I’m a cover girl!

My name is on the front cover of The People’s Friend this week! That’s the first time I’ve ever been mentioned on the cover of any magazine (my stories have featured on some fiction specials, but never me personally.)

The story which has been retitled Fairy Grotto, was inspired by a visit to the Waterwheel Inn near St Austell. It’s a lovely place to

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Room to Grow

My short story Room To Grow is in the current (May 4th) issue of The People’s Friend. It’s one of my rare historical pieces – or maybe I mean

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Friends in Fiction

I’m very pleased to have a story in the special Valentine’s issue of Ireland’s Own. The issue also includes a story by Maeve Binchey and another by my writing friend S. Bee, so I’m in really good company!

My story, Thirty Years On, is about a couple celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary with a trip to the same seaside resort, Harrington-on-Sea, where they had their honeymoon. They eat quite a lot of cake, so

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Going well so far

2019 has got off to a good start. I currently have a story in Woman’s Weekly Fiction Special (it’s the February issue and apparently was out before New Year!).

Next week on 20th January

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Finnish fiction – finally!

Oh, OK I confess the post title owes more to my liking for alliteration than it does to any ongoing struggle to get published by a magazine in Finland. Actually, I’ve made absolutely no effort to do that – and yet have still achieved it!

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Not losing it

My story got an honourable mention in the On The Premises mini ‘Lost and Found’ competition. You can read it, and the winners, here.



The piece is based

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