Contents

Updated to Mon 21st Dec 2020 (Dinner with the Colonel)

Here the stories are listed according to word length, as follows:

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If you are interested in joining a fortnightly story group, ‘Write Away’ (offering a choice of 250, 500 or 750 word assignments) please contact me and I’ll be pleased to send details.

100 Word Stories

No.   Title Publication Date
1   Don’t Mind the Police! 30th Nov 2015
2   Dream of a Stone Horse 30th Apr 2016
3   Dumb 31st Dec 2015
4   Femme Fatal 31st Jan 2016
5   Life on Mars 31st Oct 2015
6   Postcard from Hispaniola (150 words) 2nd Aug 2017
7   Speechless 31st Mar 2016
8   The Final Mystery 31st Oct 2015
9   The Majorette Sep 30th 2015
10   The Suspect 30th Nov 2015
11   What the Devil? 29th Feb 2016
12   Yesterday’s News 30th Sep 2015

 

200 Word Stories

No.   Title Publication Date
1   A Controlling Interest 10th Jul 2016
2   A Dartmoor Childhood 15th Nov 2015
3   A Design for Death 3rd Apr 2016
4   A Friend in Need 24th Jan 2016
5   A Night on the Clown 17th Apr 2016
6   A Personal Experience 18th Oct 2015
7   Ad Pacem 24th Jan 2016
8   Addressing Impatience 22nd Sep 2016 
9   Adrenaline Junkie 26th Jun 2016
10   All Change 24th Jul 2016
11   Amid the Winter’s Snow 29th Sep 2016 
12   Another Splash 15th May 2016
13   Bouncers! 6th Mar 2016
14   Chivvers’ Foibles 29th Aug 2016
15   Cilice Sod 7th Aug 2016
16   Cocksure 12th Jun 2016
17   Death of a Dear Friend 24th Jul 2016
18   Double Trouble 20th Mar 2016
19   Duck Surprise 21st Feb 2016
20   Encounter on London Bridge 18th Oct 2015
21   Fox Meat in Aspic 13th Dec 2015
22   Hen Morning 1st Oct 2016 
23   Hopes and Arrows 17th Apr 2016
24   If Two Witches Were Watching… 10th Sep 2016
25   Incident at Clibbon’s Farm 24th Jul 2016
26   Legless in the Park 15th May 2016
27   Little Pricks in the Night 18th Sep 2016
28   Lobar Limbo 13th Dec 2015
29   Marley’s Spirit 6th Sep 2016
30   Mementoes 7th Aug 2016
31   Mind Your Subconscious! 27th Dec 2015
32   Mirror Man 12th Jun 2016
33   Miss Chan Takes a Trip 27th Dec 2015
34   Mysterious Ways 3rd Apr 2016
35   Nibiru 29th Nov 2015
36   Orwyn’s Ring 7th Feb 2016
37   Peer’s of Wigan 29th Nov 2015
38   Play with Emotions 27th Dec 2015
39   Rest Room 1st Nov 2015
40   Reunited 15th Nov 2015
41   Seeing What Isn’t There 26th Aug 2016
42   Sheldon’s Secret 21st Feb 2016
43   Si Vicium In Petasus 1st May 2016
44   Take A Long Holiday.. 10th Jan 2016
45   The 100th Story 24th Sep 2016 
46   The Blob from Outer Space 7th Feb 2016
47   The Coffee Break 6th Mar 2016
48   The Girl from the Labyrinth 10th Jul 2016
49   The Neighbour 15th Nov 2015
50   The Other Woman 26th Jun 2016
51   The Real Doctor Lamont 1st Nov 2015
52   The Saltby St. Mary’s Murders 1st May 2016
53   The Scrying Game 29th May 2016
54   The Story of a Bullet 10th Jan 2016
55   The War and Starvation Diet 20th Mar 2016
56   Tiger Tiger 29th Nov 2015
57   Titus 29th May 2016
58   Where is Your Mind? 10th Jan 2016

