Writing Achievements

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Essex is History’, Runner-up Essex Matters Short Story Competition (Oct 2010). CRIME
‘Hals Ladder,’  Winner of the Mystery Women Short story competition (March 2011)  CRIME
‘The Morpheus Agency,’ Winner of the Five Stop Story Competition (Oct 2011) CRIME
‘The Highwayman’ Runner-up of the Very Short Story (Nov 2011) SPECULATIVE
Mind the Gap’, Published in ‘New Writing’ in Mslexia (Jan 2012) LITERARY
The Twelve Apostles’, Published in Kazka Press (Feb 2012) SPECULATIVE
‘Isolation,’ Published by Kazka Press (May 2012) SPECULATIVE
A Hundred Perforations‘, Short-listed in the Ip Art short story competition (July 2012) LITERARY
Sierra Leone‘, Short-listed in the Fish Flash fiction competition (May 2012) LITERARY
Myths and Missiles‘, Short-listed for the Essex Book Festival ‘Get it Writ’ competition (Dec 2012) LITERARY
‘TAG’, Short-listed CWA Debut Dagger Award (2013) CRIME
‘Cream tease‘, Runner-up Global Short story competition (Mar 2013) SPECULATIVE
‘The Witches Bottle’, Published by Patrician Press (Dec 2013) SPECULATIVE
‘Boudicca’s Righteous Vengeance‘, Short-listed in the Legendary Women Competition (Sept 2015) HISTORICAL
Dead Impressed’, Winner of the Criminal Lines Novel Competition (March 2015) CRIME
‘Drabbles ‘, Published by Speklit (Aug 2015) SPECULATIVE
Final Line in the Twitter #ministory  Winner  Penguin Books UK (Feb 2016) SPECULATIVE
The Yaquona Mattress‘, Published by Island Review (Feb 2016) LITERARY
The Art of Seduction’,  Long-listed for the CWA Margery Allingham Competition (March 2016) CRIME
‘The Out’, Short-listed for the Essex Book Festival Crime competition (July 2016) CRIME
Artifice‘, Winner of the DeadPretty Hull crime Competition (August 2016) CRIME
‘The Mind Trap’, Short-listed for the Madeline Milburn Summer competition (Oct 2016)
‘Tuesday’s child’, Winner of the Horror Scribes Fright Cards writing competition (Oct 2016) HORROR
The Witches Bottle Published in  A Great Little Gallimaufry (December 2016 Hospice Anthology) SPECULATIVE
Red Xmas Shortlisted (soon to be published) Horror Scribes competition Dec 2016 SPECULATIVE
Boudiccas Righteous Vengence ( Published) Essex Belongs to Us  March 2017 HISTORICAL
Brushwork (Published ) Poetry Wivenhoe Sept 2017 CRIME
The Change (Published) Poetry postcard for Off the Rails & the ‘M’ Festival May 2018 LITERARY
Treading Water (Published) Writer’s Forum October Issue. CRIME
No more Wonderland (Published) Pure Slush ‘Envy’ LITERARY
The Out  (Published ) Writers Forum April 2019 CRIME
The transformation (Published) 101 Flash (April 2019) LITERARY
Last call to Donate (shortlisted) Writers Forum (May 2019) SPECULATIVE
Pride comes before a fall (Published)Pride’ Pure Slush (May 2019) SPECULATIVE
Battle Dress (Published) winner of the Fusilli Flash Fiction competition (June 2019) CRIME
My Father who art in Clapham (Publishedrunner-up, Fusilli Flash fiction, (January 2020) CRIME