The Demon in the Kitchen: Millie won’t call an Uber.Read More
I love reading the works of early literature & bygone cultures to get motivated to write.Read More
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
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
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).
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
Son of Abel is coming early 2017 and YOU, fair fans & readers, can have a piece of the action. Want to read Son of Abel before the cool kids at the bookstore? Are you a reviewer? We need your reviews before Son of Abel comes out. Call it hype, call it an author's hope for 5 stars, call it good press. Whatever you call it, I get a review, you get a free book.
Pinot Noir & A Literary FirstRead More
My speculative fiction novella Son of Abel is coming to bookstores this Fall! Read the adventure of Caleb Mauthisen searching the world for a single tattoo, and fall into a story of intrigue, anthropology and old Norse gods.Read More
Whose working with One More Story Games? This author, that's who!Read More
Notes from Chitra Anand's Keynote Speech at the Canadian Writers Summit in Toronto June 15th - 19th 2016. Rise of the Intrapreneur: Be disruptive.Read More