A Journey of Words Blog Swap

Today kicks off the author blog swap tour for Scout Media‘s short story compilation A Journey of Words, featuring thirty five authors from around the world, and including my story “Retribution”. Get your ebook copy now or preorder the paperback on the Scout Media site. http://www.scoutmediabooksmusic.com/a-journey-of-words 

Featured today is Jacklynn M Desmond, author of the novel Sixteen and A Journey of Words story “Six Miles to Suring”.
Synopsis: A young woman fleeing an abusive relationship with her baby runs into some supernatural troubles.
What inspired you to write this story? A sudden, paranoia inducing episode of Deja vu while driving home from my parent’s cabin “Up North”. For about thirty seconds I was absolutely convinced I was going in circles. ‘What if?’ took over from there.
How long have you been writing: Forth grade. Mrs. Law’s class. I got bored.
What genre do you write in?  I have no idea. All over the board, really. I seem to like dead people.
What else are you writing at the moment?  I’m working on the next “of Words” submission, an erotica piece for an anthology, a sequel to my novella “Sixteen” and have some back burner projects. Because ADD is real.
How can people discover more of your work? https://www.facebook.com/Jacklynn-M-Desmond-248333411971713/?fref=ts

 

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About Laurie Gardiner

Laurie has loved writing as long as she can remember. Her first published work, “'Til Death Do Us Part,” placed first in the 1997 Cambridge Writers’ Collective short story contest. Her latest works include short stories, “Retribution" and "Thief," appearing respectively in Scout Media's 2016 and 2017 anthologies, A Journey of Words and A Haunting of Words. Over the years, her poetry has also been published in various anthologies. Her debut novel, Tranquility, published in 2015, by Escargot Books and Music, was inspired by her work as a personal support worker specializing in dementia care. In 2015, she graduated with honors from Conestoga College’s Creative Writing program. She’s a Canadian, an avid reader, a yogi, and a Gemini. She grew up on a farm in remote northern Ontario, and now lives in Cambridge, Ontario with her husband and cat.
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