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300 – 600 Word Stories

    title ‘publication’ date no. of words
1   A Flick of the Knife – A Halloween Story 30th Oct 2016 600
2   A Hidden Place 29th May 2017 550
3   A Labour of Magick 13th Feb 2017 600
4   A Saucerful of Bullshit 27th Oct 2016 400
5   A Visit from Saint Nicolas – 2017 Version (poem) 9th Jan 2018 495
6   Amid the Winter’s Snow – 500 word version 7th Nov 2016 500
7   Angels and Cards 8th Jun 2017 600
8   Arse from His Elbow 18th Jun 2018 550
9   Blind Hope 16th Oct 2017 500
10   Blind Panic 15th Mar 2017 600
11   But Can You Hide? 8th Feb 2018 600
12   Clarissa’s Missives 8th Feb 2017 600
13   Copperwood 27th Feb 2016 500
14   Deaf Date 23rd Mar 2020 600
15   Dust to Dust 1st Mar 2021 (scheduled) 600
16   Erection and Resurrection 10th Nov 2016 600
17   Every Day is a Poem (poems) 10th Jul 2020 500
18   Falling for the Boss 25th Mar 2017 500
19   Flip Side 3rd Feb 2017 600
20   Heartless Desires 14th Apr 2017 600
21   Here Comes the Sun 7th Dec 2016 500
22   How to Eat a Peanut 19th Jun 2017 500
23   If Two Witches Were Watching – 400 word version 9th Apr 2017 400
24   Inventions Я Us 1st Sep 2016 300
25   Killer on the Road 20th Dec 2016 500
26   Lost Memories 19th Apr 2017 600
27   Lucifer’s Kitchen 29th Jul 2016 500
28   Luck of the Devil 12th Nov 2016 500
29   Medium Rare 20th Oct 2016 300
30   Moonlit Gravestones 14th May 2017 550
31   Neck Snapping Time 11th Nov 2019 600
32   New Year’s Eve Ritual 19th Jan 2017 500
33   No Gold Pavements Oct 31, 2017 600
34   Not to Forget, but to Forgive (poem – 255 words) 21st Jan 2019 255
35   Now I am Ten 4th Mar 2019 600
36   Oh, Moo-ah Moo-ah! 24th Jan 2018 500
37   Out and out and out (poem) 20th Mar 2018 400
38   Pills for Thrills 1st Sep 2017 600
39   Playing God 16th Oct 2016 300
40   Red Nose Day 10th Nov 2017 550
41   Red Snow 4th May 2018 500
42   Saint Teresa of Woking – 600 word version 1st Feb 2016 600
43   Scene in a Lincolnshire Churchyard 10th Mar 2017 500
44   Steal a Little Dream 3rd Nov 2016 500
45   Taylor Maid 30th Mar 2017 600
46   Teeth Can Wait 25th Mar 2016 500
47   Tetford, No Ordinary Village 27th Jun 2016 500
48   The Ballad of Johnny Fang 22nd Mar 2021 (scheduled) 370
49   The Black Swan 29th Oct 2015 590
50   The Butterfly’s Revenge 4th Feb 2019 400
51   The Downfall of British Journalism 28th Feb 2016 500
52   The Electric Frying Pan 19th May 2017 500
53   The Fabled Fox 24th Jan 2017 400
54   The Final Crossing 19th Apr 2018 550
55   The Hollow Santa 25th Dec 2016 500
56   The Magic Roundabout 27th Jan 2020 500
57   The Medium is the Message 22nd Oct 2018 600
58   The Tale of Tobias Squire 25th Jul 2018 600
59   Three Lives 10th Dec 2017 550
60   Time of Death 28th Jun 2017 600
61   Time out of Joint 30th Apr 2018 500
62   Tiny Demons 3rd Dec 2016 600
63   To Unpathed Waters, Undreamed Shores 29th Jul 2019 600
64   What’s in a Name? 30th Mar 2020 600
65   Where’s Superman When He’s Needed? 25th Mar 2018 600
66   Why is the Moon Hollow? 24th Apr 2017 600


