Pretty much what's happening here is I've been doing some nonfiction writing, and I'm going to release it on here as part of what I'm calling 'The Notebooks Series', which is a little silly but I like the sound of it, and because it's all stuff I scribble about in one of the fifty notebooks … Continue reading Notebooks #1 – The Story of the Storytellers.
It is done. Giant is now available in its entirety. Thanks to all involved. Here it is! https://open.spotify.com/show/0tQ1DqaZpxahSigY0WbCsx
Part One. Two years ago I was locked down in my brother's little flat in Swansea. I was anxious about many things, like everyone. I had just finished a novel and wanted something new to write, when my brother said "I've had this idea for a kid's story, about a giant who comes out from … Continue reading Giant – The podcast series.
- I've been thinking about something - What is it? - I wanted to talk to you about it. - You can talk to me about anything, anything you want. - I've been thinking about it for a while. - If you’ve been thinking about it, it must be worth saying. All your thoughts are … Continue reading Understaffed
Continuing the Others series of stories with this number. Imagine this is you. Okay? You are a late twenties woman. You have a well-paid job which you don’t hate. You have a long-term boyfriend; you don’t hate him either. Actually, you love him very much. It took you a while to admit it, to get … Continue reading Adrestia
I am Jon Partridge Beloved folk musician 1975-2020 Who loved this park. That’s who I am, that’s what it says on me, that’s how I know. People use me for lots of things, but I think the thing I do best is give people a place to sit and think. I like that I do … Continue reading The Best View
The most played out scenario in his head is the one where he contaminates the office water cooler with a certain slow acting and undetectable poison. He likes to go through the steps of it – all the little steps, one by one – during his morning walks to work. He has everything planned. A … Continue reading Therefore I Am Not
Next in the Others collection is a story which has been published in Litro Magazine and recently made the front cover of Issue 28 of Open Pen. https://www.litromagazine.com/usa/2021/08/the-gardener-of-eden/ https://www.openpen.co.uk/open-pen-issue-twenty-eight/ The Gardener of Eden The gardener of Eden is a lonely man. If anyone were to watch him while he inspects every blade of grass and … Continue reading The Gardener of Eden
I've got some new stories for 2022 in a collection I'm calling Others. Each story is about the weird side of relationships. Connection Lost was the first, here's the next. Broken Puppets They were fighting again last night. I hear them all the time, from up here in my box, at the top of this … Continue reading Broken Puppets