My Writing


Manly and Peninsula FAW, 2012, Short story Literary award, Commended



Charms Anthology, Vol 2 (edited by Sally Odgers), 2013, children’s short story, Fish Tales.



Writing Classes for Kids and Adults (Dee White), 2013 ‘Real’ competition, First Prize, Grandpa tales.


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Seeking Horizons, South Coast Writers Anthology, published October 2014. Unknown Hero,



First 1000 Words competition (Emma Cameron), 2014, Short-listed for beginning of fantasy novel titled, For the Kings Table.


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100 Word Short Stories, anthology by Readers Digest, published 2016, The Age-old Battle.


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The School Magazine, Orbit June issue 2017 , short story,  Thongs on the Path (cover feature).



IMG_9000 (2) Wish Upon a Southern Star, anthology, compiled by Shelley Chappell, , Jack and the Alphaget Book, launch Sept 2017.


I flip flop around with genres and age groups quite a bit. My main focus now is my middle-grade fantasy, “For the King’s Table” which refuses to wind up. Twas once a short story, grew to a novella, insisted on becoming a novel and now has expanded to a series. Oh dear!

I do love short story writing especially as there are so many competitions out there that give you an outlet for this form. One of the best aspects of short story writing is that it enables you to experiment outside your comfort zone re genre and voice without too much risk or time investment.


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