (scheduled) 1500+
54 If Only They Could Speak 23rd Jun 2017 650
55 Incident on Putney Bridge 11th Sep 2017 700
56 Is There Anybody There 21st Oct 2017 1000
57 It’s Dark in Here 12th Aug 2019 1000
58 Just One Little Crumb 8th Apr 2019 1700
59 Just the Ticket 5th Dec 2017 1000
60 Kaleidoscope 1st Apr 2019 1500
61 Keeping It in the family 6th Oct 2017 700
62 Knocker Quarry 28th Jan 2019 1150
63 Labradorescence 13th Jan 2020 750
64 Letters from Reuben 25th Nov 2019 700
65 Midnight Train to Marylebone 25th Jul 2018 1200
66 Monasticity 25th Nov 2017 1000
67 Myrtle Shaw Investigates 8th Jun 2018 1300
68 Nellie’s Law 8th Jul 2019 1100
69 New Forest Frolics 4th May 2017 1750
70 Nine Miles to the Silent Woman 3rd Jun 2018 1000
71 November 9 28th Jul 2017 800
72 On Strings 8th Oct 2018 800
73 On the House 20th Apr 2020 (scheduled) 700
74 One Man in His Time 3rd Jul 2017 650
75 One Way Trip 2nd Sep 2019 850
76 Opportunity Knocked 15th Apr 2019 800
77 Out There 23rd Jul 2017 700
78 Payback Time 26th Oct 2017 850
79 Phoning a Friend 7th Aug 2017 700
80 Phoning a Friend: 1200 word version 1st Oct 2017 1200
81 Pie in the Sky 16th Mar 2020 1100
82 Poor Rose 15th Jul 2019 1100
83 Priceless 18th Mar 2019 650
84 Promise Her the Moon 18th Jul 2017 800
85 Quid Pro Quo 25th Feb 2019 650
86 Reba’s Wedding 17th Feb 2020 800
87 Reflections of a Traitor 9th Aug 2018 1200
88 Remembrance 14th Jan 2018 900
89 Return of the Gnome 4th Apr 2018 1,000
90 Ringing the Changes 1st Mar 2016 1750
91 Saint Peter 29th Oct 2018 1050
92 Saint Teresa of Woking 22nd Aug 2016 1167
93 Salmon and Soul 30th Nov 2017 1200
94 Salvador 21st Sep 2017 850
95 Seeking Villa Nowhere 3rd Feb 2020 900
96 Shameless! 19th Jan 2018 700
97 Shelly in the Jungle 19th Aug 2019 650
98 Shine On 23rd Feb 2018 1,500
99 Silence is an Empty Space 10th Dec 2018 1000
100 Six Silver Moonbeams 4th May 2020 (scheduled) c. 1500
101 Something to Do with the Sea 23rd Jul 2019 750
102 Souls and Arrows 14th Jan 2018 1,000
103 Spilling the Beans 11th Mar 2019 650
104 Statue at Liberty 13th Jul 2017 700
105 Stone the Crows! 1st Jul 2019 800
106 Sycamore the Wise 13th Jun 2018 950
107 Tangled Lives 15th Oct 2018 700
108 The Artifact 15th Mar 2018 875
109 The Biggest Bang 9th May 2017 800
110 The Cat Will Mew … 20th Jan 2020 750
111 The Diogenes Syndrome 22nd Apr 2019 750
112 The Healer 2nd Aug 2019 800
113 The Ideomotor Effect 10th Sep 2018 1250
114 The Magic Onion 15th Nov 2017 650
115 The Ministry of Truth, Revisited 4th Aug 2018 850
116 The Moonlit Garden (A Play) 9th Mar 2020 2000
117 The Mound Folk 29th May 2018 850
118 The Old Fuse Trick 13th Apr 2020 (scheduled) 850
119 The Price of Silver 24th Jun 2019 850
120 The Psychic on the Hill 26th Nov 2018 1700
121 The Rump of Midas 9th Jan 2017 700
122 The Shell People 14th May 2018 850
123 The Strangest Cross 26th Aug 2019 700
124 The Visitation 4th Jan 2017 900
125 The Window Crack’d 27th Apr 2020 (scheculed) 650
126 Timothy the Armchair 12th Nov 2018 950
127 Touché 5th Mar 2018 700
128 Uncle Ambrose 6th Jan 2020 850
129 Voices from the Ether 11th Dec 2015 1000
130 What’s in Store? 26th Sep 2017 1100
131 When Something Stinks 3rd Sep 2018 700
132 Your Head in Our Hands 5th Nov 2018 900
133 Zip It! 4th Jan 2017 900

TASWG (Tetford and Salmonby Writers’ Group)

1

Are You Being Served?