Longer Stories

No.   Title ‘Publication’ Date No. of Words
1   A Brush with Teeth 25th Jan 2021 (scheduled) 900
2   A Churchyard Revisited 8th Feb 2021 (scheduled) 700
3   A Flying Visit 15th Jul 2018 1300
4   A Girl Like Alice 24th May 2018 650
5   A Kind of Peace 17th Dec 2018 750
6   A Merry Dance 29th Dec 2016 1000
7   A Tall Story 24th Sep 2018 1450
8   A Tube of Toothpaste 24th Nov 2019 700
9   An Eye for an Eye 1st Oct 2018 1400
10   Ask and It Is Given 14th Oct 2019 750
11   Away with the Fairies 13th Jun 2017 800
12   Behind Locked Doors 11th Jan 2021 (scheduled) 700
13   Billy Bunter’s Chrismas Surprise 23rd Dec 2019 2000
14   Black Swan, Green Lizard 15th Dec 2016 700
15   Bloody Mary 29th Mar 2021 (scheduled) 1100
16   Bound in Morocco: Part 1 – ‘Welcome to Marrakech!’ 17th Jan 2016 7224
17   Boxed Into a Corner 20th Dec 2017 1200
18   Brief Encounter 24th Nov 2020 1200
19   Brother, Oh, Brother! 14th Apr 2018 650
20   Chateau Courdermaire 13th Feb 2018 850
21   Circles and Stones 10th Jul 2018 1,400
22   Clarissa’s Missives – Part Three 17th Aug 2017 1500
23   Clarissa’s Missives – Part Two 9th Apr 2017 1100
24   Comic Tragedy 20th Nov 2017 900
25   Cruising Down The River 15th Dec 2017 1300
26   Danny and the Dolly Bird 2nd Mar 2020 1100
27   Daydream Believer 30th Dec 2019 700
28   Death by DVD 18fh Feb 2018 850
29   Dinner with the Colonel 21st Dec 2020 900
30   Discourtesy 24th Feb 2020 1100
31   Dog Story 5th Aug 2019 850
32   Doing Time 7th Jan 2019 700
33   Don’t Dig for Bombs! 27th Aug 2018 1200
34   Don’t Know What to Write? 23rd Feb 2017 800
35   Down and Out 16th Nov 2020 900
36   Dreams on Board 23rd Jun 2018 650
37   Earthbound 14th Aug 2018 850
38   EC was Here 27th Aug 2017 700
39   Electricidad 9th Sep 2019 650
40   Elf Service 14th Jan 2017 700
41   Evil versus Evil 19th May 2018 900
42   Fallen Hero 2nd Jun 2020 1200
43   Fibonacci ‘n’ Chardonnay 11th Dec 2016 700
44   Fight for the Earth 7th Sep 2020 800
45   Fire Words 16th Dec 2019 1000
46   For She Had Eyes …. 25th Dec 2017 1200
47   Four Red Roses – A Valentine Story 10th Feb 2020 750
48   Free Money 28th Feb 2018 650
49   Fried Onions 19th Dec 2019 800
50   Full Fathom Five 5th Mar 2017 1300
51   Gender Concerns 11th Feb 2019 1000
52   Golden Tips 30th Dec 2017 1000
53   Gone 25th Mar 2019 800
54   Gone Fishing 29th Jan 2017 700
55   Goodbye Bernie, Hello Samantha 26th May 2020 1000
56   Gravity Hill 12th Aug 2017 800
57   Great Aunt Delilah’s Blanket 18th Nov 2019 700
58   Green and Pink 19th Nov 2018 1150
59   Happenstance 14th Dec 2020 950
60   Having the Family for Dinner 6th Apr 2020 900
61   Here’s Looking at Your Kid 29th Jan 2018 650
62   I Dream of Diwana 16th Sep 2017 850
63   I Dream of Diwana: 2000 Word Version 5th Nov 2017 2000
64   If It Wasn’t for You 15th Feb 2021 (scheduled) 1000
65   If Only They Could Speak 23rd Jun 2017 650
66   Incident in a Park 22nd Feb 2021 (scheduled) 1000
67   Incident on Putney Bridge 11th Sep 2017 700
68   Is There Anybody There 21st Oct 2017 1000
69   It’s Dark in Here 12th Aug 2019 1000
70   Jazz Guys 17th Jun 2020 1250
71   Just One Little Crumb 8th Apr 2019 1700
72   Just the Ticket 5th Dec 2017 1000
73   Kaleidoscope 1st Apr 2019 1500
74   Keeping It in the family 6th Oct 2017 700
75   Knocker Quarry 28th Jan 2019 1150
76   Labradorescence 13th Jan 2020 750
77   Learning the Alphabet: A Memoir 8th Mar 2021 (scheduled) 1000
78   Letters from Reuben 25th Nov 2019 700
