Echoes of Scott

‘Oh! What a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive…’ That line has been running through my head all of this morning, and though Scott doubtless had specific thoughts of lust and betrayal at its heart when he first penned Marmion (which is, after all, essentially crime fiction), I’ve always thought it apt for writers in… Read More Echoes of Scott

An Extract From ‘Drawing Down The Moon’ #fiction #fables&fabrications #horror

In the light (  🙂 ) of this week’s supermoon… An extract from ‘Drawing Down the Moon’ – one of the creepy tales to be  found in my collection Fables and Fabrications.  (Available in paper and kindle formats) *** …She breathed in ozone-laden moisture and remembered how she had stood on the hillside within the… Read More An Extract From ‘Drawing Down The Moon’ #fiction #fables&fabrications #horror

Fables 5 Star Review

A fabulous review on Goodreads (and Amazon) for Fables and Fabrications appeared today! “A delicious smorgasbord of short stories…” “…varied and fascinating collection with something for all tastes.” Comments like these could turn a girl’s head!


I love cats and have included two cat stories in Fables and Fabrication.  One of the things I like about cats is their inscrutability and independence.  Whatever they might try to convince you of  a cat deigns to liver with you, and unless you lock the doors and windows a better offer from the house down the road will… Read More Pre-fables