Stories And Poetry


Welcome to these examples of my writing. They include competition winners and some as yet unpublished pieces that have evolved from writers' group challenges.

Not a Hope

she is cursed with love for both full rhyme and metre and something strongish by the litre to drown her sorrows when they beat her.

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More stories and poems appear regularly in print and online. Follow my blog for new pointers and brand new ones, and if you enjoy what you read, don't forget that you can find many more in my eBooks for Amazon Kindle and most other devices.

Supporting artists, or ‘extras’ as they’re more commonly known, are the unsung heroes of television and film. Maggie Cobbett recalls the ups and downs of twenty years of ‘blending into the background’.
A working holiday in France for so little? “It sounds too good to be true,” says Daisy’s mother, but her warning falls on deaf ears.
The 20th century has just dawned when David is apprenticed to a Yorkshire coal miner. But what of the younger brothers and sister he has been forced to leave behind in their London workhouse? Will he ever see them again?
If you can't be famous, be infamous. Wheelchair bound after a tragic accident, revenge is on Kaz's mind when she joins the school trip to Paris...

Available in print and eBook version.