79   Midnight Train to Marylebone 25th Jul 2018 1200
80   Monasticity 25th Nov 2017 1000
81   My Late Brother 7th Dec 2020 800
82   Myrtle Shaw Investigates 8th Jun 2018 1300
83   Nellie’s Law 8th Jul 2019 1100
84   Never Lovelier 12th May 2020 850
85   New Forest Frolics 4th May 2017 1750
86   Nine Miles to the Silent Woman 3rd Jun 2018 1000
87   November NINE 28th Jul 2017 800
88   On Strings 8th Oct 2018 800
89   On the House 20th Apr 2020 700
90   One Man in His Time 3rd Jul 2017 650
91   One Way Trip 2nd Sep 2019 850
92   Opportunity Knocked 15th Apr 2019 800
93   Out There 23rd Jul 2017 700
94   Payback Time 26th Oct 2017 850
95   Phoning a Friend 7th Aug 2017 700
96   Phoning a Friend: 1200 word version 1st Oct 2017 1200
97   Pie in the Sky 16th Mar 2020 1100
98   Poor Rose 15th Jul 2019 1100
99   Priceless 18th Mar 2019 650
100   Promise Her the Moon 18th Jul 2017 800
101   Quid Pro Quo 25th Feb 2019 650
102   Reba’s Wedding 17th Feb 2020 800
103   Reflections of a Traitor 9th Aug 2018 1200
104   Remembrance 14th Jan 2018 900
105   Return of the Gnome 4th Apr 2018 1,000
106   Ringing the Changes 1st Mar 2016 1750
107   Saint Peter 29th Oct 2018 1050
108   Saint Teresa of Woking 22nd Aug 2016 1167
109   Salmon and Soul 30th Nov 2017 1200
110   Salvador 21st Sep 2017 850
111   Seeking Villa Nowhere 3rd Feb 2020 900
112   Shameless! 19th Jan 2018 700
113   Shelly in the Jungle 19th Aug 2019 650
114   Shine On 23rd Feb 2018 1,500
115   Silence is an Empty Space 10th Dec 2018 1000
116   Sink or Swim 19th Oct 2020 900
117   Six Silver Moonbeams 14th Sep 2020 800
118   Something Nasty 1st Feb 2021 (scheduled) 900
119   Something to Do with the Sea 23rd Jul 2019 750
120   Souls and Arrows 14th Jan 2018 1,000
121   Spilling the Beans 11th Mar 2019 650
122   Stars in Her Eyes 4th Jan 2021 (scheduled) 800
123   Statue at Liberty 13th Jul 2017 700
124   Stone the Crows! 1st Jul 2019 800
125   Sycamore the Wise 13th Jun 2018 950
126   Tangled Lives 15th Oct 2018 700
127   The Artifact 15th Mar 2018 875
128   The Biggest Bang 9th May 2017 800
129   The Boy in the Attic 3rd Nov 2020 900
130   The Cat Will Mew … 20th Jan 2020 750
131   The Diogenes Syndrome 22nd Apr 2019 750
132   The Great and the Good 28th Sep 2020 900
133   The Healer 2nd Aug 2019 800
134   The Ideomotor Effect 10th Sep 2018 1250
135   The Listening 18th Jan 2021 (scheduled) 700
136   The Magic Onion 15th Nov 2017 650
137   The Miner 9th Nov 2020 1000
138   The Ministry of Truth, Revisited 4th Aug 2018 850
139   The Moonlit Garden (A Play) 9th Mar 2020 2000
140   The Mound Folk 29th May 2018 850
141   The Old Fuse Trick 13th Apr 2020 850
142   The Price of Silver 24th Jun 2019 850
143   The Psychic on the Hill 26th Nov 2018 1700
144   The Psychomanteon 15th Mar 2021 (scheduled) 1200
145   The Rump of Midas 9th Jan 2017 700
146   The Shell People 14th May 2018 850
147   The Strangest Cross 26th Aug 2019 700
148   The Telos Project 21st Sep 2020 950
149   The Visitation 4th Jan 2017 900
150   The Window Crack’d 27th Apr 2020 650
151   There Was None Bolder 5th Apr 2021 (scheduled) 1100
152   Time Games 31st Aug 2020 1200
153   Timothy the Armchair 12th Nov 2018 950
154   Touché 5th Mar 2018 700
155   Uncle Ambrose 6th Jan 2020 850
156   Voices from the Ether 11th Dec 2015 1000
157   What’s in Store? 26th Sep 2017 1100
158   When Something Stinks 3rd Sep 2018 700
159   Wish Upon a Star 13th Jul 2020 1100
160   Your Head in Our Hands 5th Nov 2018 900
161   Zip It! 4th Jan 2017 900

