Hut 42 at Yaya, female Siberian Gulag WW2.

Short Stories HUT 42 WW2 Gulag, Siberia. Yaya – 442 miles south of The Arctic Circle. The needle on the Richter scale of misery is about to set new records. True story condensed from, Where the Devil says Goodnight Nominated in the United States for a US Cultural and Heritage Award WWII spun into top gear for this European aristocrat after she is accused of spying and sentenced to 10-years. Days before the 23rd birthday, she falls from a block of ice covered slatted cattle wagon into the crisp, freezing Siberian snow. The buzz-word in the Gulag is surviving.  Five thousand five hundred mostly innocent ladies subsist in the brutal, cold conditions. Some have been here since the 1911 Revolution. The needle on the Richter scale of misery has set new records....

The Crew, some Animation characters

Logline on each, you’ll connect with drawings. Walt, Bill, Booma. Three talented Australian guys who live in the bush. Walt, Booma, Bill Guess full names. Tae & Kwon. An Adventure beyond time; A Prince…a Princess…another time…one mission. These 10th Dan Martial Art experts are not alone. Unicorn Island. From outer space, Unicorn Island looks small. To the untrained eye, its shape is just ordinary. Then a little inquisitive Perth girl notices something in that shape. Surfies. They spend more time submerged than surfaced. The Mushies. The mushrooms are having a hard time. Beezwax. It’s all about WILL-BEE and friend MAY-BEE who survive the mini River-Tsunamis with help from MAJOR BEE-ROGERS. Merlin. A legend says he and 3 pals were good. 800-years later, no...

The Garbos (short for Garbologists. Animation

  The idea for Children’s Cartoon/Animated Characters or Puppets or live. – people covered in a costume Dustbin. Can hardly have dead people in ‘em can you?  ;))) So what’s the matter with GARBOLOGISTS? Everyone nowadays has a job ending in ‘ologist’ The Garbos are galvanized dustbins with faces, and they talk. They’ve got feelings just like Humans. Friends, Families and enemies-us Humans. I mean, who do we think we are? Tossing all our rubbish and rotten food in them. There’s a downside to being a Dustbin. Come to think of it not too many ups either. Let’s face it. Dustbins have a lousy image. So they’re reinventing themselves, having a makeover. They want respect and are going to get it at any cost. Well, almost any. They’re having their own parade....

The Package, Finders Keepers. Short Story

Finders Keepers. I have not edited or looked at this since 2008 when I wrote it. But it looks Okay The divorced retired head West Australian policeman and his girlfriend pulled off the Australian outback dirt road for a comfort stop and refreshments. She grabs food from the 4-wheel drive while he lights a fire. The scream of a car tearing by meant nothing until the bulging travel bag lands at her feet, minutes later the police car roared past. In the bag is a fortune in used notes. The money solves all their financial problems. So what does the ex-copper do when asked if he knows anything. Ex-Chief of West Australian Police force James Cartwright was enjoying driving north to Ningaloo Reef. From his home Perth its 1,500 miles away. It’ll take five days to reach...

Pentad and the Real Wizards Handbook. Synopsis

Leeds Castle, Near Maidstone, Kent, England. The Loveliest castle in the Kingdom.         Logline. Wizardry is the world’s oldest profession, and five -The Pentad have been out of action for centuries. Then the dusty remains of a leather-bound book covered in hieroglyphics are discovered in a cobweb-strewn castle dungeon. These are the book covers and drawings. (see Graham’s superb drawing, he started the alphabet and hieroglyphics ) Synopsis. For centuries and contrary to belief, Wizardry is alive and flourishing – well almost. Recently a young be-spectacled English boy thrust Wizardry to the fore. Unfortunately, the Pentad has been out of action for about 800 years and are now desperate to prove their worth. The upside is; A Legend...

The Letter. Ghost story, Short Story

A Ghost Story. 65-minute  screenplay written. On December 23, 1943, RAF Squadron Leader James Ford receives an order, one he does not want. ‘Photograph German Rocket sites today.’ James is getting married on Christmas Eve. Arguing with his Commanding Officer delays his take off, cramps mission time, and his return. His commanding officer is Winston Churchill. They are the only two who knew about this secret mission. James scribbles a letter to Kathy. His friend and best man promises to deliver it by hand later that day at Tenterden in Kent. Unfortunately, his letter is delivered 50 years later on Christmas Eve 1993. The Rocket facility is at the limit of James Mosquito’s range. To return and marry his fiancé means taking risks. Get it wrong, he ditches in the...