Light Lifting by Alexander MacLeod is anything but light. In a collection of seven short stories, his characters face the physical reality of life, death, illness, and exhaustion. They are fighters, they are bricklayers, they are swimmers struggling for life against the Nova Scotia tide. MacLeod structures the majority of his stories with a tight [...]
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Sheila Lamb interviews Rebecca Rosenblum, author of Once.
Sheila Lamb reviews Once by Rebecca Rosenblum
Sheila Lamb reviews The Returning, by Christine Hinwood.
Energy flowed through Michael’s hand, through the torch, into the metal. He didn’t plan in advance what he formed. There was no plan. It was only the desire to begin. Once he did, the forms took a shape of their own. The metal twisted, burned, and bent. Smoke rose, steam settled. His income wasn’t consistent, but at least there was income. He might have said the same thing about women. They came and went but he knew, at some point, they would be there