Short Fiction

My published short fiction, and where to find it:

Short stories and essays

Hitler and the Rabbit

New Orbit Magazine (closed mid-2020), Issue 3, June 2018.

A time-travelling rabbit meets Hitler, with disastrous consequences.



Fall into Fantasy Anthology 2018, December 2018.

Not all werewolves run with the pack.


Grass Still Grows

Winner of Climate Change Theatre Action contest, 2017.

Also published in New Orbit Magazine (closed mid-2020), Issue 5, February 2019.

Reprinted July 2021, in Little Blue Marble and Tipping Points anthology, December 2021.

The oceans are rising and hope is slipping away.


The Ghost in the Coffee Machine

Thrilling Words (closed early 2020),  July 2019. 

Archived link.

When you're dying for a cup of coffee...


Little Monster

Thrilling Words (closed early 2020), July 2019. 

Never ever flush a ghost down the toilet.


Dear Santa

Antipodean SF, January 2020.

A dyslexic girl accidentally summons Satan.



Hawthorne & Ash Micro-story Anthology, Iron Faerie Publishing, December 2019.

You never know what you might meet in the desert.


Rare Breed

New Orbit Magazine (closed mid-2020), Issue 8, February 2020.

A woolly tale of high-flying sheep.


First Encounter

Fall into Fantasy Anthology 2020, October 2020.

Unicorns aren't as sweet as the stories say.


Cat Videos

The Cosmic Gossip, October 2020.

An alien encounter of a different kind.


Night Fishing

The Book of Idle Tales, October 2020.

SJV long list finalist, 2021

Go fishing on certain nights and you may find there's more than fish to be caught.


Mirror, Mirror

The Drabble, February 2021

This is the real reason you can't lose weight.


The Walls Have Tongues

Antipodean SF, May 2021

When you visit the House of Flesh, please don't touch the walls.


Breath (SJV finalist 2022)

Prismatica Magazine, June 2021.(Magazine closed July 2021, reopened June 2022).

Reprint December 2021, All Worlds Wayfarer Magazine

The adventures of a maker of clockwork automatons and her sword-slinging girlfriend.


Happy Birthday

Mum Life Stories, July 2021.

A short story about my mother.


The Offering

The Monster Under the Bed

666 Dark Drabbles Anthology, August 31, 2021.

A pair of horror drabbles.


My Left Leg

Beyond the Grave Anthology

Be careful where you bury your body parts.

October 31, 2021


Hans and Gretta

A scifi interpretation of the Hansel & Gretel fairytale set in a future Germany after the robot wars.

Timeless 2 Anthology, 30th November, 2021



They found a replacement for fossil fuels, but at what cost?

Daily Science Fiction, 18th January, 2022


Burning Bright

Lions and tigers, oh my!

Takahe, 13th April 2022


For the Love of Gavin

What should a man do when his neighbor starts a new religion?

Particular Passages 3: West Wing


The Gigglers and the Jinx

Something is laughing in the forest.

Cloaked Press: Winter of WonderFauna Anthology, December 2022


Coming in 2023


The Dream Auditor

It doesn't pay to interfere with a girl's dreams.

Iron Faerie: Daily Flights of Fantasy Anthology, (publication delayed, 2022).


The Hunt

Ever had a recurring nightmare you can't wake up from?

Kaleidotrope, 2023 or 2024