Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Writer’s burden

Those of us who are lucky enough to spend most of our time writing know what a phenomenal rush it is to write something and feel really good about it. “Ah!” you think, “he is going to talk about the … Continue reading

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Oboe – Chapter 2

The doorbell’s ring makes the words Avon calling spring unbidden into my head. Before the last chime has faded the door is snatched open. She sees us and casts a desperate look around and behind us. I know what, or … Continue reading

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Oboe – Chapter 1

The thought of crossing this line fills me with dread. I feel rooted to the ground. I know that once I move I will be changed forever. Steeling myself—or am I just delaying the inevitable?—I look up at the trees. … Continue reading

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The Righteous by Michael Wallace

The Righteous is a murder/mystery thriller set in a splinter, polygamist  Mormon community in Utah. When a young woman, the third wife of an elder, is murdered, rather than report it to the police, the community ask a young Canadian from … Continue reading

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