10th Apr 2016

1414

2

As Jehovah is My Witness – dialogue

8th May 2016

231

3

Biggest Brother – SF plots

12th Jun 2016

459

4

Get in the Habit!

12th Jun 2016

500

5

Legend of the Sprogge – poem

14th Feb 2016

216

6

Love, Let Us! – acrostic poem

14th Feb 2016

62

7

Mortal Gods – cover art description

14th Feb 2016

390

8

My Name is Ian Z McPhee

10th Apr 2016

627

9

Out of the Woods – story with/without clichés

13th Mar 2016

400

10

Stripogram Girls – potential plots

13th Mar 2016

604

11

Summer is Springing Up – descriptive passage

8th May 2016

252

12

Terrace with Tortoises – scene description

13th Mar 2016

321

13

The Roaring Sun – poems

12th Jun 2016

67

14

Walls Have Mouths

10th Apr 2016

782

15

Where Am I? – riddle

8th May 2016

91

 

Excerpts

Title publication date no. of words
1 A Baker’s Dozen of Favourites – LINKS 6th Sep 2017 100
2 Having a Laff (20 short excerpts – humour) 18th Feb 2017 1000
3 Hibars and Lobars (20 short excerpts – SF/fantasy) 30th Dec 2016 850
4 If Only They Could Speak (20 short excerpts – animals) 28th Oct 2019
5 It’s Supranatural! (20 short excerpts – supernatural) 4th Apr 2017 1000
6 So Many Ways to Die (20 short excerpts – horror) 29th Nov 2016 1000
7 Tiny Yellow Kites (20 short excerpts – general) 4th Sep 2016 800
8 Violets are Violet, Letters are Read (20 short excerpts – general) 6th Oct 2016 1200

Blog

title publication’ date no. of words
1 400 Followers, 400 Great Posts! 11th Mar 2018 5,000
2 All Apologies: A Writer’s A-Z 3rd Dec 2018 2200
3 Flash Fiction Matters 24th May 2017 2250
4 Guest Post: iPademonium by Martyn Searle 18th Nov 2019 600
5 Guest Post: Until The Nows Come Home by Peter Runfola 28th Jun 2018 400
6 Hey Kid, Wanna Write a Story? 28th Jun 2019 700
7 Mediumship Development – A Personal Experience 10th May 2018 800
8 Memories of Oscar 11th Oct 2017 750
9 One Year of My Blog: 20 Useful Tips! 22nd Aug 2017 4750
10 Onwards and Upwards – Day 1 24th Aug 2016 500
11 Publishing the ‘Best of Your Blog’ is as Easy as 1-2-3! 8th Jul 2017 3500
12 Reviews of TCASSS 24th Apr 2018 c. 800
13 Riddle-me-ree (riddles) 20th Jul 2018
14 Simon’s Lamb and Vegetable Madras Curry 30th Mar 2018 575
15 The Optimist Creed (by Christian D. Larson) 9th Apr 2018 200
16 This Post is Dedicated to You, Dear Reader – Day 4 3rd Sep 2016 500
17 Three Quote Challenge: Day 1 – Charles F. Haanel 3rd Jul 2018 800
18 Three Quote Challenge: Day 2 – Neville Goddard 4th Jul 2018 850
19 Three Quote Challenge: Day 3 – Rhonda Byrne 5th Jul 2018 500
20 Titillating Titles and Tantalizing Taglines. – Day 2 27th Aug 2016 300
21 To Cut a Short Story Short – The Book! 3rd Jun 2017 330
22 To Cut a Short Story Short, vol. II: 88 Little Stories 3rd Jan 2019 400
23 Twenty Questions About the Putney Bridge Jogger Case That Must be Answered. 23rd Aug 2017 700
24 What Am I? (riddle competition) 18th Feb 2019 123

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