a list of things that are white
Fictive Dream (included in Best Microfiction 2021)
"in the chapel, the chaplain’s cassock; her teeth, enamelled gravestones that bite words in half."
Wittgenstein Sits at the Piano After the Long Cacophony of the War
Reflex Fiction (Long List)
"The notes sound in his head. Five of them. The first ones he played as a boy"
An Adverb Reacted Wearily
Queen Mob's Teahouse
"It was a morning for seizing the proverbial bull by the proverbial horns. That was what the adverb said to himself as he got out of bed."
Published in Print
Bath Flash Fiction Volume 4
"He is afraid of slithering things. She has chosen her snake necklace specially. "
Rag-doll and Puppet-man
"Pouring beer is difficult with her felt hands; her unbending, stuck-together fingers. "
Leicester Writes Anthology 20
"I collected seashells with a thought to doing something creative with them. My best find was a message in a bottle. Blue, frosted glass – I guess it was a gin bottle before it was requisitioned as a love note’s reliquary.."
Bath Flash Fiction Volume 5
Conchie Faces the Squad
"I chew through commandments as we’re mustered from the dales. No other gods, no idols, thou shalt not kill. Sergeant barks. The others fall in line. I fix his stare. He pins me down, digs in the shears till he draws blood.."
Reflex Fiction Volume 3
Punctuation Marks in an Unknown Key
"Morning. Post-wake-up kiss. Stretch. Shower. Dress. Lingering gaze in your direction as I leave the bedroom. Downstairs, mechanically munching cornflakes. Brush, spit, toothpaste on collar.."