Category Archives: Self-Published

Writings I’ve published in print myself.

Re-Introducing Mortimer & Mears!

Good reading, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to our show. Dick: Please!!! Not such large print. I haven’t fully recovered from “The Bentilean” Christmas Party yet. Sarah: Too much to drink? Ed: No thanks, he’s had too much already. Dick: … Continue reading

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My First Kindle eBook

Someone asked me how to produce a eBook for publishing on the Amazon Kindle bookstore, so I had a practice with my old short story “Pete and the Pottery Genie” to find out how to do it and now it’s … Continue reading

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Mortimer & Mears #5: The Bentilean’s 2nd Birthday

Dick: Good reading, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the mag. Sarah: And what a special mag we have for you this time. [To Dick]: You know what it is this time, don’t you? Dick: We haven’t got to go … Continue reading

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Mortimer & Mears #6a: The Panto

Sarah: Good reading, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to our show. We nearly didn’t make it this issue, did we Dick? Missed the first edition completely. Dick: Sure did. But they’re like Moorland Rover buses, miss one and there’ll be … Continue reading

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Diary of a Bent’ Vol’: A Humourous Short Story

Anyone who’s ever read The Advertiser, or listened to Radio Stoke, will have heard of the Bentilee Volunteers {or “Bent’ Vol’s”, as one wag has nick-named them}, but who are they? “The Bentilean” sent their ace reporter, Ivor Story, to … Continue reading

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Mortimer & Mears #4: The New Designer Woman

Dick: Good reading, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the mag. Have we got a show for you this issue. There’s…..ermmmmm? And…..er…? {To Sarah}: Have we got a show for them this issue? Sarah: I don’t know. I thought you … Continue reading

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Mortimer & Mears 7: The Case of the Drivelling Detective

Sarah bowed her head against the pelting rain, and pulled the collar of her coat over her long hair, as she and Dick made a dash for the vaulted doorway of the grey, stone manor house. “Sure glad to get … Continue reading

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