Atlantic provinces

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Birthing Short Stories

Posted on January 22 by Russell Wangersky

Almost every short story I write starts the same way: I hear a snatch of a sentence, see a small situation unfold, and wonder what would happen next. A man in his twenties brings his new girlfriend to a bar, and runs into his old girlfriend in a space packed so tight, they have no choice but to be shoulder to shoulder.

I get to overhear this small snippet at the beginning: “Hey. Have you met Lauren? This is Lauren.” “Hi, I’m Lauren.”

Interview with Ray Argyle, author Joey Smallwood thumbnail

Today on the blog is an interview with Ray Argyle, author of Joey Smallwood. Ray tells us about this book, and why he felt the need to write it. Ray also has a new book scheduled with Dundurn called The Paris Game - a biography about Charles de Gaulle

Caitlyn: Tell us about your book.