Robins in the Night – First Chapter Thoughts

Something I may have mentioned before is that I'm very, very bad at e-reading. I can do it for short works, and I edit on a computer, but Kindles, Kobos, ebooks - they're not something that I use often. However, from a practical standpoint, physical books are more expensive, they're often unwieldy, and they take … Continue reading Robins in the Night – First Chapter Thoughts

Review: Climbing Out of Other People’s Hands by Ian Martin

You really can't go wrong with a poet who has a good sense of humour. Ian Martin is one of my favourite poets, and his 2016 chapbook Climbing Out of Other People's Hands just proves that I'm right. Martin's work always treads the careful line between pathos and dry humour, bringing the surreal just that little too … Continue reading Review: Climbing Out of Other People’s Hands by Ian Martin

Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter Nineteen: Honour the Dead

Thank you to J. Deo (@JDeoWrites) for the wonderful sensitivity reading on this chapter! I am not Sikh and most of the description of the funeral is their work.  TW: religion, death/grief, reality distortion, attack on/near a place of worship “Are you sure this is alright?” I asked, for the third time that night. Will … Continue reading Ghosts in Quicksilver: Chapter Nineteen: Honour the Dead