Here is a humorous story from fellow writer John Paterson. It was recently published in Island Writer Magazine.
I was honoured to have on of my short stories published in the summer, 2018 edition of the Island Writer Magazine, The Literary Journal of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. I was further honoured to be asked to and read the story at the June 6 meeting of the Victoria Writer’s Society.
The Missing Rung is a work of reflective creative non-fiction that captures the lighter side of an early childhood predicament. It’s humorous, and a quick read. Enjoy!
The Missing Rung
John R. Paterson
After breakfast Dad and I stood back while Mom cleared the kitchen table for the last time. Dishes removed, she dampened a cloth and wiped it down. The varnished surface glistened, except for a dull patch in the centre where countless serving dishes had worn through.
“Hurry up Chrissie! Eaton’s’ will be here soon with the new table and chairs,” Dad said. She ignored…
View original post 1,017 more words