“Sound becomes the waves emotions ride / To surf into memorial chemicals”
After surviving a lethal family reunion in a cave, Caleb Mauthisen undergoes his most dangerous mission yet. Rescuing an expelled tweenaged girl from her Swiss Boarding School! Join Caleb, Finnegan, Ray and Delilah’s daughter Lilith on an adventure from Switzerland to Japan, to Robson Street in Vancouver.Read More
Shut Up and Write is an hour long communal writing session done weekly. This is our third instalment.Read More
“Write opii through this pen / That resonance may echo between Einstein’s daughters… pick up your bed and walk.”
If all you have to talk to is yourself, wouldn't you split into three personalities, too?
I wonder if that's why writers often say their true characters have 'muses of their own'. Are we mirroring the creation of the universe every time we write? Is this our way to harken back to it? As flimsy as it is?
Excerpt from the Usurper Kings Poetry Collection, an inspection of the feminine through time.
Shut Up and Write is an hour long communal writing session done weekly. This is our second instalment.Read More
Writing at night is a double-edged sword covered in a healing balm…Read More
Shut Up and Write is an hour long communal writing session done weekly. This is our first instalment.Read More
A book trailer? Yes, please!Read More
Creation by Borrtex. The latest album to shake me off my rock and make me want to write.Read More
See stills from my appearance at Tellers of Short Tales & excerpts from the stories.Read More
Why start Son of Abel with a quote from Thomas Merton?Read More
The Royal City Literary Arts Society is hosting a monthly program of readings designed to engage readers of the short story genre with emerging and published short story writers. Before the open microphone kicks off on May 2nd, I'll be kicking it spec-fic school with short stories from my upcoming collection The Wendigo & Fox Wives.
Want more info? Email Tellers of Short Tales coordinator Nasreen Pejvack (nasreenpejvack [at] rclas [dot] com).
May 2nd at the Anvil Centre in New Westminister, BC, "Tellers of Short Tales" is featuring Sapha's short fiction. Come out for a great free night.Read More
My fave font of inspiration, a cup of coffee was part of my daily routine since my brother and I were carted off in the Canadian pre-dawn hours to hockey and figure skating practices. Grandpa rose first, putting his own spin on the coffee each morning, a sprinkle of salt on top of the beans as his mother had done, on the farm.
As I spend time healing from pneumonia, I've got less stamina than a sponge at low tide, and find the powers of nostalgia are hitting wild and as clear as the water in my kettle. So, while I cannot do, I read.
Nordic Coffee Culture did a five part series on java in my beloved cultural home. Give it a read! The first part of their article is here: http://nordiccoffeeculture.com/a-history-of-coffee-in-norway-part-one/
Cover art and my first novella adventure.Read More