My first serious attempts at creative writing were short stories and recently I’ve come back to the form through performing my work at live events.
Some of my stories can be read online. Apologies if any of the links fall by the way-side!
Published or commended for writing prizes:
2005 – 2010
Most Beautiful, by Anna Grant, Buzzwords 29, 2005, (read it here)
A Fork Less Ordinary, Winchester Writer’s Conference 2007, ‘Shorter Short Story’ prize, highly commended.
Brain Drain, Pygmy Giant Blog (Flash Fiction), April 2008, (read it here)
Swimming Lessons, Frome Literature Festival 2008 (winner, local writer prize).
Blue-Sky Thinking, Cadenza competition March 2008 (long list)
Blue-Sky Thinking, published in The Yellow Room, Issue 4, 2010
Mouse Years, Exeter Writers’ Circle competition 2010 (shortlist)
Mouse Years, Scribble Magazine, No. 48, Winter 2010
Mouse Years, Brighton Cow Autumn Competiton 2010, shortlist
Mouse Years has been published on the Ether Books App for i-phone. Find me among other Ether Authors
Preparing for Winter, Writespace Competition June 2010 ( ‘The Lie’ ) 3rd prize
Preparing for Winter, aka Catherine Howard Short Story Competition July 2010
Preparing for Winter, Aesthetica Creative Works Competition 2010 (commended)
Every Day A Washing Day
Talking to Amy, Sling Ink shorts Magazine, 2011
Lost in France, Reasonable Adjustments, published in Unchained, an anthology by Bristol Women Writers, 2013
The Sound of Falling Water, The Short Story 2000 Competition, shortlist, April 2016
The Bird of Wax
Fire and Ice, published in The Fiction Pool, July 2017