I am delighted that a new collection of interlinked short stories is being published on the blog, The Word Runs Through It. "Far Beyond the Brilliant Sky" focuses on the lives of a group of characters living in the Canadian Northwest.
Stokeland. It sits at fork between two roads: one a thick, commercial highway bedevilled by ice for ninety percent of the year; the other a stripped, frozen weave of a road, impassable for ten months out of twelve and huddled beneath wedges of brilliant white snow. It is a wonder that Stokeland has any inhabitants at all; but it does, over a hundred souls. Read Far Beyond the Brilliant Sky 1