Odd Stories From sentient safer sex sculptures to chipped pets, Odd Stories is a smorgasbord of kitsch horror. Including the short "The Sutherland King""deceptive gentleness" Ramsey Campbell
My dark tale of shortbread got into the first round of the British Short Screenplay Competition. First published in the anthology "Read by Dawn" by Bloody Books. Available on Amazon and at Waterstones.
THE ACHILTIBUIE STONE
The Achiltibuie Stone: two crofts split by a dry stone dyke; two familes split by a runestone.
THE GOLDEN GRAIN
The Golden Grain is a book of fiddle tunes and their origin stories created by my mother Joan Hutchison. You can order the book online from Lulu or most bookshops using the ISBN code 9781326381950. Lulu.
Kirsty and Angus are embarking on a family sailing trip around the world when their parents disappear in a storm and their boat, the Marianne, is shipwrecked. Marooned on the hidden island of Gruinsoye they discover a land full of mystery and menace. A cult of psychics using ancient technology living side by side mythical beings. What should have been the experience of a lifetime suddenly turns into a struggle for survival and escape.
Shortlisted for the Kelpie Prize.
A GLASTONBURY TALE
photo by Lynne Newton
Chapter 4 for BBC Somerset's short story competition was broadcast on BBC Somerset.