Monthly Archives: April 2014

A Place of Hope

(This story first appeared a few years ago in the ACW anthology Write the Vision.)   I’ll never forget that day. The cruelty of the soldiers, the mocking of the crowds. The sickening metallic “clunk” of hammer against nail, swiftly … Continue reading

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A bear hunt with a difference

Have you come across the children’s story, “We’re going on a bear-hunt”? It has the kind of repetitive structure that children love, with lots of obstacles getting in the way of finding the bear. I use it regularly in my … Continue reading

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