Canada Day Announcement: New Fantasy Story

Canadian flagJust a quick post today, because it’s Canada Day and that means a holiday up here in the frozen north!

First: I have a new fantasy story up at Turtleduck Press. “Still Waters Run Deep” is an ongoing serial, but this month’s installment (Part 2) is written so that you don’t have to read Part 1 first. Here’s a teaser…

The shallow waters of the stream, thick with reeds, stretched as far ahead as Payut could see. He sank his paddle into the muddy bottom and pulled. His little boat slid forward along the bottom a few hard-earned handspans and stopped again.

Payut glanced up at the sun, already twinkling in and out of the thick jungle trees as it began to sink, and sighed. He’d lied to himself, thinking he could take his usual back route to the monastery through the waterways at this time of year. The monsoon wasn’t due for days.

And if he hadn’t lied to himself about his supply of earth charms in the first place, he wouldn’t be in this predicament.

You can read the rest here.

Second: Your turn! Who’s your favourite Canadian author?

Happy Canada Day!

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4 responses to “Canada Day Announcement: New Fantasy Story

  1. L. M. Montgomery!

    No big surprise there–she’s like a national treasure. 😀

  2. Indeed she is! She’s way up there at the top of my list, too.

  3. …I cannot name a single Canadian author… or at least, if I can, I’m not aware they’re Canadian. And I haven’t read enough of your works to know if I like you.

    I think I will, though!

  4. I’ll have to do a blog post about Canadian authors one of these weeks…

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