The very real story of the chicken who squawked a lot.

The very real story of the chicken who squawked a lot.

Status: Complete and in need of illustrations before publication


Part of a proposed series of ‘Very real Stories’. Books for people of all ages. See also ‘The very real story of the very, very Old Dude’.


Seven chickens were tied upside down on a bike on the way to the market.
One of the chickens started to squawk and squawk and squawk.
“You’re giving me a headache,” said the man riding the bike. “If you don’t shut up, I’ll chop your head off first!”
But what the chicken was really trying to say was,
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Words on pages and simple ideas that become pictures in motion. Short films. Music videos. Corporate videos. Sporting events. No matter the genre, to see your ideas and words come to life for other people to see and comprehend is a major pleasure. Video (film) is perhaps the most accessible way to communicate your stories and ideas with other people. It demands a smaller investment from your audience than say reading a book or story, and you can tell so much more in a much shorter amount of time. And you actually show people your story, or your message. As a writer, I love that.

I have written or come up with scenarios for more than 20 videos. Here is a small selection of the final products as they are as pictures in motion.

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The day little Timmy stopped the world.

The Day little Timmy stopped the world.


Flash fiction story = less than 600 words.


Indeed it is probably unfair to lay the blame on little Timmy Rothschild simply because it was his birthday. In reality, the blame could more fairly be laid at the feet of his mother, if only she could have been expected to know. After all, it was she who in her rush omitted to position the fifth candle in place on top of the birthday cake. You see, little Timmy was turning 5 that day, not 4. Continue reading