Creative Writing, Fiction, Self Publishing, Short Stories, Thirteen Tales, Writing

Mother – Thirteen Tales

Parental echoes and whispers do their dirty work. A man is the sum of their parts.


Thirteen Tales of Ghosts

By Scott Bailey

A collection of short stories concerning ghosts. Some are traditional ghost stories in the tradition of M.R. James and Edgar Allan Poe. Others are not. Some scare, some are fun. Some play with the concept of a ghost. There are ghosts who are out for revenge and the living avenging the spirits that curse them.

Ideal for sitting around a campfire and late at night under the covers. Or maybe not if the stories themselves are any guide.

Check it out at Amazon.

A paperback version is now available for those who prefer the feel of the paper while huddling by the fire – on your own – in the dark – with that noise behind you……

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Mankind Ltd – What Right?


What right had she to make decisions for other people?

What had made her think that those posters were true?

How dare she have the courage to break those chains?

By Scott Bailey 


Read an excerpt here.

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Creative Writing, Poetry, Writing

Push and Pull

By Scott Bailey © 2017

All the sighs
Every loving glance
And long slow dance
Hold them tight
As we approach the night

Then fill with lies
Squeeze out the dreams
With mindless streams
Of celebs and fear
Until no one is here

And cherish the wise
Thoughts that flow
Before they go
Into the night
So hold them tight

Into a box
And cattle stocks
To milk and drain
To strike the brain

Live your dreams
For our revenue streams
Complete the bucket list
No source to be missed
Hold on to the light
For our gold so bright

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