Category Archives: Short Story

My Journey into Fairy Land – Madeleine’s Wish

Hi! I’ve taken time away from blogging to complete my apprenticeship in crafting fairy tales, but I’m back now! Here’s a taster of what I’ve been up to. It’s a fairy tale I wrote on a 10 week workshop in Cardiff. … Continue reading

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Hilary’s Cat

Hilary’s cat had a bell. He was a proud cat. Arching his tail, he held himself tall. His fur was magnificent, black, with a hint of white. He looked as if he had donned a dinner jacket, and was ready … Continue reading

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An Unusual Pet

Mum had gone to the animal rescue centre. We were to have a new family pet. Both me, and my brother, Simon, had pleaded with her for ages to get one. All our school friends had one, after all. We … Continue reading

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Tommy and Suzy

Tommy thought about Suzy all the time. He thought about calling her five times a day, every day. He’d stood with his mobile in his hand, ready to dial. Every time his courage had failed him. The words swam in … Continue reading

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