Category Archives: Short Fiction

Short stories.

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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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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When I Were A Lad #2

As Robert the Burns once said, “The best laid plans of mice and men go up the spout!”. He should have added, “And a major cause of this is kids!” Take last month. I get me gran’son all lined up … Continue reading

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Star Detective Holmes and the Case of the Missing Friend

Ouside of the three dimensional space-time continuum, in an alternate universe, Holmes and I lived in our suite of domestic living areas orbiting the planet of Bayka STII, in the system of Ingspace I. The day was Galactic Time 25943.7859278 … Continue reading

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The Ghost Hunter

You could have knocked me down with a feather duster. That’s how surprised I was to hear from Gerald again. Hadn’t heard a word from him since we’d both left Keele all those years ago. Gone our separate ways, armed … Continue reading

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The Sad Little Hedgehog

A Story for Children: Little Ben was feeling very sad. “What kind of hedgehog am I,” he asked, “when I haven’t got a single prick, or single spike, on my back?” And it was true. His back was very soft, … Continue reading

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