My Writing SHORT STORIES, AND EXTRACTS FROM NOVELS OR LONGER STORIES THAT I HOPE YOU’LL ENJOY READING AS MUCH AS I ENJOYED WRITING THEM. From the Shadows Long version of winning entry spooky short story. The original had to have an exact word count of 666 words for a Halloween themed competition. Honey, I think the toaster's listening Humorous newspaper article about household appliances misbehaving and having minds of their own. Press 1 to be disconnected, Press 2 for... Humorous newspaper article about my first time dealing with the IRS.