Writing

2023

Grown Ups - National Flash Fiction Day Flash Flood

I think murderers should grow radishes... - in Flash Fiction Festival Six Anthology 2023

2022

Void - Friday Flash Fiction

The Day I Asked My Sister For Support With My Divorce - Longlisted, Free Flash Fiction, Competition 8

Annie Stevens' Tree of Life - Shortlisted, Urban Tree Festival 'Healing Trees' competition

Even the Collared Doves and Wood Pigeons Have All Gone - National Flash Fiction Day Flash Flood

Where Nothing and Everything Matters - Longlisted, Bath Flash Fiction Award, Summer 2022

On Opposite Sides of a Manhattan Table - in Flash Fiction Festival Five Anthology 2022

2021

Placings and honourable mentions

The Pink Flowers of the Christmas Cactus Rise - Longlisted, Bath Flash Fiction Award, Spring

Blown Glass Birds - Honourable mention - Technical Challenge, Flash Fiction Festival, April

How was the Shoot? - Honourable mention, Women on Writing Flash Fiction Contest, Spring

Air is Lighter than Water - Winner - Technical Challenge, Flash Fiction Festival, July

A Blank Canvas Patterned With Red Hearts - Longlisted, Bath Flash Fiction Award, Autumn.

Other publications 

Lemonology - Idle Ink

That's What Families Do - Free Flash Fiction

Hey, Pretty Flamingo - National Flash Fiction Day Flash Flood

Wild Irises Grow Strong and When Life is Hard - circular poems published on Poet's Post, Easter Craiglockhart Hill

I'm Not Going to Visit Auntie Margaret - Paragraph Planet

2020

Once, at sunset, there were stars - Runner up, Lightbox Originals, Photo prompt competition

Vaulting the Picket Fence - The Cabinet of Heed

2019

And breathe - Funny Pearls

Stones Heavy in Their Pockets - FlashBack Fiction

Petticoats and Dirty Linen - National Flash Fiction Day Flash Flood

Hey, Pretty Flamingo - Flash Fiction Festival Three

His Warmth a Shock, Like Electricity - Riggwelter Press

Red-raw - Ellipsis Zine

2018

Will there be Coco Pops for breakfast? - Brilliant Flash Fiction (scroll down linked page to find this story)

Tenure - Shortlisted, Brilliant Flash Fiction Art Prompt Contest (scroll down linked page to find this story)

1-2-5 - Placed 4th, The Casket of Fictional Delights Competition

Cycling Through - National Flash Fiction Day Flash Flood

Creative Non-Fiction

When Louis Armstrong Sang - Longleaf Review

2017

Bottle - Longlisted, Fish Flash Fiction Competition

The Ties That Bind - Runner Up, The Casket of Fictional Delights

Ada looked at the tinsel-dressed tree - Paragraph Planet

Pre-2016

Only you're not - Shortlisted, Fish Flash Fiction Competition

In the wake of the storm - Longlisted, Fish Short Story Competition

Four walls - Longlisted, Fish Short Story Competition

Shifting Sands - 2nd place, Anderson's Oddities, Strathclyde University

She Had to Know - Flash Fiction Magazine

Pirouette - Octavius Magazine

Resurrection (poem) - Quotidian

Falling - Scottish Book Trust - Journeys

Keep pedalling, Fraser! - Paragraph Planet

Non-fiction

After they've flown - Sunday Herald magazine

Readings

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Flash Fiction Festival, Bristol

July 2023