On the anniversary of the first Moon walk by Steve Gallup a tardy response to the challenge to write a poem about your generation
How I became a fanatic by Steve Gallup A worthy cause can ask a lot of you. But if it’s worthy, what’s the option?
This much is probably true by Steve Gallup Some lessons must be learned more than once. Some I'll likely have to learn yet again. Life continues to send these my way.
Before the footlights by Steve Gallup Absolutely anything can happen when you find yourself onstage. And when it's all over, that's okay.
A labor of love, from start to finish by Steve Gallup It is wonderful to pursue a dream. It is also wonderful not to know how that pursuit will end.
Wipeout by Steve Gallup So I’m in this insane competition in which losing means a twenty-foot tumble...
Evil Among Us by Steve Gallup Dads gathered around a campfire discover that the new guy has a buried past.
Your Next Step Could Lead Anywhere Travel • by Steve Gallup A true story about discovery in Taiwan (previously published by Sacred Ground Travel Magazine)
Once round the field by Steve Gallup Just a bit of verse that came to me as I walked past the schoolyard.
A House Divided by Steve Gallup Sometimes taking separate paths is unavoidable. Sometimes departure is what you've always wanted.
City Sketches I by Steve Gallup The first of several short pieces I wrote long ago, nominally about the rise of civilization
A Conversation with My Son by Steve Gallup A father unexpectedly comes to terms with the direction his son's life has taken.
On Tonight's Programme by Sheepyblue This was my entry for the Tower Poetry competition, the prompt being News
Join Today by WriterBob Fed up with all those fad diets? Join our programme today and never have to diet again!
The Book That Taught Me to Fly by Joan Verlezza One writer took me flying and made me want to pilot my own craft.
51 Things your mum never told you. by Keith Handley Life is something that you have to survive as it is tough. Hopefully you can have a few smiles along the journey.
My first drive in an 18-wheeler by Carolyn Steele Lesson 1 on the road (sorry) to a commercial licence.
A Child's Christmas Wish by Sylvia Behnish Happiness comes from within; it is being pleased with the simple things in life.
The Bible Is Not an Answer Book by Chuck Queen The right use of the Bible will yield serious questions, not simplistic answers
The Whale by John Melmoth Jennifer's been thinking a lot recently about a whale she saw nearly 50 years ago. And now he's swum into her dreams.
Roland the Rat by Roy Romsey Spending a penny in paradise is not all it seems - as the 'itravelstories' of Roy Romsey in Bali clearly illustrates.
TO ENCOURAGE THE OTHERS by MICHAEL TANNER Some deaths on the Western Front were more futile than others.
Jim the Clarinetist by viclibet "Ninety percent of life is just showing up. For some people, it's one hundred percent."
That's the End of It: A Recession Story by Ann Liska This is a true story. Names other than mine have been changed. It was hard to write, much harder than fiction! I hope you enjoy.
Gerry Rang by manandphone How a busy social life can get in the way of raising a guerrilla army.
Like Father, Like Son by Keith LaFountaine A son goes hunting with his father to prove he is a man.
Me And Buzz and Filmin' by Bobby Stevenson One of the stories about me and Buzz. Since Buzz became what he became, I thought I'd tell some.
And I Weep Like a Child for the Past by Stephen Duffy Although it may not seem so at first, this is pretty much completely non-fiction, apart from a couple of name changes.
The Best of All Summers by Bobby Stevenson In the summer of 1962, a dying father takes his young son on the trip of a lifetime - one that he remembers for ever.
THE TAXBELL by Fiddler Zvi When the bureaucrats make 'pleasuretax' a literal reality, some people go insane.
Waiting For The Conet's Call by Tony Claret An academic stumbles across a mysterious radio transmission in a remote Norwegian town
The Ad Agency by Fiddler Zvi What would advertisements look like if the government required them to be truthful and not misleading?
Full Circle by Stephanie Duong This is the true story of my best friend's first love, and how it came full circle. It's an important story that needed to be told.
Eden Tours by Kevin D. Anderson Time-travellers' tour destination; the beginning of time on Earth. Time so different from their own seduces them and threatens their return
Message in a Rock by Stewart McKay Her son finds it on a beach. Is that writing? What it is she doesn't know. What it says she might regret ever wanting to find out...
No favours #AcrossTheAges by Illustrated Shorts An old lady on the way home from shopping finds an unlikely ally.
Boys for Beginners - Chapter 1 by Lil Chase When Charlie Notts starts at school, Gwynnie decides now might be the time to start being a girl. Buy it on Amazon: http://amzn.to/qNPFgW
To Whomever This May Belong by Victoria Keeble You left your diary on the bus. I'm returning it to the address stated inside the front cover. Yours faithfully, Peter.
Hang Around by Nicolas Wilson A cowboy, a Buddhist monk, and others relive the results of one choice. Hang Around appears in an upcoming short story anthology, Ghost Dust
Ebony Eyes by Nealjames A chance meeting, a beautiful girl, a melting heart. Ricky Madison was staring at a vision and she smiled back just for him. So what was is with the spooky song which seemed to follow him around everywhere?
A Right Good Choice by Amy Metz The folks at Slick & Junebug's Diner discuss a woman with questionable morals who is dating a new man in town. Should someone tell him?
Rumours by Sally-Anne Wilkinson When it's your daughter that goes missing from school, it's hard to keep things in perspective...
Tales from the Heart - Bedroom Talk by Sophie King "Bedroom Talk", is a story taken from my short story collection, Tales from the Heart, a bumper book of twenty stories about love, family and friendship. A woman cooks a meal for her ex-husband, but has more than food on her mind... Can a new arrival remind a family of what is really important in life..? A young couple's love transports an elderly woman into the past... Will love second time around heal old scars..? Warring grandparents refuse to see eye to eye... Are family secrets best kept hidden..? A wise man's last request brings surprises for his great-niece...
At the Station by Sheepyblue A network of tubes kept them plugged to life...and patients and doctors came and went like trains
A Strange Occupation by Sally-Anne Wilkinson Actress Helen Holden wakes in hospital after an accident to find a stranger by her bed.