Category: short stories

Stories and Litmags

I’m resurrecting my old list of Canadian litmags because it’s just so handy for short story writers to know the word limits at a glance. Since I’m updating it for myself, why not share?

Short Stories

[November UPDATE: You can read my latest short story, “Obsolete,” online in The Prairie Journal. Click on my name in the list on the Story page.)] I’m thrilled to have a short story in the latest issue of The Dalhousie Review — my first… Continue Reading “Short Stories”

Halloween Student Stories

It’s almost Halloween. To build the spooky atmosphere — and also to encourage creative writing — I’m offering these nine read-alouds, spooky stories written by students aged 11-17, all featured on my Cabin Tales podcast last October. They range from silly fun to gory… Continue Reading “Halloween Student Stories”

The Spirit of Sharing

If you’re Canadian and a reader, you’ve probably heard of Blue Met (Metropolis Bleu). It produces a renowned international Literary Festival in Montreal every spring, along with a slightly-less-well-known Children’s Literary Festival. But Blue Met is so much more than an event! A non-profit arts… Continue Reading “The Spirit of Sharing”

Spooky Student Stories (Halloween Special Episode)

A special Halloween episode featuring 5 spooky stories written by students aged 11-17, including a terrifying musical awakening, a horrifying futuristic drug, a demonic yoga class, a pizza you don’t want to order, and a phone call you don’t want to answer. PG. Let… Continue Reading “Spooky Student Stories (Halloween Special Episode)”

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