Monthly Archives: October 2017

Month: October 2017 Lunch Bucket Road lives! Wellanders who know it!

I posted Lunch Bucket Road comments about my award winning short story on two Welland, Ontario Face Book sites and received a huge response.  Many of them played along the path, or used it to go to school or work.  And here I thought no one was still around that town who took it, even remembered it.  So funny that

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Month: October 2017 I won! Yahoo!

Yahoo!  I won the John Bilsland Literary Award for non-fiction at the gala! The money was wonderful and a validation of my writing. I never knew I could write literary stuff.  The judges were very impressed with my short story Lunch Bucket Road which you can read on this site under Quick Reads.

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Month: October 2017 John Bilsland Literary Award finalist

I just discovered I’m short listed for the John Bilsland Literary Award for my short story Lunch Bucket Road, an ode of sorts to the factory workers who trudged to work each day in my Welland, Ontario hometown.  The John Bilsland Literary Award page can be found on by clicking on here.  I am one of five finalists in the

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