Stories From the Corner of the Room

Astronauts, ghosts, slackers, superheroes and transvestites. All these and more appear in this collection of short stories from Ellen Mellor, author of The Long Sleep and Down Among The Yla.

 Stories from the Corner of the Room Cover

These nine stories collect the best of her short fiction, showing the full range and diversity of her work. Also included in this collection are extracts from her two published novels and an exclusive extract of her forthcoming novel Ghostkin.


  • Foreword
  • I Wish I Could Be Like…
  • ‘Armless
  • Ian Knight: A Memoir of My Early Years
  • Bonnie
  • Connections
  • And Did Those Feet
  • You Should’ve Seen Us Gannin’
  • The Knights of Britain: Body and Soul
  • Two Households
  • The Long Sleep (Extract)
  • Down Among the Yla (Extract)
  • Ghostkin (Extract)

Read a story

Right click on the image above and select 'Save Link as...' (or something similar) to download the foreword and 'Armless

It downloads as a PDF, so if you haven't got a PDF reader, you need to get one from here. (Other readers are available and may be preferable. I'll leave that to you...)

 You can also buy the book in various different ways:

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(Please note - the Kindle versions are DRM free and so can be converted to other formats, using Calibre.)

 Buy an e-book version from Smashwords

 Also, if you do buy a copy of the paperback, I will gladly give you a copy of the e-book version in what ever format you want. Simply contact me, with a copy of your receipt and I'll send you one. (For more information on this, have a look at this piece.)

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