Would you like to listen to me read you a story or poem? Here's a collection to choose from...
Please click the title. The link will take you to the author reading/podcast. I hope you enjoy listening...
(A schooldays bully realizes the lasting effect he had on one of his victims)
(Women meet in a forest to enjoy their shared passion)
(Jaron Cardew gives an author reading to at a posh party)
(inspired by a childhood memory)
(what does it mean to be disabled?)
(inspired by a memory of my grandpa--a man I never knew)
(inspired by a Tom Paxton song
--Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound)
(about my adventures in music)
(how two brothers gain their independence)
(This short story was inspired by my parents.)
(Do you own your house or does it own you?)
(a ghost story)
(What's a writer's day like...?)
(for Remembrance Day)
(What was it like for me to be a student with dyslexia in elementary school?)
(How not to be when in a writing group.)
(Christmas from Mrs. Santa Claus's point of view.)
(It's hard when long-cherished family Christmas traditions must change, but with help from family and even sometimes complete strangers new memories can be made.)
(humour--inspired by a Monty Phyton skit, We were so Poor)
(Inspired by my writer's journey)
(and celebrating some of my favourite poets)
(What do you do when a dream dies?)
(inspired by Icelandic folklore)
(celebrates my love of sharing my stories with an audience and thanks all the people who have helped me on my author journey)
(How do you make children listen to you read books--you don't.)
(Reading books can make memories that will last a lifetime.)
(A short story to give hope during dark times)
(knitting-themed humourous short story)
(Short story. What would you do to make dreams become reality?)
(in celebration of St. Patrick's day, spring, and the magic that children bring)
(a narrative poem about the journey a child takes to spread light and promise)
(If you live with your spouse long enough--you learn everything about them--right?)
(a poem to inspire you)
I've been recording my short stories since the beginning of August.
Practicing is very good for me. As you may know, I'm dyslexic and so reading out loud doesn't come easily to me. However, the more I practice the more I'm able to jump over this obstacle.
I also like the idea that if reading is an obstacle for you, as well, I'm now able to make my writing more accessible.