Peter Ray


The story, The Housekeeper, is my first venture into writing fiction.

I believe The Consumer-driven Planned Economy could drastically reduce unemployment.

I often use solutions outlined in Simple Gentle Positive Focus.

Some articles I have written can be seen at

Smashwords Interview

Describe your desk
My desk is very untidy, a lot like my mind.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in the inner-city of Birmingham, in England. It continues to colour my writing.
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Where to find Peter Ray online


The Housekeeper
The housekeeper ran the household. She was a grim, no nonsense figure. Today, she still does her best to maintain order.

The Housekeeper

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The Kitchen-Maid

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The Kitchen-Maid
Series: The Housekeeper. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: British English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
This is the next story in The Housekeeper series. A teenage girl has left her parents' home, but has found herself haunted by a ghost.
Daemon on a Saturday Morning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,020. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Steve wants to be wealthy. The only trouble is he has no idea how to achieve it. And he has failed his professional exams for the second time. He had an idea that he could make a deal with a demon. John and Dave try to talk him out of it. Anyway, there they are one day, holding the ritual. What will happen from there onward?
Simple Gentle Positive Focus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: British English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Simple gentle positive focus can help you to gradually: * become more positive. * worry less. * be more calm. * concentrate more. * pay more attention to the task in hand. * get more done and do your tasks better.
The Consumer-Driven Planned Economy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Having seen news of more job cuts and more businesses closing down, I asked myself, “Can there be a better way? After all, every worker is also a consumer.” If people are prepared to accept changes, then this alternative to the current economic system commonly in use could offer full employment, low inflation and lasting prosperity.
The Housekeeper
Series: The Housekeeper. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A teenage girl, keen to be independent, leaves the parental home to move into a bedsitter. She soon receives a grim, spooky lesson in life.

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