Writing | Rage | Story Origins

"A master class for short-story enthusiasts." - Sarah Murdoch, The Toronto Star

I once had this awesome t-shirt with the words I make shit up stark across the chest. While that shirt is sadly long gone, I do prefer to write fiction and generally dismiss the "based on a true story" tagline as rhetorically dishonest. That being said, I will freely admit I don't create in a vacuum and many of my stories began with a kernel of truth--events which inspired me, shocked me, disgusted me, scared me, or pissed me off so much I found myself turning them into fiction. Below you'll find the origins of the stories appearing in Rage (well, as much as I can share in a spoiler-free context).

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