Short Fiction

My published short fiction, and where to find it:

Short stories and essays


Hitler and the Rabbit

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


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



Not all werewolves run with the pack.


Fall into Fantasy Anthology 2018


Grass Still Grows

The oceans are rising and hope is slipping away


Winner of Climate Change Theatre Action contest, 2017.

Printed in New Orbit Magazine, Issue 5, February 2019.

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


The Ghost in the Coffee Machine

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


Thrilling Words (closed),  July 2019. 

Archived link.


Little Monster

Never ever flush a ghost down the toilet.


Thrilling Words (closed),  July 2019. 


Dear Santa

A dyslexic girl accidentally summons Satan.


Antipodean SF, January 2020.



You never know what you might meet in the desert.


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


Rare Breed

A woolly tale of high-flying sheep.


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


First Encounter

Unicorns aren't as sweet as the stories say.


Fall into Fantasy Anthology 2020, October 2020.


Cat Videos

An alien encounter of a different kind.


The Cosmic Gossip, October 2020.


Night Fishing

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


The Book of Idle Tales, October 2020.

SJV long list finalist, 2021


Mirror, Mirror

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


The Drabble, February 2021


The Walls Have Tongues

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


Antipodean SF, May 2021



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


Prismatica Magazine, June 2021

Reprinted All Worlds Wayfarer Magazine December 2021

Finalist for Sir Julius Vogel Awards, 2022


Happy Birthday

A short story about my mother.


Mum Life Stories July 2021



The Offering

The Monster Under the Bed

A pair of horror drabbles.


666 Dark Drabbles Anthology August 2021


My Left Leg

Be careful where you bury those unwanted body parts.


Beyond the Grave Anthology October 2021


Hans and Gretta

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


Timeless 2 Anthology 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!


Printed takahe magazine, 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 July 2022


The Gigglers and the Jinx

Something keeps laughing in the forest.


Cloaked Press: Winter of WonderFauna Anthology, December 2022


Coming in 2023/24


The Dream Auditor

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


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


The Hunt

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


Kaleidotrope, 2023/2024