Category: short stories

Canadian Literary Short Fiction Markets (A-E)

I wrote short stories in my youth and published a dozen in Canadian literary journals–long defunct ones like Writ and Quarry, and still-going-strong ones like The Windsor Review and The New Quarterly (it really was a new quarterly back then). Though I’ve kept up… Continue Reading “Canadian Literary Short Fiction Markets (A-E)”

Friday Fable: The Novelist and the Literary Journal that Paid $30

You may know the old story, “The Angler and the Little Fish:” An angler spent all morning casting and reeling in the hot sun, dreaming about the bucketload of trout and walleye he might catch, how delicious they’d taste fried in butter, how his wife would… Continue Reading “Friday Fable: The Novelist and the Literary Journal that Paid $30”

Friday Fable: The Writer and the Word Limit

You may have heard the old story, The Crow and the Pitcher: A crow was nearly dead of thirst when he spied a pitcher of water on a picnic table just beside the dried-up river bed. He flew over and tried to take a sip… Continue Reading “Friday Fable: The Writer and the Word Limit”

Cordelia’s Valentine, part of “Shakespeare High”

Check out my modern take on the Lear family in “Cordelia’s Valentine,” part of a new series of original short fiction by Canadian young adult authors published on the CBC Canada Writes website this month, in honour of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. Here’s the shortlink direct… Continue Reading “Cordelia’s Valentine, part of “Shakespeare High””

Be a Bard: CBC’s Shakespeare Selfie Challenge

Do you have immortal longings in you? Is there no creature loves you? Could you be bounded in a nutshell and count yourself a king of infinite space were it not that you have bad dreams? Now’s your chance to tell all. To celebrate Shakespeare’s… Continue Reading “Be a Bard: CBC’s Shakespeare Selfie Challenge”

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