67 Short Stories Later

 ***This list now lives on the Short Stories page and will be updated regularly.***

Please forgive the excessive trumpet blowing, but it occurred to me that when my next short story is published it will be my 67th* to make it into print/online. I don’t think there’s a list of them all… until now. Yes, this is the list. Here they are, in chronological order.


1. The Message. Shotsmag. October 2003.

2. Strings. Unlikely Stories. November 2003.

3. Legs. Unlikely Stories. November 2003.

4. Playtime. Unlikely Stories. November 2003.

5. Geoffrey Says. Shred of Evidence. April 2004.

6. Caterpillar. The Laura Hird Showcase. May 2004.

7. Sieve. The Guardian. (Finalist in the Short Short Story competition) May 2004.

8. Tip of the Tongue. Fragment. May 2004.

9. Happiness Comes With a Paper Umbrella and a Measure of Grenadine. Pulp.net. Sept 2004.

10. Stevie Sang. Dec 2004. In Our Own Words Vol 6.

11. The Swimming Parasite. Whispers of Wickedness. Jan 2005.

12. Spitting Wasps. Opium. Jan 2005.

13. The Ninth Ocean. Project M. Jan 2005.

14. Sebastian Bugs. Word Riot. Mar 2005.

15. Voice Mail. Scifantastic. Aug 2005.

16. Trick of the Light. Astounding Tales. Aug 2005.

17. Chamberlain and the Art of Wooing. Spoiled Ink. Sept 2005.

18. Hot and Cold. The Barfing Frog. Jan 2006.

19. Intuition. Byzarium. Feb 2006.

20. The Fabulous Super Guy. Shotsmag. Feb 2006.

21. Penzance. Demolition. Mar 2006.

22. Legoland. Scifantastic. Mar 2006.

23. Witchcraft in the Harem. Sein und Werden. Apr 2006.

24. Zaza’s Place. Flashing in the Gutters. Jun 2006.

25. Ducklings. East of the Web. Sept 2006.

26. Fate, Freddo and the Number 4. Small Voices, Big Confessions. Oct 2006.

27. A Loving Heart. McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. (Runner up in the 13 Writing Prompts competition). Dec 2006.

28. A Craving for Pate. Tales From the Asylum. June 2007.

29. Burning Jane. Espresso Fiction. June 2007.

30. Births, Marriages and Deaths. Shred of Evidence. June 2007.

31. The Bengalo Boys. Fear and Trembling. June 2007.

32. In The Clouds. Serendipity. June 2007.

33. Jelly Park. Drabblecast. (Drabblecast Story of the Year) Dec 2007.

34. Paint. Storyglossia. Jan 2008.

35. 1926 in Brazilian Football. Word Riot. May 2008.

36. For Rosebud. Fusion Fragment. Jul 2008.

37. Right Time, Right Place. A Fly in Amber. Jul 2008.

38. Richard of York. The Written Word. Jul 2008.

39. Overturned. (With Neil Ayres). Subtle Edens/Elastic Press. Nov 2008.

40. The Red Man. Twisted Tongue. Feb 2009.

41. The Holmesian Defence. Powder Burn Flash. May 2009.

42. Flushed. 3AM. Jun 2009.

43. Strands. Ink-Filled Page. (Nominated for the Pushcart Prize) Sept 2009.

44. Boxes. Halfway Down the Stairs. Sept 2009.

45. Wingspan. The Future Fire. Sept 2009.

46. Go Beep. Drabblecast. Sept 2010.

47. Siren. Flashquake. May 2011.

48. Babyhead. Drabblecast. July 2011.

49. Penelope Napolitano and the Butterflies. Strange Horizons. Sept 2011.

50. Lydia Before. Smokelong. Mar 2012.

51.  The Causeway. Polluto. Apr 2012.

52. Midnight Midnight. Jupiter. June 2012.

53. First Up. Big Pulp. July 2012.

54. Songs for Dead Children. First Book of Classical Horror/Megazanthus Press. July 2012.

55. An Alpine Escape. Better than Fiction/Lonely Planet. Dec 2012.

56. Green River. The BFS Journal. (Runner up in the BFS short story competition) Dec 2012.

57. Ice Cold, Red Hot. Sein und Werden. Feb 2013.

58. Rock Song. Kaleidotrope. June 2013.

59. The Wandering Scent. Rustblind and Silverbright/Eibonvale Press. July 2013.

60. Castle of the Slave. Perihelion. Aug 2013.

61. Waiting Room. Horror Without Victims/Megazanthus Press. Aug 2013.

62. Owls and Pussycats. Litro. Oct 2013.

63. Words, Recorded. Per Contra. Oct 2013.

64. Linkless. Perihelion. Jan 2014.

65. White Cards. Vending Machine Press. Feb 2014.

66. Endless Art. Bourbon Penn. Mar 2014.

67. Glum Dreams. 3 Lobed Burning Eye. Mar 2014.


I’ve given the links for those still available to read for free online.


*This list made more sense when I thought I was approaching my 60th short story publication. But I’d forgotten some. ** Anyway, this is the updated list. I’ll try to keep it up to date from now on.


** It’s a good thing I’m not a mathematician.


2 thoughts on “67 Short Stories Later

  1. You are amazing 🙂 I reckon I might have read four, yet I KNOW I loved every one   Except the one about me. I know i won’t like that one  Unless I was really cool in it 

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