or are simply looking to fill your time, there’s something here for you.
Grab a drink, sit back and listen to me read a story or three.
Pull up a chair, and/or a group of friends or family,
and see if you can identify the quotations in my literary quiz.
Share your thoughts here, with friends and/or
make a date to join me for an online bookish chat.
Listen to my stories
each loosely associated with some aspect of identity.
If you’d like to sample some of the other 39 stories in my collection,
you’ll find more readings on my YouTube channel
if you follow the link below.
A very short story about self-sacrifice, sibling rivalry and revenge
at a family funeral.
In Search of Mr Right
A light-hearted story about a midlife crisis, featuring an estate agent,
a record shop and a Roger Daltrey lookalike.
A poignant story about a man
who identifies more with birds than with people.
Try my literary quiz
each illustrating some facet of identity.
Challenge yourself to identify the novel it comes from;
if you’re stuck, the next slide gives a choice of 3 options;
check out your answer in the slide after that.
Have fun! You can pit your wits against your friends and family,
and use the comments box to let me know how you did.
(Can I trust you not to cheat?)
Wondering why I chose these particular quotations?
Pondering what they say about identity?
Come along to the live book chat and all will be revealed!
Share your thoughts
Invite your friends and family to listen to the stories
or challenge them to try the quiz! Something different to discuss
at your next online gathering or socially-distanced social.
Share your thoughts with a wider audience
in the comments section below.
(Click here if the comments section doesn’t show.)
And/or join me for a virtual book group
at 5pm Thursday, 16th July (UK time).
If you’ve enjoyed this session and would like to support my writing, my books are available through most online retailers. If you buy from my publisher, who sells paperbacks and e-books in all formats, you’ll get a warm glow from supporting an ethical small business too! If you can’t buy right now, consider leaving a comment here or on my YouTube channel. You can also sign up for my email newsletter for regular updates plus a free e-book of prize-winning short stories. Just click on the relevant image below.