I have started a new habit. At more or less irregular intervals, I am uploading a short story for your enjoyment. (If you don’t enjoy them, GO AWAY!)

If you like them, please share the link. And while you’re here, have a look around this site.

Here they are to date, newest at the botom:

A 100 word story about a car crash that changed a mind.

100 word story explaining the reason for the award of a Noble Prize.

Ancient wisdom
Also 100 words, about a grandfather’s bite.

Angel of Life
How young George saved his mother’s life with magic bullets.

Expert Assessment
He examined grandmother, in 100 words.

Gremlin, by Darrell Bain
There are reasons for equipment malfunction…

The meaning of life and death
Dale wanted to spare his friends from mourning his coming death, but Sheila had other ideas.

Biological Pest Control
Our sick little planet has distant helpers.

Coffee Storm
How the offer of an act of kindness wrecked a marriage.

The making of a prophet. This is Chapter 23 in a science fiction – fantasy book I am currently writing.

Peace for the Joker It is the 16th story in my anthology, Through Other Eyes, and the first of my short stories to have won a prize.

Defeating the Blood-red Dragon A story about overcoming depression.

Making friends with the opposition, a true short story by Tom Hope

Armour-coating our kids

Aaron was a hero! A healing story I wrote with a 10 year old boy.

Deer don’t have headlights Also known as Murphy’s law.

Propping up virtue The transcript of a speech at Toastmasters, giving a crosseyed view of Australian history. Due on 10 September, 2018