Category Archives: THE MANITOU FIREBIRD

Third mystery novel in the Kennet Forbes series.

IN SYNC WITH SELWYN – Chapter 3

3 – Dear ABE [Dated July 19] You want to find a rare book? Or a book that’s out of print? And you want to pay a rock-bottom price? You need to know about the Advanced Book Exchange. I am … Continue reading

Posted in THE MANITOU FIREBIRD, WRITING | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

IN SYNC WITH SELWYN – Chapter 2

2 – Daylight in the Swamp [Dated July 18] The book that I cracked two days ago is Daylight in the Swamp. These “bush memoirs” were published posthumously. After Selwyn’s death in 1979, his brother Keewatin Dewdney salvaged the manuscript … Continue reading

Posted in THE MANITOU FIREBIRD, WRITING | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

IN SYNC WITH SELWYN – Chapter 1

[I published this and the two following posts on my new Facebook Author Page recently. However, in creating that page, I made at least three mistakes. First, I created another page by mistake, which I call my “dummy” page — … Continue reading

Posted in THE CHRONICLES OF GOSHEN, THE MANITOU FIREBIRD, WRITING | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

SEARCHING FOR TARADALE (5 Chapters)

1 – The Road This is a record of two crazy bush historians. Okay, sorry for the redundancy.  If they’re bush historians, naturally they’re crazy.  They’re the sort that run around the bush looking for historical evidence. You must understand … Continue reading

Posted in KENNET FORBES MYSTERIES, LOCAL HISTORY, THE MANITOU FIREBIRD | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

THE WRITER AS CREATOR, or, HOW TO KNOCK A CATERPILLAR OUT OF A TREE

In the last week I have been rushing frantically from pillar to post. I have now arrived at this post. There is a reason I have been frantic. I am a writer.  And I have only so many years left … Continue reading

Posted in NATURE, THE MANITOU FIREBIRD, WRITING | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment