Fiction and poetry

When I’m not writing words for clients, I’m writing novels, short stories and poetry. I am represented by Claire Alexander at Aitken Alexander for my debut novel, The Book of Lightning. I have also written a number of poems through my association (I’m the editor) with 26. My poems on 26 Treasures, Star Wars and Julian of Norwich have been exhibited at the V&A, Welsh National Eisteddford, British Museum of Childhood and Norwich.

Alice, The Anchoress’s Girl

My mistress Julian cannot see the sky. But when days stretch long Sun flickers through her cell Like herring scales. My mistress Julian cannot feel the rain. But when crowds (…) Read more

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The message

A long time ago in a garden Far, far away August days fell long, Adrift in a swarming heat. We stretched our thoughts out Into a tremor of light, The (…) Read more

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Wordstorm stories

Her name was Alice and she caught a bolt of lightning in a glass jam jar. She screwed the lid on tight and watched it flip, flop and flash like (…) Read more

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Elen Lewis and Rhys

Elen Lewis – original in English ‘Treasure’ – Film of Lloyd George meeting Hitler Megan eats grapes Father, I say If only poetry could tell it backwards, true, Cariad, he (…) Read more

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The Lightning Girl

When Beth is struck by lightning again, the father of her dead boyfriend Sam, who died in a storm, pays her a visit at home. Chapter 18  When the storm (…) Read more

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