‘Being Frank About Fronk’ wins!

  I was thrilled to hear that my entry in the ‘Unlock your Talents ‘ short story competition for over 18 years olds, won first prize. They were kind enough to include the following judges comments: –        Left me with a huge smile on my face! This is light and entertaining, with a wry eye for…

England – 1,791 USA – 971

Anyone who has stumbled across this blog in the last year cannot fail to have been hassled by me plugging my book of sixteen humorous stories, entitled Preposterous Tales from the Newbury Short Story Teller, available here all set in my English home town. It’s one thing writing a masterpiece (smirk), it’s another thing marketing it,…

Play Misty For Me – shortlisted!

  I’m delighted to say that my short story ‘Play Misty for Me’ has been shortlisted to appear in the top-20 of 583 entries in Chris Fielden’s magnificent ‘To Hull and Back – 2019’ humorous tales competition. If you’ll allow me to self indulge this means my short stories have been short-listed in 2016 and…