 

TASWG (Tetford and Salmonby Writers’ Group)

No.   Title Publication Date No. of Words
1   Are You Being Served? 10th Apr 2016 1414
2   As Jehovah is My Witness – dialogue 8th May 2016 231
3   Biggest Brother – SF plots 12th Jun 2016 459
4   Get in the Habit! 12th Jun 2016 500
5   Legend of the Sprogge – poem 14th Feb 2016 216
6   Love, Let Us! – acrostic poem 14th Feb 2016 62
7   Mortal Gods – cover art description 14th Feb 2016 390
8   My Name is Ian Z McPhee 10th Apr 2016 627
9   Out of the Woods – story with/without clichés 13th Mar 2016 400
10   Stripogram Girls – potential plots 13th Mar 2016 604
11   Summer is Springing Up – descriptive passage 8th May 2016 252
12   Terrace with Tortoises – scene description 13th Mar 2016 321
13   The Roaring Sun – poems 12th Jun 2016 67
14   Walls Have Mouths 10th Apr 2016 782
15   Where Am I? – riddle 8th May 2016 91

 

Excerpts

    Title publication date no. of words
1   A Baker’s Dozen of Favourites – LINKS 6th Sep 2017 100
2   Having a Laff (20 short excerpts – humour) 18th Feb 2017 1000
3   Hibars and Lobars (20 short excerpts – SF/fantasy) 30th Dec 2016 850
4   If Only They Could Speak (20 short excerpts – animals) 28th Oct 2019  
5   It’s Supranatural! (20 short excerpts – supernatural) 4th Apr 2017 1000
6   So Many Ways to Die (20 short excerpts – horror) 29th Nov 2016 1000
7   Tiny Yellow Kites (20 short excerpts – general) 4th Sep 2016 800
8   Violets are Violet, Letters are Read (20 short excerpts – general) 6th Oct 2016 1200

 

 

Blog

    title publication’ date no. of words
1   400 Followers, 400 Great Posts! 11th Mar 2018 5,000
2   All Apologies: A Writer’s A-Z 3rd Dec 2018 2200
3   Flash Fiction Matters 24th May 2017 2250
4   Guest Post: iPademonium by Martyn Searle 18th Nov 2019 600
5   Guest Post: Until The Nows Come Home by Peter Runfola 28th Jun 2018 400
6   Hey Kid, Wanna Write a Story? 28th Jun 2019 700
7   Mediumship Development – A Personal Experience 10th May 2018 800
8   Memories of Oscar 11th Oct 2017 750
9   One Year of My Blog: 20 Useful Tips! 22nd Aug 2017 4750
10   Onwards and Upwards – Day 1 24th Aug 2016 500
11   Publishing the ‘Best of Your Blog’ is as Easy as 1-2-3! 8th Jul 2017 3500
12   Reviews of TCASSS 24th Apr 2018 c. 800
13   Riddle-me-ree (riddles) 20th Jul 2018  
14   Simon’s Lamb and Vegetable Madras Curry 30th Mar 2018 575
15   The Optimist Creed (by Christian D. Larson) 9th Apr 2018 200
16   This Post is Dedicated to You, Dear Reader – Day 4 3rd Sep 2016 500
17   Three Quote Challenge: Day 1 – Charles F. Haanel 3rd Jul 2018 800
18   Three Quote Challenge: Day 2 – Neville Goddard 4th Jul 2018 850
19   Three Quote Challenge: Day 3 – Rhonda Byrne 5th Jul 2018 500
20   Titillating Titles and Tantalizing Taglines – Day 2 27th Aug 2016 300
21   To Cut a Short Story Short – The Book! 3rd Jun 2017 330
22   To Cut a Short Story Short, vol. II: 88 Little Stories 3rd Jan 2019 400
23   Twenty Questions About the Putney Bridge Jogger Case That Must be Answered. 23rd Aug 2017 700
24   What Am I? (riddle competition) 18th Feb 2019 123

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