Nothing really interesting to say about me. I live in Edinburgh, I don't know what I would put on the inside of a book jacket to make me sound interesting. I might just make stuff up.
The Short bedtime stories are freebies. Based on stories I made up for my daughters. They're not as I originally told them as they changed with each telling but similar.
The short story collection is also free, I hope you enjoy the seven stories up there. Some of them are on the McStorytellers page. You may find some more of my work there in the future (it's free to read as well).
The films that had their names changed is a bit of a laugh really. I started as a joke and then I took it seriously. It will get longer as I find new things to rant about.
These are several short stories I used to tell my daughters at bedtime. They are not quite as I told them as it was several years ago.
Feel free to read to your children or adapt them. Let me know if they enjoyed any of them.
Warning - contains the word 'poo'.
An interesting collection of six short stories, the first four of which all share an African theme. The first ‘Into the Valley’ is by far the longest and is my favourite. I’ve always felt some animals were more intelligent than we give them credit for. Anyway I won’t spoil it for you. As for ‘Finding the Eland’ (my 2nd favourite) it is taken from a novel, I do hope the novel contains more about the eland and the mantis.
I really liked this, even though it is written for teenagers, mainly because it's a great story. The way they kids develop their super-powers is unique and well thought out. The comparisons with X-men and Heroes are justified, I'm looking forward to finding out what powers the other affected children have.