Joined October 2009.

67 stories, 16 challenges, 296 comments, and 51 friends

I’m a writer from Northern Ireland who enjoys the works of Neil Gaiman, Diana Wynne Jones, Erin Morgenstern and Laini Taylor. I love to listen to Mumford & Sons, the Lumineers and Of Monsters & Men while I write.


  1. Hubert & Poppy's Grand Day Out

    Hubert and Poppy were enjoying a wonderful day at the beach. They had had a sand castle competition and it had been decided that they had both won so that way no one’s feelings got hurt. Then Hubert, who was fishing in rock pools, discovered a de...

  2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

    Katniss: “I’m hungry.” Peeta: “I love you.” Katniss: “Do not.”

  3. Ranting in Mordor (Mature)

  4. A Very Different Christmas

    The burnt offerings of mistletoe and wine lay forgotten on the table. The children had been tucked up in bed, their windows and doors bolted shut. Daniel and Miria huddled together by the hearth and kept the fire burning. It was long past midnight but ...

  5. A Night On The Sofa

    “Honey! We’re going to be late,” Brian called. “I don’t think I can make it tonight,” Lilly said. She wiped her palms on her jeans and took a better grip on the controller. Brian appeared in the doorway. He was wear...

  6. You Can't Stand Under My Umbrella

    “Hey, bunch up!” Rick Matthews said. He squeezed under McKenzie’s black and silver cobwebs umbrella and put his arm across her shoulder. “Get lost Rick,” McKenzie said. She pushed him back into the pouring rain. “Com...

  7. Zombies!

    She had been been bitten. She ripped off her coat and looked at her arm. “It’s not deep,” Chris said. He knelt down, took her arm and inspected it. “Maybe… it has to be deep to…” Val wrenched her arm away from...