Short stories, flash fiction and other jottings

Clouds, The Text and Volunteer Driver were published by Boxtree Media Ltd in  ‘Super Shorts’ an anthology of short stories available from

13 July 2021

Good Neighbours

I should have known. The first time Mrs Simmonds — call me Maureen — invited me round for coffee. She...
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4 June 2021

Hugi’s Dream

I ran around and round and round, My ’glad to be alive’ run....
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25 May 2021

My Pencil

My pencil has a mind of it’s own. My hand doesn’t have to do anything....
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24 April 2021

The Text

The text transported me back more than fifty years. I was eight. It was the day of the party. The...
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6 April 2021

Volunteer Driver

I looked in the rear view mirror. A child’s blank eyes stared back at me. Her mother sat beside me...
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8 March 2021


I ’m a scientist, I know (sort of) what makes clouds and shapes in the sky but since my parents...
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Rude Awakening

Rude Awakening by Jacqueline James

Jacqueline's debut novel, Rude Awakening, is a thought-provoking and touching tale of loss, evolving friendship and self discovery.

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Jacqueline James